The objective of this document is to provide guidance to architects, developers, and others involved in Agile initiatives about the value and use of architecture models to support their work.


The scope of this document is the use of architecture models in an Agile context. Specifically, it addresses the use of the ArchiMate modeling language for Enterprise Architecture and describes how it may be used to support enterprise agility, decision-making, and collaboration within and across Agile teams.

The document is not intended to provide general guidance on (Enterprise) Architecture in an Agile context. Other standards and guides address this topic including the O-AA Standard [1] and White Papers such as [2] and [3].