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Term    (2YYO)
Architecture    (2UKI)
Origin/Source for Inclusion of the Term    (2YYP)
Service Components Sub Committee    (2UKK)

OMB Context Definition    (2UKL)

Reference/URL OMB Context Definition    (2UKM)

Business Definition    (2UKN)

The way components fit together.    (2UKO)

Reference/URL for Business Definition    (2UKP)

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=architecture The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © 1993-2005 Denis Howe    (2UKQ)

Technical Definition    (2UKR)

In The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), “Architecture” has two meanings depending upon its contextual usage:    (2UKS)

   1. A formal description of a system, or a detailed plan of the system at component level to guide its implementation.
   2. The structure of components, their interrelationships, and the principles and guidelines governing their design and evolution over time.    (2UKT)

Reference/URL Technical Definition    (2UKU)

http://www.opengroup.org/architecture/togaf8-doc/arch/p1/togaf_faq.htm, accessed August 4, 2005    (2UKV)

Context Definition 1    (2UKW)

The definition of an architecture used in ANSI/IEEE Std 1471-2000 is: “the fundamental organization of a system, embodied in its components, their relationships to each other and the environment, and the principles governing its design and evolution”.    (2UKX)

Reference/URL Context Definition 1    (2UKY)

http://www.opengroup.org/architecture/togaf8-doc/arch/p1/togaf_faq.htm, accessed August 4, 2005    (2UKZ)

Context Definition 2    (2UL0)

Representation of the structure of a system that describes the constituents of the system and how they interact with each other.    (2UL1)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 2    (2UL2)

Federal Chief Information Officers Council, Architecture and Infrastructure Committee, Service Component Based Architectures, Version 3.0, Chapter 1: Executive Strategy, July 2005    (2UL3)

Context Definition 3    (2UL4)

An architecture is typically modeled at four levels or domains; Business, Application, Data, Technology. A set of foundation architectures are provided to enable the architecture team to envision the current and future state of the architecture.    (2UL5)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 3    (2UL6)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TOGAF, accessed August 5, 2005    (2UL7)

See Also Related Terms    (2UL8)