TOGAF 9.1 Released – What does it mean to you?


If you are planning to take up TOGAF certification examination, you would definitely want to know how the release of TOGAF 9.1 impacts you. You would want to which version you need to study. Here is the simple guideline. If you are planning to appear for the exam… …before June 2012 the you should study … Continue reading

Architecture Governance – In TOGAF what does it mean


If you are clear about what governance means then you can skip the next section. However, if you have heard the term – Corporate Governance, SOA Governance, IT Governance – but you are not exactly sure about what it really means, then here is an explanation. Suppose you are interested that an entity works in … Continue reading

Defining Requirement – the TOGAF way


If you are new to TOGAF, you may be wondering how this process is different from what you do in a typical “Requirement Analysis” phase of software development. Once I tell you that the many of the techniques recommended in TOGAF are what you are already using, like UML modeling techniques like Activity Models, Use-Case … Continue reading

What is TOGAF – without jargon


Yes, TOGAF is an EA (Enterprise Architecture) framework – but what is that suppose to mean? Imagine that you have to oversee the IT integration of 2 companies which has merged and they have different ERP, CRM, billing system and the customer facing process are different. The merged entity needs to rationalize the product offering … Continue reading

Is Enterprise Architecture Dying


Zachman wrote “This is what is killing Enterprise Architecture…” and Sunil starter a discussion on it in Linked iCMG group. The result – 604 comments and counting. It is a lively discussion and could not resist the temptation to summarize it. Though it is a tough ask to summarize 35 pages of heated discussions into … Continue reading