Multiple functions, which need to be considered when creating a Use Case, will be presented on the following pages. That are amongst others BPMN-processes and various international Life Cycle Stages.

Life Cycle Stages

Different Life Cycle Stages can be selected in the UCM platform and you can read here which Life Cycle Stages contain which phases.


A selection of disciplines is available in the UCM platform, which is divided hierarchically into three levels.

Norms / Data Sheets

Use Cases are based on specific norms or guidelines. Read throught the list of the most common norms.


The IDM standard (Information Delivery Manual) defines how information is communicated between different participants so that it can be read by all. The standard is used for process documentation and information exchange.