*Architecture Forum Meeting –San Francisco, January – February 2017

INTRODUCTION

 

The primary focus of the Architecture Forum meeting will be to review the progress made during the quarter by the different initiatives and working groups that are developing content to support the TOGAF standard (TOGAF Guide Series) and also to deliver an overview on the activities corresponding to the TOGAF evolution that are currently under Company Review.

A session will also be held to discuss the Forum Strategy and view

 

Several sessions had been programmed to discuss the main topics around the strategy and approach to deliver the new version of the TOGAF@ Standard

 

There is also work in progress among other groups aimed to deliver white papers and a series of guides as well as other publications and actions that will support and complement the TOGAF standard.  The topic will be covered in the Forum governance session

 

ARCHITECTURE FORUM SESSIONS

Sunday

January 29 2017

Afternoon

2:00 – 5:00 pm

Architecture Forum Strategy and vision

 

The main goal is to discuss the target state for the Forum strategy and define the high level ideas for a working plan for the strategy achievement

 

Monday,

January 30th

Morning

 

Conference Plenary Session

Afternoon

2:00 5:30

TOGAF@ User Group it will not be other Forum activities

Tuesday

January 31st

Morning

9:00  – 12:30 pm

Conference Plenary Session

Tuesday

January 31st

Afternoon 

2:00 5:30 pm

 

2:00 – 4:30 pm

Title: Joint session Architecture, ArchiMate and IT4IT Forums – Harmonization – See details in a separate agenda below

 

4:30 – 5:30

 

Discussion aimed to define the approach for the delivery of the next version of the TOGAF@ standard

 

Wednesday, February 1st

Morning

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Discussion aimed to define the approach for the delivery of the next version of the TOGAF@ standard

 

Wednesday February, 1St

Lunch time

1:00 – 200 PM

Overview presentation of the Architecture Forum activities – General explanation of the Forum main activities and The Open Group principles and processes

The main objective is to provide context to members so they can engage with the Governance meeting programmed for the afternoon.

 

Wednesday, February 1st

Afternoon

02:00-5:30

Architecture Forum Governance meeting – see details below for the agenda topics

Thursday

February 2nd

Whole day: 9:00 –5:00 pm

Working session aimed to define the approach for the delivery of the next version of the TOGAF@ standard

 

 

Title: Joint session Architecture, ArchiMate and IT4IT Forums – Harmonization

Tuesday, January 31, 2:00 – 4:30

Purpose:

      Identify opportunities for harmonization and alignment between TOGAF, ArchiMate and IT4IT

      Define deliverables and agree on approach / next steps to work on identified opportunities and gaps

2:10

- Introduction & welcome (discuss purpose, background, scope and expected outcome of this session)

Forums officers

2:25

Overview of current concepts/meta models (IT4IT, TOGAF, ArchiMate, O-BA)

Forum chairs

3:10

- High level positioning of TOGAF, ArchiMate and IT4IT. How should these standards / practices be positioned?

 

 

Forum officers - participants

3:30

- Identity gaps/issues and opportunities for harmonization and further alignment

4:15

- Discuss and agree on the key topics for harmonization (and identify benefits) and proposed deliverables

4:30

- Agree on prioritization, approach, high level plan and involved stakeholders/participants

- Closure and feedback/review

 

 

Architecture Forum Members Meeting

Wednesday, February 1st. 2 pm to 5:30 pm

2:00

Agenda Review And Approval              

Mike Lambert

2:05

Paris meeting  – October 2016

       Review and approval of minutes

       Matters arising not included in the agenda for this meeting

       Open Action review

Mike Lambert

2:30

Forum Strategy and vision overview presentation – discussion

Scorecard presentation

Mike Lambert

3:00

Business Reports: A summary of the three reports will be presented

For further comments members could send their concerns off line

       Certification

       Publications

       Membership

Sonia Gonzalez,

Andrew Josey

3:15

TOGAF Company Review strategy and status review and report

Mike Lambert

Sonia Gonzalez

3:30

Coffee Break

 

4:30

Summary report for the working groups

The quarterly reports will be summarized and presented by the Forum Director. Only for the activities that need to present matters of discussion or additional approvals will be discussed further

Forum Director

Project leaders

4:50

Reports from the committees:

       Certification Standing Committee – Bill Estrem

        Ecosystem Standing Committee – Mike Lambert

Forum members

5:10

Decision Items

       Approval for the working groups to continue

       Relevant decisions about the Company Review process and the Proposed resolutions. Further planning for the review

Forum

5:20

Forward Planning

       Time allocation in the Berlin Meeting based on the consent items

       Additional actions that might be needed for the Company Review assessment

       Working plan for the new release

       Decide if additional face-to-face meeting would be needed and their schedule

       Consent item review

       Action item review

Forum

 

5:30

Meeting close

Forum chair