We are trying to introduce more modeling into our SDLC where I work. Where I am at I would say we are strong on requirement gathering, getting better at testing and strong on development talent. But we are weak on the design and specifically documenting the design. BTW, we have settled on the Rational Suite of tools already, so I imagine we will be using Rational Modeler.

Some time ago I wrote a paper on UML for another contracting job, but was never delivered. I found this while searching for a PDF on UML I had downloaded (and can’t find). Here is what I wrote, Introduction to UML.