Chapter 8. User Function Requirement Patterns

In this chapter:

8.1 Inquiry Requirement Pattern 156

8.2 Report Requirement Pattern 161

8.3 Accessibility Requirement Pattern 168

8.4 User Interface Infrastructure 187

8.5 Reporting Infrastructure 189

User functions are so diverse that it’s hard to identify categories that have enough in common to make it worthwhile to write requirement patterns for them. Patterns for two types of functions, the inquiry and report patterns, are presented here—plus a third on accessibility, which covers steps for making a system accessible by people with disabilities while at the same time improving usability for everyone. These three patterns are shown in Figure 8-1. More specialized user interface functions are described ...

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