This tool mentor describes how to use Rational SoDA to create a Business Use-Case Realization Report. SoDA automates
the generation of the report so that it is created quickly and accurately. You can generate a Business Use-Case
Realization Report with either the Microsoft® Word® or Adobe® FrameMaker® version of the product.
Related Rational Unified Process information:
This tool mentor is applicable when running Windows 2000, NT 4.0, Windows XP, Solaris, or HP-UX.
To create a Business Use-Case Realization report using Rational SoDA, use the procedure for your version of the
In the use-case diagram in Rational Rose, select the use case you want to document.
Click Report > SoDA Report.
When the list of available reports appears in SoDA, select Rational Unified Process Business Use-Case
Realization Report. If this report is not on the list, cancel and make sure you have a use case selected in the
Click OK to generate the report.
From the FrameMaker button bar, click New. Double-click SoDA, then double-click RoseDomain and
choose the Rational RoseTemplates, then RUPBusinessUseCaseRealizationReport.fm template.
Edit the Connector and enter the name of the model file, package, and use case.
Click File > Save As to save the template to a personal or project directory. You may want to change the
name of the template to reflect the name of the use case; for example, ConductTransactionsReport.fm.
Click SoDA > Generate Document.
Review the generated document.
The next time you want to generate this same document, simply open the document and click SoDA > Generate