Enterprise Architecture Frameworks – What You Need to Know

The Architecture Framework Forum (AF Forum) is a web community dedicated to Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and their related technologies.

It is the framework which changes with each new technology and not just the picture within the frame. — Marshall McLuhan


What is an Enterprise Architecture Framework? An Enterprise Architecture Framework (EAF), or Architecture Framework for short, is a prefabricated structure that organizes the system architecture of an enterprise into complementary projections called Views. Industry-standard enterprise Architecture Frameworks include The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) and its variants (MODAF, DNDAF, NAF, etc.). For a fuller explanation explore What is an Enterprise Architecture Framework? and other Frequently Asked Questions on the Architecture Framework FAQ page.

Model-Based Enterprise Architecture Frameworks are a key enabling technology for Business Analysts, Systems Engineers, Software Developers, and others who seek to transition from traditional systems development processes that are document-based and code-centric, to Model-Based Engineering processes that are requirements-driven and architecture-centric.

Here you can find information related to industry-standard Enterprise Architecture Frameworks, as well as related technologies such as Architecture Framework Tools.

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