The book is divided into four parts, roughly following a life-cycle perspective, which we call the Architecture Business Cycle, of how architectures fit into a business:
Envisioning Architecture? Chapters 1?3
Creating an Architecture? Chapters 4?10
Analyzing an Architecture? Chapters 11?13
Moving from One System to Many? Chapters 14?19
The case studies are in Chapters 3, 6, 8, 13, 15, 16 and 17, and are clearly noted in the chapter titles.
In detail, the parts and chapters cover the following ground.