The most effective use of ArchiMate is in the production of viewpoints. In this article, we will investigate the relationship between ArchiMate and TOGAF.
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.
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...
TOGAF and ArchiMate come from the same stable as they are both EA standards managed and maintained by The Open Group.But to what extent do they overlap or complement each other? How can they be used in combination? And how can we overcome any limitations they might impose? Read this blog to find out!
The ArchiMate language defines three main layers based on specializations of the core concepts presented in our previous ArchiMate article.
Each of the ArchiMate concepts have specific relationships to each other that represent flow, dependencies, realizations, and others. Relationships usually have specific pairings, but not always.
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.
Although very similar to the UML 2.0 component, the ArchiMate component concept strictly models the structural aspect of an application: its behavior is modeled by an explicit relationship to the behavioral concepts.
The next three articles concentrate on the relationships associated with each of the elements in the Business Concept library. Certain relationships apply to each concept and should be understood by EA practitioners. The relationships were stated in the previous articles; this article expands on those aspects.
A Video Introduction to ArchiMate 3.0 Earlier this year The Open Group released the latest version of the ArchiMate standard - ArchiMate 3.0. What's new and...
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