ArchiMate Core Layers

Objectives

The ArchiMate core language defines a structure of generic elements and their relationships, which can be specialized in different layers. Three layers are defined within the ArchiMate core language as follows:

  • Business Layer

  • Application Layer

  • Technology Layer

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The general structure of models within the different layers is similar. The same types of elements and relationships are used, although their exact nature and granularity differ.