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Data Model Patterns: A Metadata Map by David C. Hay

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ACTIVITIES, FUNCTIONS, AND PROCESSES

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.

DOUG LARSON

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.

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ACTIVITIES AND THE ARCHITECTURE FRAMEWORK

The Activities column (see Figure 3-1) of the architecture framework is concerned with how the enterprise carries out its work.

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Fig. 3-1 Activities column.

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