Although some 'object-oriented* specialists may object(!). we include the (X) approach as a structured method - after all. we hope it is not unstructured. Structured methods are made up of sets of steps and rules, w hich, when applied produce system products such as data flow diagrams. Each of these products is carefully documented. Such methods are often time consuming compared to more intuitive approaches and this implies some additional cost. The pay-off is such things as a less error prone and more maintainable final system. This balance of costs and benefits is more likely to be justified on a large project involving many developers and users. This is not to say that smaller projects cannot justify the use of such methods.
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