The ADR provides a decision management tool for discrete decisions for traceability to ASR and usage.

AreaDescriptionLinks To
ContextThe overall name and description of the decision to be made
RequirementsThe requirements (ASR) that drive the decisionASR
Decision ScopeThe scope of impact of the decisionScope
CharacteristicsDuration, information quality, effort and reversibility of the decision
AuthorityHow the decision will be made and by whom
Rationale and ConsequencesAny additional thinking or consequences of the decision
Options (Areas)The areas or topics to compare against for all of the options.
OptionsThe different choices available in the decision.
Final DecisionWhich decision was made and any description.