Chapter 2. Inside the Common Information Model

“All of science is nothing more than refinement of everyday thinking.”

Albert Einstein

In This Chapter:

Having presented the case for a common information model, in this chapter we explore the content of the common information model. Although we refer to the common information model as if it were a single artifact, in fact it is made up of multiple models. Each model has

Scope: The subject areas, or topics, that the models cover

Perspectives: The types of models it contains

Depth of detail: How close to the physical implementation it specifies

Chapter 2 explains each of these aspects so you can select which artifacts are relevant for your organization.


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