This page is devoted to the book 'Business Objects: Re-engineering for Re-use'
It was published in 1996 by Butterworth-Heinemann (ISBN: 075062082X)
The book describes the Business Object Paradigm (a kind of top level Ontology) and how it evolved from earlier paradigms.
It also describes the REV-ENG methodology for re-engineering legacy systems with the framework of the Business Object Paradigm.
The first edition has sold out, although it is still listed on Amazon - the link is http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/075062082X.
A second edition is in the process of being prepared for publication. Until this process is substantially complete a review copy of the second edition is being made available on the strict condition that it only used for review purposes. A single (large) PDF copy can be downloaded from here.
Or it can be downloaded in parts using the links below: