BABOK® Guide v3 Tutorial: Creating Your Own Diagrams

Creating Your Own Diagrams

Enterprise Architect's MDG Technology for BABOK Guide v3 includes a number of BABOK specific diagram types. These include some pre-defined Patterns for you to use as 'Stencils' when building your model.

The following steps will guide you through creating a BABOK requirements diagram and using a Pattern as a starter stencil for your requirement model.

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Process

Step 1:

BABOKŪ Guide v3 Tutorial: Create your own BABOK Diagram - Select Package
  • Select a Package in your Project Browser.
  • Select Add Diagram from the context menu.

Step 2:

BABOKŪ Guide v3 Tutorial: Create your own BABOK Diagram - Requirements Diagram
  • Select BABOK in the Select From column.
  • Select Requirements in the Diagram Type column.
  • Click on the OK button.

Step 3:

BABOKŪ Guide v3 Tutorial: Create your own BABOK Diagram - Create blank diagram

This creates a blank diagram with the Toolbox set for Element-types ready for you to create your diagram.

Step 4:

BABOKŪ Guide v3 Tutorial: Create your own BABOK Diagram - Requirement Pattern

To create a simple starter example drag a Requirement Pattern onto the diagram.

Click on OK.

Step 5:

BABOKŪ Guide v3 Tutorial: Create your own BABOK Diagram - simple starter pattern

This creates a simple starter pattern of Requirements.

Step 6:

BABOKŪ Guide v3 Tutorial: Create your own BABOK Diagram - Requirement of type Functional

You can now drag a Requirement-type on to the diagram, for example a Requirement of type Functional.

Step 7:

BABOKŪ Guide v3 Tutorial: Create your own BABOK Diagram - Specification Manager

You can also work with this in the Specification Manager:

  • From the Design Ribbon select Specification View.

You can now start quickly add to each Requirement any textual details, as well quickly creating new Requirement elements.

Tools & Techniques for BABOK Guide v3 Tutorials:
Getting Started - A guide for the Business Analyst Introducing the Tools & Techniques for BABOK Guide® v3 View Tutorial
Create a Model using a Template Create models using the Model Wizard View Tutorial
Adding a Worked Example Create smarter models to cover specific techniques View Tutorial
Using Documents Learn about Document Artifacts and document editing options View Tutorial
Creating Your Own Diagrams Use Model Patterns to start your requirements project View Tutorial
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