Architecture Forum Meeting – San Diego

January 29 - February 1, 2018

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 and the impact in the Ecosystem.

 

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

It will also be a session to discuss relevant topics with the officers of the TOGAF Standard Standing Committee (TSSC).

 

There were also be joint sessions with related activities with the ArchiMate, IT4IT and Open Platform 3.0 Forums.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARCHITECTURE FORUM SESSIONS

Monday,

January 29

Morning

 

Conference Plenary Session

Afternoon

2:00 – 5:30

TOGAF Certification meeting – CSC – Agenda still to be defined

 

Tuesday

January 30

Morning

9:00 – 12:30 pm

Conference Plenary session

Afternoon 

2:00 – 5:30 pm

Collaboration activities Joint activities – detailed agenda can be found below

 

      Architecture – IT4IT – ArchiMate Joint session

      Architecture and ArchiMate Forums joint session

 

Wednesday, January 31

Morning

9:00 – 12:30 pm

TOGAF Evolution session

09:00     Plan for 2018 review cycle

  • Outline roadmap
  • Status of backlog of CRs from 2017
  • Proposed topics for work
  • Working with the TSSC 

 

11:00     Plan to launch of TOGAF 9.x

  • Status of sanity check
  • Status of certification materials
  • Ecosystem update plan
  • Stakeholder engagement

 

Wednesday, January 31

Afternoon

02:00 – 5:30

 TOGAF Standard Standing committee session

       Officers welcome and attendees presentation 
Discussion on participant diversity - Stakeholder Family: Education & Training Organizations, Tool Developer, Large Enterprises, Niche Suppliers; Geography: Asia-Pacific, India, Middle East & Africa, Europe, North & South America

       Committee working approach: How the CRs will be passed to TSSC, TSSC Triaging & Recommendation, Handover of TSSC recommendation to Architecture Forum. Work boundaries and relation with the forum officers and other committees (CSC) 

       Timelines & Activities according with the committee charter, example when will a recommendation for the definition of Normative be published, recommendations un relation with the TOGAF evolution and future releases

Impact assessment to Certifications as an input provided but the TSSC to the CSC and the Open Group Certification team and the Architecture Forum. 

Thursday

February 1

Morning

9:00 – 12:30

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

 

Architecture  - IT4IT – ArchiMate Joint session

Tuesday, February 30 – 2:00 to 3:00 pm

Time

Items of Discussion

Presenter

2:00

Introduction and welcome message – Agenda approval

Forum Directors

2:05

Working Group General report presentation for the quarter

Leaders

2:30

What's Next? - 2018 value proposals & ranking - feedback

 

All

2:50

Wrap up and open actions – steps to come

 

Leaders

3:00

Meeting close

Forum directors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ArchiMate – Architecture Joint session

Tuesday, February 30, 4:00– 5:30 pm

Time

Items of Discussion

Presenter

4:00

Introduction and welcome message – Agenda approval

Forum Director

4:05

Status of the activity report presentation

Activity leaders

4:35

Open Discussion

Atendees

5:25

Wrap up

Attendees

5:30

Meeting close

Forum Officers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Architecture Forum Members Meeting

Thursday, February 1, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

9:00

Agenda Review And Approval              

Mike Lambert

9:05

Amsterdam meeting  – October 2017

       Review and approval of minutes

       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

       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 – Information Ecosystem WG

       Content metamodel working group

       Agile EA

       Capability Based Planning

       IT4IT Harmonization

       Architecture – ArchiMate harmonization WG  

       Latin America activities – Academic program pilot

 

Project leaders

12:00

Reports from the committees:

       Certification Standing Committee

       TOGAF Standing Standard Committee

Officers

 

AOB: TOGAF Library

 

  1. Proposals for additions to the library 
  2. Proposal to change the procedure, so that some entries (such as new TOGAF series guides) are added automatically, rather than requiring explicit approval

Mike Lambert – forum chair

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 London Meeting based on the consent items

       Consent item review

       Action item review

Forum

 

12:30

Meeting close

Forum chair