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Practical Guide to Enterprise Architecture, A by Elias K. Jo, Vikas Sharan, James Linn, Michael E. Stevens, Scott W. Ambler, James McGovern

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Chapter 8. Agile Modeling

Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.

—W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1965), The Moon and Sixpence

Modeling often proves to be one of several dogmatic issues within the software industry. Traditional software developers will either insist on developing sophisticated models before coding, or they will think that modeling is a paper-intensive, overly bureaucratic waste of time. Traditionally, architects often fall into the pro-modeling camp, whereas many programmers seem to fall into the anti-modeling camp. Unfortunately, both groups could improve their approaches by finding the appropriate balance between over-modeling and not modeling ...

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