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Audience

Executives, senior management, line of business managers.

Prerequisites

None

Duration

1 Day

Outline for EA Getting Started Training

Chapter 1 - Introduction

  • Introductions
  • Course Outline
  • Handouts & Appendices
  • Practical Application: Building Skills
  • Practical Application: Filling Your Toolbox
  • Course Evaluation & Questions
  • Course Delivery Overview

Chapter 2 - Enterprise Architecture (EA) Primer

  • Architecture
  • Architects
  • Enterprise Architecture Definitions
  • IEEE, TOGAF, & MIT Perspectives
  • Group Discussion: Expectations of EA
  • Enterprise Architecture Defined
  • Architecture Framework: Foundation for a Common Vocabulary
  • Industry EA Frameworks
  • Dimensions of Architecture Scope
  • Group Discussion: EA Partitioning
  • Architecture Domains
  • Depth: Strategic, Segment, and Capability Architectures
  • Example: DOE Segment Identification
  • Example: Segment Architecture
  • Time: Baseline, Target, and Transition Architectures
  • Various Solution Architecture Definitions
  • Group Discussion: Solution Architecture
  • Characteristics of a Solution Architecture
  • Example Solution Architecture: SOA for Insurance
  • Example Solution Architecture: Customer Contact Center
  • Glossary
  • Summary

Chapter 3 - EA Framework

  • The Importance of a Framework for EA
  • TOGAF
  • TOGAF Components
  • Architecture Development Method (ADM)
  • Architecture Content Framework
  • Views & Viewpoints
  • TOGAF Viewpoints
  • Catalogs, Matrices, Diagrams & Viewpoints
  • Architecture Deliverables
  • ADM Techniques
  • ADM Guidelines
  • Enterprise to Solution Architecture
  • Example: Architecture Roadmap
  • Summary

Chapter 4 - EA Value Proposition

  • Without Architecture You Can't
  • Factors Driving EA Adoption
  • Accelerated Rate of Change
  • EA Facilitates Change Across Units
  • Greater Information Density
  • Customers Expect Personalized Goods
  • Traditional Industry Barriers are Disintegrating
  • Impact of Diversification & Acquisitions
  • Shared Resources Across Business Units
  • Business Demand for Technology Continues to Grow
  • Tight IT Budgets Will Persist
  • Primary Drivers for EA Programs
  • Summary of EA Benefits
  • Digitized Platform: The Key to Agility
  • Group Discussion: Benefits
  • Value of EA Activities: Baseline Architecture
  • Value of EA Activities: Target Architecture
  • Value of EA Activities: Architecture Review
  • Value of EA Activities: Governance
  • Group Discussion: Obstacles
  • Summary

Chapter 5 - Reference Architecture

  • Reference Architecture
  • Reference Architecture Components
  • Reference Architecture Summarized
  • Reference Architecture Context
  • Architecture Principles
  • Components of Principles
  • Qualities of a Good Set of Principles
  • EA Principles: Creation Process
  • Templates: Principle & Principle Catalog
  • Example: Architecture Principles
  • Group Discussion: Principles
  • Applying Architecture Principles
  • Policies
  • Template: Policy
  • Example: Governance Policies
  • Example: SOA Policy
  • Example: Policies
  • Reference Models
  • Example: IBM Business Analytics & Optimization Reference Architecture
  • Example: IBM Insurance Application Architecture
  • Example: SOA Reference Architecture
  • Example:Customer Experience Reference Architecture
  • Business Scenarios
  • Business Scenario Summary
  • Business Scenario Outline
  • Template & Example: Business Scenario
  • Practices: Standards & Guidelines
  • Example: Interoperability Standards
  • Example: Insurance Reporting Reference Architecture
  • Example: Electronic Product Code™ (EPC) Standards
  • Example: Health Care Reference Architecture
  • Resource: Financial Industry Organizations
  • Resource: Health Industry Organizations
  • Resource: Retail Industry Organizations
  • Resource: Technical Organizations
  • Industry Organizations
  • Insurance Industry Standards ROI
  • Requirements
  • Example: Mobile Security Reference Architecture
  • Example: MSRA Requirements
  • Architecture Building Blocks: Reusable Requirement Sets
  • Resource: NIST Security Requirements
  • Example: COTS Standard Requirements Set
  • Summary

Chapter 6 - Enterprise Architecture Baseline

  • Importance of an Architecture Baseline
  • Architecture Baseline Process Overview
  • What are Your EA Baseline Objectives?
  • Group Discussion: EA Baseline Goals & Objectives
  • A Typical Place to Start
  • Core Catalogs
  • Core Matrices
  • Templates: Baseline Collection Templates
  • Creating Building Blocks from a Baseline
  • What Can You Learn From Your Baseline
  • Customized Taxonomy
  • Baseline More Than Software
  • Baseline Classified by Lifecycle
  • Baseline Relationships
  • Relationship Types
  • Baseline Reporting
  • EA Baseline Best Practices
  • Summary

Chapter 7 - The EA Toolbox

  • The Architecture Toolbox
  • The EA Toolbox
  • TOGAF Toolbox Items
  • Supplementing TOGAF Toolbox Items
  • Practitioner Toolbox Items
  • Summary

Chapter 8 - Enterprise Architecture (EA) Program

  • Enterprise Architecture Scope of Work
  • EA as an Enterprise Asset
  • Assess Maturity
  • Working with Maturity Models
  • Tool: EA Maturity Assessment
  • EA Transformation Process
  • Establish Organizational Model
  • Skills Framework
  • Roles
  • EA Skills
  • Depth of Knowledge
  • Generic Skills Matrix
  • Business Skills Matrix
  • EA Skills Matrix
  • Program/Project Skills Matrix
  • Apply Project Management Best Practices
  • Communications is Very Important!
  • Communications Vehicles
  • EA Implementation
  • EA Maintenance
  • EA Action Items to Achieve Your Goals
  • Top 10 Leadership Principles of EA
  • Summary

Chapter 9 - EA Governance

  • What is Governance?
  • IT Governance Methodologies
  • Characteristics of Governance
  • Measures to Govern Enterprise Architecture
  • Reference: Weill & Ross Framework
  • IT Decision Domains
  • Group Discussion
  • IT Governance Archetypes
  • Template: Decision Domains & Governance Archetypes Matrix
  • Implementation Mechanisms
  • Example: IT Governance at UPS
  • Example: IT Governance at Dupont
  • Most Common Governance Patterns
  • Top 3 Performing Patterns
  • Process: Creating an Effective IT Governance
  • COBIT
  • Example: Governance Structure
  • Example: Governance Process Flow
  • Example: Integrating Governance into the Organization
  • Governance Best Practices
  • Governance With Little Standards or Target
  • More Governance Lessons Learned
  • Summary

Chapter 10 - Recommendations

  • Start with the Basics
  • Build Your Toolbox
  • Governance with Little Standards or Target
  • Governance Lessons Learned

Handout 1 - Sample Principles

  • Business Principles
  • Data Principles
  • Application Principles
  • Technology Principles
  • Governance Principles
  • SOA Governance Principles

Handout 2 - Enterprise Architecture Maturity Scorecard

Appendix A - Reference Library

  • Overview
  • Industry Organizations
  • References & Further Reading

Appendix B - Architecture Glossary

  • ABC
  • DEF
  • GHI
  • MNO
  • PQR
  • STU
  • VWXYZ

Appendix C - EA Catalogs, Matrices, & Diagrams

  • Catalogs
  • Matrices
  • Diagrams