Parties, Roles and Relationships

Recently, I worked on the specification for a RESTful API designed to capture information about individuals, organisations and the relationships between them. Modelling relationships between parties (i.e., individuals and organisations) can be complex, however, it's important to understand and record them correctly. Roles and Relationships Symmetrical Relationships A relationship…

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Data Model Patterns

Where do you start when you want to follow a 'best (good) practice' approach to modelling information? You might take a scholarly approach and start with a literature review or you may (as in my case) be able to leverage an existing body of knowledge gathered over time as well…

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