ArchiMate begrippenlijst 3.1
Assessment ArchiMate_Assessment.png An assessment represents the result of an analysis of the state of affairs of the enterprise with respect to some driver.
Constraint ArchiMate_Constraint.png A constraint represents a factor that prevents or obstructs the realization of goals.
Driver ArchiMate_Driver.png A driver represents an external or internal condition that motivates an organization to define its goals and implement the changes necessary to achieve them.
Goal ArchiMate_Goal.png A goal represents a high-level statement of intent, direction, or desired end state for an organization and its stakeholders.
Meaning ArchiMate_Meaning.png Meaning represents the knowledge or expertise present in, or the interpretation given to, a core element in a particular context.
Outcome ArchiMate_Outcome.png An outcome represents an end result that has been achieved.
Principle ArchiMate_Principle.png A principle represents a qualitative statement of intent that should be met by the architecture.
Requirement ArchiMate_Requirement.png A requirement represents a statement of need that must be met by the architecture.
Stakeholder ArchiMate_Stakeholder.png A stakeholder is the role of an individual, team, or organization (or classes thereof) that represents their interests in the outcome of the architecture.
Value ArchiMate_Value.png Value represents the relative worth, utility, or importance of a core element or an outcome.
Capability ArchiMate_Capability.png A capability represents an ability that an active structure element, such as an organization, person, or system, possesses.
CourseOfAction ArchiMate_CourseOfAction.png A course of action is an approach or plan for configuring some capabilities and resources of the enterprise, undertaken to achieve a goal.
Resource ArchiMate_Resource.png A resource represents an assetEen asset is een conceptueel, kunstmatig of natuurlijk object dat beheerd wordt door een waterschap om de wettelijke taken te realiseren. Voorbeelden zijn Waterloop, Kering, Rioolgemaal of Kunstwerk, (Vaar)wegen. owned or controlled by an individual or organization.
ValueStream ArchiMate_ValueStream.png A value stream represents a sequence of activities that create an overall result for a customer, stakeholder, or end user.
BusinessActor ArchiMate_Actor.png A business actor is a business entity that is capable of performing behavior.
BusinessCollaboration ArchiMate_Collaboration.png A business collaboration is an aggregate of two or more business internal active structure elements that work together to perform collective behavior.
BusinessEvent ArchiMate_Event.png A business event is a business behavior element that denotes an organizational state change. It may originate from and be resolved inside or outside the organization.
BusinessFunction ArchiMate_Function.png A business function is a collection of business behavior based on a chosen set of criteria (typically required business resources and/or competencies), closely aligned to an organization, but not necessarily explicitly governed by the organization.
BusinessInteraction ArchiMate_Interaction.png A business interaction is a unit of collective business behavior performed by (a collaboration of) two or more business roles.
BusinessInterface ArchiMate_Interface.png A business interface is a point of access where a business service is made available to the environment.
BusinessObject ArchiMate_Object.png A business object represents a concept used within a particular business domain.
BusinessProcess ArchiMate_Process.png A business process represents a sequence of business behaviors that achieves a specific outcome such as a defined set of products or business services.
BusinessRole ArchiMate_Role.png A business role is the responsibility for performing specific behavior, to which an actor can be assigned, or the part an actor plays in a particular action or event.
BusinessService ArchiMate_Service.png A business service represents an explicitly defined exposed business behavior.
Contract ArchiMate_Contract.png A contract represents a formal or informal specification of an agreement between a provider and a consumer that specifies the rights and obligations associated with a product and establishes functional and non-functional parameters for interaction.
Product ArchiMate_Product.png A product represents a coherent collection of services and/or passive structure elements, accompanied by a contract/set of agreements, which is offered as a whole to (internal or external) customers.
Representation ArchiMate_Representation.png A representation represents a perceptible form of the information carried by a business object.
ApplicationCollaboration ArchiMate_Collaboration.png An application collaboration represents an aggregate of two or more application components that work together to perform collective application behavior.
ApplicationComponent ArchiMate_Component.png An application component represents an encapsulation of application functionality aligned to implementation structure, which is modular and replaceable. It encapsulates its behavior and data, exposes services, and makes them available through interfaces.
ApplicationEvent ArchiMate_Event.png An application event is an application behavior element that denotes a state change.
ApplicationFunction ArchiMate_Function.png An application function represents automated behavior that can be performed by an application component.
ApplicationInteraction ArchiMate_Interaction.png An application interaction represents a unit of collective application behavior performed by (a collaboration of) two or more application components.
ApplicationInterface ArchiMate_Interface.png An application interface represents a point of access where application services are made available to a user, another application component, or a node.
ApplicationProcess ArchiMate_Process.png An application process represents a sequence of application behaviors that achieves a specific outcome.
ApplicationService ArchiMate_Service.png An application service represents an explicitly defined exposed application behavior.
DataObject ArchiMate_Object.png A data object represents data structured for automated processing.
