A new technical report and a Quick Reference Guide exploring the synergies and identifying integration points between Frameworx and TOGAF® has been published by The Open Group and TM Forum.
At The Open Group’s TOGAF® Camps, I enjoy watching people really delve into topics such as these, and get excited about sharing their own experiences and learn from others’. It’s rewarding to know that people take away new or refined ideas from these sessions that they will apply to their own enterprises.
When The Open Group develops a new standard, we take an end-to-end view of the ecosystem all the way through from customer requirements, developing consensus standards to certification and procurement. We aim to deliver standards that meet a need in the marketplace and then back those up with certification that delivers an assurance about the products or in the case of people certification, their knowledge or skills and experience. We then take regular feedback on our standards, maintain them and evolve them according to marketplace needs.
Entitled “Just enough EA”, a set of case studies has been published by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), made up of senior managers, academics and technology experts working in UK further and higher education.
In a previous article, “Cloud Computing requires Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF 9 can show the way,” I described the need to define a strategy as an additional step in the TOGAF 9 Preliminary Phase. This article describes in more detail what could be the content of such a document, specifically, what are the governance activities related to the Consumption and Management of Cloud Services.
Listen to our recorded podcast on the current state of EA, or read the transcript. The podcast was recorded by Dana Gardner of Interarbor Solutions at The Open Group Conference, San Diego 2011.