Role of Use Case Narratives in the UML

Survey on the Role of Use Case Narratives in the UML

The Object Management Group (OMG) proudly supports and endorses this survey.

This survey is part of a larger research project on the impact of the UML on systems development. The research is being conducted by Professors Brian Dobing ( and Jeffrey Parsons ( The goal is to understand how the UML is being used in systems development projects and to contribute to the evolution of the UML. The information you provide may be summarized and interpreted for presentation at academic and user conferences, and in appropriate trade magazines and journals, and for OMG members.

If you are interested, some of our previous UML results have been published in the Communications of the ACM. This paper is available as a free download from ACM Queue at:

We are not offering any reward for completing the survey, but you can obtain a copy of the results by providing your email address at the end of the survey or by writing to Brian Dobing directly at

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