ArchiMate has a layered and service-oriented look on architectural models. The higher layers make use of services that are provided by the lower layers. Although, at an abstract level, the concepts that are used within each layer are similar, we define more concrete concepts that are specific for a certainRead More →

Organisations need to adapt increasingly fast and anticipate changing customer requirements and business goals. This need influences the entire chain of activities of a business, from the organisational structure to the network infrastructure. How can you control the impact of these changes? Enterprise Architecture may be the answer. It isRead More →

Aspects and Layers in ArchiMate Core Framework The active structure aspect represents the structural concepts (the business actors, application components, and devices that display actual behavior; i.e., the “subjects” of activity). The behavior aspect represents the behavior (processes, functions, events, and services) performed by the actors. Behavioral concepts are assignedRead More →

A key challenge in the development of Enterprise Architecture is to strike a balance between the specificity of languages for: Individual architecture domains A very general set of architecture concepts (Business, Application and Technology) A set of inter-related entities that can reflects a view of systems The ArchiMate Core FraemworkRead More →

ArchiMate is an open and independent enterprise architecture modeling language to support the description, analysis and visualization of architecture within and across business domains in an unambiguous way. ArchiMate offers a common language for describing the construction and operation of business processes, organizational structures, information flows, IT systems, and technical infrastructure. This insight helps stakeholders to design,Read More →