Use Case

Literally “a case for usage”; a description of a usage scenario.

Narrowly, a use case can be used as a requirement, which is a specific, defined feature that needs to be present in a piece of software.

Mary needs to able to create a blog post and schedule it for publication in the future.

More broadly, a use case can be an aggregate scenario that a software package is meant to address. Many CMS specialize in one or more use cases.

The following use cases are very general examples:

Also, see Enterprise Content Management System and Digital Asset Management System.

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