Reference Model - Definition

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Reference Model

A Reference Model in Enterprise Architecture is a model used to represent interrelated defined concepts. Reference models are usually defined as an abstract framework or domain-specific ontology and are often produced by standards organizations or bodies of experts in order to encourage clear communication.

A reference model can be used to represent the component of any consistent idea, e.g. business functions, business processes to system components. It usually represents a complete set.

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Last Updated: 7/18/2017 3:43:53 PM

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