Another error corrected in my #ArchiMate 3.0.1 Reference Sheets

I've corrected another error (again reported by Alun Champion. Thanks!) in the ArchiMate 3.0.1 sheets. The Realisation from Technology Interface to Business Interface was in the sheet twice. Not a breach of the grammar, but better to have it fixed…

ArchiMate Quiz Solution: A Common Cause

June 22, I posted another ArchiMate quiz question: ArchiMate Quiz: A Common Cause. It's been a while, but here is the discussion of the 'solution'. The quiz started with the following two ArchiMate snippets (in Mastering ArchiMate colours, where ‘deep’ is…

Answer for “An #ArchiMate Quiz Question”

It's been a while (Oct 8), but the answer for the Quiz Question had to wait for the release of this renewed website. I put out a quiz question and received various answers. The best answers were by Samuel Rinnetmäki…

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…

Who's in Charge? (Layers? What Layers! — 2)

ArchiMate 3, at first glance, looks like a very orthodox IT-oriented enterprise architecture modeling langage. It can show how the business is supported ('service-oriented') by applications which are supported ('service-oriented') by infrastructure. This has been the Core of ArchiMate's view…