An Application also known as Business Application or Software Application is any program or set of programs that is created to support end user functions. The application can typically be categorized as Application Software or System Software. ap·pli·ca·tion /ˌapləˈkāSH(ə)n/ noun a program or piece of software designed and written to fulfill a particular purpose of Read more about Application[…]
Application Collaboration is defined as an aggregate of two or more application components that work together to perform collective behavior.
A behavior element that groups automated behavior that can be performed by an application component.
A behavior element that describes the behavior of an application collaboration.
Application Service exposes the automated functionality of an application component. It is accessed through one or more application interfaces. An application service may be used by business processes, business functions, or other application functions. An application service should be meaningful to its consumers; it should provide a unit of functionality that is, in itself, useful Read more about Application Service[…]
Logical Application component is an encapsulation of application functionality that is independent of a particular implementation. As such, it is a replaceable part of a system. It encapsulates its contents and exposes its functionality through a set of interfaces. An application component performs one or more application functions. It may collaborate with other application components Read more about Component[…]
Accordingly to TOGAF, The highest level (typically) of description of an organization and typically covers all missions and functions. An enterprise will often span multiple organizations. In many cases it can referred as entire business of an organization.
Application Interface is a point of access where an application service is made available to a consumer (e.g., a business process, another application component etc.). It specifies how the functionality of a component can be accessed by other components (i.e., a provided interface), or which functionality the component requires from other components (i.e., required interface). Read more about Interface[…]