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UAF Plugin 2021x Refresh2 Documentation

UAF Plugin

Planned release: December 3, 2021

The release of 2021x Refresh2 introduces the UAF 1.2 Plugin as a technology preview to support UAF 1.2. In this version, the UAF 1.2 Profile support (however it is supported only in the UAF framework), migration from UAF 1.1 to UAF 1.2, and UAF Grid and Metamodel Improvements were implemented. Furthermore, the ArchiMate (technology preview) brings more element mapping options.

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UAF 1.2 Support (Technology Preview)

In 2021x Refresh 2, the UAF 1.2 support is introduced as a technology preview.

For this release, the separate UAF 1.2 Plugin is included in Cameo Enterprise Architecture and Magic Systems of Systems Architect modeling tools. This plugin is only for preview purposes and should NOT be used in production.

What is implemented for this release:

  • UAF 1.2 Profile support, however, it is supported only in the UAF framework
  • Migration from UAF 1.1 to UAF 1.2
  • UAF Grid and Metamodel Improvements:
    • Architecture Management Domain
    • Improvements in Strategic and Services Domains (clarify semantics, add new concepts, improve exposition)
    • Support of Value Streams
    • Risk becomes a cross-cutting construct

See the UAF 1.2 Plugin documentation >>

The development will continue for the upcoming releases and will focus on the fully UAF 1.2 support for DoDAF, DoDAF 2.0 MODAF, NAF, and NAF 4.0 frameworks and migration from UPDM to UAF 1.2.

UAF 1.2 grid.
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ArchiMate Model Import (Technology Preview)

In this version, we continued working on the import of the ArchiMate model from the open exchange file into the UAF project. The imported element mapping is still only partial, but more mapping options were implemented. The mapping of ArchiMate 3.1 to UAF 1.1 approach is based on the NATO Architecture Framework. Learn more >>>

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