Architecture Forum Meeting – Amsterdam, October 23-26, 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 and EA as a practice.

 

Several sessions had been programmed to discuss the main topics around the process to deliver the new version of the TOGAF@ Standard.

 

The Forum strategy will also be discussed and a series of Open activities will be planned aimed to promote new synergy and members engagement.

 

A Very important discussion related with improvements and updates for the TOGAF Certification program has been planned

 

There were also be joint sessions with other Forums aimed to support and promote more collaboration activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARCHITECTURE FORUM SESSIONS

Monday,

October 23

Morning:

 

Conference Plenary Session

Afternoon

2:00 – 5:30

No meetings to avoid collision with the ArchiMate members meeting

Tuesday

October 24

Morning

9:00 – 12:30 pm

Conference Plenary session

Afternoon 

2:00 – 5:30 pm

Collaboration activities – still to be detailed

 

Architecture Forum Joint sessions

 

      IT4IT, TOGAF and ArchiMate Harmonization

             (Details below) – Briefing about the TOGAF ballot and company review

2:00 – 3:30

 

      Architecture and ArchiMate Forums joint session

     (Details below)

  4:00 – 5:30 pm

 

Wednesday, October 25

Morning

9:00 – 12:30 pm

Strategy session discussion.

09:00 – 10:30 – Evolving the Strategy

 

       Review of draft 3 of the proposed strategy.

       Mapping of existing Forum activities against strategic goals.

       Discussion about measurable objectives.

 

11:00 – 12:30 – Implementing the Strategy, Filling the Gaps

       Workshop to identify potential new Forum work activities

    • New projects
    • Management and coordination

Wednesday, October 25

Afternoon

01:30 – 5:30

 TOGAF Certification program improvements  - TOGAF Certification Standing Committee session

 

       13:30 - 14:00- Evolving Certification in Support of the next version of TOGAF 

        14:00 - 15:00 Extending Certification Beyond TOGAF Level 1 and 2 – Proposal presentation to extend certification to broaden the scope to address supporting guidance in the TOGAF ecosystem.  

       15:00 - 15:30 - Opportunities to Enhance the Value of TOGAF Tools Certification

Investigate opportunities to make mandatory support for some features of TOGAF.

 

       15:30 Break

 

       16:30 - Opportunities to Enhance the Value of TOGAF Tools Certification - Continuation (see above)

 

        16:30 - 5:30 - Opportunities to Enhance the Value of TOGAF People Certification - brainstorming.

 

Thursday

October 26

Morning

9:00 – 12:30

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

Afternoon

2:00 – 5:30

Discussions for the TOGAF evolution – final agenda still to be defined – take this off

 

Architecture  - IT4IT – ArchiMate Joint session

Tuesday, October 24.  2:00 pm – 03:30 pm

Time

Items of Discussion

Presenter

2:00

Introduction and welcome message – Agenda approval

Forum Director

2:05

 

Overview of the activities during the quarter

Project leader

2:25

Architecture – IT4IT Workstream

Leaders

2:45

IT4IT – ArchiMate workstream – general report

Leaders

3:05

Feedback from attendees

Attendees

Leaders

3:25

Wrap up and open actions – steps to come

Further planning

Forum Officers

3:30

Meeting close

Forum Officers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ArchiMate – Architecture Joint session

Tuesday, October 24 4:00 pm – 05:30 pm

Time

Items of Discussion

Presenter

4:00

Introduction and welcome message – Agenda approval

Forum Director

4:05

 

 

Overview Forum activities – current state of the standards

 

Forum chairs

4:30

Present possible areas of engagement: terminology, semantics, entities and relationships (customization, specialization) – model the TOGAF content metamodel in ArchiMate

 

Forum Chairs

4:50

What would happen with the new version coming from both standards

How the two standard can leverage and benefit from each other

 

Forum Chairs

5:00

Brainstorming: ideas from attendees – future activities an collaboration

Attendees

Forum directors

5:25

Wrap up and open actions – steps to come

Further planning

Forum Officers

5:30

Meeting close

Forum Officers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Architecture Forum Members Meeting

Thursday, October 26th 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

9:00

Agenda Review And Approval              

Mike Lambert

9:05

Ottawa  meeting  – July 2017

       Review and approval of minutes

       Matters arising not included in the agenda for this meeting

       Open Action review

Mike Lambert

9:15

Forum Strategy and vision plan presentation and discussion

Scorecard presentation

Mike Lambert

10:00

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

10:30

Coffee break

 

11:00

Report for the TOGAF evolution roadmap

Mike Lambert

Sonia Gonzalez

11:20

Projects state presentations

 

       Business Architecture work stream

       Application Architecture work stream

       Information Architecture work stream

       Content metamodel working group

       Agile EA

       Capability Based Planning

       Digital Enterprise – DBCX workgroup overview

       IT4IT Harmonization

       Other Joint activities – ArchiMate

 

Project leaders

12:00

Reports from the committees:

       Certification Standing Committee

Officers

12:15

Decision Items:

       Approval for the working groups to continue

       Relevant decisions regarding the evolution of the standard

       Proposed resolutions. Further planning for the review

Forum

12:20

Forward Planning:

       Time allocation in the San Diego Meeting based on the consent items

       Additional actions that might be needed for the Company Review assessment

       Working plan for the new release

       Consent item review

       Action item review

Forum

 

12:30

Meeting close

Forum chair