Chapter 3. Structural Patterns for the Common Information Model

“14. To work our way towards a shared and living language once again, we must first learn how to discover patterns which are deep, and capable of generating life.”

Christopher Alexander, “The Timeless Way of Building.” New York, Oxford University Press (1979): xii

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We now know that the common information model is not a single artifact. It is made up of many parts—this content is tuned to the needs of the organization. In this chapter we provide more guidance on how to structure a common information model. To do this we describe five software design patterns that illustrate different approaches to structuring your common information model.


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