Category Archives: Discussing ArchiMate

Posts discussing ArchiMate’s model/grammar.

What is wrong with this picture?

Time for another — this time very short — educational quiz post. Look at the following diagram (in the Mastering ArchiMate colour scheme). Is this OK?

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An AchiMate 3 Map (Layers? What Layers! — 1)

ArchiMate 3 is setup with 5-6 layers (Strategy, Business, Application, Technology/Physical, Implementation) and 4 aspects: (Passive and Active) Structure, Behaviour and Motivation. Quoting the standard:

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Follow-up to “Is ArchiMate Open?”

A (concluding) piece about the licensing issues surrounding ArchiMate has been published over on Chess and the Art of Enterprise Architecture. Published there, because it is not so much about ArchiMate modelling or the language, but about legal issues and … Continue reading

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ArchiMate 3.0: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

On June 14, the 3.0 version of the ArchiMate standard was unveiled during the Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2016. Time for a review. I’ve divided it up in The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, with The Good standing for changes … Continue reading

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Is ArchiMate® and Open Standard? Not really.

A short post, because it is only here to point you to the real story over on enterprisechess.com. The reason it’s been published there is that it is not so much about the language itself and how to model in … Continue reading

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Open Letter to TOG #7

Dear TOG, I hope this letter finds you well. As shepherd of the ArchiMate standard, you are currently working on its next iteration. As I am not part of the ArchiMate Forum, I am going to send you a few … Continue reading

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Open Letter to TOG #6

Dear TOG, I hope this letter finds you well. As shepherd of the ArchiMate standard, you are currently working on its next iteration. As I am not part of the ArchiMate Forum, I am going to send you a few … Continue reading

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