Artifact ArchiMate_Artifact.png An artifact represents a piece of data that is used or produced in a software development process, or by deployment and operation of an IT system.
CommunicationNetwork ArchiMate_CommunicationNetwork.png A communication network represents a set of structures that connects computer systems or other electronic devices for transmission, routing, and reception of data or data-based communications such as voice and video.
Device ArchiMate_Device.png A device is a physical IT resource upon which system software and artifacts may be stored or deployed for execution.
Node ArchiMate_Node.png A node represents a computational or physical resource that hosts, manipulates, or interacts with other computational or physical resources.
Path ArchiMate_Path.png A path represents a link between two or more nodes, through which these nodes can exchange data or material.
SystemSoftware ArchiMate_SystemSoftware.png System software represents software that provides or contributes to an environment for storing, executing, and using software or data deployed within it.
TechnologyCollaboration ArchiMate_Collaboration.png A technology collaboration represents an aggregate of two or more nodes that work together to perform collective technology behavior.
TechnologyEvent ArchiMate_Event.png A technology event is a technology behavior element that denotes a state change.
TechnologyFunction ArchiMate_Function.png A technology function represents a collection of technology behavior that can be performed by a node.
TechnologyInteraction ArchiMate_Interaction.png A technology interaction represents a unit of collective technology behavior performed by (a collaboration of) two or more nodes.
TechnologyInterface ArchiMate_Interface.png A technology interface represents a point of access where technology services offered by a node can be accessed.
TechnologyObject ArchiMate_Object.png A technology object represents a passive element that is used or produced by technology behavior.
TechnologyProcess ArchiMate_Process.png A technology process represents a sequence of technology behaviors that achieves a specific outcome.
TechnologyService ArchiMate_Service.png A technology service represents an explicitly defined exposed technology behavior.
Fysieke elementen
DistributionNetwork ArchiMate_DistributionNetwork.png A distribution network represents a physical network used to transport materials or energy.
Equipment ArchiMate_Equipment.png Equipment represents one or more physical machines, tools, or instruments that can create, use, store, move, or transform materials.
Facility ArchiMate_Facility.png A facility represents a physical structure or environment.
Material ArchiMate_Material.png Material represents tangible physical matter or physical elements.
Implementatie- en migratie-elementen
Deliverable ArchiMate_Deliverable.png A deliverable represents a precisely-defined outcome of a work package.
Gap ArchiMate_Gap.png A gap represents a statement of difference between two plateaus.
ImplementationEvent ArchiMate_Event.png An implementation event is a behavior element that denotes a state change related to implementation or migration.
Plateau ArchiMate_Plateau.png A plateau represents a relatively stable state of the architecture that exists during a limited period of time.
WorkPackage ArchiMate_WorkPackage.png A work package represents a series of actions identified and designed to achieve specific results within specified time and resource constraints.
Samengestelde elementen
Location ArchiMate_Location.png A location is a place or position where structure elements can be located or behavior can be performed.
Grouping The grouping element aggregates or composes concepts that belong together based on some common characteristic.
AggregationRelationship ArchiMate_AggregationRelationship.png The aggregation relationship indicates that an element consists of one or more other concepts.
AssignmentRelationship ArchiMate_AssignmentRelationship.png The assignment relationship expresses the allocation of responsibility, performance of behavior, or execution.
CompositionRelationship ArchiMate_CompositionRelationship.png The composition relationship indicates that an element consists of one or more other concepts.
RealizationRelationship ArchiMate_RealisationRelationship.png The realization relationship indicates that an entity plays a critical role in the creation, achievement, sustenance, or operation of a more abstract entity.
AccessRelationship ArchiMate_AccessRelationship.png The access relationship models the ability of behavior and active structure elements to observe or act upon passive structure elements.
InfluenceRelationship ArchiMate_InfluenceRelationship.png The influence relationship models that an element affects the implementation or achievement of some motivation element.
ServingRelationship ArchiMate_ServingRelationship.png The serving relationship models that an element provides its functionality to another element.
Dynamische relaties
FlowRelationship ArchiMate_FlowRelationship.png The flow relationship represents transfer from one element to another.
TriggeringRelationship ArchiMate_TriggeringRelationship.png The triggering relationship describes a temporal or causal relationship between elements.
Overige relaties
AssociationRelationship ArchiMate_AssociationRelationship.png An association relationship models an unspecified relationship, or one that is not represented by another ArchiMate relationship.
SpecializationRelationship ArchiMate_SpecialisationRelationship.png The specialization relationship indicates that an element is a particular kind of another element.
AndJunction ArchiMate_Junction_And.png An and-junction is used to explicitly express that several elements together participate in the relationship.
OrJunction ArchiMate_Junction_Or.png An or-junction is used to explicitly express that one of the elements participates in the relationship.

De definities op deze pagina zijn overgenomen uit de ArchiMate-specificatie van The Open Group. Deze specificatie is hier te vinden.