MAGMA is an ontology used to categorise information relating
to transforming something.
Information about the reasons why we are transforming. E.g.
Visions, Goals, Objectives, Requirements.
Information about the things we need to do in order to
achieve those goals and satisfy those requirements. E.g. Mission,
Strategies, Tactics, Roadmaps, Plans, Tasks.
Information about the things that will guide others as the
Actions are executed. E.g. Principles, Polices, Standards, Rules, Values,
Information about the things that will allow us to know if
we have achieved our goals and satisfied our requirements. E.g. Metrics,
Information about the things that led to us to choose the
target and intermediate structural models (as defined by MACE) and the Actions
(as defined by MAGMA) that will effect the changes between them. E.g.
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats, Pro’s, Cons, Issues, Risks.