Zachman in a Nuthsell: Framework and Examples

Working in Enterprise or IT architecture, knowing about the Zachman framework is fundamental. Today´s article provides a summary of the framework, examples, and links to relevant sources. Zachman Framework Relevance Zachman is a metamodel that provides a fundamental structure and classification for your enterprise architecture work. Being a metamodel, it does not describe the process …

How to Use the New TOGAF Version 10

TOGAF 10 was recently released and is now available. We take a step back and take a practitioner’s view of doing Enterprise Architecture work in an organization. However, this article differentiates between different TOGAF 10 audiences, and use cases, and considers that there are already ongoing Enterprise Architecture activities within the organization. This article helps …

What Makes TOGAF 10 a Valuable Contribution

TOGAF 10 was recently released. Major changes to the old version include a restructuring of the content to allow for easier understanding, fewer inconsistencies, and fewer duplications. The modularization of the content has progressed as well. There are now six individual documents forming the TOGAF Fundamental content and currently 23 more documents in the TOGAF …

TOGAF 10 is Now Released and Available!

On the 25th of April, 2022, The Open Group released the TOGAF version 10. This is a major milestone not only for The Open Group but for the whole Enterprise Architecture industry and all practitioners. Being the go-to standard for Enterprise Architects, the tenth version of “The Standard” has been desired for a long time. …

How to Understand the Zachman Framework – With Example

As an IT or enterprise architect, there are a few frameworks that you need to know. TOGAF, ArchiMate, and SAFe are a few of those that are already well-known to most practitioners. The Zachman Framework is another one that is less known. Today´s article helps to understand the Zachman Framework and provides an example of …

EA Framework Types you Should Know (Management, Layers, Assessment)

Enterprise Architecture frameworks help to do enterprise architecture right. However, different types of frameworks exist, which are often confusing. Today´s article explains the difference between Enterprise Architecture management frameworks, Enterprise Architecture layers frameworks, and Enterprise Architecture Assessment frameworks. Enterprise Architecture Layers Help to Understand the Scope of an IT Landscape There are different Enterprise Architecture …

New TOGAF Developments in 2022

Steve Nunn, the president and CEO of The Open Group, which is the organization publishing TOGAF, recently provided some insights onto what is planned for 2022. It is great to see that his statements further confirm what I presumed in 2020 about the future development of TOGAF. This article summarizes the most important statements, puts …

TOGAF 9.3? TOGAF 10? What is the TOGAF Roadmap?

TOGAF´s latest release in 2018, version 9.2 had only minor adaptions since version 9 was released in 2011. On the one hand, this is seeming OK, as it is a minor release and the TOGAF Standard focuses on concepts that do not change rapidly. On the other hand, TOGAF does not seem to keep up the pace with the digital transformation and a lot of TOGAF content seems outdated nowadays. Many people therefore look out for a version 10 of TOGAF or at least a version 9.3 that provides better answers than the minor adaptions done in version 9.2.

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