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Use Cases writing Tips

Use Case Definition:

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A Use case us the specification of a set of actions performed by a system, which yields an observable result that is, typically, of value for one or more actors or other stake holders of the system (UML 2) "

TIPS:

A Use Case is the story of how the business or System and the user interact.Use Cases are formal requirements that clearly define the resultant value.Use Cases transform "shall" statements into groups that provide observable value and context, organized from a user prospective. Use Cases describe both functionality and results.A common mistake is to consider requirements with design specifications.Diagrams provide a visual reference for the use case.People are the most important use case element.Establishing a use case style makes writing and reading them faster and easier.Use Cases should have a single main flow and multiple alternative flows.Alternative flows explain deviation from the main flow.Use Cases are not design documents th…