Scenarios, Stories, Use Cases: Through the Systems Development Life-Cycle

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Ian F. Alexander, Neil Maiden
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 8, 2005 - Computers - 544 pages
  • Extending the scenario method beyond interface design, this important book shows developers how to design more effective systems by soliciting, analyzing, and elaborating stories from end-users
  • Contributions from leading industry consultants and opinion-makers present a range of scenario techniques, from the light, sketchy, and agile to the careful and systematic
  • Includes real-world case studies from Philips, DaimlerChrysler, and Nokia, and covers systems ranging from custom software to embedded hardware-software systems
 

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Contents

PART II SCENARIOS THROUGH THE SYSTEM LIFECYCLE TECHNIQUES
33
PART III SCENARIOS IN ACTION CASE STUDIES
325
PART IV THE WAY AHEAD
429
APPENDIX 1 SCENARIOBASED SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT TEMPLATES
475
APPENDIX 2 EXERCISES
499
APPENDIX 3 ANSWERS TO EXERCISES
501
GLOSSARY
507
INDEX
513
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Ian F Alexander is an independent consultant researches with DaimlerChrysler (in Ulm, Germany) he also writes, teaches, and consults on requirements, especially scenarios.. He is on the committee of the BCS Requirements Engineering Specialist Group and runs the Requirements chapter of the IEE Professional Network for Systems Engineers. He has written extensively on Requirements

Neil Maiden is a Reader and Head of the Centre for Human-Computer Interface Design, in City University's School of Informatics, London UK. He is co-founder and treasurer of the British Computer Society Requirements Engineering Specialist Group.

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