The structure of the TOGAF documentation reflects the structure and content of an Architecture
Capability within an enterprise.
There are seven parts to the TOGAF document:
(Introduction) This part provides a high-level introduction to the key concepts of
enterprise architecture and in particular the TOGAF approach. It contains the
definitions of terms used throughout TOGAF and release notes detailing the
changes between this version and the previous version of TOGAF.
(Architecture Development Method) This part is the core of TOGAF. It describes
the TOGAF Architecture Development Method (ADM) — a step-by-step approach
to developing an enterprise architecture.
(ADM Guidelines and Techniques) This part contains a collection of guidelines and
techniques available for use in applying TOGAF and the TOGAF ADM.
(Architecture Content Framework) This part describes the TOGAF content
framework, including a structured metamodel for architectural artifacts, the use of
re-usable architecture building blocks, and an overview of typical architecture
(Enterprise Continuum & Tools) This part discusses appropriate taxonomies and
tools to categorize and store the outputs of architecture activity within an
(TOGAF Reference Models) This part provides a selection of architectural
reference models, which includes the TOGAF Foundation Architecture, and the
Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model (III-RM).
(Architecture Capability Framework) This part discusses the organization,
processes, skills, roles, and responsibilities required to establish and operate an
architecture function within an enterprise.