player

Archimate Application Landscape Overview

30525 views
ArchiMate Modeling

Published on 13 May 2017

Archimate Application Landscape Overview

What is ArchiMate

ArchiMate is a modeling language that focuses on cross-domain modeling. It defines a core set of symbols/shapes to model the situation in three defined enterprise layers: business, application, and technology.

Archimate is not meant for full-scale process modeling, application modeling and network modeling. But it combines the best of these worlds. ArchiMate is about alignment.

Viewpoints and views are an important mechanism in ArchiMate to create diagrams. Viewpoints are seen as the place you look from (role-based) and views are seen as what you see (like a filter on the world).

With the symbols in ArchiMate, you can create viewpoints that result in views. A matrix for allowed and forbidden relationships makes sure that you only create meaningful diagrams.

archimate application landscape overview title=

Business Layer

In the ArchiMate business layer, you can model services, functions and processes. You can also model capabilities and activities (only with the Dragon1 extension).

Application Layer

In the application layer you mainly model services, databases and applications.

Technology Layer

In the technology layer, you model services, nodes, and software.

Cross-domain modeling

The nice thing about ArchiMate is that you can model across the business, application, and technology domains.

Category: EA

Next content to watch

Storytelling Online: Customer Journey

Storytelling Online: Customer Journey

19803 Views
A Smart Goal Example

A Smart Goal Example

24356 Views
Managing Risks in Projects

Managing Risks in Projects

25311 Views
Managing Operations

Managing Operations

24680 Views
Digitalization Transformation

Digitalization Transformation

19262 Views
Data from Planet Mars

Data from Planet Mars

16391 Views
Workflow Diagram Order Processing

Workflow Diagram Order Processing

18248 Views
Principles of the Toucans Bill

Principles of the Toucans Bill

9497 Views
Collaboration as a Service

Collaboration as a Service

14571 Views
Hello World. Are you ready to study EA?

Hello World. Are you ready to study EA?

15530 Views
Network Architecture Citrix Example

Network Architecture Citrix Example

24289 Views
ArchiMate Transformation Viewpoint

ArchiMate Transformation Viewpoint

22681 Views
What is Amazons Business Model - Denis Oakley

What is Amazons Business Model - Denis Oakley

23236 Views
IBM - Cyber Security: How it works

IBM - Cyber Security: How it works

18221 Views