Tearing apart the Zachman Framework has yielded great results. I have identified the core nodes and links (we won’t use the terms entities and associations any more). The new Nodes of the Czerepak Framework are:
The new Links are:
If you look at the link icons you can see what I am hypothesizing as the optimum cardinality for each. I am thinking about this from the perspective of the Platonic solids, R. Buckminster Fuller’s work, Stuart Koffman’s work with chaos theory and Boolean networks and Albert Einstein’s own love for geometry.
The set of icons created to this point are below: