The Open Group released ArchiMate 2.1

Actually ArchiMate 2.1 is a specification maintenance release incorporating comments, corrections and clarification issues which were raised since version 2.0. For further details with respect to the changes refer to this official blog post by The Open Group. In addition a detailed listing of the changes is available as a dedicated document. Only hours after the release, … Continue reading The Open Group released ArchiMate 2.1

Mastering ArchiMate Edition I by Gerben Wierda

During The Open Group conference in Barcelona Gerben Wierda released his book Mastering ArchiMate Edition I. It contains an introduction to the ArchiMate language and documents his practical experience using the language within the financial domain. The book is available freely under a ‘begware’ license and I suggest that you donate or buy a licence if you use it commercially.

Avolution’s ABACUS® 4.0 is ArchiMate® 2.0 Certified

Avolution today announced that its latest release of ABACUS (version 4.0) is now officially certified against The Open Group's standard, ArchiMate® 2.0 (see Avolution's press release here). I want to point out that I'm not sponsored by Avolution or any other vendor but what's interesting from my point of view is that currently only a three … Continue reading Avolution’s ABACUS® 4.0 is ArchiMate® 2.0 Certified

No Politics, Just Great Architecture

A few days ago a friend of mine changed the short description of his business on his Linkedin page to the slogan: 'No politics, just delivery.'. What a brilliant slogan! He's working in the IT project business for many years and I assume that he's tired of all these projects that are heavily influenced by … Continue reading No Politics, Just Great Architecture

The Open Group has been released ArchiMate 2.0

The ArchiMate Forum members had the new version on their desk for quite some time. I think The Open Group coordinated the release intentionally with its ongoing  conference in San Franscisco and let me wait for it 😉 Anyway the version 2.0 contains the main enhancements as I expected: The motivation and implementation/migration extensions are … Continue reading The Open Group has been released ArchiMate 2.0

Upcoming Webinar on Working with Flexible EA Metamodels

Avolution will host a webinar on behalf of the The Open Group entitled: 'Hybrid EA frameworks – TOGAF® 9.1 + ArchiMate® + BPMN + MoDAF/DoDAF = TOGAF®+?'. Join this hands-on webinar to learn how easy your EA metamodel can be extended and changed when using Avolution's enterprise modelling solution ABACUS®. I've been using the solution … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar on Working with Flexible EA Metamodels