EDUCE = essential domain + usage concept extraction

EDUCE is founded on several principles of natural languages

EDUCE fosters commonality among the people involved with software development

EDUCE offers techniques for systematically eliciting and extracting natural conceptual models from requirements sources, including:

  • board members
  • corporate officers
  • business managers
  • business analysts
  • domain experts
  • product managers
  • solution stakeholders
  • solution operators
  • solution users
  • value propositions
  • vision statements
  • mission statements
  • business contracts
  • strategic plans
  • objectives and goals
  • problem descriptions
  • product descriptions
  • user stories

EDUCE can be evaluated by examining an extended example of its application.