This document captures any descriptions of process, quantifiers or constraints that cannot be assigned to one business
use case. The contents of this document are therefore applicable across all business use cases. Where such quantifiers
or constraints apply to only one business use case, they should be presented as special requirements of that business
This document is read by stakeholders, business-process analysts and business designers in order to understand the
effects of these qualifiers and constraints on business design and by system analysts and software architects to
understand the effect of these qualifiers and constraints on software requirements.
This document should not contain business goals, as these are identified, analyzed and modeled separately. Rather,
quantifiers and qualifiers that govern business use cases should be captured as supplementary business specifications.
Business goals are used to plan and steer the activities of the business in the direction of the business strategy,
while supplementary business specifications are used to define boundaries within which the business must operate. Small
or informal modeling efforts may be an exception to this rule, such as business modeling prior to developing a software
system. In such a case, the business goals may coincide somewhat with the supplementary requirements and may therefore
be captured informally as part of this document.