One would think.
On the surface it is. The document is built in this manner:
- Database Overview
- Document Overview
- Database-wide Design Decisions
- Detailed Design of the Database
- Conceptual Design
- Physical Design
- Data Elements
- Detailed Design of Database Access/Manipulation Software
- Requirements Traceability
- Acronyms & Abbreviations
- Glossary and Definitions
I guess it's not really that hard, at least once the needs document was fully explained to me. I can only assume that my problem came in because I couldn't find any good examples of this document type anywhere.