Deciding Which Software Solution to Use

When you use Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007 to document a software system, the template and shapes you use depend on the task you want to perform, the type of diagram you want to create, and the notation you want to use. Office Visio Professional 2007 includes two general types of software templates: static software diagrams and dynamic models. For creating static software diagrams, Visio Professional 2007 provides six templates with a simple drag-and-drop approach to software modeling. Some shapes conform to the notation used by a particular modeling methodology, but Visio Professional 2007 doesn’t check for compliance or semantic correctness. You can use the following templates to document ...

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