The Reference Model of Open Distributed Processing (RM-ODP) is an international standard that provides a solid basis for describing and building widely distributed systems and applications in a systematic way. It stresses the need to build these systems with evolution in mind by identifying the concerns of major stakeholders and then expressing the

part I|4 pages

.The Framework

chapter 1|24 pages

What Is ODP About?

part II|4 pages

.The Viewpoints

chapter 2|22 pages

Enterprise Viewpoint

chapter 3|12 pages

Information Viewpoint

chapter 4|22 pages

Computational Viewpoint

chapter 5|16 pages

Engineering Viewpoint

chapter 6|8 pages

Technology Viewpoint

chapter 7|12 pages

Correspondences — Joining It All Up

part III|4 pages

Using ODP

chapter 9|8 pages

Transparencies — Hiding Common Problems

chapter 11|12 pages

Federation — Talking to Strangers

chapter 12|8 pages

Using Existing Products

chapter 13|8 pages

System Evolution — Moving the Goalposts

part IV|4 pages

Moving On

chapter 14|8 pages

Modelling Styles

chapter 15|12 pages

Sharp Tools

chapter 16|10 pages

A Broader View