Cases From Concept to Test Cases
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workshop is designed to
show by example how to write, review and test use cases. The result of
this workshop is an increased understanding of use cases and how to
apply that understanding in real-life projects.
This workshop is perfect for organizations that need a quick start in
writing use cases.
Return on Investment
how to define and solve the right problem and avoid spending tons
of money building the wrong system.
how to find problems in use cases before they ripple through the rest
of the project, where they are much more costly to fix.
the key issues in identifying and writing use cases.
Learn how to design tests that adequately cover use cases.
the most out of your existing investment in user requirements and use
cases and how to leverage that investment.
your career by reinforcing your software engineering expertise.
engineers and developers
program requires only basic IT knowledge or experience. Business
knowledge is highly
desirable. Technical documentation knowledge or experience is not a
This course is presented on an in-house basis only unless offered as a
special public course. Contact
us for information about how to bring this course
into your organization.
Content and Structure
Module 1 - Introduction to Use Cases
This module shows the nature, history and purpose of use cases. In
addition, this module establishes a solid foundation of the strengths
and limitations of use cases.
is a Use Case?
History of Use Cases
Purpose of Use Cases
Use Cases Fill Gaps in Requirements
Relationship Between Use Cases and Requirements
2 - Writing Effective Use Cases
This module shows by example how to write an effective use case.
Four-phase Evolutionary Approach to Writing Use Cases
Writing a Basic Use Case
3 - Getting Use Cases Right
This module teaches how to find problems in use cases.
to Review Use Cases
to Look For - Examples of Errors and Gaps Seen in Use Cases
Reviewing a Use Case
4 - Test Cases From Use Cases
This module describes use cases and how they can be used to design
5 - Holding a Use Case Workshop
Use Cases into Test Cases
in the Gaps with Other Test Case Techniques
Test Case Derived from Use Case
Traceability between Use Cases, Test Cases and Requirements
Developing a Set of Test Cases from a Use Case
module describes how to plan and conduct sessions to define use cases.
Module 6 - Business Rules and Use
Workshops are Helpful
for the Workshop
- Finding a
- Finding the
Structure of a Workshop
with Common Workshop Issues
This module describes the role that business rules
play in use cases.
Module 7 - Relationships Between
- What is a
Relationship of Business Rules with Use Cases
- A Business
Rule Taxonomy - Types of Business Rules
Business Rules in Use Cases
This module describes how use cases can include
other use cases, can be extended and can be generalized.
Module 8 - More About Event Flows
- Three Ways
to See Relationships
This module shows how to define the main flow,
alternate flows and exceptional flows.
- Basic Flow
- How Much
Detail to Include in Event Flows?
Flows in Non-Graphical Ways
9 - Summary
- Top 5
Questions and Answers
notebook with slides, worksheets, checklists, complete examples and
will have the basic information needed to write and test use cases.
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