Tool Support for Reuse of Analysis Patterns — A Case Study
The size and complexity of modern information systems together with requirements for short development time increase the demands for reuse of already existing solutions. The idea of reuse itself is not novel and the ability of reuse is even a part of the learning process. However, not much support for reuse can be found for the analysis phase of information systems design. Collecting reusable solutions, called patterns, in a library and supporting the search for an appropriate pattern within such a library is one approach addressed in this area. A tool for this purpose has been partly implemented and the results from a case study testing this tool are reported here.
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