One advantage of this approach to business modeling is the clear and concise way of showing dependencies between models of the business and models of the system (Figure 6-3). This clarity improves the productivity of the soft ware development process and also helps ensure that the system being developed solves the real business need.
Figure 6-3. Business/system models
The translation between the two can be summarized briefly as follows .
In performing the translation, business modeling facilitates the process of moving from an understanding of the business and problems within the business to the potential applications that may be implemented to deliver solutions to the problems identified.