Ontology plus Methodology creates Architecture.
The methodology, by itself, creates Legacy.
John Zachman, CEO Zachman International
It’s important to create single variable architecture models than creating multi-variable implementation models and call it “Architecture”. Single variable models are key to longevity of Architecture. Also, it’s important to link strategy models to the operational models using six stages of reification.
Part 1 of 22: Why is the Zachman Framework so misunderstood?
Part 2 of 22: When did you realize the Zachman Framework was an ontology?
Part 3 of 22: What makes you confident that the Zachman Framework is the Enterprise Ontology?
Part 4 of 22: Are Business Strategies Primitives or Composites?
Part 5 of 22: Do you mean "granular" when you say "primitive?"
Part 6 of 22: Can BPMN Models be classified in the Zachman Framework Column 2, Row 2?
Part 7 of 22: How does the Zachman Framework™ compare with other frameworks?
Part 8 of 22: Can people download your Framework and call themselves Enterprise Architects?
Part 9 of 22: What is the Role of the Enterprise Architect?
Digital Architecture is key to Digital Transformation. Of course, Digital Architecture is not a random set of models drawn for just a few stakeholders. Understanding of Digital Anatomy is the key to create Digital Architecture.
The Digital Architecture and an Instance of The Digital Architecture are two different things.