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

Shared vocabulary and concepts for describing and understanding the enterprise.

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.

Business Architecture

Enterprise Architecture

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Applicable teams must follow this guidance, or obtain an exception from the authority shown.


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


Provides helpful guidance or background.


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