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reference points for the organization and its vendors, with a ready-made structure for governanceand the ability to eliminate unnecessary arguments about the basics (The Open Group, n.d.).ConclusionThe Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) is one of them most popular and widely used to enterprise architecture frameworks used today. TOGAF offers methods and tools designed to assist in the development and ultimate use and maintenance of an EA. TOGAF’s principals support decision-making across the entire enterprise, provides guidance of IT resources and supports architecture principles for development and implementation (Urbaczewski & Mrdalj, 2006). TOGAF includes four architecture domains: Business, Application, Data and Technical Architecture. TOGAF sets itself apart from other frameworks with that strong unparalleled technical architecture. TOGAF is a framework developed from common practices withinthe industry, a framework that is flexible and adaptable and a framework that is more practical and useful in the real world then other frameworks. 6
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