Tag Archives: analysis

Complexity Awareness is Cost Awareness

If “engineering is producing an artifact to cost”, then how can modelling contribute to it? Continue reading

Posted in Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Complexity Aware Modelling II

Complexity aware people are able to recognize complexity, and regard it over things like size. How do they recognise? Mainly by modelling! Continue reading

Posted in Mathematics, Model Thinking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Complexity Aware Modelling I

Wow – I discovered that beyond the actual technology there is something called business logic, and – most surprising – it was not trivial! (on Complexity Aware Modelling) Continue reading

Posted in Model Thinking, Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Model Transformation in Analysis

An analyst has two main ways of making use of Model Transformation in requirements analysis: applying rules to models and keeping views consistent. Continue reading

Posted in Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are your Requirements complete?

Completeness is one big issue in requirements engineering. Here’s how this can be approached by systematic analysis. To me this is already a basic application of modeling and its benefits. Continue reading

Posted in Epistemology, Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Meanings of “Model”

On the different usages of ‘model’ in the sense of Business Process Model or Entity Relationship Model, and in mathematical Model Theory.

Continue reading

Posted in Epistemology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Reader Acceptance of Models

Modeling trade-off: new language to learn, but easy to use the power of graphical notation. Continue reading

Posted in Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why finiteness counts

To study computation we need a theory of finite structures. Neil Immerman’s quotation, illustrated by Hilbert’s hotel. Continue reading

Posted in Mathematics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Product Owner role in Custom Development?

Product Owner responsible for iterations in individual software development? Good idea, if(f) requirements are the dominant iterations trigger. Continue reading

Posted in Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Future of Software Development

We lack tools or languages to express and reason about these distributed, extended, fragmented systems. This can be achieved by modeling. Continue reading

Posted in Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment