Monthly Archives: July 2017

What do we need? (#45)

By |2018-10-20T23:07:34+11:00July 24th, 2017|Modelling principles, Newsletter|

If you are going on a long hike; planning an overseas trip; building a new house; planting a garden; or doing many other things in life, one of the main questions is “What do I need?” Sometimes it is deciding what we need to take with us, while at other times it is deciding what [...]

Use cases (#44)

By |2018-10-20T23:14:48+11:00July 14th, 2017|Modelling principles, Newsletter|

Definition With software, a “use case” is a specific situation for which the software must be used to achieve a particular goal. Normally, this will be defined as a set of steps that must be followed to do the work. Use cases are invaluable for customers and suppliers alike. They help a supplier to understand [...]

Putting it all together (#43)

By |2018-10-20T23:20:31+11:00July 7th, 2017|Modelling principles, Newsletter|

At times we feel that we are getting everything right in one area of our work.  Everything we touch seems to turn to gold and we feel completely happy with our decisions and achievements – in that area. But data modelling won’t let us work in only one area – ignoring all the bits we [...]

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