UML: TIPS: Analysis vs. Design: how to organise your UML models

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In this Webel tutorial, anything that is not forward or reverse engineered is defined as an "analysis" element, and ONLy elements that are forward or reverse engineered to code are considered "design". The emphasis is on reuse of existing design elements, rather than on developing and forward engineering designs AFTER creation of analysis elements.

Dr Darren says that the name of the game is to:

Define analysis at a high level of abstraction (using, for example, «wrapper» Components as systems specifications) and then "go and find" existing designs that can be combined to do the job.