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TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Bridge

at EA Principals, Inc. - Downtown, Washington, D.C.

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Start Date:

Mon, Oct 02, 9:00am - Oct 03, 3:30pm Eastern Time ( 2 sessions )

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Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1401 H St NW Ste 100
Btwn 14th & 15th Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
Exam Voucher Included
Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this architecture class:

The TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner certification provides validation that an individual has the knowledge, comprehension, and ability to analyze and apply the TOGAF Standard to developing, sustaining, and using an Enterprise Architecture. The learning objectives at this level focus on application and analysis in addition to knowledge and comprehension.

The purpose of this bridge learning path is to enable individuals who are TOGAF 9 Certified to obtain TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner certification. The bridge option exists to recognize the existing investment in TOGAF certification for individuals who have achieved the TOGAF 9 Certified qualification.

Certified individuals will have the following competencies:

  • Know how to apply the TOGAF approach to transform and manage change
  • Know how to apply the TOGAF method
  • Know how to apply TOGAF techniques

This course is intended for individuals who are TOGAF 9 Certified who wish to update their qualifications as part of their professional development, and demonstrate their ability to apply Enterprise Architecture.

Accredited Training Courses include the TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Learning Studies as a mandatory element of the training. Candidates who become certified, who also satisfactorily complete these learning studies will in addition earn The Open Group Certified: Applied TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Open Badge to reflect their ability to analyze and apply Enterprise Architecture.

Course Outline

Module 1: Key Changes in the TOGAF Standard

  • The TOGAF Document Set
  • The difference between the Fundamental Content and the TOGAF Series Guides
  • Describe how the TOGAF Fundamental Content and the TOGAF Series Guides together form the TOGAF Standard
  • How the structure of the TOGAF Standard reflects the structure and content of an Architecture Capability within an Enterprise
  • TOGAF Series Guides and their Applicability
  • Guidance available to the person tasked to lead the effort to establish or evolve an Enterprise Architecture Capability
  • The TOGAF Library
  • How Enterprise Architecture services can be provided through a Service Delivery Model
  • Architecture Alternatives and Trade-off

Module 2 – Introducing the Context for Enterprise Architecture

  • Guiding Effective Change: The Purpose of Enterprise Architecture
  • What does an Enterprise Architecture look like?
  • Architecture Governance and the role of an Enterprise Architect
  • The Iterative Nature of the Architecture Development Method (ADM)
  • The Four Contexts of Organizational Evolution towards a Digital Enterprise as identified by the DPBoK™ Standard

Module 3 – Enterprise Architecture and the Practitioner Role

  • How an Architecture enables alignment to Organizational Objectives using Agile development as an example
  • How the TOGAF Standard can be applied to support the Digital Enterprise
  • The Role of the Enterprise Architect and Enterprise Architecture in a Digital Enterprise

Module 4 – Applying TOGAF Concepts in the Context for Enterprise Architecture

  • Guiding effective change: the Purpose of Enterprise Architecture
  • What an Enterprise Architecture looks like
  • Architecture Capability
  • The need to manage Multiple Architecture States
  • Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Security, a Cross-Cutting Concern
  • Managing the uncertainty of the success of change to optimize maximum business benefit and minimum business loss

Module 5 – Stakeholder Management

  • How to identify Stakeholders, their Concerns, Views, and the Communication involved
  • The use of Architecture Views
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Requirements Management
  • Using Trade-off to Support Architecture Development

Module 6 – Phase A, the Starting Point

  • Identifying the information necessary to execute the Architecture Vision phase, and how iteration cycles provide more information to take into account in order to execute the phase
  • How to execute Phase A and how it contributes to the Architecture Development
  • Security-specific Architecture Design that is Sufficient — Phase A
  • Outputs necessary to proceed with the Architecture Development

Module 7 – Architecture Development

  • Steps applicable to all ADM Phases
  • Risk and Security considerations during the Architecture Development (ADM Phases B to D)
  • Relevant Information to produce outputs valuable to the Architecture Development
  • How to apply Phase B and how it contributes to the Architecture Development work
  • Information that is relevant to Phase C (Data and Applications) to produce outputs relevant to the Architecture Development
  • How to apply Phase C and how it contributes to the Architecture Development work
  • Information needed in Phase D to produce outputs relevant to the Architecture Development
  • How to apply Phase D and how it contributes to the Architecture Development work
  • Outputs of Phases B, C, and D necessary to proceed with the Architecture Development work

Module 8 – Implementing the Architecture

  • Risk and Security considerations for Phases E, F, and G
  • Steps (Phase E) to create the Implementation and Migration Strategy
  • Basic Approaches to Implementation
  • How to identify and group Work Packages
  • How to create and document Transition Architectures
  • The impact of the Migration Projects on the Organization and the Coordination required
  • Why and how Business Value is assigned to each Work Package
  • How to prioritize the Migration Projects (Phase F)
  • Confirm the Architecture Roadmap (Phase F)
  • Outputs of Phase F necessary to proceed with the Architecture Implementation
  • Inputs to Phase G Implementation Governance
  • How Implementation Governance is executed (Phase G)
  • Outputs necessary to support Architecture Governance
  • How Architecture Contracts are used to communicate with Implementers

Module 9 – Supporting the ADM Work

  • How The Open Group TOGAF Library can be used to support the Practitioner’s Work
  • Business Scenarios
  • The purpose of Compliance Assessments
  • How Migration Planning techniques are used to review and consolidate the Gap Analysis results from earlier Phases
  • How a Repository can be structured using the TOGAF Architecture Repository as an example
  • What to expect in a well-run Architecture Repository
  • How the concepts of Architecture Levels are used to organize the Architecture Landscape
  • Different Levels of Architecture that exist in an organization
  • Determining the Level an Architecture is being developed at
  • The Role of Architecture Building Blocks (ABBs)

Intended Audience: 

  • Application Architects
  • Application Portfolio Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Business Architects
  • CIOs and CTOs
  • Data Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
  • I.T. strategists, senior business analysts
  • Information Architects
  • Infrastructure Architects
  • IT Architects
  • Others responsible for change programs
  • Program Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Security Architects and Technology Vendors
  • Solution Architects
  • System Integrators
  • Technology Architects

Pre-requisites: TOGAF 9 Certified qualification.

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