2. Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and Methodologies
In Chapter One, we saw how side products of the process by which people formalize patterns are inherent in their psyche. This resulting product is an attempt to provide an ordered communication interface between the inherent patterns in an individual’s psyche and his or her external world. These can also be called interpretive layers, platform specifications, level definitions, or concept aggregations. All of these definitions focus on the interpretive layer between an individual and his or her external world.
As we saw, architect Christopher Alexander first introduced the concept of patterns as a tool to encode the knowledge of the design and construction of communities ...