The TOGAF Standard provides the essential scaffolding for enterprise architecture. The TOGAF Standard provides scaffolding for developing and using enterprise architecture, describing an enterprise architecture, and developing a success team of enterprise architects.
Member companies of the Open Group's Architecture Forum work to help ensure that the TOGAF Standard represents a consensus of stable successful practice.
TOGAF is a framework, or essential scaffolding.
Scaffolding is always the same. It provides the outline of where you work, and how you work.
The project is always different. The exact configuration of the scaffolding is always different.
The TOGAF Standard must be configured for your organization.
The TOGAF Architecture Development Method outlines how to develop and use your organization's enterprise architecture.
Conexiam Predictable Enterprise Architecture is a configuration of the TOGAF ADM. We took the basics of information-based ADM Phases, added the purposes outlines the Leader's Guide and Kanban-based knowledge engineering. We removed the specifics of our Kanban approach and Conexiam Navigate to provide the purpose-specific guidance in the Practitioner's Guide.
The TOGAF Content Framework provides the essential scaffolding to describe an enterprise architecture.
Conexiam Navigate is a configuration of the TOGAF Content Framework. The Leader's guide explains how to establish a configured content-framework. Look at the questions your enterprise architects are expected to support, then map out the what information you need, what documents you produce and build a functional repository.
TOGAF Certification demonstrates that you understand the essential scaffolding for enterprise architecture. TOGAF Certification demonstrates you understand TOGAF.
Becoming certified is simple. Pass the Open Group's exams. If you are looking for help, TOGAF-the video is designed to train you for TOGAF Certification. TOGAF the webinar, provides additional scheduled conversations about TOGAF's core concepts.
Practical Enterprise Architecture Training
If you are looking for hands-on pragmatic enterprise architecture training focused on delivering useful enterprise architecture have a look at our Enterprise Architecture with TOGAF & Navigate course.
Become a better Enterprise Architect
If you are only looking at becoming a better enterprise architect have a look at Conexiam's Personal EA Kickstart. 12-weeks following the mentoring and development program we use in Predictable EA engagements developing enterprise architects into a high-functioning team.
Success stories putting the TOGAF Standard into practice.
TOGAF Standard Structure
The TOGAF Standard is designed to be modular, scalable, and configurable. Very roughly the Standard is comprised of
- The core scaffolding in the TOGAF document
- TOGAF Series Guides that provide an interpretation of using the standard
- TOGAF Series Guides with stable tools and techniques
In addition the TOGAF Library provides space for less established practices.