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“There is no single definitive EA approach, methodology or framework that is always right for everyone.”
“Enterprise architecture is a discipline; achieving a TOGAF certification will simply be the first step in a lifelong process of becoming an enterprise architect.”
“Even after you study how to apply TOGAF in practical situations, you will still have much more to learn in your enterprise architecture career (I started in EA in 1984 and even I’m still learning!)”
Having a good metamodel is essential to every enterprise architect. We discuss how a good metamodel can help understand structure, document component relationships and much more.
A main factor which determines the role of EA is the degree of change. In this guideline we look at three high-level types of enterprise change, to provide some practical tips on how this is used the best ways to involve the EA team.
When you start learning about Enterprise Architecture (or if you are already a practising architect), you quickly become aware that capabilities are an important ingredient. But some architects and students find capabilities mysterious and perplexing. This article explains what capabilities are, and why they are important in EA.
This is an open-ended question that I’m throwing out to you, because I’d really like to hear back in the comments what it is about TOGAF that doesn’t make sense to you.
BPMN provides a number of ways to show automation and the use of IT. This includes the ability to denote different types of task (such as ‘manual tasks’ that are entirely manual, ‘user tasks’ where IT is used as well as ‘service tasks’ that are automated and call on some type of service).
If you are already 9.1 certified but want to show that you understand the changes in TOGAF standard version 9.2, then you might want...
The TOGAF exams can be daunting, but understandably Level 2 is more difficult than Level 1. Knowing more about the nature of the Level 2 exam can help you avoid mistakes and perform better when taking the actual exam! Roger Evernded explains the nature of the Level 2 exam scenarios, and gives you some useful tips on how to use this to your advantage when sitting the exam.