Category Archives: Business Rules

Business Rules Hidden in Use Cases

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Business rules are not requirements. Yet they are often gathered at the same time as requirements, from the same sources, by the same business analysts. And unfortunately, often documented in the same artifacts. In this article we look at some of the ways that business rules are commonly hidden inside use cases.

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Separating Business Rules From Requirements Increases Agility

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We’ve written in the past about why it is important to gather and manage requirements. In short, you avoid some costly mistakes, and fix others before they become too expensive. We’ve also started exploring how business requirements and business rules live and play together. But why should we bother to separate business rules from requirements? One reason is to increase your company’s agility.
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