Achieving true progress in creating integrated AND interoperable electronic healthcare management and information systems is very much a real-world, current-day Enterprise Architecture (EA) challenge – and it starts with “separating the business and technical concerns” using standardized EA methods, vocabularies and reusable assets. The manner in which the challenges are communicated, in particular, would benefit all stakeholders and acquisition managers.
The DoDAF 2 specification is now mandated by the Department of Defense for new undertakings. We have all been working in DoDAF 1.5 for many years with System Architect supporting both variants of DoDAF 1.5 (Standard and Activity Based Modeling or ABM). We all saw the change to the DoDAF 2 standard coming. Our customers […]
Defeat Darwinian Enterprise Model that is Adaptive, rather strive to achieve Generative Model that is transformative creating rich diversity from minimal sets. Connect – Strategy – Architecture / Operations – Implementation
DoD EA Competencies Development Framework
Chris Armstrong, president of Armstrong Process Group, discusses how governments in particular are using various frameworks to improve their architectural planning and IT implementations in a podcast with Dana Gardner. Mr. Armstrong will be speaking at…
The other day in a hotel room I happened on the show Iron Chef. A friend of mine who’s still convinced that I can learn to cook, even after numerous kitchen disasters, had recommended I watch the show. For those not familiar, top chefs work with up and coming chefs in a timed contest to […]
I have been involved with modeling and modeling tools for a long time, dating back to the CASE tool days. My mentor from the beginning of my career, when teaching me the notion of modeling and what it was used for, once said: “the primary purpose of any model is to communicate”. In those days, […]
I just need to know the metamodel. That is a common request from users for the variety of metamodels deployed out of the box with System Architect. What is your DIV-1 and DIV-2 for DoDAF 2? What is your metamodel for TOGAF 9? What is your metamodel mapping for your SA-DOORS integration? Here’s one that […]