Change Cases: Use Cases that Identify Future Requirements

@inproceedings{Ecklund1996ChangeCU,
  title={Change Cases: Use Cases that Identify Future Requirements},
  author={Earl F. Ecklund and Lois M. L. Delcambre and Michael J. Freiling},
  booktitle={OOPSLA},
  year={1996}
}
Evolution of software systems is prompted by all sorts of changes. This paper demonstrates how the use case, a well known construct in object-oriented analysis, is adapted to form the change case, to identify and articulate anticipated system changes. A change case provides the ability to identify and incorporate expected future change into a design to enhance the long-term robustness of that design. In this paper, we define change cases and demonstrate how change cases are captured by the… CONTINUE READING
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