Architecture Framework Definition

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Dragon1 Definition for Architecture Framework:

What is an Architecture Framework? What does Architecture Framework mean? Read the Dragon1 Term Definition here.

There are two main different meanings and definitions for this term:

Definition 1: An Architecture Framework is a basic structure (like a method) filled with a set of tools, such as reference models, which can be used for developing a broad range of different architectures as part of the architecture. Dragon1 and TOGAF are examples of these kind of Architecture Frameworks.

Definition 2: The overview, skeleton, or structure of the architecture of a structure and its sub-architectures. This structure reveals the parts or components of the architecture framework consists of. For instance, what sub-architectures are recognized, and for what sub-architectures there are architecture principles and visualizations available as defined? The visualization on the top right of this page is an example diagram of this second meaning.

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