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Business Knowledge, Language, Models - Part 2

As announced, another post on the books by Ron Ross and Steven Pinker and the primer "How to define Business Terms in Plain English". I'm still at the very beginning of Ron's book, I'm a bit further with Steven Pinker's book.

Steven Pinker's book is about language - as the title suggests. Many linguistic considerations. Ron's Primer and the book have a different focus: How can business communication succeed in "normal" English without misunderstandings?

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Business Knowledge, Language, Models - Workshops and Literature

I stressed the importance of a business vocabulary for a long time. For example in the translation of the RuleSpeak® documents. A free primer "How to define Business Terms in Plain English" can be found on the Business Rule Solutions website. The definition of a business vocabulary is part of ConceptSpeak™, not RuleSpeak®.

A business vocabulary is the basis of various models: business rules, business processes (activities, events, roles, resources), business requirements, business decisions, other models. Many business analysis work techniques use a clear business vocabulary as a foundation

Because of the importance, this is part of every workshop, both regarding the notations (BPMN, CMMN, DMN). But also regarding the methodology and the use of tools. E.g. I show in our Visual Paradigm workshop which functions are available for vocabulary management.

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Own matters

The blog is very quiet at the moment. The cause is my illness (no corona). I will post new articles soon. I am happy about suggestions, ideas, and wishes!

Kind regards

Juergen