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> I would have thought that there should be, by now, because so
> many different kinds of systems (security, communications,
> databases, industrial plants, etc.) have similar role divisions:
> - there's somebody (or some automatic thing) that does nothing
> but monitor status and do some hand-waving and shouting if something
> significant happens
> - there's somebody who performs operational tasks, like collecting
> and reporting stats, deciding what "something significant" is,
> responding to alarms, and performing everday maintenance activities
> - there's somebody who gets to control access and set overall
> parameters, create accounts, control scope of other users,
> reset passwords, and do other trusted-guru-like things.
I would use the examples for my design model, and change various
details so that the result is not confusing to the reader.
A decent graphic artist can kick out 6 variations for you.
I would concentrate on the outline, or monotone first. It sounds like
you would attach the three graphics (colorless) to a page. When the
procedure applies, "light up" the appropriate graphic, with color.
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