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19 October 2020
Advice for the new modeller #1 - Where do you start?
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
Explaining ideas using Object diagrams
16 November 2018
How to tailor information to each user - making it as easy as possible for everyone to engage with your work, project or deliverables.
21 May 2018
Use your documents as an alternative to Model Views.
25 April 2018
A while ago a client asked me to look at some process diagrams which had been created for them by a well-known consultancy.
6 March 2018
How cleaning, navigating and validating your EA model makes sharing and collaborating much more effective.
20 October 2017
I’m occasionally asked “What’s the most re-usable bit of a model – where should I start?“.
12 October 2017
In a recent talk, I asked the audience of about 100 BAs which of them maintained a glossary as part of their work.
11 October 2017
No, not about Brexit… More about styles of Business Analyst.
18 October 2016
Creating documents that start with the connections between the things in your 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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