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

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Preface

Collecting Models and Designs

Our aim with this book is to share some of the experience we have gained in working with use cases for more than 30 years altogether. Over the years, we have participated in the development of hundreds of use-case models, both as use-case modelers and as reviewers and mentors. This has of course given us a lot of know-how and understanding of use-case modeling and how a good use-case model should be organized and described.

One obvious finding is that more or less the same modeling problems are encountered over and over again, because many functions reoccur in multiple systems. Studying how these functions were expressed in the use-case models of these systems has led to many interesting reflections. We saw, ...

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