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Enterprise and Solution Architecture BCS Advanced

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

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Price $2,995
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Wed, Dec 06, 9:00am - Dec 07, 5:00pm Eastern Time ( 2 sessions )

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Location Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1401 H St NW Ste 100
Btwn 14th & 15th Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
Class Level Intermediate
Age Requirements 18 and older
Average Class Size 10
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EA Principals - Downtown, Washington DC
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this architecture class:

Enterprise and Solution Architecture (E&SA) Avancier Certification Option delivers a powerful method to learn the tools and gain the skills of a modern Solution Architect. This class prepares for Avancier Certification.

This course includes presentations, discussions, class exercises, and case studies. It covers a broad sweep of architecture terms and concepts found in architecture frameworks such as TOGAF® and Zachman™. The course concentrates on the tools and methods of the modern Solution Architect including the ArchiMate® modeling language. Students will use industry-accepted methods to analyze and describe enterprise and solution architectures, from business goals to technological building blocks.

This course includes vendor and technology-independent topics on solution architecture techniques and products, application integration patterns, design for qualities (non-functional requirements), and real world case study work.

Topics include:
  • Context: Principles, Scoping, Stakeholders, Goals, Requirements, ATAM
  • Methodology: Architecture Processes, Vocabulary, Archimate® Concepts and representations
  • Business Domain: Business Domain Artifacts, Functions, Capabilities, Scenario Driven Design
  • Data Domain: Data Domain Artifacts, Data at Rest, Data in Motion, Data Quality and Interoperability
  • Software Domain: Software Domain Artifacts, Modularity and Decoupling, Design Patterns, Interoperability and Communication types
  • Application Domain: Artifacts, Services, Use Cases, Architecture, Integration Patterns
  • Design for Qualities: Performance, Availability, Recoverability, Integrity, Security, Technology Domain Artifacts, Solution Technology Definitions
  • Migration Planning: Migration Path, Business Cases, The Agile Mindset
Target Audience: Everybody interested in the terms, concepts and practice of architecture; especially people wanting to act in an architect role, and their stakeholders. It is recommended that attendees have seven years’ experience of IS/IT work including contact with architects and architecture descriptions.

Approach: The course is intensive. It includes presentations, discussions, class exercises and Avancier exam preparation and Avancier exam sessions.

Course Outline:

Architecture and architects
  • Foundation concepts
  • Architecture granularity
  • Architecture domains
  • Hierarchical or layered architecture
  • Architect roles, goals and skills
Architecture precursors
  • Stakeholders
  • Drivers, aims and directives
  • Solution descriptions and plans
  • Standards
  • Scope of architecture work requirements
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Business case
Architecture frameworks
  • Architecture process frameworks
  • Architecture descriptions
  • Architecture models and abstractions
  • Architecture description frameworks
Business architecture
  • Foundation concepts
  • Business structure and behavior
  • Business process decomposition and automation
  • Design for business security
Data architecture
  • Foundation concepts
  • Knowledge and/or content management
  • Data architecture structure
  • Data qualities and integration
  • Design for data security
Software architecture
  • Foundation concepts
  • Component structures and patterns
  • Component interfaces
  • Component interoperation styles
  • Component communication styles
  • Publish and subscribe distribution
Applications architecture
  • Foundation concepts
  • Applications structure and behavior
  • Design for applications security
  • Application platform
Design for NFRS
  • Performance
  • Availability
  • Reliability
  • Recoverability
  • Integrity
  • Scalability
  • Security
Infrastructure architecture
  • Foundation concepts
  • Infrastructure structure and behavior
  • Design for infrastructure security
Migration planning and architecture management
  • Gap analysis
  • Migration path
  • Risk analysis
Architecture management
  • Architecture implementation
  • Architecture change management
  • Architecture governance
  • Architecture in operations
Delivery Method: 4-day class, Exam will be held at the end of the 4th day of class.

Do I get a participation Certificate? Yes

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  • A 100% refund, minus a 5% processing fee, will be given to students who withdraw from a class no later than 22 business days prior to the scheduled start date.
  • No refund will be given within 22 business days of the published start date.
  • Students missing a portion of a class due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstances will be able to attend the next class on the same topic for the days missed, without an additional fee. Students need not re-register; however, they must notify CourseHorse by email at [email protected], so the registration fee for the makeup class can be waived and class logistics provided.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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