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Unformatted text preview: 1 Documenting AIS  Graphic representation of business processes / events r Communication High light main components of processes Relatively easy to understand by all parties Understanding existing systems Designing new systems Easier to compare processes r Forces discipline (if done correctly) r SAS 94 suggests them, particularly for complex processes 2 Universal Modeling Language (UML)  Designed for use in Object Oriented design and development Can be used to document any system Not the only choice, but popular and flexible r Like a map UML: Is Visual Uses standard symbols to convey information Is usually prepared by experts but can be read by anyone Can provide high or low levels of detail (globe vs. map of OSU campus) 3 Overview Activity Diagrams Customer Server Kitchen Staff Cashier Manager Register Order Food Take Order Prepare Food Serve Food Pay Cash Ring Up Sale Close Register Reconcile Cash S: Sale SS: Sales Summary S: (paid) P: Price lookup S: (completed) S: (completed) S: (in progress) S = Sales Ticket 4 Diagram Components Customer Server Kitchen Staff Cashier Manager Register Event A Event B Event C Event D Event E Event F T: Table 1 D: (paid) F: File 1 S: (completed) D: (completed) D = document Start of Process Events/Triggers End of Process Swimlanes: Separation based on role Sequence (triggers) Document/ Report Data flows Files (tables) Status 5...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course H 531 taught by Professor Dr.johnbutler during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.

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