Writers' First Review Draft:    (2VAS)

Term    (2WL9)

Model    (2WLA)

Origin/Source for Inclusion of the Term    (2WLB)

EA Meta Terms suggested by Ira Grossman    (2WLC)

OMB Context Definition    (2WLD)

Reference/URL OMB Context Definition    (2WLE)

Business Definition    (2WLF)

A simplified description or representation of a complex pattern or process used for analysis and planning.    (2WLG)

Reviewer Comment: Modes provide a visual or verbal representation of a system or process.    (2WLH)

Reference/URL for Business Definition    (2WLI)

http://www.answers.com/Model, accessed June 27, 2005    (2WLJ)

Technical Definition    (2WLK)

A schematic description of a system, theory, or phenomenon that accounts for its known or inferred properties and may be used for further study of its characteristics.    (2WLL)

Reference/URL Technical Definition    (2WLM)

http://www.answers.com/Model, accessed June 27, 2005    (2WLN)

Context Definition 1    (2WLO)

Developing a simplified representation of a system or phenomenon. Such representations may be static or dynamic in which case the behavior of the system or phenomenon under different conditions can be simulated.    (2WLP)

Reference/URL Context Definition 1    (2WLQ)

The Information Paradox: Realizing the Business Benefits of Information Technology, John Thorp and DMR’s Center of Strategic Leadership, 1996    (2WLR)

Context Definition 2    (2WLS)

Representations of information, activities, relationships, and constraints.    (2WLT)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 2    (2WLU)

Chief Information Officer Council, A Practical Guide to Federal Enterprise Architecture, Version 1.0, February 2001, Source: Treasury Enterprise Architecture Framework    (2WLV)

Context Definition 3    (2WLW)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 3    (2WLX)

See Also Related Terms    (2WLY)