When you start learning about Enterprise Architecture (or if you are already a practising architect), you quickly become aware that capabilities are an important...
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).
In this case study we examine the three types of gaps in enterprise architecture and how to manage transition from Current to target Architectures.
Enterprise Architecture is relevant any situation where we need to change an enterprise. If we then take “enterprise” to mean any human endeavour or...
There are some things in TOGAF that confuse practitioners over and over. The difference between scope and partition is one of those confusions that comes up as a regular question. In this blog we explain the key differences, and explain why TOGAF can be confusing.
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.
Sometimes people find it difficult to see the unique contribution of EA. So what is it that makes EA distinctive? Here are five things that the best enterprise architects do, and some tips from TOGAF on how you can follow their example.
This blog covers how Security Architecture forms relationships between the various components of the IT Architecture and how the Security Architect commonly uses a four step process to help better protect an organization.
The Architecture Development Method is a generic process – so it is always likely to be adapted to meet your specific needs. Here we look at some of the key points to bear in mind about the architecture development cycle.
Read this blog to understanding the benefits from TOGAF for different types of stakeholder: The Business User