Zachman Framework Zachman framework is an enterprise architecture framework that helps to view and define an enterprise in a structured manner. Zachman framework is a schema and provides the comprehensive definition of an enterprise and its structure. This framework usually has been made of a 6 x 6 matrix with the Communication Interrogatives as Columns and the Reification Transformations as Rows. The Communication Interrogatives are: What, How, When, Who, Where, and Why; The Reification Transformations on the other hand are: Identification, Definition, Representation, Specification, Configuration and Instantiation. In this table the rows describe the stakeholders’ perspective (planner (Scope), Owner (Enterprise Model), Designer (System Model), Builder (Technology Model), Contractor (Detail Representation), and Functioning Enterprise). The columns on the other hand, describe abstraction that define each perspective. Each cell in the matrix should be associated with the cells above and below it. In addition, all the cells in each row must be aligned with each other. The framework provides a set
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