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Process, Function, Mechanism, Procedure: Which One?

[This post also comes as a Podcast - Please scroll to bottom of page] One of the greatest areas for confusion in the world of business systems modeling is the terminology used to name the activities performed by a business. Are these activities Processes, Functions, Mechanisms or Procedures? The answer is “all of the above”.  Does this mean that these […]

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Process Decomposition: 300% more Models 30% Business Missed

[This Post has a Podcast - scroll to bottom of page] In a recent response to a blog article I made the assertion that decomposing processes was a cumbersome and costly technique that added  no value to the business.  Further, that it actually produces up to 300% more diagrams than are necessary and misses out up to […]

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John Owens Discusses Data Management

Listen to John Owens introduce some of the basics of producing an information architecture for data management in this 1 minute MP3.

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