Industry frameworks and reference models provide guidelines for a particular business such as banking, insurance, and telecommunications. The majority of these frameworks are based on general-purpose frameworks but they provide rich reference models and patterns for specific industry needs. The following is a list of well-known industry-specific frameworks:

  • TeleManagement Forum(TM Forum) Frameworx
  • Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN)
  • IBM Information FrameWork (IFW) for Banking Industry
  • Automotive Architecture Framework (AAF)
  • Supply Chain Operations Reference model (SCOR)
  • Insurance Application Architecture (IAA)