Issue No. 06 - November/December (2006 vol. 23)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2006.159
Have you ever tried to explain some aspect of your design and not known where to start? If people can't understand the fundamentals influencing your design, they can get lost in detailed explanations. But always starting from first principles can make for a dull presentation. The art of telling a compelling design story is understanding what your audience knows and what they need to know about your design, and then plotting your storyline accordingly.
design, design fundamentals, presentation
R. J. Wirfs-Brock, "Explaining Your Design," in IEEE Software, vol. 23, no. , pp. 96-98, 2006.