TOGAF Basic Concepts Cheat Sheet / FAQ

•What are the different types of architecture that the TOGAF standard deals with?

  1. Business Architecture: The business strategy, governance, organisation and key business processes.
  2. Data Architecture: The structure of an organisations logical and physical data assets and data management resources.
  3. Application Architecture: A blueprint for the individual application systems to be deployed, their interactions and their relationships to the core business processes of the organisation.
  4. Technology Architecture: The software and hardware capabilities that are required to support the deployment of business, data and application services. This includes IT infrastructure, middleware, networks, comms, processing and standards.