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.
We look at some of the reservations that students have about TOGAF just after they complete the TOGAF training course. This time we look at the typical positive remarks that TOGAF gets.
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?
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).
Read this TOGAF Case Study by Enterprise Architecture expert Roger Evendern: Using TOGAF to Re-engineer Legacy Systems and Data
Architects sometimes see the ADM as reactive, but EA should never be passive - it needs to respond to concerns, but add architectural thinking and then make a unique contribution to stakeholder needs. This blog explains some of the proactive aspects of ADM that are not so obvious.
Read the latest blog from our series explaining the benefits from of TOGAF and Enterprise Architecture for the various types of stakeholder. This week: The IT Organization
For some companies, the New Year coincides with the start of their planning year, and there are still many companies that go through an annual reorganization of the management structure charts. In any case, New Year is a good time to take stock and think about the future - so here are my recommendations for using TOGAF as your guide.
In this series of blogs we're going to examine the benefits from TOGAF for different types of stakeholders, starting with: Executive Sponsor, Executive Management & Board Members