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.
When we focus on teaching and learning TOGAF we sometimes forget that TOGAF is just one aspect of enterprise architecture in general. This blog explains why we need to remember that TOGAF is part of EA, but EA is more than TOGAF.
A lingua franca is the language, adopted as common, between speakers whose native languages are different but how useful is TOGAF as an Esperanto go-between language for enterprise architects from different backgrounds?
The elements of TOGAF cover the entire lifecycle for Enterprise Architecture (EA), right from setting up EA as an idea within an organization, to creating and maintaining established Enterprise Architectures.
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.
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?
Each profession has its unique way of doing things, and that when applying TOGAF the key thing is to “think” like an architect! The first step is to think holistically, and to do this you need to take into account the views and viewpoints of all stakeholders. But what other steps can you take to think as an architect?
Enterprise Architecture is relevant any situation where we need to change an enterprise. If we then take “enterprise” to mean any human endeavour or...
Architecture Frameworks have an undeserved reputation for being theoretical and passive. In this article we argue that the popular frameworks, such as TOGAF or Zachman, need to be tailored and adapted to create a set of active and useful frameworks – called Multiple Integrated Architecture Frameworks (MIAF).
At the end of August 2013, The Open Group announced that the number of TOGAF 9 certified individuals had passed the 25,000 mark. An increase of nearly 8,500 new certifications in the 12 months prior!