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Ottawa 2017: Proceedings - Architecture, ArchiMate®, and IT4IT™

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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 14:00 – 15:00

Objective of Meeting

The objective of the meeting was to review the work-in-progress in relation to the harmonization of the standards. Several topics were discussed in order to take decisions related to the deliverables and the project roadmap.


The following topics were covered in the meeting:

  • Introduction and welcome (discuss purpose, background, scope, and expected outcome of the session)
  • Overview of current activities and progress made during the quarter
  • Brief review on the work done by the two teams: Guidance for the TOGAF® and IT4IT standards used together and IT4IT modeling using the ArchiMate language – there was a high-level review of the existing drafts
  • Attendees provided their feedback; the input was recorded and it will be considered in the work-in-progress
  • Specific actions were defined in relation to the working plan to move forward with the project activities: approach and deliverables


  • Specific recommendations and actions to be fulfilled for both teams and the corresponding deliverables
  • Detailed meeting minutes and list of consent items and open actions

Next Steps

  • Follow up on the actions defined in the meeting and provide support for the groups to continue the work
  • Commit to the different activities of the work streams based on the work-in-progress and the recommendations delivered during the session