Developer(s) Stable release Operating system Type Website Orbus Software Version 5 SP1 / Released November 23, 2009 Microsoft Windows Modeling Tool Product website Copyright The Art of Service I Brisbane, Australia I Email: Web: store.theartofservice.com I eLearning: [email protected] theartofservice.org I Phone: +61 (0) 7 3252 2055 55 Features: • The iServer product supports TOGAF, DoDAF, MoDAF, and most other frameworks.
It offers “quick start” packages for TOGAF and ITIL.
The company gives away free Visio templates for BPMN and Archimate. • The product website states support for all notations and frameworks, provided that Microsoft Office templates for these notations and frameworks are adopted. Visio as a modeling environment: • Visio is commonly used by organizations to design their architecture and business processes, perhaps because of its availability as part of the Microsoft Office suite.
Microsoft has estimated that 40% of all Visio diagrams that exist are process diagrams. • Conversely, Infoweek has reported that 60% of all process models in the world are documented in Visio.
This has led to a number of modeling tools basing themselves on the Visio platform. OBASHI The OBASHI® methodology provides a framework and method for capturing, illustrating, and modeling the relationships, dependencies, and data flows between business and Information Technology (IT) assets and resources in a business context. Core Principle • OBASHI is based on a core principle that IT exists for one reason—to manage the flow of data between business assets. • Business resources (which include people) and IT assets are either providers of data, consumers of data or providers of conduit through which the data can flow. Copyright The Art of Service I Brisbane, Australia I Email: Web: store.theartofservice.com I eLearning: [email protected] theartofservice.org I Phone: +61 (0) 7 3252 2055
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