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John D. McDowallComplex Enterprise Architecturehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4306-0_4

4. Primary Objects

John D. McDowall1 
Warrenton, VA, USA

When I was young, I had to learn the fundamentals of basketball. You can have all the physical ability in the world, but you still have to know the fundamentals.

—Michael Jordan1

Primary objects are the main building blocks of any enterprise architecture. As I mentioned earlier, I call them “objects” instead of “models” because some of them are elements of models more than they are models in and of themselves. These objects are absolutely fundamental to constructing an effective enterprise architecture because it is only by defining each of these items in detail that your ...

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