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IEEE/ISO/IEC 42030-2019

ISO/IEC/IEEE International Standard - Software, systems and enterprise -- Architecture evaluation framework

This document complements the architecture-related processes identified in ISO/IEC/IEEE 42020, ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288, ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207 and ISO 15704 with a framework in support of architecture evaluation. It especially supports the Architecture Evaluation process in ISO/IEC/IEEE 42020. Implementing the principles and concepts in this framework will help ensure that the architecture has greater influence on business and mission success. It specifies a coherent set of elements for use in evaluation synthesis, value assessment and architectural analysis. Users of this standard can apply the framework in the context of: (1) determination of the suitability of a proposed architecture; (2) choosing among architecture alternatives; and (3) assessing the mission or business impact from the use of a new architecture or change to an established architecture.

Sponsor Committee
C/S2ESC - Software & Systems Engineering Standards Committee
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2019-05-21
Board Approval
2019-05-21
History
Published:
2019-07-19

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IEEE Computer Society
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Sponsor Committee
C/S2ESC - Software & Systems Engineering Standards Committee
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Working Group
ARCH_WG - IEEE Systems and software engineering - Architecture WG
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IEEE Program Manager
Patricia Roder
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Working Group Chair
Richard Hilliard
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42010-2022

IEEE/ISO/IEC International Standard for Software, systems and enterprise--Architecture description

This document specifies requirements for the structure and expression of an architecture description (AD) for various entities, including software, systems, enterprises, systems of systems, families of systems, products (goods or services), product lines, service lines, technologies and business domains. This document distinguishes the architecture of an entity of interest from an AD expressing that architecture. Architectures are not the subject of this document. This document specifies requirements for use of the architectural concepts and their relationships as captured in an AD. It does not specify requirements for any entity of interest or its environment. This document specifies requirements for an architecture description framework (ADF), an architecture description language (ADL), architecture viewpoints and model kinds in order to usefully support the development and use of an AD. This document specifies conformance to the requirements for an AD, ADF, ADL, architecture viewpoint and model kind. This document does not specify the processes, architecting methods, models, notations, techniques or tools by which an AD is created, utilized or managed. This document does not specify any format or media for recording an AD.

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42020-2019

ISO/IEC/IEEE International Standard - Software, systems and enterprise -- Architecture processes

This document complements the architecture-related processes identified in ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288, ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207 and ISO 15704 with activities and tasks that enable architects and others to more effectively and efficiently implement architecture practices. Implementing these practices can help ensure that the architecture has greater influence on business and mission success. It specifies a coherent set of processes for governance, management, conceptualization, evaluation and elaboration of architectures, and activities that enable these processes. Users of this document can apply these processes in the context of: (1) understanding, development and evolution of entities through their life cycle stages such as conception, development, implementation, operation, sustainment, decommissioning, and disposal; (2) organization(s) acting as users, customers and providers of the solution specified by the architecture description; and (3) architecting of entities.

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