The Open Group's conference in Newport Beach draws to a close. Watch out for the proceedings and check what conference documents/slides they'll make available... 😉
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 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
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
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
The Open Group released Version 9.1 of TOGAF. According to this post of Andrew Josey and Garry Doherty version 9.1 is no major release but a maintenance update which includes over 450 changes to the standard. It is assumed to be upward compatible with version 9.0. Andrew Josey's and Garry Doherty's post summarizes some of the … Continue reading TOGAF 9.1 released
The Open Group's ArchiMate Forum is currently working on the version 2.0 of the ArchiMate specification. A company review was held on the member meeting in Austin (July 18 - 22, 2011). You find some very short proceedings of this meeting here. Currently the new version is still in The Open Group's standards development process, … Continue reading Waiting for ArchiMate 2.0