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6 October 2022
Ian's workshop at the EA Global Summit on September 14th 2022 - Everything you need to know (well nearly everything) about growing your EA practice successfully
7 October 2021
This webinar explores some of the different ways that EA lets us create and view traceability information, and how the decisions on HOW we do that hugely affect the value of our models.
9 September 2021
Using eaDocX multi-hop relationships you can easily print the end points of 'virtual connectors' showing EA end-to-end traceability.
25 June 2021
This video shows how to apply Word table styles when you generate eaDocX documents from your Enterprise Architect models.
With eaDocX you can format EA Matrix Reports in Word to include additional details and formatting. Here's how
Use EA Model Views to create simple, flexible documents with eaDocX.
Help readers find the things that need their attention, decisions and actions, with eaDocX conditional formatting.
With eaDocX and Excel, it's easy to view, edit, create and even delete attribute/attribute links in Sparx EA.
eaDocX makes it easy to create exactly the document structure your readers need. Here's how...
22 June 2021
Video guides on how to create quick documents with EA's leading add-on, eaDocX.
6 April 2021
eaDocX in the Cloud: Enterprise Architect document creating for EA SAAS environments
11 March 2021
Producing a RACI report from data held in EA, mapping stakeholders to any project deliverables is straightforward with eaDocX.
16 February 2021
A simple example of an EA dashboard, to show how you can create your own and show the information in your EA model to your project team
19 October 2020
BPM Tips: Advice for the new modeller #1
25 August 2020
How to use BPMN and UML to make models which last.
Models matter - nearly as much as model deliverables
Maintain quality with tools to find and fix mechanical errors in your modelling
Advice for the new modeller #3 – Fixing your meta-model
Advice for the new modeller #2 – (not) Melting the Pan
Advice for the new modeller #4 – (not) Modelling The World
Knowing when to step back makes for better Business Analysts
Diagram Graphics for Adults
Make your models more useful for future modellers
Possibly the best model abstraction in the world
A time for Packages
How to find the right number of ideas to include in your model.
Model driven analysis - the best way to define what we do?
Why simplifying your diagrams can actually make them more informative.
18 August 2020
Advice for the new modeller #3 - Producing useful outputs with your new EA tool.
Our advice for new EA modellers
14 August 2020
Using UML to resolve inconsistencies, gaps and overlaps.
Model Curation Techniques # 1 - Cleaning your EA model before you let other people see it
Sparx EA model help to explain to others why your models look the way they do.
29 July 2020
How to create documents which communicate your ideas efficiently and effectively to stakeholders.
28 July 2020
Seven ways to organise your EA models so that other people can understand them
27 July 2020
Narrowing down the modelling ideas in your Enterprise Architect model to make consistent, understandable models.
17 July 2020
A webinar from the EA Global Summit 2020.
30 June 2020
16 April 2020
EA Model Curation Techniques #2 - Making models easy to navigate.
EA Model Curation Techniques #3 - Validating your model
Using object diagrams to explain general patterns with specifics.
16 November 2018
A guide to creating documents from Sparx EA models so everyone can engage with your work, project or deliverables.
21 May 2018
Create documents to be used by non-EA users instead of model views.
25 April 2018
Careful use of colour and shape makes models easier to digest.
6 March 2018
How cleaning, navigating and validating your EA model makes sharing and collaborating much more effective.
20 October 2017
Why is the project summary the most read element in an EA model?
12 October 2017
Streamline your business understanding with shared definitions.
11 October 2017
Find out if you are a 'hard' or 'soft' Business Analyst.
18 October 2016
Structure your documents using the connectors in your Sparx model.
11 August 2016
One of the most common requests we see from new EA users is: "Why can’t I do branch/merge with EA?
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