Jul 132016
 
 13th July 2016  Posted by at 2:30 pm No Responses »
What Have the Romans Ever Done for Us?

It’s that classic line from Monty Python’s film, “The Life of Brian”: And I was thinking about how to answer this question if it was re-phrased as “What has Archi ever done for us?” or even, “What has Archi ever done for ArchiMate?” Well. I’m not going to presume anything about the global impact that […]

Jul 092016
 
 9th July 2016  Posted by at 1:03 pm 5 Responses »
Sharing ArchiMate Models

Are you sharing your ArchiMate models and design patterns with the rest of the ArchiMate modelling community? Or are you hiding them in company silos? What are good and useful examples of ArchiMate models currently in circulation? How does one start with the ArchiMate language as a beginner? Interesting questions. I often get emails from […]

Jun 262016
 
 26th June 2016  Posted by at 11:57 am 2 Responses »

Slightly belated Summer Solstice Greetings! It’s time to provide an update on the latest events and progress from Archi world. These are interesting times we live in, and it’s an interesting time of the year. Hence the title of this update – referring of course to Shakespeare’s play dealing with the themes of confusion, trickery, […]

Jun 052016
 
 5th June 2016  Posted by at 11:56 am No Responses »
The Archi Philosophy

Jean-Baptiste Sarrodie and I have been emailing back and forth for some time with some positive ideas and we now agree on what amounts to an “Archi Philosophy”, a set of principles that guide our future development of Archi and associated services. But these principles have already been written about in detail in the book, […]

May 312016
 
 31st May 2016  Posted by at 2:49 pm No Responses »

We’ve just released Archi 3.3.2 which fixes a few bugs and add a Viewpoint and direction filter to the Visualiser, and also tag support for customisable reports. Thanks to Jean-Baptiste Sarrodie for the work on the reports and the Visualiser!

Sep 142015
 
 14th September 2015  Posted by at 12:34 pm No Responses »

Some of you might have noticed that Archi 3.3 has been released. This latest version of Archi includes a new plug-in which supports The Open Group’s ArchiMate file exchange format. This represents the fruits of some years and months’ labour! I’ve been collaborating with The Open Group, and representatives from associated parties and tool vendors, […]

Mar 252015
 
 25th March 2015  Posted by at 2:44 pm No Responses »
Archi 3.2

We’re very happy to announce the release of Archi 3.2. This latest release of Archi adds some great new features to help you view and validate your models. A new and improved HTML reporting feature allows you to interactively view your models in a browser. This feature has been developed by Jean-Baptiste Sarrodie and Quentin […]

Dec 222014
 
 22nd December 2014  Posted by at 5:23 pm No Responses »

Solstice Greetings! I thought I’d write a review of the latter half of 2014 and a brief update of where we are now before we move into 2015. So, what’s happened since the last blog post in July? New Forums In August we moved the forums to a new home at http://forum.archimatetool.com. The Google Groups […]