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EA Global Summit 2021

EA Global Summit 2021 After having to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are pleased to say that the EA Global Summit is back, not only that, but it is back very soon! This year's summit is taking place across three days, 8th - 10th September, and some…

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Questions from the crowd – Can I set a workflow in Enterprise Architect?

Questions From The Crowd Can I set a workflow in Enterprise Architect? Doing what we do here at Dunstan Thomas we often get asked questions by users of Enterprise Architect, both new and experienced alike. There are some questions that pop up more often than others and one that has…

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To Shape Script, or not to Shape Script?

To Shape Script, or not to Shape Script? Almost a year ago, as we embarked on what was to be the first of a series of lockdowns in the UK, I decided to learn some new skills that I could put into practice with Enterprise Architect (EA). I decided that…

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Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)

Evolving your Business Processes through Time Aware modelling

Evolving your Business Processes through Time Aware modelling Earlier this week I was spending a little time flitting around the various LinkedIn groups that I frequent. In one of the BPMN groups, the group admin had set a fun little challenge as follows: Create a BPMN model for this leave…

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Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)

Subscriber Questions: How can I show messaging between BPMN processes?

Subscriber Questions "How can I show messaging between BPMN processes?" Recently one of our subscribers asked how they could show messaging between independent processes using Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect. In the clip shown below Sam Nice, Consultant at Dunstan Thomas, looks at using a high-level collaboration diagram to demonstrate the…

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How to delete Linked Documents in Enterprise Architect

How to delete Linked Documents In this instructional video Sam Nice, Consultant at Dunstan Thomas, walks us through the process of removing linked documents that have been added in error to elements within Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect: This video on deleting linked documents om EA is just one of many…

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Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)

Modelling BPMN Process Flows with Enterprise Architect 15

Modelling BPMN Process Flows with Enterprise Architect 15 In this clip Sam Nice, Consultant at Dunstan Thomas, shows how to create simple BPMN process flows using Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect version 15: This video on creating BPMN process flows in EA is just one of many informational videos by Dunstan…

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How to: Importing Requirements from Excel into Enterprise Architect

Importing Requirements from Excel into Enterprise Architect In this instructional video Phil Chudley, Principal Consultant at Dunstan Thomas, walks us through the process of importing and round tripping requirements using Excel, CSV files and Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect: This video on importing requirements into EA is just one of many informational…

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Q&A: Searching Enterprise Architect by Diagram Type

Searching Enteprise Architect by Diagram Type We receive a lot of questions from our clients on techniques that they can employ to improve their use of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and their productivity. One such question came recently from a client that had attended one of our UML and Enterprise…

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Use Cases

Why Implement Use Cases in Software Design & Development?

Why Implement Use Cases? There are several ways to answer this question, but there are 4 main considerations: Use Cases as a better form of documentation: Instead of one monolithic Software Requirement Specification (SRS) in a single document, using Use Cases encourages us to split up our SRS into more…

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