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Getting Started with Zachman

When you install the Unified or Ultimate Edition of Enterprise Architect, the Zachman Framework is fully enabled and ready to use.

If you have the Corporate or Professional Edition of Enterprise Architect, you can purchase and install the MDG Technology for Zachman Framework separately; once you have entered the registration key for the MDG Technology for Zachman Framework, it is automatically available in and integrated with Enterprise Architect, as for the Unified and Ultimate Editions.

Access the MDG Technology For Zachman Framework

  1. Create a new Enterprise Architect project file, and click on the top-level Package.
  2. Select the 'Design > Package > Model Wizard' option.
  3. In the 'Create from Pattern' tab (Model Wizard), select the  'Enterprise Architecture > Zachman' Perspective and the 'Zachman Framework' Pattern.
  4. Click on the Create Model(s) button.

A new base Zachman model is created in the Browser window, containing the Zachman Framework diagram and the Planner, Owner, Designer, Builder, Subcontractor and Functioning Enterprise Packages.

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