Tag: visual models

Visual Models in Agile – Process Flows

Visual Models in Agile – Process Flows

We’ve seen organizations abandon or neglect visual modeling when they make the shift to more Agile development processes, but in our experience, models definitely play an important role in product design no matter what your organizational processes are! Let’s dive into a deeper look at that most ubiquitous and useful of models, the process flow, and […]

Visual Models in Agile – Feature Trees

Visual Models in Agile – Feature Trees Old tree with Sunshine

I recently wrote about how to use process flows in agile projects. Process flows are one of the most commonly used visual model and most people intuitively create them to help them figure out the steps of just about anything. Today I’d like to talk about using another helpful visual model in agile, one that […]

Visual Models – Agile Business Objectives Model

Visual Models – Agile Business Objectives Model

Business Objectives Model A Business Objectives Model (BOM) is an RML®️ model that iterates through business problems and business goals/objectives of a project to arrive at the software product concept. The BOM for a product aligns the team on why they are building the product and what benefit the product will provide. If you’ve made BOMs already […]

Cooking with Drago Part 1: Using RML Visual Models to make an Authentic Bulgarian Meal

Cooking with Drago Part 1: Using RML Visual Models to make an Authentic Bulgarian Meal ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Fellow ArgonDigital Blog visitor, I know that you visit our website daily to learn about some of the amazing things we do here at ArgonDigital. Whether it’s to peruse our spectacular Tool Study that was published on CIO.com, find out what keeps our experts awake at night, or perhaps to download some of our templates, […]

“Just Enough Documentation” for Agile Projects

“Just Enough Documentation” for Agile Projects ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Companies that make the switch from Waterfall methodologies to Agile struggle with requirements documentation. How much documentation do we need? What kind? When should this documentation be created? Who is creating this documentation? Our experience shows that companies have swung the pendulum too far in terms of both the quantity and quality of documentation when […]

Tips for Remote Presenting

Tips for Remote Presenting ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

As consultants with clients around Austin and in different cities around the country, we here at ArgonDigital are often required to hold and run online meetings. We have found that desktop sharing applications are an invaluable tool for remote collaboration and can make the difference between a ho-hum meeting and one that is truly productive. […]

Leveraging Visual Models in an Agile World

Leveraging Visual Models in an Agile World ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Every discussion or training we have held at work lately keeps circling around to the same topic: Agile.  Aside from the debates over whether Agile methodology is better than Waterfall overall or in which situations one is superior to the other, analysts who have worked predominantly in a Waterfall world want to know how to […]

What to Do When a “Higher-Up” is Messaging Incorrectly

What to Do When a “Higher-Up” is Messaging Incorrectly ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Ever felt like this? “This is my product; I own it. Why is this guy stepping in and trying to message about my product? He doesn’t get it. He’s misdirecting the team, now they’re confused. Now I have to clean up this message, just creating additional unnecessary work. Ugh!” I was on a project recently where […]

In Action – the Business Objective Model

In Action – the Business Objective Model ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I was working with one of our newer clients today, talking with one of their newest developers. He had never heard of ArgonDigital before, but had seen a number of artifacts that some of his peers had created with our templates. His peers have taken our classes, and are trying to incorporate a number of […]

Process Flow Muddled with Mint and Served on Ice

Process Flow Muddled with Mint and Served on Ice ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

A Process Flow is a series of steps and decisions that describes a business process that is executed by a person.  At ArgonDigital, our business analysts create Process Flows to show how the user navigates through the product we are creating. Simply, a Process Flow is a model showing the actions of a person chronologically. […]