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A Pocket Guide to the ArchiMate® 3.0.1 Specification (PDF)

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This is the Pocket Guide to the ArchiMate 3.0.1 Specification, a standard of The Open Group. It gives a concise introduction to the ArchiMate language. What’s more, it’s authoritative with material derived from the official ArchiMate documentation.

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Topics covered include:

  • A high-level introduction to the ArchiMate Specification and its relationship to Enterprise Architecture
  • The high-level structure of the ArchiMate language, including an introduction to layering, and the ArchiMate Framework
  • The Generic Metamodel for the language
  • The relationships that the ArchiMate language includes to model the links between elements
  • The Motivation elements, which includes concepts such as goal, principle, and requirement
  • The Strategy elements, which includes concepts such as resource, capability, and course of action
  • The Business Layer, which includes the modeling concepts relevant in the business domain
  • The Application Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for software applications
  • The Technology Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for system software applications and infrastructure
  • The Physical elements, which include concepts relevant for the modeling of physical concepts like machines and physical installations
  • The relationships between different layers of the language
  • The Implementation and Migration elements, which include concepts to support modeling Enterprise Architecture-enabled transformation
  • A summary of the changes from Version 3.0 to Version 3.0.1
  • A Glossary of terms

Additional Information

Reference G163
Author(s) Andrew Josey et all
Published 1 Sep 2017
Pages 95