Guideline (Beginner,Concept) Means-Ends are only used to link a Task to a Goal.

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Discussion: The only place where a Means-Ends link can be used is between a Task and a Goal. This type of link cannot be used between Tasks, Softgoals, or between any other combinations of links. Refer to Guideline for additional discussion on using Means-Ends with Goals. Figures 1 and 2 illustrate some possible scenarios of incorrect Means-Ends connections.


Figure 1   Examples of correct and some wrong Means-Ends links


Figure 2   Additional examples of wring Means-Ends links

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Created by system. Last Modification: Tuesday 15 of April, 2008 18:08:25 GMT-0000 by jenhork.