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Guideline (Beginner,Naming) To facilitate systematic refinement, use Type [Topic] naming convention for Softgoals. Open Version
Discussion: It is recommended to use the Type [Topic] naming convention for Softgoals to facilitate systematic Softgoal refinement, eliminate model misunderstanding and ambiguity, maintain naming consistency within the model and among multiple models, and provide a means of promoting knowledge codification and cataloguing. In the initial stage of modeling an As-Is system, the modeler, however, may want to retain the terminology and reasoning structure of stakeholders from, for example, interview raw data. In this case the Type [Topic] naming convention may not be appropriate
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