with IDEF0 1 Overview of IDEF0 Syntax 2 Origins and History of IDEF0 4
Early Opportunity 5 A Good Name 6 A Series
of Methods 7
Elements of IDEF0
8 Use of IDEF0 with Other Methods and Tools 10
IDEF0 and Scope of Application 10 IDEF0 and the System
Development Life Cycle 12 IDEF0 and CASE 12
IDEF0 and Systems Analysis 13 IDEF Methods and Object-Oriented
Methods 14 IDEF Models and Integration with Other Methods
2: Using IDEF0 for Process Improvement 15 top
of IDEF0 in Support of BPR 16 Use of IDEF0 for Military
Downsizing and Reorganization 17 Benefits of Using IDEF0
Models for Enterprise Reengineering 20 The Reader/Author
Cycle and the Workshop Approach 21 The AS-IS Model 24
Case 1: Facilitate Information Flow 25
Case 2: Reduce Costs 27 Case 3: Analyze Performance
29 Case 4: Introduce Business Process Concepts 33
Conclusions from Commercial and DoD BPR Efforts to Date
Features and Benefits of the IDEF0 Activity Modeling Method 39 top
The Seven Basic Principles 39 Scope of Subject Matter That
Can Be Handled by IDEF0 40 Benefits Resulting from the Use of
IDEF0 41 Features of IDEF0 Analysis 43 Comparison
to Data Flow Diagramming 45 Understanding a Top-Level IDEF0
Diagram of an Enterprise 49 Levels of Abstraction in IDEF0
Models 51 The Role of Data Analysis Compared to IDEF0 Function Analysis
Chapter 4: IDEF0
Graphic Language Syntax and Semantics 55 top
Box Syntax 56 Arrow Syntax Elements 57 The
IDEF0 Diagram Form 59 IDEF0 Model Rules 63
the Purpose, Viewpoint, and Type of Breakdown 82 Starting the
Model 84 Validating the Model 88 Modeling
Other Viewpoints 92 Using Node Diagrams, Schematics, and FEO
Diagrams 95 Using the Reader/Author Review Process 101
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