Zachman�s Framework for Information Systems Architecture by h1st7S4

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									                   Zachman’s Framework for Information Systems Architecture
                           What                     How                      Where                   Who                      When                      Why
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E                          Data                   Function                 Network                  People                      Time                Motivation
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                       List of Things     List of Processes the List of Locations  List of Organizations    List of Events                          List of Business
U      Scope        Important to Business Business Performs Important to Business Important to Business Significant to Business                     Goals/Strategies
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N                      Entity=Class of         Function=Class of       Node=Major Business                               Time=Major Business        End/Means=Major
T     Investor         Business Thing          Business Process                Location        Agent=Class of Agent              Event               Business Goal
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     Enterprise          e.g., Entity          e.g., Function Flow     e.g., Logistics Network  e.g., Organization       e.g., Master Schedule     e.g., Business Plan
A                       Relationship                 Diagram                                           Chart
N      Model              Diagram
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S                                                                         Node=Business                                                              End=Business
I                                                                            Location                                                                  Objectives
S                   Ent=Business Entity       Function=Business           Link=Business        Agent=Org Unit           Time= Business Event        Means=Business
        Owner       Rel=Business Rule              Process                   Linkage          Work=Work Product         Cycle=Business Cycle            Strategy

     Information      e.g., Data Model       e.g., Data Flow Diagram      e.g., Distributed   e.g., Human Interface         e.g., Processing        e.g., Knowledge
D                                                                       System Architecture          Structure                  Structure             Architecture
E      System                                                                                  Analyst   Eng     Secy
S       Model                                                                                  Phone     WS        WS
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G                    Entity=Data Entity
N                    Relationship= Data       Funct=Appl Function      Node=Info Sys Funct          Agent=Role               Time=Trigger            End=Criterion
      Designer          Relationship            Arg=User Views           Link=Line Char             Work=Job            Cycle=Component Cycle        Means=Option
                      e.g., Data Design       e.g., Structure Chart        e.g., System           e.g., Human/           e.g., Control Structure    e.g., Knowledge
D    Technology                                                            Architecture       Technology Interface                                    Organization
                                                                                               Analyst   Eng     Secy
E      Model
V                                                                                              Phone     WS        WS
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L                   Entity=Segment/Row Funct=Computer Funct    Node=Hardware/
O      Builder      Relationship=Pointer/ Arg=Screen/Device    System Software                     Agent=User                Time=Execute            End=Condition
                             Key              Formats       Link=Line Specification                 Work=Job            Cycle=Component Cycle        Means=Action
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                     e.g., Data Definition       e.g., Program             e.g., Network          e.g., Security         e.g., Timing Definition    e.g., Knowledge
M   Components            Description                                      Architecture            Architecture                                        Definition
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    Subcontractor        Ent=Fields          Funct=Language Stmts        Node=Addresses         Agent=Identity              Time=Interrupt               End=
                       Rel=Addresses          Arg=Control Blocks          Link=Protocols       Work=Transaction          Cycle=Machine Cycle             Means

     Functioning          e.g., Data             e.g., Function            e.g., Network        e.g., Organization           e.g., Schedule           e.g., Strategy
       System

								
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