The Zachman Framework has gained wide acceptance in the industry. Federal Government IT of the United States, in response to the Clinger-Cohen Act, must demonstrate architectural planning for the budgeting process. The States have organized architectural bodies that govern and control IT architecture in conformance with the Clinger-Cohen Act. Much of their work utilizes to the Zachman framework. Background
DOGMA , short for Developing Ontology-Grounded Methods and Applications , is the name of research project in progress at Vrije Universiteit Brussel 's STARLab, Semantics Technology and Applications Research Laboratory. It is an internally funded project, concerned with the more general aspects of extracting, storing, representing and browsing information. [ 1 ]
Structure of the U.S.
Sysml diagrams collage The Systems Modeling Language ( SysML ) is a general-purpose modeling language for systems engineering applications.
DoD Architecture Framework v1.5. [ 1 ] DoDAF Architecture Framework Version 2.0 [ 2 ]
The Zachman Framework of Enterprise Architecture The Zachman Framework is an Enterprise Architecture framework for enterprise architecture , which provides a formal and highly structured way of viewing and defining an enterprise. It consists of a two dimensional classification matrix based on the intersection of six communication questions (What, Where, When, Why, Who and How) with six levels of reification , successively transforming the abstract ideas on the Scope level into concrete instantiations of those ideas at the Operations level. [ 1 ]