i* Guide > Methodology 10 Methodology Open Version From here Early and Late Requirements Guideline (Beginner,Methodology) Model the As-Is state of the knowledge domain and system without the presence of the new system To-Be introduced. Guideline (Beginner,Methodology) Model the To-Be state of the knowledge domain under analysis including the new To-Be system. Guideline (Beginner,Methodology) Start the modeling with the SD model to capture the stakeholders and their associated dependencies and interactions. Guideline (Beginner,Methodology) Employ SR models to expand on the SD models and add the intentionality and rational dimension to the analysis. Progressive Elaboration Guideline (Beginner,Methodology) Start an SD model with the actors, then add Dependency Links (Resources, Tasks, Goals, then Softgoals) consecutively. Guideline (Beginner,Methodology and Layout) Use the leaf-level tasks as the system requirements, not the high level Goals and Softgoals. For questions regarding i* syntax please click on the "discuss" tab. This feature is available for registered users only. For registration information please see the Registration and User Rights Policy for the i* Wiki.