Gartner Research

A Framework of Patterns, Services, Domains and Components Defines the Technology Viewpoint

Published: 13 December 2005

ID: G00135179

Analyst(s): Bruce Robertson


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Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Introduction
  • Aligning Technology Reference Models or Frameworks
  • Technical Components: Defining the Parts
    • The Problem With Technical Component Models
  • Technical Domains: Establishing Groups of Technical Components
    • A Note on Principles
    • The Problem With Technical Domain Models
  • Technical Patterns: Combinations to Repeat
    • Mapping Technical Architecture and Infrastructure to Applications
  • Technical Services: Infrastructure to Share
    • A Note on Service Levels or Requirements
    • Tools for Standards Documentation and Sharing
    • Keep It Simple: Do Not Use Every Technology Viewpoint Model at First
  • Summary of Key Technology Viewpoint Framework Concepts: Technical Components, Domains, Patterns and Services

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