The vendor-neutral Open Group Architecture Forum launched the 10th edition of its TOGAF standard this week, the latest edition of the popular enterprise architecture framework benefiting from a modular overhaul aimed at making it easier for practitioners to adopt. .
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) has been around since 1995 and aims to help organize the software development process to reduce errors, meet deadlines, meet budget, and align with key business units.
The 10th edition of the framework focuses on expanding the hardware available to software architects, opening it up to organizations using the agile methodology, and providing sharper guidance and a simpler path to apply the TOGAF framework alongside its foundation. basic knowledge.
The new edition of the framework will certainly be different for experienced practitioners, as it has been provided with an “updated modular structure” that aims to help architects apply the TOGAF framework to their unique style and organizational needs.
“The next decade of technology and business pressures will require organizations to be more agile, resilient and adaptable than ever before, making a clear approach to architecture more important than ever,” said Steve Nunn, CEO and President of The Open Group. as part of the announcement.
This structure will also allow the Open Group to publish new content more frequently. “The fact that the TOGAF standard is a living body of knowledge is one of its great advantages,” Nunn said. “We have now reached a point where business strategy and digital solutions are inseparable, and organizations of all sizes, across all industries, are faced with the need to establish agile ways of working that evolve and grow. constantly adapt.”