Darius Šilingas

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Dec 022014
 
Cameo Business Modeler: A Modeling Platform for Business Architecture

We continue our series of presentations on No Magic, Inc. products and the different domains they cover. This is a one hour long overview of Cameo Business Modeler product that provides BPMN 2.0 modeling capabilities. At No Magic we believe that the Business Analysts should have products dedicated to their needs. Cameo Business Modeler product […]

Nov 182014
 
Data Modeling for the Business Analyst

This is a one hour long tutorial on data modeling. It is well balanced between theory and practice and gives the required information to cover this area and one step ahead. It covers the following sections: Data modeling concepts, Data modeling techniques, Detailed data modeling, Testing data models with data examples, Data model validation: correctness […]

Oct 232014
 
Systems of Systems Engineering Webinar

Systems of Systems Engineering (SoSE) is a set of developing processes, tools, and methods for designing and re-designing complex systems. It’s a challenging practice that requires sophisticated tools like MBSE, SysML, and modeling software like Cameo Systems Modeler. The session demonstrates: System definition vs. system usage Modeling Internal block definition (ibd) diagrams (including tool usability […]

May 262014
 
Anti-Pattern #5: Avoid Poor Diagram Layout

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 #5: Poor Diagram Layout Last, but not least, in practice there are many issues with business process diagram layout. You can […]

May 082014
 
5 Ways to Make BPMN Model Efficient: #4 Avoid Inconsistent Use of Events

  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 #4: Inconsistent Use of Events Events are fundamental elements in BPMN – each process begins with a start event, finishes […]

May 062014
 
5 Ways to Make BPMN Model Efficient: #3 Avoid Inconsistent Use of Gateways

  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 #3: Inconsistent Use of Gateways Gateways are very important as they control the branching of a business process sequence flow […]

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 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 […]

Dec 172013
 
Best Practices for Applying UML, Part I

Though UML notation is widely recognized as lingua franca for software development, many developers still lack skills for applying it efficiently. Methodologists, practitioners and tool vendors need to share their experience in order to find out ways how to get the most use from modeling and avoid abusing it. With this whitepaper, we start a […]

Nov 132013
 
Efficient Use of BPMN: Principles, Practices, and Patterns

The large drawback in adopting of any method is lack of good practical feedback. This presentation provides practical information, which is result of long years of experience in: consultations, training, and product management. Efficient Use of BPMN: Principles, Practices, and Patterns from Darius Šilingas This set of slides was used at BPM Europe 2013 for […]