Modeling University Metropolitan Online Learning System Architecture - The Togaf / Archimate Way

The Fourth International Conference on e-Learning (eLearning-2013)

Title: Modeling University Metropolitan Online Learning System Architecture - The Togaf/ Archimate Way

Authors: Svetlana Cvetanović, Belgrade Metropolitan University; Dušan Veljković, IRVAS International d.o.o., Boban Nikolić, IRVAS International d.o.o.; Dragan Domazet, Belgrade Metropolitan University; Modeling University Metropolitan Online Learning System Architecture - The Togaf/ Archimate Way

Venue: The Fourth International Conference on e-Learning (eLearning-2013), 26-27 September 2013, Belgrade, Serbia

Abstract: BMU as a complex business system has to be considered as an enterprise when it comes to the strategic planning and implementation of the IT system. In this paper we are focusing on the architecture of the university's main business subsystem which supports online learning. The goal is to envision and detail; elements of the enterprise architecture . In order to satisfy variety of the stake holders' viewpoints it is necessary to develop and communicate findings in the form of visually rich and easy to understand architectural view artifacts. We took approach to combine TOGAF framework as a methodology and ArchiMate as a language and communicate deliverables in a standardized manner. The current snapshot of the BMU Enterprise Architecture development cycle is taken and shown by the most representative diagrams. The main features of the two Open Group standards are presented as an introduction.