2 years, 11 months ago

Why Bother with a Conceptual Reference Model?

Think about the challenge interpreters at the United Nations undertake. First, they need to understand the concepts being communicated. Next, they translate the concepts for people who speak different languages — without coloring the information with their own perspectives. These interpreters use an “internal resource” that maps terms and concepts. In the business technology world, Read more

3 years, 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…

6 years, 1 month ago

SABSA

There are so many reference models and open-source material available for enterprise architects – so it isn’t surprising that some of this material is less well known. One useful specialized resource is free-use the open-source Security Architecture development and management method and framework – SABSA. SABSA stands for ‘Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture’. This summary…

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6 years, 9 months ago

Integrated Information Infrastructure – Reference Model – Free Poster

The Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model (III-RM) is one of the two reference models provided by TOGAF. Get this free poster from Good e-Learning which summarizes the key features.

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