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.
This second of 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.
Both TOGAF and ArchiMate have been developed by The Open Group. TOGAF describes the process of developing an enterprise architecture and ArchiMate is a modeling language which compliments TOGAF. This blog outlines the difference between these standards.
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.
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.
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