6 years, 9 months ago

Redefining traceability in Enterprise Architecture and implementing the concept with TOGAF 9.1 and/or ArchiMate 2.0

By Serge Thorn, Architecting the Enterprise One of the responsibilities of an Enterprise Architect is to provide complete traceability from requirements analysis and design artefacts, through to implementation and deployment. Along the years, I have found out that the term … Continue reading

6 years, 11 months ago

TOGAF® 9 Certification Growth – Number of Individuals Certified Increases in the Last 12 Months – Now Over 24,000

By Andrew Josey, The Open Group The number of individuals certified in the TOGAF® 9 certification program as of July 1st 2013 was 23,800. This represents 9000 new certifications in the equivalent twelve month period. Today (22nd July 2013) the … Continue reading

7 years, 4 months ago

Complexity from Big Data and Cloud Trends Makes Architecture Tools like ArchiMate and TOGAF More Powerful, Says Expert Panel

We recently assembled a panel of Enterprise Architecture (EA) experts to explain how such simultaneous and complex trends as big data, Cloud Computing, security, and overall IT transformation can be helped by the combined strengths of The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®) and the ArchiMate® modeling language. … Continue reading

7 years, 4 months ago

Three Best Practices for Successful Implementation of Enterprise Architecture Using the TOGAF® Framework and the ArchiMate® Modeling Language

How should we organize ourselves in order to be successful? An architecture framework is a foundational structure for developing a broad range of architectures and consists of a process and a modeling component. The TOGAF® framework and the ArchiMate® modeling language are two leading and widely adopted standards in this field. Continue reading

7 years, 5 months ago

Successful Enterprise Architecture using the TOGAF® and ArchiMate® Standards

The discipline of Enterprise Architecture was developed in the 1980s with a strong focus on the information systems landscape of organizations. Since those days, the scope of the discipline has slowly widened to include more and more aspects of the enterprise as a whole. Architects, especially at the strategic level, attempt to answer the question “How should we organize ourselves in order to be successful?” Continue reading

7 years, 11 months ago

TOGAF® 9 Certification Growth – Number of Individuals Certified Doubles in the Last 12 Months – Now Over 14,800

The number of individuals certified in the TOGAF® 9 certification program as of July 1st 2012 is 14,851. This represents a doubling of the number of individuals certified in the last 12 months with 7,640 new certifications during that period. The late…