This chapter provides an introduction to and an overview of the contents of Part VII: Architecture Capability Framework.
In order to successfully operate an architecture function within an enterprise, it is necessary to put in place appropriate organization structures, processes, roles, responsibilities, and skills to realize the Architecture Capability.
Part VII: Architecture Capability Framework provides a set of reference materials for how to establish such an architecture function. Readers should note that although this part contains a number of guidelines to support key activities, in its current form, the Architecture Capability Framework is not intended to be a comprehensive template for operating an enterprise Architecture Capability.
An overall structure for the Architecture Capability Framework is shown in Figure 45-1.
Part VII: Architecture Capability Framework is structured as follows:
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