Nov 212017
 
 21st November 2017  Posted by at 11:18 am 2 Responses »
Archi 4.1 Released

We’ve just released Archi version 4.1. In addition to many fixes and small features we’ve added support for a Command Line Interface. This means that you can potentially run batch commands without launching Archi in the UI. We’ve added core support and initial support for HTML Report generation for Archi itself, and for the Collaboration […]

Nov 072017
 
 7th November 2017  Posted by at 1:17 pm No Responses »
The Open Group's Conference in Amsterdam - "The ArchiMate® 3.0 Metamodel and Exchange Format – Beyond Modelling Tools"

By Phil Beauvoir & Jean-Baptiste Sarrodie The Open Group’s conference in Amsterdam, October 2017 The theme of The Open Group’s conference in Amsterdam last October was “Architecting the Digital Enterprise – Making Standards Work”. We had been invited to talk ostensibly about the ArchiMate Exchange Format, ArchiMate® 3.0, and how these work together. Archi is […]

Nov 042017
 
 4th November 2017  Posted by at 10:37 am No Responses »
Archi, the ArchiMate Exchange Format, and Repositories

More and more EA modellers are downloading Archi and getting up to speed with ArchiMate. We’re seeing around 1500 downloads of the tool every week. Because end user uptake is so high, and because Archi is so ubiquitous, we’re also learning about a greater number of developers and start-ups building services and providing solutions based […]

Sep 062017
 
 6th September 2017  Posted by at 2:03 pm No Responses »
Archi 4.0.3 Released

We’ve just released Archi version 4.0.3. The main new features are:  Add ArchiMate 3.0.1 relationship tables – This updates the ArchiMate relationship rules in accordance with the latest revision. Thanks to Ed Roberts for generating the XML file. Faster load times on large models – Models now load much faster, in some cases up to […]

Aug 252017
 
 25th August 2017  Posted by at 11:05 am No Responses »
Mastering ArchiMate III Available

The PDF version of the third edition of the book Mastering ArchiMate, by Gerben Wierda, has just been made available. This new edition has been updated to align with the most recent version of ArchiMate. The book gives an introduction to the language, then goes on to show you key aspects of successful modeling, and […]

Jun 092017
 
 9th June 2017  Posted by at 2:53 pm No Responses »
Multi-User Repository Development and Archi Roadmap Updated

Now that Archi 4 is out in the wild and being downloaded by enterprise architects throughout the world (over a thousand downloads a week!) we’ve not stopped the pace. Thanks to Jean-Baptiste Sarrodie’s initiative and some French sponsors we’ve been working on a multi-user distributed repository solution so that you can finally share and collaborate […]

May 242017
 
 24th May 2017  Posted by at 2:51 pm No Responses »
Archi 4 Released

We’re very excited to announce that Archi 4 has been released! This release supports the latest ArchiMate 3.0 specification and includes some new features. We’ve re-written a lot of the code from the ground up to support relationships to relationships and all the new concepts that have been added to the specification. It’s been a […]

Nov 032016
 
 3rd November 2016  Posted by at 7:29 pm 2 Responses »
ArchOps: a new paradigm for EA Toolsets

By Jean-Baptiste Sarrodie Last week I had the great opportunity to co-present at The Open Group’s October Conference in Paris, France. After Phil Beauvoir presented a summary of Archi’s history and we described the challenges of ArchiMate 3.0, I spoke about a vision for the future of Archi, EA and the ArchiMate ecosystem, taking ideas from DevOps and […]

Oct 312016
 
 31st October 2016  Posted by at 9:53 am No Responses »
"ArchiMate® 3.0, Archi 4, and Open Source - Open Standards in Action" - The Open Group’s October Conference in Paris, France

Last week, at the invitation of Andrew Josey, I attended and co-presented at The Open Group’s October Conference in Paris, France. My co-presenter was Jean-Baptiste Sarrodie of Arismore. The title of our presentation was “ArchiMate® 3.0, Archi 4, and Open Source – Open Standards in Action”. The following is the official summary of our presentation: […]

Jul 222016
 
 22nd July 2016  Posted by at 4:12 pm No Responses »
The Open Group’s July Conference in Austin, Texas – “The ArchiMate® Exchange Format in Use”

I just got back to the UK from five days networking and presenting at The Open Group’s summer conference in Austin, Texas. It was a hot one – hot weather, hot food, and hot conversations. On Monday I gave a 45-minute talk entitled, “Making Standards Work – The ArchiMate Exchange Format in Use” and on […]