•Enterprise Architecture

The Open Group, a global association, helps to bring about a neutral stance among manufactures and technology; it also helps to attain business goals with IT standards. The Open Group is composed of 375 global group members with versatile backgrounds, spanning across industries with IT professional teams, including customers, system and solution providers, tool vendors, system integrators, advisors, scholars, and researchers. With such teams, the Open Group is thus able to:

  • grab, delve into, and take hold of the most updated and rising surge of needs and later, to build corresponding strategies to share real experiences.
  • This group is also aiming to increase mutuality, develop common ground of cooperation, help to grow and integrate all sets of specifications and open sources on the internet.
  • It also provides a holistic service system in the attempt to increase the working efficiency of the Association while also offering the best authentication service industry wide.




The Open Group has plenty of experiences in developing and managing authentication projects over 18 years and in promoting the industry-wide compliance of adopting authentication kit as the authenticating and expanding standards and criterions.

The Open Group has published technical documents of varieties with the goal of developing standards and guidance for open groups; such varieties include white papers, technical research reports, authentication exam prep guides, and books for commercial purposes.

According to studies by SIM (the Society for Information Management) over the years, IT and Business Strategy Alignment has topped the chart among all core subjects that IT managers would follow with the most interests; No.1 on the chart for 6 times in last 8 years. In addition, subjects like IS Strategic Planning and EA (Enterprise Architecture) can also be seen on the top chart, with the focus on EA, which has gradually growing into one of essential technology of information system planning. The US has also driven to grow and apply multiple methods of EA, thanks to the increasing demands for information system planning across industries and the application of legal criterions for corporate governance and information governance. Such examples include the FEA of the central government, the DODAF of Department of Defense, and the widely-adopted by enterprises TOGAF and Zachman architectures.