MACE (the columns in the modelled image above) is a method to use when categorizing EA principles. Traditionally, principles is connected to thinking in terms of Business, Data, Application and Technology as in for instance Archimate. Or some other similar categorisation.
Pragmatic considers, as the name implies, principles from a more pragmatic perspective.
- What categories does Enterprise use, to group related principles?
- Do categories cover the Methods and Artefacts and Culture and Environment used for Transformation?
- If they don’t cover – what problems does it create? What can and should be done to mitigate or live with them?