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Use Cases: Patterns and Blueprints by Karin Palmkvist, Gunnar Övergaard

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Chapter 38. Mistake: Business Use Case

Fault

Modeling a business process as a system use case.

Keywords: Business process, large use case, level of abstraction, long use case, multiple initiating actors, pause in use case.

Incorrect Model

Model

Model

Detection

In some cases, business use cases might be hidden in a system use-case model without making their presence noticeable in diagrams; it is only in the description of these use cases the mistake can be detected. However, the name of such a use case typically starts with Handle, Manage, or Perform, followed by the name of a concept in the business domain. Furthermore, it is not uncommon that more than one ...

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