Chapter 2. Helpful Concepts
This chapter describes some concepts that underlie the approach and techniques I describe in the rest of the book. These concepts relate to ways of categorizing how we think about analysis:
By introducing these concepts I hope to create a common language used in the rest of the book. The terms used in these concepts are also included in the glossary.
Needs and Solutions
In the Preface, I described analysis as the activities involved with
• Understanding stakeholders
• Understanding context
• Understanding the need
• Understanding the solution(s)
• Organizing and persisting solution information
It occurs to me that some key definitions ...