The Organization of the Book
The remainder of this book is fundamentally a collection of model diagrams. It is organized in terms of the levels of abstraction just described. The remaining Parts of the book describe:
· Part Two: Abstraction Level One: The Enterprise Model – This section focuses on the five primary components of any corporate, enterprise-wide conceptual model: people and organizations, geography, physical assets, activities, and time.
· Part Three: Abstraction Level Zero: A Template and Metadata – Based on the patterns observed in Part Two, this section describes the Level Zero template that is common to the four primary components of the Level One model. It also describes the two flavors of metadata that are needed ...