ARCHIMATE® USER COMMUNITY ArchiMate®
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What is the ArchiMate® User Community? How can you get involved?
After the ArchiMate 3.1 Specification was published, the 1. Upload models that you are able to share
focus changed from development to outreach. There were freely. Providing examples to the community
pockets of practitioners across multiple platforms and encourages conversation for the who, what,
Members of the ArchiMate Forum wanted to bring them when, and why the model was created the
together in one location. The ArchiMate User Community way it was.
was implemented as an open-source Community GitLab®
space that welcomes all ArchiMate practitioners, whether 2. Share publications that you find relevant
their organization holds a membership with The Open to discussions. Experience and sharing of
Group or not. information help fellow users to grow.
Why should you get involved? 3. Become a Developer, by committing to tasks
that support the Community space. This is a
The ArchiMate modeling language knows no boundaries, volunteer supported activity that encourages
across industries or countries. Not only does it bring participant and practitioner involvement to
Enterprise Architecture to life within an organization, but it curate the space.
brings practitioners together with a common mindset.
4. Become a Maintainer, by committing to
1. Professional development - Whether you are just answer questions related to the “models”
starting out or have been a practitioner for many group and supporting the Work Groups and
years, the Community provides an opportunity to projects within.
expand your understanding of modeling.
5. Share your blogs! This is an opportunity to
2. Meet new business contacts - Discuss best practices get your name out there for the community
related to the use of the ArchiMate Specification. to know you better.
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