Tag Archives: Language

Human centric Modelling

There is a modelling at the low-end, that we use every day a million times, and there is modelling at the high-end with comprehensive concepts like UML, MDD etc. Both are good to have. Perhaps approaching the modelling topic from the low-end would make it easier accessible for most of the software practitioners. Continue reading

Posted in Model Thinking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Evolution of Modeling Tools along the Project Life Cycle

Amongst tool vendors a general assumption seems to be that the work is adapted to the tool, instead of doing it the other way around. How can the appropriate usage of modeling tools be analysed scientificaly, to lead to tool support in the meaning of the tool supports the work and not vice versa … Continue reading

Posted in Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 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

UML and Complexity aware modeling

I believe that applying complexity classes to UML can provide a substantial benefit, if it can support the controlled (complexity aware) use of language. Continue reading

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

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

Flow Charts vs. BPMN

Simply the fact that BPMN is more expressive than FC is already not a reason pro BPMN. Continue reading

Posted in Software_Engineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments