Adopting and Adapting Architecture Frameworks
A detailed and practical guide to help you get started with Architecture Frameworks.
Architecture Frameworks lie at the heart of Enterprise Architecture. But which is the best framework for your needs? And how do you go about customizing or adapting it?
This course gives practical tips and guidelines on how to adopt and adapt the architecture frameworks that you need - to make your work as an architect much easier and more successful.
Welcome to this courseFREE PREVIEW
An overview of this courseFREE PREVIEW
What is an architecture framework?FREE PREVIEW
Two types of architecture framework
Many architecture frameworksFREE PREVIEW
The problem with too many frameworksFREE PREVIEW
What's wrong with pre-defined or source frameworks?
A solution - going back to first principlesFREE PREVIEW
Information Framework - a step towards the solutionFREE PREVIEW
Lessons learned from the Information FrameWork (IFW)FREE PREVIEW
Adopting and adapting
Why do we need to adopt and adapt?
How do you know what you need?
How do you find useful resources?
How do you adapt them?
EXERCISE - Explaining the need to adopt and adapt
A brief history of architecture frameworks
Example frameworks for each era
Using an 8-factor metaframework to guide adaptation
Reminder - overview of the Eight Factors
Case study - simplifying process
Case study - classifying domains
EXERCISE - Create your own customised domain hierarchy
Demonstration - domain brainstorming using cards
Demonstration - building a domain hierarchy
Demonstration - an example of a detailed domain hierarchy
4 simple steps for using a pre-defined framework
Deconstructing a pre-defined framework onto the eight factors
Using the eight factors to create an ontology
Using the eight factor to create architecture frameworks
Using architecture frameworks to manage architectural change
Tips: using a body of knowledge
Architecture frameworks - key points
Adopting and adapting - next steps