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?
A beginner’s guide to IT4IT, the Open Group’s exciting new standard for IT Service Management helping you and your organization get to grips with the future of IT.
The pace of technological change is leaving some businesses unable to compete. This blog covers how Application Architecture lays the foundation for agility, scalability and reliability in an organization's application framework.
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.
Quite frequently I get asked about the scope of Enterprise Architecture. Sometimes the question is a simple one: what is included in a typical EA initiative? But sometimes there’s a bit more to the question, with an implied: why is that included in EA? This question came up a couple of times this week, so it seemed a good time to go over some of the key points in this blog, and explain what TOGAF has to say about scope.
This blog covers how in the rapidly evolving digital market a Solution Architect builds a solution to face new challenges faced by your organization.
This post presents 10 key BPMN elements, which should be learned prior to creating your first business process diagrams. These 10 key BPMN elements represent a sub-set of the descriptive class of BPMN 2.0 elements.
The key to understanding IT4IT is to understand it's five core concepts. With this blog we explore the concepts holistically. By the end, we should have a clearer idea of how the pieces of IT4IT fit together and stand up.
TOGAF is described as an Open Group Standard. But what do we mean by a “standard”, and what happens when there is more than one competing standard?
Each profession has a unique way of doing things. It’s what separates one discipline from another. A psychologist or a physician will think differently about their subject. So what does this mean if you are studying TOGAF?