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UML for Mere Mortals® by Eric J. Naiburg, Robert A. Maksimchuk

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How Can I Use the Business Use Case Models?

As we discussed in Chapter 2, business use case models provide the context in which your business operates. They serve as a context diagram for your business, depicting what is outside of your business (the business actors), what is inside the business (the business use cases), and their relationships (see Figure 7-1).

Figure 7-1. Business use case diagram.

Business use cases are a source of candidate subsystems in the architecture of your system. The business use case diagram in Figure 7-1 might yield part of the system architecture as shown in Figure 7-2. Note that there is not ...

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