Fundamental Modeling Concepts: Effective Communication of IT Systems

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Wiley, 2005 - Computers - 334 pages
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A must-have book for systems analysts, architects and managers interested in enhancing successful communication in their organisation.
  • Provides detailed examples of how to understand and implement ‘fundamental modeling concepts’ for IT-systems communication
  • Provides an already successfully implemented model that has been used at: Siemens, Alcatel, SAP and others
  • Benefits from extensive theoretical and practical research
  • Provides guidelines on how ‘fundamental modeling concepts’ can be used to support UML, OO, MDA and Architectural Patterns

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Compositional Structures
Dynamic Structures
Value Structures and Mind Maps

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Dr. Andreas Knöpfel is an FMC expert and learnt much about its practical value during his four years at SAP. He now works as a system analyst and requirements engineer.

Dr. Bernhard Gröne worked at SAP for 5 years as system analyst and architect. Following that, he completed his PhD at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute at the University of Potsdam. His research topics are analyzing and modeling complex systems and patterns.

Dr. Peter Tabeling has several years of industrial and academic experience in the modeling of complex systems, among them SAP's R/3 system. He is currently Assistant Professor at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute at the University of Potsdam, where he researches and gives lectures on FMC and other topics.

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