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New training course from Dunstan Thomas Consulting Course design by Phil Chudley Who Should Attend? This course is suitable to anyone who models ArcGIS Geodatabases and wishes to create both a visual representation of the ArcGIS Geodatabase and an XML ArcGIS workspace file for input to other tools such as ArcCatalog. What will I learn? Upon completion of the course you will have learned the following: How Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect supports ArcGIS Geodatabase Modelling How to configure Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect for ArcGIS Geodatabase Modelling How to structure a model repository for efficient ArcGIS Geodatabase Modelling using libraries of re-usable elements…
Monday, 28 September 2015 12:26

Enterprise Architect 12.1 Beta available: a first preview

Sparx Systems released mid September the first beta of Enterprise Architect version 12.1. Full details on this version are available here. Below is a summary of the main features and enhancements introduced in EA 12.1. Web-based, online EA User Guide Enterprise Architect User Guide has been redesigned to access the help content from a web browser. By default, the EA user guide is opened on Sparx Systems web site in order to access an up to date help content.For those who use Enterprise Architect offline, an installation file makes it possible to access it locally. The online help section is available here. Project Security Management of security user accounts and…
Thursday, 24 September 2015 07:35

Feedback from the EAUG Paris 2015

I organised and attended the first edition of the EAUG in Paris last week. It's been a very busy, interesting and exciting day overall. My colleague at VISEO, Yves Connetable, wrote a very good summary on what happened during this day. I translated it as follows to share it beyond the french speakers. I'm looking forward to the next edition in 2016! Meeting up Users and experts of Sparx Systems modelling tool gathered at the first French edition of the EAUG (Enterprise Architect User Group) which took place on Thursday September 17th in Paris suburbs. The day started with a…
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 12:54

A tale of two cities - On tour with the EA User Group

A Tale of Two Cities Four countries[1], three days, two European EA user groups. This is the EA User Group on tour, September 2015. These are my observations of the events, with hints for future attendees and organisers, and some cautionary tales.   We’ll always have Paris Today is an unusual day. We're at an EA User Group meeting, but only as spectators. Normally, we're involved in some more active role: speaking, organising, sometimes both. But today is different. This is the 12th northern hemisphere UG meeting: two in Canada, one in USA, 4 in UK, three in Germany, one…
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 03:24

Navigate from and to Composite Diagrams with EA Navigator

Geert Bellekens
With EA Navigator version you can now navigate from and to composite diagrams of an element.Recently I’ve been working a lot with BPMN models. BPMN models make extensive use of the composite diagram mechanism in EA to drill-down on the processes and sub-processes. In a classical UML model we usually place the composite diagram under the element, in which case finding the composite diagram, or finding the element(s) that have a diagram as composite diagram, is trivial. They are at the same location in the project browser. In most BPMN models however there’s separation between model andlibrary where the…
Monday, 31 August 2015 15:11

‘Enterprise Architect for GUI Design’ from Hippo Software

Gillian Adens
Hippo Software’s new ‘EA for GUI Design’ course teaches delegates how to capture end user requirements and create wireframe diagrams to design the layout of user interfaces, mobile apps or websites.
Monday, 31 August 2015 03:49

Upcoming Webinars - Late 2015

Sparx Systems is pleased to announce a number of upcoming webinars covering topics including geodatabases, Cloud Services and migrating ArcGIS models in Visio. To learn more, visit our Webinar directory: Modeling Techniques for Large-Scale ArcGIS Geodatabases September 2015 Learn how to create modular schema designs to maximize reuse; define scalable design diagrams from reusable components; and leverage inheritance of abstract shape stereotypes. Click to Register Introduction to Cloud Services October 2015 Learn how to create, manage and configure the Sparx Systems Cloud Service to provide convenient, secure model access anywhere in the world. Click to Register How to Migrate…
  Event: IIBA® Business Analysis Professional Day Location: Melbourne, Australia Date: 19th October 2015 (8am-5pm) The IIBA® Business Analysis Professional Day is a highly interactive, conference-style event and is the official conference of the IIBA Australia Chapter. Attendees from a diverse range of industries will have the opportunity to share ideas about how to face the challenges of modern business analysis. The Business Analysis Professional Day will include a number of specialist streams from some of the most respected experts in the world of business analysis who will share practical skills that can be immediately put to use The event…
Modeling ArcGIS Geodatabases with Enterprise Architect 12 Are you getting started with ArcGIS geodatabase design and wondering how UML can help? Have you worked with ArcGIS for years and want a better way to design and share schemas? We'll show you how to design, validate and generate a simple geodatabase from the ground up. In this webinar you will learn how to: Model a geodatabase schema using UML and Enterprise Architect 12 Check the semantics of your model with a powerful validation tool Implement your design using ArcCatalog We encourage you to Register Today.
Thursday, 20 August 2015 23:42

IIBA Announces Strategic Partnership with Sparx Systems

IIBA has signed a collaborative agreement with Sparx Systems Pty Ltd.IIBA is committed to forging value-add relationships with corporations, associations and business stakeholders to create greater connections and engagements across the business analysis community. These new Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) will provide support, products, services and connections to practitioners and their organizations, which will help them deliver a strong BA practice and achieve organizational success.The IIBA has more information on their website.Sparx Systems Pty Ltd.Sparx Systems and IIBA share similar interests and commitment in expanding the value each provide to their respective stakeholders. By supporting each other’s efforts in specific…
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