Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Archi #ArchiMate tool is looking for sponsors

Just a short note today. The Open Source Archi Tool used to be supported by a UK University. It isn’t anymore. The university has stopped its sponsoring and Archi’s developer (Phil Beauvoir) has left the university and started an initiative … Continue reading

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Why is Stakeholder not a Role in #ArchiMate?

In Plato’s ‘Socratic Dialogue’ Protagoras, Socrates and Protagoras (the great ‘Sophist’) have a discussion on what knowledge and skill is and how people acquire these. I am reminded of that discussion as I am thinking about how to explain my reasoning … Continue reading

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What is wrong with this #ArchiMate picture?

This is the third time I am writing a post titled “What is wrong with this picture?”. Sadly, I only have this picture and not the explanation that comes with it, but I found it funny enough to put it … Continue reading

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Reframing #ArchiMate: about the physical domain, layers and recursion

In a previous post, I discussed the first ideas that came from thinking about modelling the physical side of an enterprise, things like printing presses, steel mills, etc., something not directly the domain of ArchiMate (nor EA in general for … Continue reading

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