The Open Group has released TOGAF 10, a more flexible and customizable enterprise architecture framework that is easier to implement. This update is the biggest change to the framework since 2011, and it brings a stronger focus on agile environments and digital transformation. TOGAF is widely used by small, medium, and large businesses as well as government departments, non-government public organizations, and defense agencies.
The Key Changes in TOGAF 10 Edition
- The documentation of the TOGAF framework has been reformatted to be more streamlined and modular.
- The framework has been divided into two separate groups: TOGAF Fundamental Content and the TOGAF Series Guides.
- TOGAF Fundamental Content contains all the basics of the framework and acts as the foundation of the framework. It covers the introduction and core concepts, the architecture development method (ADM), ADM techniques, applying the ADM, architecture content, and enterprise architecture capability and governance.
- The Series Guides portion of the framework includes expanded content that applies to business, information, security, enterprise, agile, digital, and technology architecture, as well as MSA/SOA architectures and information on adapting the ADM.
- The Series Guides are designed to be flexible and adaptable, and the new modular format makes it easy for businesses to identify which Series Guides apply to their business needs.
- The framework is customizable to an organization’s unique needs, and it’s widely adaptable.
- The Open Group removed redundant and unnecessary documentation from the framework to streamline it as much as possible.
- The framework has a stronger emphasis on agile methodologies and digital transformation, offering more documentation on how to build enterprise architecture for agile environments that will facilitate digital transformation.
TOGAF 10 is an updated version of the widely used enterprise architecture framework that brings a stronger focus on agile environments and digital transformation. The documentation has been reformatted to be more streamlined and modular, and the framework has been divided into two separate groups. The Series Guides are designed to be flexible and adaptable, making it easy for businesses to identify which guides apply to their unique needs. The updated framework is customizable, widely adaptable, and includes more documentation on how to build enterprise architecture for agile environments that will facilitate digital transformation.
TOGAF References for Beginners
- What is TOGAF?
- TOGAF ADM Tutorial
- TOGAF 9.1 Framework – A Comprehensive Guide
- TOGAF Software for Enterprise Architecture
- The Best TOGAF Software
- A Practical Tutorial for TOGAF
- Step-by-Step Enterprise Architecture Tutorial with TOGAF ADM
- Essential Knowledge of TOGAF ADM for EA Development
- TOGAF 9.2: What is New?
- How to Perform Stakeholder Management in TOGAF?
- TOGAF Stakeholders – Views, Concerns, and Requirements
- TOGAF vs Zachman Framework
- Case Study: Using ArchiMate with TOGAF
- TOGAF ADM and Architecture Content Framework