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About guilherme

Guilherme Scomparim is an experienced Business Architect and Software Engineer with extensive consulting career that has seen the delivery of more than 50 different projects internationally in many well-known organizations (IBM, Lufthansa, Electrolux, Coca-Cola, etc) performing many different roles. Guil provides a great depth of experience in designing and implementing robust and flexible integration solutions focusing on delivering business benefits and achieving valuable outcomes using his specialized skills combined with an in-depth understanding of the nature of the business.

Business Capability Definition using PCIML in detail

PMDA provides Business Analysts or Business modelers with the right tool to capture the definition of “how” a capability is defined and delivered. This tool is called Parametric Computation-Independent Modelling Language (PCIML); it is a meta-model which organises and supports the capture of a business definition (StructureBehaviour and Rules) as represented in the Figure 1 below.

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MDA Distilled – Stephen J. Mellor, Kendall Scott, Axel Uhl, Dirk Weise Review

MDA DistilledMDA Distilled is going to provide an excellent understanding on the ideas and possible ways of properly implementing MDA.

The book is easy to read and very clear on describing the MDA concepts and what can be achieved.

PMDA implements a Parametric MDA approach and the main difference from the PMDA approach and the Book’s MDA approach, is that the book uses UML where, PMDA provides an alternative language for each MDA viewpoint, which are:

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Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist Review

Semantic Web for the working ontologist

The Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist is the first book I read. I read it soon after I had the idea founded in the Subject Predicate and Object.

At that time, I used to think with a relational database structure in mind and things were not really connecting. With little understanding of my idea, JP introduced me to OWL and in particular this book.

This book is a piece of art and it will give you a clear path on how to use the Semantic Web in order to yield all the power of data and connectivity that I required. This book also converted me from thinking in relational data structures to see things in graphs.

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