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).
You’ve just spent several hours working your way through the TOGAF training. Now you are prepared and ready to take the TOGAF exams and gain your certification.
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?
In this TOGAF blog we discuss the 7 habits of any highly successful Enterprise Architects
TOGAF and ArchiMate come from the same stable as they are both EA standards managed and maintained by The Open Group.But to what extent do they overlap or complement each other? How can they be used in combination? And how can we overcome any limitations they might impose? Read this blog to find out!
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.
TOGAF, the ‘Open Group Architecture Framework’, sets the global standard in enterprise architecture development. Using a clear, flexible methodology and a variety of tools,...
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?
Well it turns out that some of the billboard headlines for TOGAF are the same: TOGAF is billed as the cure for all enterprise woes, as the silver bullet for IT development, or the one-stop solution for cutting costs and simplifying infrastructures. But when you get a bit more inquisitive it turns out that although it could be the answer everyone’s been looking for, it is actually just one of many new management ideas that require a lot of effort if they are to be successful.
Read this TOGAF blog: 'TOGAF: What's the Difference Between Scope and Partition?' to better understand the criteria of both scope and partion in the TOGAF framework.