Four facts you need to know about ArchiMate:
- ArchiMate is an open, standard modeling language for Enterprise Architecture!
Project managers, solution architects, business analysts, and enterprise architects should have a consistent language, in order to understand strategic change decisions.
- ArchiMate is good for visualizations!
ArchiMate provides a flexible approach in which architects can represent different stakeholders' views, especially those impacted by the change process.
- ArchiMate affords visibility of IT resources
Reuse of IT resources is realizable in the context of established governance measures. ArchiMate models can be used to identify use of IT and their dependencies.
- ArchiMate facilitates analyses
From migration of legacy systems, to consolidate existing IT infrastructure; ArchiMate supports techniques, such as, gap analyses, and impact-of-change on different architectures.