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Mastering #ArchiMate Edition III hardcover is in production

Just a small note. Today, I approved the proof of the Mastering ArchiMate III book from Ingram. This means that as of now the book is in production and can be ordered. In the coming weeks it will appear for…

Meet me at the ArchiMate User Group Meeting on Wednesday Oct 25, 2017

On October 25, 2017 from 14:00-17:00, there will be at the open (no need to register for the conference) inaugural ArchiMate User Group Meeting hosted by The Open Group. I plan to attend this meeting, so if you want to…

Discounts for eligible users for Mastering #Archimate Edition III have been sent

Actually, they were sent last Friday already, but I forgot to mention it here too. Discounts for eligible users for Mastering Archimate Edition III have been sent. Note: except for a few special larger license deals. If you paid for Mastering…

How does the API-economy differ from the SOA approach of the past? An ArchiMate answer.

These days, there is a lot of talk about the ‘API Economy’: a world filled with systems providing services to other systems using (above all RESTful) services. It would be easy to miss the fact that this isn’t new at…

Enterprise Architecture Video Most Viewed on YouTube

I'm working on a few more serious things, but in the meantime I did not want to let this happen silently. The animation Why Enterprise Architecture ("Meet Michael") is now (clearly, 2000 views more than the next one) the most…

The ArchiMate 3.0 Relations Table…

...has serious, and many, errors. According to my personal analysis, 152 valid relations are missing, and potentially 2941 relations that are in that table shouldn't be, if the text of the standard is to be believed or if we use some common sense.…