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Getting Started with MDG Technology for UPDM

When you install the Unified or Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, the MDG Technology for UPDM is fully enabled and ready to use.

If you have the Corporate or Professional edition of Enterprise Architect, you can purchase and install the MDG Technology for UPDM separately; once you have entered the registration key for the MDG Technology for UPDM, it is automatically available in and integrated with Enterprise Architect, as for the Unified and Ultimate editions.

Access the MDG Technology

  1. Create a new Enterprise Architect project file, and click on the top-level Package.
  2. Select the 'Design > Model > Perspectives > Model Wizard' option.
  3. In the Model Wizard, select the  'Enterprise Architecture > UPDM' Perspective and the 'UPDM Frameworks' Pattern Group; select either the 'DoDAF Framework' Pattern or the 'MODAF Framework' Pattern.
  4. Click on the Create Patterns button.

A new base DoDAF or MODAF model is created in the Browser window.