format that linked its planning, policies, and IT architectures; increased integration between IT and programs; and better aligned nine separate infrastructure programs."(Thomwire). The Zachman Framework is also supported by Sparks Systems. Spark is a company that creates software systems for businesses. They have developed a new Software, MDG Technology that incorporates Zachman principals. Among the features is a graphical, interactive Zachman matrix that can be customized to the needs and specifications of the specific application.
The Zachman framework has been able to achieve longevity due to its simplicity and ease of use. The common language and natural approach to enterprise architecture make it a great asset to many companies and organizations world wide. 1. T. (n.d.). Zachman Framework at the Government of Ontario. Retrieved February 15, 2018, from - of.html 2. Collins, C. (2015, January 05). Introduction to the Zachman Framework. Retrieved February 10, 2018, from - zachman-framework/ 3. Zachman, J. A. (n.d.). The Concise Definition of The Zachman Framework by: John A. Zachman. Retrieved February 11, 2018, from - zachman-framework 4. Hay, D. (1997, January 01). The Zachman Framework: An Introduction. Retrieved February 14, 2018, from
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