The aspect (extension) of the ArchiMate Framework that is concerned with modelling the elements which, in different ways, motivate the design and operation of the enterprise.

It includes these model elements:

This figure shows the graphical representation of the motivation model elements and the key relationships.

The graphical representation of ArchiMate's motivation concepts

For more information on each element, the mutual relationships and examples, see: ArchiMate® 3 Chapter 6 Motivation Elements.

The figure has been created with the free ArchiMate modelling tool Archi.

The motivation extension model elements are particularly relevant for the mission outcomes at the segment, agency, sector, federal, national and international in the common approach of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework.

The relationship of these model elements with the strategy elements and Implementation and Migration Extension is illustrated in the pattern Driver goal gap pattern (Check & Plan).