This is the website of the Goal Structuring Notation Working Group, organised and maintained by the University of York.

The Goal Structuring Notation Working Group consists of experienced practitioners, who have used and continue to use GSN, on major projects.

The main objective of this site is to disseminate information and resources about GSN and to serve as point of reference for resources as well as the GSN Standard.
In the pages you access:

  • The complete GSN standard
  • Resources including:
    • Articles
    • Links to tools implementing GSN
    • GSN patterns

If you need more information please use the contact form.


GSN Working Group (GSN Standard Contributors)

INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS: Katrina Attwood, Paul Chinneck, Martyn Clarke, George Cleland, Mark Coates, Trevor Cockram, George Despotou, Luke Emmet, Jane Fenn, Ben Gorry, Ibrahim Habli, Christopher Hall, Andrew Harrison, Richard Hawkins, Pete Hutchison, Andrew Jackson, Tim Kelly, Peter Littlejohns, Paul Mayo, Lisa Logan, Ron Pierce, Clive Pygott, Graeme Scott, Mick Warren, Phil Williams.

CONTRIBUTING ORGANISATIONS: AACE Ltd, Adelard LLP, Altran PraxisLtd, BAE Systems Ltd, Columbus Computing Ltd, CSE International Ltd, ERA Technology Ltd, General Dynamics UK Ltd, LR Rail Ltd, Origin Consulting (York) Ltd, RPS Group Ltd, SafeEng Ltd, Selex-Galileo Ltd, Thales Ltd, UK Ministry of Defence, University of York.