ATAM Cost and Benefits

ATAM Cost and Benefit


Cost


 2 weeks of time for 6 – 8 senior member.  Using ATAM method can delays start of project by 1-2 week. 

Benefit - Immediate

Catch  architectural errors before building software.
Clarified, improved quality attribute requirements.
Clarified, Improved architecture documentation.
Capture rationale - Objective basis for architectural decisions.
Identified and documented risks early in the life-cycle
Increased awareness, communication among stakeholders (business, technical isers)

Benefit - long term

You will see lot of benefit in long run :
Project is more likely to get complete on time, within budget. Avoid rework, redesign
Ensure architecture is fit for important scenarios
Build requirement gathering, architecture, design competency in team





10-Risks    11-Non-Risks    2-why-to-use-atam    3-What-does-ATAM-discover    4-ATAM-Cost-and-benefits    5-ATAM-roles    6-ATAM-Steps-Summary    7-ATAM-Steps    8-Tradeoffs    9-Sensitivity-Points   

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