The most effective use of ArchiMate is in the production of viewpoints. In this article, we will investigate the relationship between ArchiMate and TOGAF.
The ArchiMate language defines three main layers based on specializations of the core concepts presented in our previous ArchiMate article.
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.
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.
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?
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...
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