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Ottawa 2017: Proceedings - ArchiMate® Forum

ArchiMate® Forum

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 09:00 – 12:30

Objective of Meeting

The main goal of the meeting was to discuss the topics and matters of the Forum and to follow up on the different activities under development by the working groups. The meeting also covered the actions and important decisions for future improvements to the ArchiMate 3.0 Speciication and to define priorities for the different projects currently active.


The following topics were covered in the meeting:

  • Forum officers opened the session and welcomed attendees
  • Review and approval of the meeting minutes and actions from the Berlin meeting
  • Business report presentations: membership numbers, certification program status, and marketing activities
  • A report was presented about improvements to the ArchiMate 3.0 Specification and the main principles that have been proposed to lead its evolution
  • ArchiMate 3.0 Ecosystem update presentation
  • ArchiMate Certification Program update
  • Progress on the ArchiMate Exchange File Format standard was presented
  • The Capability-Based Planning activity report was presented
  • Report from the MOF ArchiMate Metamodel Development activity was presented
  • The joint activity with the Open Platform 3.0™ Forum to deliver models applied to solution delivery was also discussed in relation to the improvements of the standard and the proposed principles
  • Planning for the Amsterdam meeting was discussed and agreed


  • Detailed meeting minutes and a list of consent items and open actions to support the current activities and key decisions regarding Forum matters

Next Steps

  • To comply with the actions and consent items defined in the session
  • To support and engage members in the activities aimed to improve the ArchiMate 3.0 Specification
  • To support the current activities in place
  • To carrey out proper planning for the Amsterdam members' meeting