Jan 092017
Timing and Duration Analysis

During this webinar, you will learn how MagicDraw with Cameo Simulation Toolkit can be used to verify how particular system design satisfies time, duration, or performance requirements. The session demonstrates Timing concepts, different clocks, time steps Time units Time and duration constraints Duration simulation, parallel processes Timelines Recording Slides The webinar is delivered by Nerijus Jankevicius, […]

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 […]

Nov 142016
Custom Metrics: How to Convert List of Elements into Number?

You might already thought about tracking metrics based on model data. However how difficult is to create your own metric? Using MagicDraw metrics capability and structured expression dialog to setup almost any metric logic and calculate it requires no coding. If you already using structured expression dialog to query model for derived properties or smart […]

Mar 042016
Improve Your Modeling Productivity by Setting Custom Scope

System designs are created at different levels of abstraction. There are two problems implied by this statement: A systems engineer working in one abstraction level does not want to use elements from another abstraction level in order to keep the model consistent. For example, when selecting a type of a part property in a SysML […]

Feb 052016
Suspect Links

Requirements change over time: new requirements are created; existing ones are modified or deleted. Systems engineers need to know the impact these changes will have on other related artifacts such as design elements or test cases. Suspect Links capability helps users track changes in requirements that are linked to design elements, as well as allow […]

Jul 012015
Statechart Autocoding for Curiosity Rover

Curiosity is one of the most ambitious and successful NASA missions. It is on Mars now. But not everyone knows that the generated code has been part of Curiosity’s Rover flight software since launch, and continues to run on board today. Code generated from state chart diagram is used for: auto-maneuver (Cruise phase), Spacecraft Modes […]

Apr 092015
Unified Architecture Framework (UAF): A New Page of UPDM

A wind of changes blew two weeks ago in the OMG meeting in Reston deciding the future of Unified Profile for DoDAF and MODAF (UPDM). There were a lot of talks about OMG taking over DoDAF and renaming it to UAF; however that is not exactly the truth. DoDAF is here and OMG is not […]

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 […]

Mar 022015

The TeleManagement Forum (TMF) has been working as part of their open digital program to define REST application programming interfaces (APIs) in support of multi-partner engagements. Specifications have been created by the members of the TMF API Program and cover the following management areas: The Billing Management API provides standardized mechanisms for billing account, bill item […]

Jan 292015
Introducing Model-Driven Design and Implementation (MDDI): a CACI and No Magic Innovation

For more than five years now, No Magic has been hosting the annual No Magic World Conference (NMWC) where UML, SysML experts, Business Analysts and Enterprise Architecture industry leaders deliver the information modeling professionals need. This time we want to share a record of David Buckler‘s (CACI) speech along with a slideshow presentation from 2014‘s […]

Jul 212014
What's New in MagicDraw 18.0 Long-Term Release

No Magic, Inc. is pleased to share this video presenting MagicDraw 18.0 LTR released on June 2, 2014. The new Long-Term Release not only significantly increases modeling productivity, it also introduces new usage scenarios of our products to help your businesses or your clients’ businesses to operate more efficiently. The video present highlights of the […]

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 […]

Jun 102014
Implementing a Semantically Rich Business Vocabulary in a Modeling Tool

The demand for support of business vocabularies in model-driven development becomes more and more evident. Yet this is being left out of focus by the majority of modeling tools vendors. Today, there are very few modeling tools which offer the functionality to manage business vocabularies and use them as an integral part of the whole […]

May 132014
Why Modeling Book Authors Use MagicDraw As Their Primary Selection

Interview and Survey of the Most Reputable Book Authors. MagicDraw is a business process, architecture, software and systems modeling tool. It is one of the most popular UML and SysML tools in the market. It has been available since 1998 and has over 500,000 installations in 10,000 companies in 90 countries. More and more books, […]

Apr 242014
IT spending, changing old habits die hard

According to a Gartner report, at least $2.68 TRILLION in total spending and 80% to 85% of IT budgets is used to Keep the Lights On. The cost of maintenance has never had more zeroes. That’s a lot of money that could have been used to deploy new customer facing solutions. Money wasted on maintenance […]