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An Introduction to the ArchiMate® 3.0.1 Specification

An Introduction to the ArchiMate® 3.0.1 Specification

Reference: W168


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This White Paper provides an overview of the ArchiMate 3.0.1 Specification, an Open Group Standard, including the role of the language in Enterprise Architecture, a description of its structure and content, and a summary of the new features of this major update.

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The ArchiMate 3.0 Specification was first published as an Open Group Standard in June 2016 and is a major update to the ArchiMate 2.1 Specification. A set of corrections was published in August 2017, and incorporated as a minor update to become the ArchiMate 3.0.1 Specification. New features included in the major update include elements for modeling the enterprise at a strategic level, such as capability, resource, and outcome. It also includes support to model the physical world of materials and equipment. Furthermore, the consistency and structure of the language have been improved, definitions have been aligned with other standards, and its usability has been enhanced in various other ways.
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Reference W168
Author(s) Andrew Josey, Marc Lankhorst, Iver Band, Henk Jonkers, and Dick Quartel
Published 7 Sep 2017
Pages 20
Type White Papers
Subject ArchiMate