Chapter 9. Benchmark Against Wider Standards

Benchmark Against Wider Standards

Standards for integration patterns

Once you have acquired an enterprise data model to reflect your organization's domain, it can be beneficial to cross-check it against the standards offered by others. Although not an official standard, one source I recommend is Volume 2 of Silverston's Data Model Resource Book69. He suggests that it would not be uncommon to find that 50% of your enterprise model's components could be aligned with truly universal patterns, and a further 25% might be defined by industry-specific models70. His first volume describes a number of assembly patterns that might address the 50%, ...

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