The Response: This Book

This book presents a set of model patterns that describe any enterprise or government agency from a business point of view. In terms of the Zachman Framework, it takes the architect’s view, consolidating numerous detailed perspectives. It addresses this view from various levels of abstraction, from the most arcane to the very particular. But at all levels, it is describing the logic of a domain of interest, not the technology that might be appropriate to serve it.

At all levels of abstraction, it is attempting to identify fundamental structures. This includes not only the abstract elements that form the framework at abstraction levels 0 and 1, but even in the department-specific model of level 2, it is fundamental concepts ...

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