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Architecture Forum

Objective of Meeting

The aim of the meeting was progression of the work of the Architecture Forum.


The Open Group Architecture Forum meeting held in London, UK consisted of a face-to-face meeting on 0ctober 24, 2013. There were 17 voting members present. Earlier in the week, commencing the Monday before the meeting, a number of Projects and Standing Committees also met. (Minutes from those meetings are available in the Architecture Forum member’s site under the Meeting Minutes category.)

Dave Hornford, the Forum Chair gave an update on the status of the Forum Strategy. This shows the areas of activity, together with trend indicators – it was noted that membership engagement in the projects has increased in the past period.

The status of ongoing Forum activities was reviewed. The structure for the next version of TOGAF project was discussed.

The Forum Strategy was reviewed. It was agreed that the vision and mission are still valid.

Although not explicitly discussed, the meeting materials also included a number of informational updates on the Standing Committees and Projects that are currently active.


This summary, the Action Items, Consent Items, Issues List, detailed minutes, and other conference materials are the outputs of the meeting, available here (to members only) .

Next Steps

A two-week consensus check on the decisions made will occur after the meeting. The Forum is scheduled to next meet in San Francisco during the week commencing February 3, 2014. Logistics for the meeting will be available in the Architecture Forum Plato calendar.


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