Architecture as a Blueprint

Friday 23 April 2010

BCS London Office, First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA

6pm (for 6:30pm start). Presentation and Q&A for approx 1 1/2 hours with network and refreshments following.

Graham Berrisford


An architecture is a blueprint that has to be drawn with great care if it is to be useful and maintainable. To help people organise and maintain their documentation of an enterprise architecture, many meta models (entity relationship models) of architecture concepts have been proposed. For example, the NCC and the Open Group (TOGAF) have published different models.

In this talk, Graham will compare and contrast several models, expose common themes and discuss in-practice points. BIO: Graham Berrisford has 30 years of experience in IT, and has spent much of the last 10 years working with and teaching enterprise and solution architects.

You can find the slides used at the BCS group meeting in two presentations called:

"Architect Roles" (the first half)

"Architecture Meta Models" (all bar the footnotes)

In the Library / Architecture Concepts section of the web site

Note that everything on the web site is the intellectual property of Avancier Limited.