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What is a responsibility?

Definition of Responsibility

The definition of responsibility is: a responsibility is the set of tasks, activities or actions an actor is expected to perform, or allowed to do, according to role.

The shape for responsibility in Dragon1 is a wire frame checkbox:

Example: The responsibility of an Elderly Woman (Actor) as Shopper (Role) on a webshop (System) is to Register for the Webshop (Task), Add Items to A Cart (Task) and To Pay For the Items (Task)

'Responsibility' has important relationships with 'Actor' and 'Role'.

A responsibility defines the task an actor is expected to do because of its role (its position in a process).

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