The Open Group has published a minor update to the ArchiMate® standard. It is now version 3.2. This short post explains the upgrade policy for the PDF version of the Mastering ArchiMate book.
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Layering — is it really a useful approach in Business/IT/Enterprise Architecture?
Is layering — e.g. the classic BDAT (Business, data, Application, Technology) stack — really useful in Enterprise Architecture? An analysis with some side nodes about ArchiMate. Warning: may contain traces of analytic EA geekery.
Traduction des fiches Mastering ArchiMate
Je publie aujourd’hui une traduction française de mes fiches (PDF) de présentation ArchiMate, un guide visuel et concis de la grammaire ArchiMate. La première page contient le métamodèle du Cœur du framework ArchiMate. Il est représenté dans le jeu de…
Dev, Test, Production — “It’s Turtles All The Way Down”
Most IT exists to support other IT, not your business directly. A part of this is that stack/web of platforms on which your applications depend. How does that for instance affect #informationsecurity in your designs?
Scanning for vulnerabilities — using an #ArchiMate diagram about scanning for log4j
A short story about the log4shell vulnerability in log4j that hit the computing world last December with an explanation of the problem and why scanning for it was so hard. With an ArchiMate diagram to illustrate.
Mastering ArchiMate 3.1 is now available
Hurrah! Mastering ArchiMate 3.1 is now live. You can read about it on the book's home page. And you can buy it there. All customers who bought the previous edition on or after 5 Nov 2019 (the date version 3.1…
Mastering ArchiMate 3.1 is done
YES!! Done. Finally. The free syntax excerpt will be released soon. The PDF version will follow shortly thereafter. The hardcover will follow after I've waited a few weeks to see if some glaring issues have been noted by readers. As…
You’re invited (by The Open Group) to contribute to the next minor #ArchiMate release
You are invited to a webinar by The Open Group about the possibility to contribute to the next minor #ArchiMate release.
Modelling Networking in ArchiMate 3.1
ArchiMate has elements for networking. They're hardly used by anyone and they have some massive drawbacks. There is an alternative. You can model networking without them.
The Answer to the July 2020 ArchiMate Quiz
The answers to the July 2020 ArchiMate Quiz are given. The post analyses aspects of ArchiMate 3.1's derivation rules. The analysis links to more generic issues. Uncle Ludwig returns.