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Course #:WA2340

Establishing an Architecture Baseline Training

This workshop provides a baseline development methodology, baseline development templates, and labs to facilitate the organization planning a baseline initiative.

Audience

Architects

Prerequisites

None

Duration

2 Day

Outline of Establishing an Architecture Baseline 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 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 3 - Establish EA Baseline Goals & Objectives

  • Method to Establish EA Baseline Goals & Objectives
  • Tool: Baseline Maturity Assessment
  • Baseline Maturity Model
  • Baseline Data
  • Example Logical Repository Metamodel
  • Sample Technology Domain Repository Entities
  • Sample Application Domain Repository Entities
  • Sample Data Domain Repository Entities
  • Sample Business Domain Repository Entities
  • Sample Reference Repository Entities
  • Summary

Chapter 4 - Perform EA Baseline Planning

  • EA Baseline Planning Approach
  • Complete Baseline Data Identification Worksheet
  • Complete Baseline Data Source Identification Worksheet
  • Complete Touch Point Identification Worksheet
  • Complete Baseline Report Identification Worksheet
  • Complete Baseline Initiative Planning Worksheet
  • Summary

Chapter 5 - Perform EA Baseline Enhancements

  • Execute Plan: Implement Enhancements
  • Gather Baseline Data
  • Record, Classify & Integrate Baseline Information
  • Review & Approval
  • Summary

Chapter 6 - Use & Maintain EA Baseline

  • EA Baseline & EA Governance
  • Use EA Baseline to Reduce Costs
  • Use EA Baseline to Improve Quality
  • Repository Administration & Support
  • Summary

Chapter 7 - Baseline for Federated Enterprises

  • How do you handle HUGE enterprises?
  • Templates: Federated Baseline Collection
  • Summary

Workshop 1 - Establish EA Baseline Goals & Objectives

  • Baseline Goals & Objectives: Baseline Data
  • Baseline Goals & Objectives: Baseline Management
  • Baseline Goals & Objectives: Baseline Use
  • Baseline Goals & Objectives: Baseline Value Realization

Workshop 2 - Baseline Data Identification Source Worksheet

  • Baseline Data: Technology & Application Domains
  • Baseline Data: Business Domain Catalogs
  • Baseline Data: Business Domain Matrices
  • Baseline Data: Data Domain

Workshop 3 - Baseline Data Sources

  • Baseline Data Sources

Workshop 4 - Baseline Touch Point Identification Worksheet

  • Baseline Touch Point Identification

Workshop 5 - Baseline Configuration Decision Worksheet

  • Configuration Decisions

Workshop 6 - Baseline Report Identification Worksheet

  • Baseline Report Identification: Technology & Application Domains
  • Baseline Report Identification: Business Domain Catalogs
  • Baseline Report Identification: Business Domain Matrices
  • Baseline Report Identification: Data Domain
  • Baseline Report Identification: Data Domain (Continued)

Workshop 7 - Baseline Initiative Planning Worksheet

  • Overview
  • Assumptions
  • Resources to Consider
  • Risks to Consider

Template 1 - System Profile Template

Template 2 - Subsystem Profile Template

Template 3 - Interface Profile Template

Appendix A - EA Catalogs, Matrices, & Diagrams

  • Catalogs
  • Matrices
  • Diagrams
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
US Inquiries / 1.877.517.6540
Canadian Inquiries / 1.877.812.8887