Modelling Physical Enterprise Architecture with #ArchiMate

Enterprises are not just about IT, and though EA started because of the chaos and complexity in IT, many real enterprises are not just about information. An 'Enterprise' Architecture that cannot describe the entire enterprise is not worth its name.…

Thank you, paid users of Mastering #ArchiMate – Edition I

I just sent the following message to all that paid for Mastering ArchiMate – Edition I: Dear donator to/licensee of/purchaser of Mastering ArchiMate Edition I, Let me first thank you for donating for or buying Mastering ArchiMate Edition I and…

What is wrong with these #ArchiMate pictures?

The Dutch are well known for their knack of speaking foreign languages. This seems to be obvious. Where in many countries, people just speak a single language, seventeen million  Dutch, living in a small country (with two languages, even, the…

9-Colour Scheme for Archi (Open Source #ArchiMate tool)

Just a quicky: I have published a preferences file for Archi that you can load to get the 9-colour scheme that is use in my book. See the book main page for a link to the preferences file. If you…

A Control Framework for Current State Architecture (#ArchiMate) Models

We have a very large Current State Architecture (CSA) model, consisting of 25,000 elements and relations that are also visually maintained in views. Attached to that another 50,000 elements and relations are in a satellite model that has no neatly…