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Getting Started

The Value Delivery Modeling Language (VDML) allows you to create VDML models with Enterprise Architect.

This definition of VDML is derived from the Object Mangement Group (OMG) Value Delivery Modeling Language (VDML) Specification (version 1.0, October 2015):

Selecting the Perspective

Enterprise Architect partitions the tool's extensive features into Perspectives, which ensures that you can focus on a specific task and work with the tools you need without the distraction of other features. To work with the Value Delivery Modeling Language features you first need to select this Perspective:

Choose perspective button.<perspective name> > Business Modeling > VDML

Setting the Perspective ensures that the Value Delivery Modeling Language diagrams, their tool boxes and other features of the Perspective will be available by default.

Example Diagram

An example diagram provides a visual introduction to the topic and allows you to see some of the important elements and connectors that are created in specifying or describing the business value is exchanged between in and between organizations including: Capabilities, Collaborations Organization Units, Communities, Business Networks and more.

Language Overview

This topic introduces you to the main concepts of the language including its structure, architecture and the elements and connectors that are used to create Value Delivery Modeling Language (VDML) models.

More Information

This section provides useful links to other topics and resources that you might find useful when working with the Value Delivery Modeling Language tool features.