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Introduction to This Document
The purpose of this document is to summarize the Architecture Blueprint for Architected Futures’ Element Architecture Tool Suite (EATS). The Architecture Blueprint is an informal title for the summary form of the Architecture Description at a conceptual level. It describes the overall high level contextual and conceptual architecture of the EATS system. It frames the discussion and provides a contextual understanding for the other components of the Architecture Description in the EATSLibrary.
The primary audiences for this document include:
- as the author of the EATS concept.
- The Architected Futures™ Community of Practice (AFCoP) members.
- Developers and stakeholders of related systems that may desire to interface with Architected Futures™ technology or products.
This document is organized into the following major divisions:
- EATS Contextual View
- Defines the industry and market context for the Element Architecture Tool Suite (EATS).
- Defines the mission and target market for the product line.
- Frames the contextual scope for the tool suite functionality.
- Defines the operational context for EATS in a customer installation.
- EATS Conceptual View
- Defines the vision for the product suite.
- Defines the approach taken toward the design of the product architecture.
- Defines the architectural principles established for the architecture.
- Defines the high level requirements for the product line.
- EATS Logical View
- Defines the high level, logical product architecture
- Defines the information architecture, the application architecture and the security architecture
- EATS Technical View
- Defines the implementation and deployment architectures.