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White papers provide in-depth technical discussion and best practice guidance on a wide range of modeling topics. The information presented by industry experts from the user community will help you learn new approaches to modeling and solving real-world problems using Enterprise Architect.

Enterprise Architect User Group Sparx Systems hosted the 2015 Canberra Enterprise Architect User Group in April 2015. The User Group included a number of presentations from partners located across Australia, Asia and the US. Scott Hebbard, Communications Manager at Sparx Systems provided a brief overview of Enterprise Architect 12.
Any business can benefit, from the solid foundation that standardization brings. The development of new technologies and opportunities, to share and enhance existing practices, are just two of the many benefits, to be derived. Furthermore the economies introduced by standardization dramatically reduce tooling and process duplication while increasing the competency of the work force while the efficiency and effectiveness of standards can ultimately save lives.However, for enduring economic health and prosperity, the adoption of standards that support interoperability between business partners, is essential. In recent history there has never been a period of standards development like that which we are…
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 04:41

EAUG Canberra: All the Way with EA

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Enterprise Architect User Group Sparx Systems hosted the 2015 Canberra Enterprise Architect User Group in April 2015. The User Group included a number of presentations from partners located across Australia, Asia and the US. Figure 1: Critical Success Factors for EA CC & C Solutions presented an outline of their company and discussed how Enterprise Architect helps to address Enterprise Challenges. Vish Viswanathan presented the Critical Success Factors for Enterprise Architecture which included the TOGAF Framework, People and Enterprise Architect by Sparx Systems. He went on to discuss the key benefits of Enterprise Architect and outlined their engagement process. Figure…
Enterprise Architect User Group Sparx Systems hosted the 2015 Canberra Enterprise Architect User Group in April 2015. The User Group included a number of presentations from partners located across Australia, Asia and the US. Chris Armstrong from the Armstrong Process Group presented on the National Information Exchange Model. His presentation also included a live demonstration that helped show how easy it is to build a schema using Enterprise Architect 12. APG's mission is to "Align information technology and systems engineering capabilities with business strategy using proven, practical processes delivering world-class results.”
Enterprise Architect User Group Sparx Systems hosted the 2015 Canberra Enterprise Architect User Group in April 2015. The User Group included a number of presentations from partners located across Australia, Asia and the US. This White paper includes an overview of AssetWhere and how Enterprise Architect was instrumental in reverse engineering the RDBMS Data Models, helping to save time, improving communication and producing meaningful documentation.
Monday, 09 February 2015 05:42

Deployment of Enterprise Architect

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Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is designed for use within large corporate environments. As a scalable modeling platform, Enterprise Architect provides a range of deployment options to accommodate the variety of modern enterprises. This whitepaper discusses the options available for enterprise-wide sharing of model information. Typical organizational structures discussed include a single site, a single site with multiple projects and multiple sites connected via a Cloud service.
DO-178B is the current standard in aviation industry for safety critical systems - also known as: "Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification". Find attached the White Paper including links to the UML Profile and a DO-178B glossary.
Enterprise Architect integrates Requirements Management with other software development disciplines, by creating requirements directly in the model. Requirements Management is built into the core product, solving many of the issues of traceability, interdisciplinary team divisions, integration with change and configuration management systems. Read the following whitepaper for more information:
In an earlier Sparx Systems White Paper the scenario of a jigsaw puzzle was used as a metaphor for agile, flexible and collaborative response to the creation of a shared vision within an environment that is in a state of high flux. The process of digital transformation will increase the probability of technology failure and change to complex systems will heighten risk exposure. It is essential that organisations mitigate these threats by deploying tools to support the creation of enterprise wide, agile responses. This paper discusses the inter relationship between managing digital transformation, collaborative agile tools and approaches and provides…
Monday, 16 June 2014 04:37

Back to the Future

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Not since Y2K, has there been tumult of anticipation and apprehension about the impact of technology change that is predicted by the Nexus of Forces (Cloud, Social, Mobile and Big Data). At the turn of the millennium, the perceived threat was enough for governments to take action before the event, which serendipitously strengthened the existing computer infrastructure. The “millennium bug” crisis created an opportunity to get rid of antiquated systems and modernise and according to an IDC report from 2006 the global cost of remediation was $308 billion (or $422B adjusted for inflation). A programming bug and a poor understanding…
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