Tag: Requirements Modeling

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  • UML Requirements Modeling – an Introduction

    UML Requirements Modeling – an Introduction

    For decades, requirements have been written primarily using natural language. There are many good reasons for this, as we already explained in this series. Modeling requirements has been used in the past as well, but not in a standardized manner. Modeling in the Old Days Before systems modeling was standardized, people still used models. Models […]

  • How to Model Textual Requirements

    After laying the foundation for requirements modeling during the last three articles, we will finally look at actual requirements, and how to model them. In particular, this article discusses textual requirements. At a later point, we’ll look at non-textual requirements (e.g. use case modeling). Templates: Requirements Modeling for Beginners A surprisingly simply method for modeling […]

  • How to Model a Specification

    In the last two articles of this series, we learned what requirements modeling is in the first place, and why it is a good idea (if done right). We also learned that there is nothing magical about modeling, on the contrary: You may already do requirements modeling without even knowing that you do it. Modeling […]

  • What is a Requirements Model?

    This is the second part of the mini-series “requirements modeling”. In this article, we create a common understanding on what modeling is in general, and a requirements model in particular. Models in General Models are used everywhere in life, not just for systems and requirements. It is generally considered a “small copy of something that […]