California State University
Nature of business has changed in the past half century. Most businesses have grown from region-specific to global. Goals of business, business processes, supplier chains and business economics have changed from simpler to complex. The Zachman Framework is one of the oldest Enterprise Architecture Frameworks. It is a unique approach to provide a logical understanding of ever increasing size and complexities of information systems. This paper aims to introduce the Zachman framework in general. Also this paper aims to provide details about the Owner's perspective of the Zachman Framework. This paper also addresses the security requirements for the Owner's Perspective of an enterprise.