ArchiMate Viewpoints

Using ArchiMate For Developing Relevant Viewpoints Directed At Specific Stakeholders

ArchiMate establishes a wide set of symbols used to graphically represent these various elements in meaningful ways to the various interested parties. Here's how...
ArchiMate Accredited

Good e-Learning ArchiMate 2.1 Training Course Now Officially Accredited!

It's official - Good e-Learning are an accredited provider of ArchiMate 2.1 training! To find out more about our ArchiMate e-learning, just read more!
BPMN 3rd Principle

Supporting Core BPM Principles With BPMN 2.0 – Processes Should Be Continuously Improved

The first two articles of the series “Supporting core BPM principles with BPMN 2.0”, presented two principles of business process management. Similarly, the third principle, ‘processes should be continuously improved’, is related to the first two, as follows...
BPMN 2nd Principle

Supporting Core BPM Principles With BPMN 2.0 – Processes Should Be Managed

The first article of the series “Supporting core BPM principles with BPMN 2.0”, presented business processes as organizational assets that are central to creating value for customers.
TOGAF ISO Standard

TOGAF and ISO Standards

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?
BPMN 1st Principle

Supporting Core BPM Principles With BPMN 2.0 – Processes are Assets

BPM defines four basic principles, which need to be followed, in order to successfully “taking care of processes”. In this article the first principle, “Processes are assets” is presented. In addition, the role of BPMN for supporting the first principle is investigated.
OG Conference Sydney

Good e-Learning at The Open Group Conference, Sydney

Good e-Learning are delighted to announce our attendance at The Open Group’s Enterprise Transformation Conference in Sydney 15th – 18th April by offering attendees the chance to win a free iPad and all new users that register on our website a 23% discount!
Separating EA Techniques

Separating Architecture Techniques From Those Of Other Disciplines

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?
BPMN Basic Events

Common BPMN Modeling Mistakes and Best-Practices: Basic Events

An event is a common BPMN process modeling element, which represents something that “happens” during the course of a process. But what are the common mistakes made and how do you avoid them?
Box Vs Customized

TOGAF – Out Of the Box vs Customization

I frequently get asked whether it’s practical to use TOGAF “out-of-the-box” – without any customization. Architects and clients are looking for a turnkey approach that they can easily plug into their enterprise with the hope of quick results – they don’t want something that requires too much effort.