The Open Group Releases ArchiMate 2.0

The Open Group released ArchiMate 2.0, the latest version of the organization’s open and independent modeling language for enterprise architecture. The updated version is now aligned with TOGAF, enabling enterprise architects using the language to improve the way key business and IT stakeholders collaborate and adapt to change. New certification programs for the standard will also be available for those interested in becoming certified in ArchiMate 2.0.



ArchiMate 2.0 will include the following features and benefits:

  • Improved business and IT alignment through  enterprise architecture modeling aligned with the TOGAF ADM
  • Ability to better support the preparation and management of business change, application rationalization, program and portfolio management and outsourcing scenarios
  • Ability to perform cost analysis and business case calculations
  • A Motivation extension to model stakeholders, drivers for change, business goals, principles and requirements
  • Implementation and Migration extensions to support project portfolio management, gap analysis and transition and migration planning
  • Improved consistency and examples, as well as additional clarification updates from the previous version


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