Canadian Tire's Solution Development Lifecycle refers to the sum of the people, artifacts, and tools involved in the development of their custom software. Canadian Tire needed a SharePoint that shepherded and oriented everyone through this Development Lifecycle.
A design project with this many stakeholders begins with building out workflows that suit user needs.
You can see the completed sitemap on Miro
The SDLC flowchart is a navigational and orientational tool. But above all, it allows stakeholders to answer that ever present question:
Imagine if instead of reading through page after page, you could just access what you needed in a visual, contextualized way?
Columns and managed properties are use for uploading and tagging content, so the SharePoint is certain to remain healthy and useable.
That means all documents, pages, and contents are:
All pages a bound to a regular style to reinforce trustworthiness and authority of the platform.
Achieved through custom graphics, CSS/jQuery deployments, and edits to the Sharepoint master templates.
The client requested a comprehensive diagramming system. This was used by me and later handed off to the in-house team for the creation of flowcharts and other diagrams.