San Antonio 2020: Proceedings - Architecture Forum

Architecture Forum Members' Meeting

Thursday, January 30, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Objective of Meeting

The goal of the meeting was to discuss the main topics relevant for 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 structure, and also for the delivery of other architecture-related products, especially the TOGAF Backlog and the activities connected with it.


The following topics were covered in the meeting:

  • Welcome and general introduction
  • General report on the current status of the evolution of the TOGAF standard and forward planning for 2020
  • General presentation on the TOGAF evolution status and plans towards a new release
  • 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
  • Presentation of business reports: Certification and Membership status
  • The leaders of the different working activities delivered their reports: progress, approach, deliverables, and matters of the Forum; decisions were reached in relation to the activities
  • Forward planning for the Mumbai meeting in April 2020
  • 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 Mumbai event and the Forum governance session for 2Q 2020

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 other related work products
  • Carry out proper planning for the Mumbai event


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