Re: "use-case based documentation"

Subject: Re: "use-case based documentation"
From: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:11:01 -0600

Many development processes are based on use cases... the use cases are developed before coding is started and guide the programmers in how the software should enable the user to use it. The product manager must provide you access to the use cases in order for you to develop documentation based on them.

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On 2/3/2015 11:47 AM, Julie Stickler wrote:

One of our Product Managers keeps using the phrase "use-case based
documentation" as in, that's something she wants the doc team to provide.
I suspect what she means is task based documentation, but she insists
that's not what she means.

However, she has so far failed to provide me with an example of what she

Anyone out there ever provided use-case based documentation? Got any good
blogs posts, articles, presentations, or examples so I could get a better
idea of what exactly she's asking for?
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