Category Archives: modeling

“Olifantenpaadjes” or how to change habits

One of the most difficult things in change management is change people’s habits. Habits are like reflexes: act without thinking why and how to do it. Habits save a lot of time and energy. How difficult would walking or driving … Continue reading

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SCM tools are not configuration management tools

The main reason why most so-called SCM tools are not really SCM tools is because they don’t support managing software configurations. Making software is more than writing source code and converting them into executable code and data models for databases. … Continue reading

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Are modeling languages useful for complex systems?

In the August edition of the Rational Edge, Laurance Balmelli gives an introduction to the basic purpose and value of Systems Modeling Language (SysML), a proposed extention to the Unified Model Language (UML). An interesting article where he uses a … Continue reading

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