Enterprise Architecture Certification Workshop Outline

What you need to know to be successful as an Enterprise Architect










  1. Enterprise Architecture and the Business
    • The Case for Change
    • The Concepts for Change
    • Accelerating Implementation (Business Change Implementation and Technology Change Implementation) in the Face of Accelerating Change
  2. Definitions
    • Framework
    • Methodology
    • Architecture
    • Implementation
    • Project Management
    • Enterprise Architecture
      • Architecture Models
        • Motivation/Goals
        • Function/Process
        • Data Groups
        • Organization/People
        • Location/Network
        • Event/Timing
        • Implementation Models
          • Business
          • Application
          • Information
          • Technology
          • Other Common Implementation Models
          • As-Is and Desired-State Models
          • Governance
  3. Demystifying Enterprise Architecture for the Non-Practitioner
    • The Analogies
    • Justification Approaches
      • Value to the CEO
      • Value to the CIO
      • Value to Stakeholders
      • What Works (and what doesn’t)
      • Business Vocabulary
      • Creating an Enterprise Architecture Charter
  4. Planning for Enterprise Architecture
    • Purpose of Plan the Plan
    • Establishing Architecture Scope
    • Defining Architecture Deliverables
    • Major Tasks
  5. Developing the Enterprise Architecture Models
    • Motivation Goal Analysis and Models
    • Function Process Analysis and Models
    • Data Data Group Analysis and Models
    • Network Location Analysis and Models
    • People Organization Analysis and Models
    • Time Event Analysis and Models
  6. The Model of Models Business on a Page
  7. Further Understanding the Enterprise through Implementation Models and Analysis
    • Implementation Analysis Models and Understanding
    • Building on the Analysis Developing Move-Ahead Initiatives
    • Prioritization Methods to Move Ahead and Enable the Architecture
  8. What Enterprises are Actually Doing A Sampling of Real Enterprise Architecture Models
    • Models
    • Examples
    • Templates
    • Strategies
  9. Doing the Work
    • Task Details
    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Suggested Deliverables by Task
    • Potential Task Challenges and Solutions
    • Transitioning to Next Step Activities
  10. Ongoing Enterprise Architecture Activities
    • Preparing for Ongoing Architecture Refinement and Usage
    • Revising, Enhancing, and Using the Architecture Artifacts
    • Reviewing and Approving the Project Plans
    • Continuing to Deliver Value to the Enterprise
  11. Managing the Models
    • The Governance Process
    • Understanding Architecture (Engineering) and Implementation (Manufacturing) Models
    • Developing Models
    • Classifying/Storing Models
    • Reusing and Managing Models
    • Versioning and Changing Models
  12. Addressing Organizational Change and Resistance to Change
    • Scale of Change
    • Organization Engineering
      • Organization Vision
      • Organization Analysis
      • Organization Design
      • Organization Deployment
      • Continuous Knowledge Gain
    • Resistance to Change
    • Strategies for Overcoming Resistance to Change
    • ACTIOn Model for Change
      • Analysis
      • Communication
      • Training and Development Reskilling
      • Involvement
      • Organization Structure, Alignment, Development
      • Intervention
  13. The Enterprise Architect Maturity Model
    • Maturity Model History
    • The Enterprise Architect Maturity Model (EAMM)
      • EAMM Stages
      • EAMM Artifacts
    • EAMM Stages
      • Enterprise Architecture Awareness
      • Enterprise Architecture Foundation
      • Develop Architecture Models
      • Develop Implementation Models
      • Use Architecture Models
      • Use Implementation Models
      • Manage Models for Enterprise Change
    • Implementing the Enterprise Architect Maturity Model Program
      • Initiate the EAMM Program
      • Plan the EAMM Program
      • Enable the EAMM Program
      • Validate the EAMM Program
      • Use and Evolve the EAMM Program
  14. Conducting an Enterprise Architecture Project – the Process and Work Breakdown Structure
    • Team Composition
      • Planning Team
      • Core / Subject Matter Team
      • Review / Subject Matter Management Team
    • Prepare for the Enterprise Architecture Program Project
    • Model the “Enterprise” within Scope
    • Analyze the “Enterprise” within Scope
    • Conduct Review and Verification Session
    • Transition to Next Steps
  15. Short Term Approaches for Long Term Success
    • Demonstration Projects
    • Portfolio Rationalization Projects
    • “Less than Enterprise” Architecture
    • More “Quick Strike” Opportunities
  16. The Enterprise Architect Job Description
  17. Developing a Center of Excellence
  18. The Quick Start Toolkit
    • Templates
    • Analysis Tools and Algorithms
    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Microsoft Office Tool Enablement
    • Enabling other Toolsets
  19. Next Step Activities
    • Certification Levels
    • EACOE Web site
      • Bulletin Board
      • EACOE Members and Friends
    • Continuing your Enterprise Architecture Growth
  20. Architecting the Cloud
    • Definitions
    • Comparing yesterday, to today, to tomorrow
    • Cloud and the Business Strategy
    • Advantages and Disadvantages
    • Cloud Attributes Related to Existing Infrastructure
    • Cloud and the Information Technology Strategy
    • The Process (Outline)
      • Define Goals and Business Objectives
      • Related Goals and Objectives to the Enterprise
      • Identify Candidate Business Processes
      • Identify Candidate Materials / Data
      • Identify Candidate Existing Applications
      • Evaluate Cloud Deployment Choices
      • Dealing with “Non-Cloud” Applications
      • Develop Short and Long Term Roadmaps
      • Update the Enterprise Architecture
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