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San Diego 2018: Proceedings - ArchiMate Forum

ArchiMate® Forum

Monday, January 29, 2:00 to 5:30 pm

Objective of Meeting

The goal of the meeting was to discuss the main topics and matters of the Forum and also to discuss the Forum and the ArchiMate standard vision and value proposition. Leaders presented the project reports and feedback was received from attendees. The meeting also covered the actions and important decisions in relation to the future improvements for the ArchiMate 3.0.1 Specification.


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 Amsterdam meeting
  • Forum chairs delivered the Forum vision presentation and ideas
  • Business report presentations: membership numbers, certification program status, and marketing activities
  • A report was presented about ArchiMate 3.0.1 Specification improvements and the main principles that have been proposed to lead its evolution
  • ArchiMate 3.0.1 Ecosystem update presentation
  • ArchiMate Certification Program update
  • Presentation on progress on the ArchiMate Exchange File Format standard
  • The joint activity projects reports were presented: ArchiMate and TOGAF harmonization and TOGAF, IT4IT, and ArchiMate harmonization
  • The Capability-Based Planning activity report was presented
  • Planning for the London meeting was discussed and agreed


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

Next Steps

  • Comply with the actions and consent items defined in the session
  • Take the proper actions to move forward with the Forum vision and strategy
  • Support and engage members in the activities aimed to improve the ArchiMate 3.0.1 Specification
  • Support the current activities in place
  • Plan for The Open Group London members' meeting