Patent Number: 7,712,073

Title: Software development artifact creation tool

Abstract: A system and method for engineering data into interface control documents is provided. The method includes creating and loading an interface control document by selecting features of an interface control document to create, providing a standards document having interface control document standards, and providing a case tool for maintaining interface control documents. The method provides for generating the interface control document using the standards document and based upon the selected features, and storing the interface control document in the case tool. The method includes designating a document having data attributes for the interface control document, reading at least some of the data attributes from the document, loading at least some of the data attributes read from the document into the interface control document, and storing the interface control document having at least some of the data attributed in the case tool.

Inventors: Srinivasan; Lavanya (Overland Park, KS), Telford; Courtlan M. (Overland Park, KS), Vinodkrishnan; Nalledath P. (Overland Park, KS), Xu; Cong (Frisco, TX)

Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.

International Classification: G06F 9/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018