Category Archives: Mastering ArchiMate

ArchiMate 3.0.1

The Open Group has just released its ‘Technical Corrigendum No. 1’ (TC1) for ArchiMate 3.0 from June 2016. TC1. It is a substantial improvement over 3.0 even if it is just a minor version upgrade. Part of the change is … Continue reading

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ArchiMate 3.0.1 metamodel PDF

I’ve created a PDF that  you can print two sided (and laminate if you like) to have easy access to the ArchiMate 3.0.1 metamodel. (Last updated: 9 Aug 2017)

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The tool support package for Mastering #ArchiMate has been released

Just a short post to inform you that the tool support package for Mastering ArchiMate’s method & style has been released.

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9-Colour Scheme for Archi (Open Source #ArchiMate tool)

Just a quicky: I have published a preferences file for Archi that you can load to get the 9-colour scheme that is use in my book. See the book main page for a link to the preferences file. If you … Continue reading

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Good International Print Shop for Professional Prints

One licensee informed me of a good and affordable print shop for printing the Mastering ArchiMate book in a professional form (so, edge-to-edge, full color, spiral bound). It is Pixart Printing and he gave me the correct settings which I … Continue reading

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Abstraction versus Precision in ArchiMate

We architects love abstraction. Abstraction makes the nitty gritty and complex details disappear. Abstraction makes the unmanageable manageable. Our business colleagues also love it when we produce abstractions. It makes our end products easier to digest. In ArchiMate, you can … Continue reading

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Announcing Mastering ArchiMate Edition 1

I’m happy to announce the public availability (and downloadable PDF) of Mastering ArchiMate – Edition I, a book about the ArchiMate Enterprise Architecture language.

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