Real IRM

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Company ProfileReal IRM is a leading enterprise architecture specialist, offering a comprehensive portfolio of products and services worldwide.  The company has transformed enterprise architecture into a real, practical deliverable that creates sustainable business advantage and adds value to business operations, regardless of size or complexity.

As a member and the exclusive representative of The Open Group in South Africa, Real IRM is helping to set the standards for enterprise architecture worldwide.

Real IRM’s Enterprise Architecture Solutions

The company’s products and services include:

  • Enterprise architecture consulting services: offering a sustainable, business-appropriate enterprise architecture capability.  Real IRM’s practical, technology-neutral approach includes TOGAF® and the Zachman Framework.
  • Outsourced enterprise architecture practice: providing support services including enterprise architecture framework management, content management, repository management, and product and user support.
  • Enterprise architecture tools: providing technical solutions that extend the functionality of, and enable the integration between, enterprise architecture tools.
  • Enterprise architecture education and training: presenting training courses on a variety of enterprise architecture-related topics.
  • Certification: creating and presenting internationally recognised certification programmes for enterprise architects based on The Open Group’s standards.


The Open Group

The Open Group is vendor-independent and technology-neutral consortium that focuses on “making standards work”. Having been active in the architecture domain for over a decade, The Open Group has developed and made TOGAF® freely available as an open framework and method for enterprise architecture. 

Real IRM is the South African representative of The Open Group. It hosts regional enterprise architecture seminars, bringing together customers, vendors, consultants, governments and academics who benefit from each others’ experiences.  The Open Group’s members are also invited to contribute to the global standard by attending and participating in TOGAF® development workshops.

Latest News

The Open Group ArchiMate® Forum will make available the latest version of the ArchiMate Specification®, version 3.0, with a series of announcements and events to take place throughout the months of June and July.

Enterprise Architecture specialist Real IRM has launched a two-day training programme – aimed at certifying individuals in The Open Group IT4IT™ Reference Architecture standard.
 

The Open Group, the vendor neutral IT consortium, has announced the launch of its new IT4IT™  Reference Architecture Standard at its conference in Edinburgh.  

The Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard (O-TTPS), a Standard from The Open Group for Product Integrity and Supply Chain Security, has been approved as ISO/IEC International Standard.

The Open Group launched the The Open Group IT4IT™ Forum to provide a vendor-neutral environment for IT executives to meet, gain knowledge and lead the development of the IT4IT Reference Architecture for IT portfolio management. 

The Open Group has approved the Exploration and Mining (EM) Business Capability Reference Map produced by The Open Group Exploration, Mining, Metals and Minerals (EMMM) Forum. This standard is a component of the Exploration and Mining reference framework.

The ArchiMate 2.1 Specification and supporting materials were released today. ArchiMate 2.1 is a maintenance update to ArchiMate 2.0, addressing comments raised since the introduction of ArchiMate 2.0 in 2012.

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