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 […]

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!