Business Layer Structural Concepts: The Business Layer identifies the concepts and relationships of the highest level of the architecture: the end product, and the customer delivery system.
A short video guide detailing the benefits of the ArchiMate modelling language and how ArchiMate can help to develop your organizations Enterprise Architecture.
The ArchiMate language defines three main layers based on specializations of the core concepts presented in our previous ArchiMate article.
ArchiMate establishes a wide set of symbols used to graphically represent these various elements in meaningful ways to the various interested parties. Here's how...
Earlier this year The Open Group released the latest version of the ArchiMate standard - ArchiMate 3.0. What's new and why do we Need it? Now...
A value can be associated with business services and, indirectly, with the products they are part of, and the roles or actors that use them.
ArchiMate is a valuable modeling language for developing enterprise architectures but exactly how important is it as part of an Enterprise Architect’s tool box?
Like ArchiMate 2.1, ArchiMate 3.0 is a modelling language for enterprise architecture, allowing enterprise architects to visualize, analyse, and describe the relationships among architecture...
Business Layer Behavior Concepts: Based on service orientation, a crucial design decision for the behavioral part of the ArchiMate metamodel is the distinction between “external” and “internal” behavior of an organization.
One of the most effective uses of ArchiMate is in the production of viewpoints. A single function/process/service in the architecture can be represented in many ways, depending on which stakeholders are reviewing the EA status.
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