EA Glossary - Contributions and Revision History

To contribute to the Dragon1 glossary, send your email to specs@dragon1.com. Your contribution will be reviewed and evaluated first. Once it is approved and moderated, it is posted here.

Contributions can be: a new or updated term, a translation for a term in one of the listed languages, definitions or icons for a term. You can send in four different icons in four different styles per term: sketch, wireframe, flat 2d (f.i. material design), 3d. You can provide more than one definition per term, for instance for different contexts.

We do not send notifications or provide any comments on how, when and why contributions did not make it to publication.

Read the Dragon1 EA Glossary here

Participation Process

Dragon1 is an open Enterprise Architecture method governed by the Dragon1 Foundation.

If you want to contribute with a new or improved term, definition, translation or icon to the Dragon1 Glossary Of Terms, you only have to send your contribution, including arguments and/or discussion with others to specs@dragon1.com. Every contribution will be evaluated.

The terms, definitions and icons that are provided to us will be checked for copyright violations. If this is not the case these will be evaluated. As Dragon1 is an open method, all the terms, definitions and icons need to be free from copyright, else it would make Dragon1 not open.

You need to provide your icon in SVG format compliant with the Dragon1 icon standard.

On the resources part of Dragon1 every term has its own page detailing and explaining the term and positioning the term in the Dragon1 meta-model. Every term is related to other terms. A set of related terms as part of the meta-model is called a package. On every term page, a link to the related meta-model package is made.

Here you find a link to the meta model core package: architecture

Evaluation Process

On a monthly basis, the Dragon1 Foundation reviews contributions made to the Glossary of Terms.

A group of experienced architects and designers will evaluate the contributions and check if the contribution will improve the meta-model.

If the contribution is approved as an addition or update, it will be published here on the resources part of the site.

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Your contribution get published

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Icon Design Style Guide

We invite everyone to complete and improve the design of the Dragon1 Glossary Icons.

Make sure you provide your icon in a .svg file and have it conform to the design rules below:

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Contribution History

Proposal on October 10, 2017, by Yeu Wen Mak, What about adding the words "and dynamics" after "structure" in the following definition?
Enterprise Architecture is a total concept for an enterprise structure consisting of coherent constructive, operative and decorative concepts for areas such as governance, business, information and technology.


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