1 Part 1: Fundamentals of the V-Modell

1.1 Introduction

1.1.3 Contents and Structure

This document comprises the following chapters:

»Objectives and Structure of the V-Modell

This chapter describes the objectives for the development of the V-Modell, the advantages of its use as well as the limits and the target groups of the V-Modell. Contents and structure of the V-Modell and its elements will be explained.

»Basic Concepts of the V-Modell

This chapter presents the basic core concepts of the V-Modell, particularly the concepts of »Process Modules , »Project Types, »Project Type Variant, »Project Execution Strategy and »Decision Gate. In addition, the interaction between various »V-Modell Project and the target-oriented and result-oriented project execution approach will be described.

»Management Mechanisms of the V-Modell

Successful projects require a target-oriented direction, execution and control. This in turn requires interaction between various management mechanisms, like »Project Management, »Quality Assurance, »Configuration Management, and »Problem and Change Management. This chapter provides application guidance for the management mechanisms specified in the V-Modell.

»Project Execution

This chapter provides the application guidelines for the actual processing of the project task. This application guidance covers system development projects of suppliers and the »Further Development of the V-Modell . This chapter describes the procedures for the maintenance and further development of the V-Modell.