Guideline (Beginner,Layout) Connect each Strategic Dependency Link in an SR model to the correct element within the actor.

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Discussion: The purpose of SR models is to show and analyze how the dependencies are satisfied between Actors. Connecting the Dependency Links their internal elements of the dependency helps in achieving the objective of SR models. In some cases, however, when the model is incomplete (in progress) and the internal element for a dependency is not known, the Dependency Link may remain connected to the Actor, as in the SD model, or remain connected to the Actor boundary. As shown in the illustration, when the internal elements of an actor are known, the Dependency Links are connected to the correct, internal elements, not to the Actor or Actor boundary. Applying this guideline helps in developing more accurate and usable models.


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Created by system. Last Modification: Tuesday 01 of April, 2008 18:42:33 GMT-0000 by samer.