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(TOGAF and ArchiMate)

Enterprise level

Solution level

AM Conceptual Framework

EA process variation

SA process variation *


Define organisation and Roles

Define processes  and Resources

Establish authority

Agree EA funding and metrics

Assess EA maturity

Solution Outline Template


Context & motivation + diagrams *

Aims and Standards *

Directives * 

80 Principles

General Data Protection Regulations

Scoping guide *

Business and


Business architecture + diagrams *

Business functions and capabilities *

Business functions in TOGAF & ArchiMate

Business functions as capabilities

Analyse baseline business *

Design target business

Design business solution *

Business functions and processes

Value stream analysis

The BPM dream (BPMN + BPEL)



Data architecture + diagrams *

Data structures *

Document orientation

Abstraction in enterprise data models

Big Data + BI

ERP historic data strategy

Define business context for data *

Define data store (relational) *

Define data store (document) *

Address data qualities *


Applications architecture + diagrams *

Application integration patterns *

Analyse applications architecture *

Rationalise applications architecture

ERP advice that looks plausible

Define IS/application services  *

Define Interfaces

Communication modelling


Client server system layering

SOA and the Bezos mandate *

Microservices *



Infrastructure diagrams *

Rationalise infrastructure architecture

Design infrastructure solution *

Design to meet NFRs



Risk management

Plan portfolio changes

AM w. Unified Process (SDLC)


On catalogues and hierarchies

On matrices and their uses

On diagrams

Documentation frameworks *

AM Viewpoint library

AM Catalogue & matrix templates

Cluster analysis



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