Berlin 2017: Proceedings - Joint Session

Joint Session: Architecture, ArchiMate®, and IT4IT™ Harmonization

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Objective of Meeting

The objective of the meeting was to review the work in progress and finish the charters and planning for harmonization and alignment between the TOGAF®, ArchiMate®, and IT4IT standards and to define deliverables and agree on approach/next steps to work on identified opportunities and gaps.


  • Introduction & welcome (discuss purpose, background, scope, and expected outcome of this session)
  • Overview of current activities and progress made during the quarter
  • Brief review of the charters to validate the way of working – Terminology and Guidance charters
  • Leaders of both teams delivered a report about the activities in progress and the approach that the team is taking to pursue alignment between the standards
  • Attendees provided their feedback and the input was recorded to be considered in the work in progress
  • Specific actions were defined in relation to the working plan to move forward with the project activities: scope, approach, and deliverables


  • Definitions for the two work stream charters
  • Detailed meeting minutes and list of consent items and open actions

Next Steps

  • Follow up on the actions defined in the meeting and provide the support for the groups to start the work
  • Commit to the different activities of the work streams based on the charters


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