Mar 312014
TMF Frameworx & Nomos RuleX, Cameo E2E Builder/Server – Part 5

The TM Forum Integration Framework is a set of standards that supports the interoperability between applications defined in the Application Framework via TM Forum interfaces. The interfaces are defined in terms of the Information Framework’s entities/attributes, and the requirements for the interfaces from a business process perspective, which comes from the Business Process Framework. That is […]

Mar 262014
MBSE Courses and Book, Prepared and Adopted by French Academic Institutions

Two years ago, the French National Education decided to bring a Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach to the schools with a focus on engineering and natural sciences. Each School (Fr. Lycee) chose their own solution to implement this approach. The Lycees based their choices on several criteria, including ease of use, and standard compliance […]

Mar 162014
TMF Frameworx & MD Cameo Business Modeler – Part 4

The Frameworx Application Framework provides a common language for communities who specify, procure, design, and sell operation and business support systems, so that they can understand each other’s viewpoints. It provides logical groupings of applications, then defines each application’s offered functionality. The logical grouping of applications follows the lead set by the Information Framework and […]

Mar 162014
TMF Frameworx & MD Cameo Business Modeler – Part 3

The Frameworx Information Framework provides a reference model and common vocabulary for all the information required to implement Business Process Framework processes. It reduces complexity in service and system integration, development and design by providing an off-the-shelf information model that can be quickly adopted by all parties. There are two perspectives to the Information Framework; […]

Mar 132014
TMF Frameworx & MD Cameo Business Modeler – Part 2

The Business Process Framework is a hierarchical catalog and classification scheme of the key business processes required to run a service-focused business. At the conceptual level, the framework has three major level o process areas, reflecting major focuses within typical enterprises: Strategy, Infrastructure and Product Operations Enterprise Management The Strategy, Infrastructure & Product (SIP) process […]

Mar 122014
TMF Frameworx & MD Cameo Business Modeler - Part 1

The TeleManagement Forum is a global trade association with 1,000 member companies representing 100,000 professionals in 195 countries. The TM Forum is focused on bringing together the digital ecosystem, including communication service providers, digital service providers and enterprises, with the goal of enabling an open digital world. Frameworx is the TM Forum suite of best […]

Mar 112014
5 Ways to Make BPMN Model Efficient: #2 Avoid Large Process Diagrams

… In this series of posts we will explore several cases presenting real-life business process examples representing common anti-patterns in business process modeling and demonstrating how to improve the examples by applying best practices. Anti-Pattern #2: Large Process Diagrams The second fundamental thing that needs to be reviewed is the complexity of process diagrams. While […]

Mar 062014
Manual MagicDraw and JIRA Integration

MagicDraw and Atlassian JIRA are popular products, which usually can be spotted in software collection of enterprise. So a natural and common question rises, how they can work together? In most cases JIRA serves as an issue tracking system with the ability to have custom workflows, approvals, states, etc. MagicDraw in most cases is used […]

Mar 042014
5 Ways to Make BPMN Model Efficient: #1 Avoid Inconsistent Naming

Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) is already acknowledged as a de facto standard for business process modeling. However, it still takes a long journey to increase the maturity of business process modeling practice. In practice most business analysts do a lot of mistakes that make their BPMN models over complex, difficult to understand and […]