Views of the SAD
The solution architect needs to create a SAD that is understandable by both business users and technical users. A SAD bridges the communication gap between the business user and the development team to understand the function of the overall application. The best way to capture all stakeholders' input is by putting yourself in their situation and looking at problems from the stakeholders' perspectives. The solution architect evaluates both the business and technical aspects of architecture design to take cognizance of all technical and non-technical users' requirements.
As illustrated in the following diagram, the holistic view of the SAD comprises various views derived from business requirements to cover different aspects:
Figure 18.1: SAD views