Forums for the Business Analyst

 
  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Business Proces...  Use case Diagrams and nxt steps
Previous Previous
 
Next Next
New Post 4/6/2017 9:01 AM
User is offline RMC
1 posts
No Ranking


Use case Diagrams and nxt steps 

Could some one please help me review the UC diagram created for training enrollment tracking and reporting system. Also guide me to next steps on this.. thank you!

 Scheduling diagram


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
New Post 4/10/2017 7:44 AM
Online now... Adrian M.
764 posts
3rd Level Poster




Re: Use case Diagrams and nxt steps 

I would say that the next step would be to document a high level summary/description for each use case.  This would be no more than 2 or 3 sentences and it would be something like this. "This use case describes the process by which <actor> interacts with the system in order to <perform something of value>..."

Review the use case diagrams and the descriptions with the stakeholders to ensure you have not missed anything at the high level.

The next step would be to detail out each use case by:

  • Identify the Use Case pre-condition
  • Determine the desired end-goal aka your post-condition (what should ideally be true once the use case ends)
  • Documenting the main flow (happy path)
  • Documenting Alternate Flows
  • Documenting Exception Flows

Review the entire use case specification with the stakeholders.

Here are some templates and cheat sheets related to use case specifications.

Hope this helps!

Adrian


Adrian Marchis
Business Analyst Community Blog - Post your thoughts!
 
New Post 5/11/2017 12:43 AM
User is offline Kimbo
454 posts
5th Level Poster


Re: Use case Diagrams and nxt steps 

Hi RMC,

Suggest you rework the diagrams. They look like a mixture of process and site map. Neither are good use case diagrams. A use case diagram just shows what functions each actor can do. I've learnt from experience to limit the use of extends and includes arrows. Complicates unnecessarily.

Kimbo

 
Previous Previous
 
Next Next
  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Business Proces...  Use case Diagrams and nxt steps

Community Blog - Latest Posts

Today I had the pleasure of chatting to Jignesh Jamnadas, Chief Operations Officer at Mosaic, about his Blueprints for Success. As a Senior Finance and Operations Executive, Jigs (as he is known to many) has a holistic understanding of all facets of business and a flair for managing both people and processes. Having worked with Jigs, I was struc...
I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Wolfgang Goebl, a visionary in the field of business architecture and enterprise design. His unique approach, which he refers to as "architectural thinking," and his work with the EDGY framework, offer valuable insights into the future of organizational structure and design. This tool covers th...
Our next speaker in our Blueprints for Success series is none other than Roger Burlton, a prominent leader in business architecture. As founder of Process Renewal Group, Roger has spent over three decades helping businesses worldwide translate strategy into execution. “Intention is everything.” – Roger Burlton Known for his ...

 






 

Copyright 2006-2024 by Modern Analyst Media LLC