Category Archives: Model

How to elaborate a Business Model with Enterprise Architecture?

How does an Enterprise Architecture and a Business Model work together? Successful organisations are those that improve and innovate their Business Models to find a profitable niche against their competitors. But a new Business Model alone is not enough. It … Continue reading

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TOGAF® and BIAN – A strong proposition for the Banking Industry | The Open Group Blog

TOGAF® and BIAN – A strong proposition for the Banking Industry By Thomas Obitz, KPMGEarlier this year, a working group led by Paul Bonnie, ING and I published a white paper on the integration of TOGAF® and BIAN, the framework … Continue reading

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10 things to consider when buying a modeling tool

1: It must have a repository (a real repository) Many tools can create drawings, e.g. Visio, but for a modeling tool to be efficient, it must have a repository to save, reuse and analyze the objects that is being created on the … Continue reading

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Conceptual, Logical, Physical: It is Simple by: John A. Zachman

I don’t know why everybody has so much trouble figuring out the difference between Conceptual, Logical and Physical… let me explain this one more time… via Conceptual, Logical, Physical: It is Simple by: John A. Zachman.

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What’s the point of this ‘EA metamodel’?

The EA Blogs has this very interessting article on meta-model. The meta-model is a cornestone is a model driven approach. I’ve been writing a lot recently about metamodels for enterprise-architecture and the like: but what’s the point? Why bother? Why all this … Continue reading

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Model Driven Enterprise Architecture

I have been describing organisations for a decade now using different types of models, process, application architecture etc., and I am always amazed off how little understanding or appreciation of models that organisations in general have. This blog is about … Continue reading

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