3 months, 18 days ago

Open Group, HERA and healthcare

The Open Group’s Healthcare Forum recently published (free, but registration required) their version 0.1 ‘snapshot’ for HERA, their proposed ‘Healthcare Enterprise Reference Architecture’. What follows is a quick(ish) review, together with some practical recommendations. I’ll try to be nice –

1 year, 5 months ago

Open Group’s debate on architecture reuse

Open Group’s User Group’s debate on architecture reuse closed to a draw. Yet, that helps no one. Perhaps, the issue should have been adjudicated once for all in the TOGAF standard rather than in a users debate.
In fact, TOGAF’s Architecture Contin…

2 years, 3 months ago

On Archimate 3.0

There’s a new version of the Archimate enterprise-architecture notation now out: version 3.0, launched at the IRM-EAC Enterprise Architecture conference in London last week. With many thanks to Andrew Josey, Marc Lankhorst, Gerben Wierda and others, I’ve been working my