Denver 2019: Proceedings – Architecture Forum

Architecture Forum Member Meeting

Thursday, July 25, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Objective of Meeting

The main goal of the meeting was to discuss the key topics relevant to the Architecture Forum and review the status of the different Work Group activities. During the meeting important decisions were defined in relation to the TOGAF® standard and its evolution and also for the delivery of other architecture-related products, specially the TOGAF backlog and the activities related to it.


The following topics were covered in the meeting:

  • Welcome and general introduction
  • General report of the current status of the evolution of the TOGAF standard and forward planning for 2019/2020
  • General summary presentation on the Forum activities status and membership provided by the Forum Director
  • Important decisions for the structure of the new release of the standard and the process to enrich content with new material to address market needs
  • Business reports were presented: Certification and Membership status
  • The TOGAF Standard Standing Committee status was presented, also its report and actions taken during the quarter
  • The leaders of the different working activities delivered their reports: progress, approach, deliverables, and matters of the Forum; decisions were taken in relation to the activities
  • Forward planning for the Amsterdam meeting in November 2019
  • Approval for the different working activities to continue
  • Open actions and consent items review and approval


  • Detailed meeting minutes and list of consent items and open actions to support the current activities and key decisions related to the TOGAF standard evolution and the delivery of other relevant architecture products
  • High-level planning for the Amsterdam event and member meetings

Next Steps

  • Manage the Forum activities in accordance with the consent items and open actions
  • Support the key decisions taken in the session, especially the ones related to the evolution of the standard and the other related work products
  • Carry out proper planning for the Amsterdam event


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