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

Area Description Links To
Context The overall name and description of the decision to be made  
Requirements The requirements (ASR) that drive the decision ASR
Decision Scope The scope of impact of the decision Scope
Characteristics Duration, information quality, effort and reversibility of the decision  
Authority How the decision will be made and by whom  
Rationale and Consequences Any additional thinking or consequences of the decision  
Options (Areas) The areas or topics to compare against for all of the options.  
Options The different choices available in the decision.  
Final Decision Which decision was made and any description.