Establish Include-Relationships Between Business Use Cases
If you find that there are large portions in a workflow than can be factored out as an inclusion to simplify the
original business use case, those parts can form a new business use case that is included in the original business use
cases. Examples of such behavior are common behavior, optional behavior, and behavior that is to be developed in later
You should briefly describe every relationship you define.
See also Guideline: Business Use-Case Model and Guideline: Include-Relationship in the Business Use-Case Model.
Establish Extend-Relationships Between Business Use Cases
Establish Generalizations Between Business Use Cases
Establish Generalizations Between Business Actors
If two business actors interact with the same business use case in exactly the same way, they play the same role with
respect to that business use case. To clarify this situation you can create a new business actor for this common role.
The original business actors inherit this new business actor.
See also Guideline: Actor-Generalization in the Business Use-Case Model.
Evaluate Your Results
You should continuously evaluate the structure of your business use-case model to make sure it is understandable to
See the checklists for business actor, business use case and business use-case model in Task: Review the Business Use-Case Model.