source of information comprising descriptions of generalized enterprise architecture concepts, requirements and recommendations
(enterprise) conceptual collection of enterprise-entity aspects related by kind of architectural concern and exhibiting reasonably distinct focal coordinates along a continuum.
modelled using a formalism, which has a formal syntax and semantics, usually with a theoretical basis, and expressible in a symbolic language
(enterprise) characterization of the effect that an enterprise expects to achieve through the fulfilment of functional requests for products or services
actual sequence of phases and steps an entity has gone through during its lifetime
structure expressed in diagrams, text and formal rules, which relates the components of a conceptual enterprise architecture to each other
context that determines the setting and circumstances of technological, business, operational, organizational, political, regulatory, social, and other critical influences and constraints upon an enterprise that affect its development and behaviour but are not controllable by the enterprise itself