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Use Cases: Requirements in Context (2nd Edition)

Use Cases: Requirements in Context (2nd Edition)
Author: Daryl Kulak - Eamonn Guiney
ISBN 13: 9780321154989
ISBN 10: 321154983
Edition: 2
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Publication Date: 2003-08-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $54.99

Outlining a process based on use cases, this introductory-level tutorial provides instruction for gathering and defining software requirements. Written for systems analysts and designers, the book describes a three-step method for establishing increasingly refined requirements. Numerous examples demonstrate the practical application of this approach. Kulak has worked as a software development manager. Guiney is a consultant. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Describes how to gather and define software requirements using a process based on use cases. First examines difficulties of requirements gathering and introduces both use cases and UML. Presents detailed ongoing examples and a four-step method for establishing requirements, with practical advice provided on planning, scheduling, estimating, and common mistakes. Other tools examined include the stakeholder interview, team organization, and quality assurance. Kulak is president and CEO of an Internet business and technology consulting firm; Guiney works with a company that provides management consulting and system integration services. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)