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An Enterprise Architecture Take on the Banking Industry Architecture Network

Published: 18 June 2012

ID: G00234382

Analyst(s): Richard Buchanan


BIAN, a nonprofit consortium, and The Open Group co-authored a white paper and related webinar in January and February of 2012, respectively. These describe how the BIAN service landscape is mapped to The Open Group Architecture Framework, and detail future collaboration efforts.

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  • Impacts


  • The BIAN semantic model as mapped to TOGAF provides a useful banking anchor model that should be considered for use by financial institutions
  • The BIAN/TOGAF landscape provides a useful, multilevel banking service description that organizations can use to refine their internal application service requirements
  • The BIAN/TOGAF landscape provides a template for refining banking software and service investment plans, and may be used to improve communication with third-party application providers

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