The Dynamic Architecture Maturity Matrix: Instrument Analysis and Refinement

  • Marlies van Steenbergen
  • Jurjen Schipper
  • Rik Bos
  • Sjaak Brinkkemper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6275)


The field of enterprise architecture is still very much in development. Many architecture teams are looking to improve their effectiveness. One of the instruments to do so is the Dynamic Architecture Maturity Matrix. In the past the DyAMM has been applied to many architecture practices to assess their architecture maturity level. In this paper we present an analysis of these assessments. This provides us with an overview of common strengths and weaknesses in existing architecture practices. In addition, we use the set of assessments to analyze the DyAMM instrument for four types of anomalies.


enterprise architecture maturity models architecture maturity matrix 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marlies van Steenbergen
    • 1
  • Jurjen Schipper
    • 2
  • Rik Bos
    • 2
  • Sjaak Brinkkemper
    • 2
  1. 1.Sogeti NetherlandsDiemenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Information and Computing SciencesUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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