The Enterprise Architecture library provides best practices and information to help leaders and teams make choices that are consistent with UW enterprise goals.

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Highest level guidelines for governance of the enterprise architecture.

Reference Models

A common vocabulary and taxonomy of accepted concepts used to describe an organization’s capabilities.

Standards and Guidelines

Prescribed or preferred technology, design, data, and process elements that help projects conform to architectural principles.

Implementation Guides and Methods

Patterns, prototypes, use cases, or analytical methods that help teams apply principles, standards, and guidelines.

Capability Mapping


Security and Privacy



(warning) Required: Teams must follow this guidance, or obtain an exception from the authority shown.


(tick) Recommended: The EA team recommends that teams follow this guidance, or discuss and agree on why they will not.


(info) Informational: Provides helpful guidance or background.


To learn more, see About Reference Architectures.