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Why a CV in ArchiMate

Posted by Charles Edwards on 4/3/2017 10:21:08 PM

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The thought process was that since I am an Architect selling myself to other Architects if I was to demonstrate some of the capabilities I am trying to sell the prospective clients out there, then why not use the very technique I would use in doing Enterprise Architecture to do the CV?

Pure Logic: Making Archimate More Useful

Posted by Mark Paauwe on 12/20/2016 11:23:20 AM

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Archimate is a meta-model that is used by some architects to model architecture. The Open Group names all of its product Open Group Standards, but also standards in short, and so Archimate is also called a standard by the Open Group, making many people think it is complete and can be used for everything, unedited. The problem only with Archimate is that it misses many-core entity classes, to do something other than only high-level business process-application landscaping, like business architecting. Why and how we have extended the meta-model of Archimate, to make it more useful, is explained in this blog.

ArchiMate Business Services in Healthcare

Posted by Mark Paauwe on 12/16/2015 11:02:26 AM

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Why are services considered products? A coffee machine is a product. It will not make a cup of coffee for you. You can ask your colleague (or hire someone) to do it for you. Your colleague is the one providing the service for making you a cup of coffee. In this way, services make everyone’s life easier.

ArchiMate Structures Business Layer in Meta Model

Posted by Mark Paauwe on 12/11/2015 1:39:29 PM

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Dragon1 provides necessary extension with new concepts for business modeling.

What are top priority views of your Application Landscape

Posted by Mark Paauwe on 5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

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The types of views depend on your client or stakeholder who needs to make a decision with your visualization. Here's a list of the various possible views.

Next Step for Certified TOGAF and ArchiMate Architects

Posted by Mark Paauwe on 5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

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The knowledge of an architect does not stop with a certification in TOGAF and/or ArchiMate. The next step is to learn how to visualize enterprise architecture at a conceptual level.