Domain-Specific Guidance

This page summarizes the domain-specific guidance contained in the TOGAF Standard.

Agile Methods

Document Summary

TOGAF Series Guide: Enabling Enterprise Agility

This document describes in general terms how the TOGAF Standard can be adapted to support an “Agile enterprise”. It is written to be applicable to any Agile delivery method that follows the commonly accepted Agile approach of iterative development through a series of sprints.

TOGAF Series Guide: Applying the TOGAF ADM using Agile Sprints

This document describes how sprints can be applied in a number of scenarios:

  • Collaboratively apply Enterprise Architecture and the TOGAF® Architecture Development Method (ADM) following an Agile approach
  • Create an Enterprise Architecture tuned for use together with Agile practices
  • Support and collaborate with Agile teams for a given business need
  • Enable Enterprise Architects to leverage an Agile practice to assure that the Agile delivery of a solution is in alignment with strategic objectives and takes into account the existing landscape

Business Architecture

Document Summary

TOGAF Series Guide: Business Models

This document provides a basis for Enterprise Architects to understand and utilize business models, which describe the rationale of how an organization creates, delivers, and captures value. It covers the concept and purpose of business models and highlights the Business Model Canvas™ technique.

TOGAF Series Guide: Business Capabilities, Version 2

This document answers key questions about what a business capability is, and how it is used to enhance business analysis and planning. It addresses how to provide the architect with a means to create a capability map and align it with other Business Architecture viewpoints in support of business planning processes.

TOGAF Series Guide: Value Streams

Value streams are one of the core elements of a Business Architecture. This document provides an architected approach to developing a business value model. It addresses how to identify, define, model, and map a value stream to other key components of an enterprise’s Business Architecture.

TOGAF Series Guide: Information Mapping

This document describes how to develop an Information Map that articulates, characterizes, and visually represents information that is critical to the business. It provides architects with a framework to help understand what information matters most to a business before developing or proposing solutions.

TOGAF Series Guide: Organization Mapping

This document shows how organization mapping provides the organizational context to an Enterprise Architecture. While capability mapping exposes what a business does and value stream mapping exposes how it delivers value to specific stakeholders, the organization map identifies the business units or third parties that possess or use those capabilities, and which participate in the value streams.

TOGAF Series Guide: Business Scenarios

This document describes the Business Scenarios technique, which provides a mechanism to fully understand the requirements of information technology and align it with business needs. It shows how Business Scenarios can be used to develop resonating business requirements and how they support and enable the enterprise to achieve its business objectives.

Data/Information Architecture

Document Summary

TOGAF Series Guide: Customer Master Data Management (C-MDM)

This document describes an approach for implementing Customer Master Data Management (C-MDM) in an organization. It includes people, process, organizations, and systems to manage customer master data as an asset.

Security Architecture

Document Summary

TOGAF Series Guide: Integrating Risk and Security within a TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture

This document provides guidance for security practitioners and Enterprise Architects who need to work with the TOGAF Standard to develop an Enterprise Architecture. It describes how to integrate risk and security into an Enterprise Architecture, and introduces a common language for Security Architects and Enterprise Architects.