1. Determine the Architecture capability desired by the organization

2. Establish the architecture capability


1. External Reference Materials such as TOGAF

2. Board and Business strategies, goals, drivers etc.

3. Major frameworks used in the business

4. Architecture capability

5. Partnership and contract agreements

6. Organizational Model for Enterprise Architecture

7. Existing Architecture Framework


1. Scope the Enterprise Organizations impacted

2. Confirm Governance and Support Frameworks

3. Define and Establish Enterprise Architecture Team and Organization

4. Identify and Establish Architecture Principles

5. Tailor the TOGAF Framework and other selected frameworks

6. Develop a Strategy and Implementation Plan for Tools and Techniques


1. Organizational Model for Enterprise Architecture

2. Tailored Architecture Framework

3. Initial Architecture Repository

4. Restatement or reference to business principles, goals and drivers

5. Request for Architecture Work

6. Architecture Governance Framework


1. Defining the enterprise

2. Identifying key drivers and elements on the organizational context

3. Defining the requirements for architecture work

4. Defining the principles that will inform any architecture work

5. Defining the framework to be used

6. Defining the relationships between management frameworks

7. Evaluating the Enterprise Architecture Maturity

The Preliminary Phase is the beginning of the ADM Cycle. This phase depends heavily on what the business really wants. Key decisions like the scope of architecture work and the framework to be used (and how it will be used) are taken here.

WARNING: These are my private notes

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