Chapter 9. Using Storyboards to Validate the Use Cases

Using Storyboards to Validate the Use Cases

Presenting the use cases directly to the users is almost never an effective means of ensuring that the analyst and users have a shared understanding of the order in which actions must occur and what those actions must accomplish. We have found storyboarding to be far more effective at ensuring this shared understanding. In addition to presenting the storyboards, providing the use cases for review increases everyone's confidence in achieving this shared understanding.

In this chapter we define what we mean by storyboarding. We also offer ideas on how to develop and use storyboards. We then discuss ...

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