Announcing Mastering ArchiMate Edition 1

I'm happy to announce the public availability (and downloadable PDF) of Mastering ArchiMate – Edition I, a book about the ArchiMate Enterprise Architecture language. My apologies for the inconvenience, but the book has its own full page now where information…

Business Process versus Business Function

A rather tricky part of ArchiMate is the difference between Business Process and Business Function. Both stand for behaviour at the Business Level. Both generally encapsulate in the end the same activities. Choosing between a Business Function and a Business…

On ArchiMate’s divide between behaviour and structure

Archimate is divided into structure and behaviour. Active structure objects (like Business Roles and Application Components) perform behaviour (like Business Processes/Functions and Application Functions) and these behaviours act on passive structure (like Business Objects and Data Objects. This division is…