Boston Professional


Boston provides data modelling at its finest.

Boston is designed to provide the most efficient way to develop data models using Object-Role Modeling (ORM), world renowned as a superlative data analysis and database design methodology.

Automatic Normalisation for Entity-Relationship and Graph Databases

Automatic conversion of ORM diagrams to Entity-Relationship Diagrams and Property Graph Schemas positions you as ready to meet modern conceptual modelling challenges head on.


Conceptul Modelling for Multi-Model Databases

Boston is custom built for multi-modelling. Establish your model in Object-Role Modelling and then automatically convert your model to an Entity-Relationship Diagram or Property Graph Schema.

As the industry leans towards Multi-Model Databases you are prepared to meet the market head on with the most advanced conceptual modeller of its kind.

Boston is the first conceptual modelling tool in the world to meet the requirements of multi-model databases and the new era of semantic modelling.


Boston is jam packed with features:

- Natural Language Verbalisations - Virtual Analyst (Natural Language Model Creation) - Morphing between Pages (simplified Model Navigation)
- Error List - Print / Print Preview - Model Dictionary
- Unlimited Models in Model Explorer - Automatic Normalisation - Model Explorer
- Export and Import Models with XML - Conversion to ER Diagrams and Property Graph Schemas - Glossary View

Boston requires Windows 7 of newer.

Model With Confidence

Object-Role Modeling (a type of Fact-Based Modeling) is renowned as one of the most comprehensive and precise data modeling methodologies available.

Unlimited Models and Pages

As a data modeling professional you work with a myriad of models, some of which may be quite large. Add as many Pages as you need to each Model to capture the full Universe-Of-Discourse you are modeling.

Comprehensive Help

Boston 2.0 comes with a comprehensive help manual the size of a book. If you get stuck, consult the manual or our Help Desk to get back under way...

Virtual Analyst

Use Boston's Virtual Analyst, Briana, to create models quickly and efficiently. Briana is a state-of-the-art conversational interface that allows you to create models in natural language.

Fact-Based Modelling

Boston's Object-Role Modelling is a type of Fact-Based Modelling. Read More >>
Fact-Based Modelling is used for conceptual analysis and design, database design, ontology design.
shutterstock 417879652  Real-time Collaboration (Boston Online)

Do you need to work in a team where each person works on the same model? Buy a subscription licence to Boston Professional and get access to Boston Online.
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Boston has been under research and development since August 2007. Fact-Based Modelling software is orders of magnitude more difficult to develop than competing methodologies. In July 2015, Boston was released as ORM Studio and has seen steady releases since that date.

01 Jul 2015

Boston v1.0 Released

Boston v1.0 is released as ORM Studio

01 Jul 2015

17 Jan 2017

Boston v2.0 Released

ORM Studio becomes Boston 

23 Apr 2018

Boston v3.0 Released

23 Apr 2018

28 Aug 2018

Boston v4.0 Released

Object-Role Modelling, Entity Relationship Diagrams and Property Graph Schemas in one conceptual modelling tool.

Glossary View

Modelling with Object-Role Modelling allows for rich, natural-language semantic information to be captured for your model. Boston's Glossary View allows you to view the natural-language extrapolation of your conceptual model. This information makes it easy to communicate the model with all stakeholders.