Andrius Armonas


Dr. Andrius Armonas is the MagicDraw Product Manager and MagicDraw Analyst Team Manager with more than ten years of experience in software development. As a Product Manager, he is responsible for setting directions for the product, its roadmap and vision, and selecting features for each new version of MagicDraw. His responsibilities also include understanding the market and the competitive environment. As the Analyst Team Manager, Andrius is responsible for the MagicDraw R&D team, ensuring requirements quality and completeness, requirements gathering and specification processes.

Dec 222016
Preview of Cameo Collaborator Integration with Teamwork Cloud

We would like to share several videos about the very first integration of Cameo Collaborator with Teamwork Cloud. •    All data is stored and retrieved from Teamwork Cloud •    The web application runs on our brand new Web App Platform •    The web application is smart phone and tablet-friendly Demo on a desktop: Demo on […]

Apr 032015
Documentation Generation and Reviewing Models on the Web

In the traditional systems engineering, or so-called document-based systems engineering, work products are created separately and consistency between these products is maintained manually by the designer(s) of the system. One of the biggest model-based systems engineering ROI is the ability to automatically generate consistent work products out of a systems model. This session demonstrates various […]

Dec 192014
Cameo Collaborator: Publish and Review models on the Web

Intro to Cameo Collaborator Cameo Collaborator is a new product MagicDraw core team has been working on since April, 2014. It helps team members to review their work by connecting model authors, reviewers, and stakeholders on the web. I am excited to share the information that we have just released the second Alpha version of […]

Jun 232014
New Create Diagram dialog in MagicDraw 18.0

Some of our products have as many as 50 to 70 different diagrams, making it difficult to find the one diagram you want to create. The new Create Diagram dialog introduced in MagicDraw 18.0 helps you create any new diagram in 2 to 3 seconds. Here is how (UPDM is used in the example): The […]

Jan 122014
Pusher / Magnet for Making More or Less Space in Your Diagrams Easily

This feature was sitting in our backlog for a while and we finally decided to implement it! Let’s say you have the following domain diagram and decide that you want to insert new classes between Loan and Customer: To do that easily, click on the Pusher icon in the top of the diagram palate: Choose […]

Jan 122014
Have You Considered Using Automatic Layout?

Yes, it was not so good, maybe even stressful. But give it another look – there is an improved label layout in diagrams now. Let’s see what we did. Diagram automatically sorted with the OLD MagicDraw v17.0.4 (do Layout -> Quick Diagram Layout):  The same diagram automatically laid-out using MagicDraw 17.0.4 SP1:    

Jan 122014
Finding Elements by Property Values

Searching for elements by property value is simplified. Let’s say you want to find abstract classes in your model. For this, open the Find dialog (Edit -> Find) and specify that you will be looking for classes in the Type field: Now click on the Options button and press the “…” button in the “Properties” […]

Jan 122014
Reconnecting Relationships in Diagrams by Editing Their Ends in the Specification Window

It is not only possible to reconnect relationships from one element to another in diagrams, but diagrams are also updated when you make changes via specification windows. Here is an example which properties values to change for association between classes in order to reconnect it from one element to another:

Jan 122014
Showing Metaproperties on Shapes and in Notes

In MagicDraw, notes are used not just to show/enter documentation for the element, but also to display derived information, which is an extremely powerful feature (I’m not aware of another tool that supports this capability). Let’s say you want to show inherited properties for a class. You can attach a note to an element, press […]

Dec 172013
Requirements Writing in SysML Guide

This document proposes structuring and styling rules that help writing requirements using the SysML language as well as specific MagicDraw capabilities that support this process. Prerequisites: basic MagicDraw knowledge; basic knowledge of the SysML language requirements part. The biggest issue users have when they start writing requirements using the SysML language is that there is […]