Key Principles

Understand the set of practices and behaviors that will set your organization up for digital transformation success.

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Written by Erik Bakstad, John Sloat, Pia Therese Roland and 2 others

Using Hierarchies versus References in Architecture Modeling

Set up Modeling Best Practices in Ardoq to determine how people will navigate, query, and understand your model.
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Written by Edward Granger
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What is an Application?

Follow these guidelines to help you understand what an application is, then confidently start your Application Portfolio Management journey.
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Written by Erik Bakstad
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Business and Technical Capabilities

Create a logical model of your business or IT in order to understand what your organization needs to succeed.
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Written by Erik Bakstad
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Incorporate Ardoq into your internal processes

Define procedures, assign responsibilities and provide training in order to build a process around your documentation efforts.
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Written by John Sloat
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Allow for trial and error in the beginning

Try modeling scenarios in different ways and assess the impact on visualizations during your trial and error phase.
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Written by John Sloat
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Avoid duplicating content

Build duplicate content with a purpose by creating references between components and helping your writers know which instance to choose.
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Written by John Sloat
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Add a description to your workspace

Describe what is to be documented in your workspace or elsewhere, how to interpret the data model, what elements don't belong and more.
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Written by Pia Therese Roland
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Answer 3 questions before inputting data

Know what you want to learn from your documentation, the appropriate level of detail, and if you have any structured data sources.
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Written by Pia Therese Roland
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Use custom fields whenever possible

Take the time to create a custom field whenever the data fits into one in order to do targeted analysis or for impacting visualizations.
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Written by Pia Therese Roland
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