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Why do we organize this enterprise architecture workshop ?
According to workshop developer Scott Bernard, enterprise architecture is "the analysis and documentation of an enterprise in its current and future states from a strategy, business and technology perspective" (EA = S + B + T). It helps to integrate and manage IT resources from a strategy and business-driven viewpoint. During the course, Scott Bernard's enterprise architecture framework called "EA³ Cube" will be used as a tool for explaining what the basic elements of EA are, and how such a framework is used in documenting your enterprise architecture. Every now and then, we will also look at what TOGAF, Zachman, Sogeti's DYA, and others have to offer.
This "Fundamentals of Enterprise Architecture" course is intended to provide executives, managers, IT staff, enterprise architects, and other interested individuals with exposure to the basic concepts of enterprise architecture.
About this workshop:
The "Fundamentals of Enterprise Architecture" course provides an understanding of how EA serves to integrate strategic and public sector EA frameworks, implementation methodologies, documentation techniques, tool use and best practices. Students will understand how EA serves to integrate strategic, business, and technology planning and documentation methods, which supports enterprise-wide information technology resource development and governance in the context of business requirements. The course consists of a pragmatic presentation of EA theory and group discussion to see how this theory can be put (or has been put) in practice at the participant's companies.
This workshop is organised in cooperation with and EA Fellows in Belgium. The number of participants is limited to 16 for maximum interaction and learning experience. During this workshop, free wifi Internet access will be available to our
Why should you attend this workshop ?
Participants who complete this workshop will have a basic understanding of EA concepts and practices, and will be better prepared to participate in and add value at a basic level to EA projects in private and public sector organizations. This should result in improved EA program success, higher quality EA documentation products, better support for IT resource planning and decision-making, improved communication with EA program stakeholders, and increased EA value delivery.
At the end of the "Fundamentals of Enterprise Architecture" workshop, participants will receive an attendance certificate issued by I.T. Works and EA Fellows.
Who should attend this workshop ?
This workshop is particularly useful for anyone who is involved in enterprise architecture, but who wants a basic understanding of what
is involved in this domain. This includes, but is not restricted to Business Managers, Program Managers, Technology Managers, Technical Staff.
About the Certification Programme
Are you looking to expand your knowledge of Enterprise Architecture (EA) ? Are you trying to control business and technology development projects ? But you don't know for sure if your line-of-business applications support your business goals ? Do you need to learn EA best practices, so that you can maximize the benefits of EA for your organization ?
If so, then the Enterprise Architecture Certification Program, offered by EA Fellows and by Carnegie Mellon University's Institute for Software Research International (ISRI), one of the world's leading IT education and research centers, and organised by I.T. Works in Belgium, is the program for you. "It is an honour and a pleasure to launch the EA-certification programme developed by Carnegie Mellon University here in Europe. Over the past several years, the demand for EA-competencies in Europe has increased tremendously, and it is time to roll out professional certification here now", says Dr. John Gøtze, ... says Dr. John Gøtze, partner in EA Fellows. Chief Editor of the Journal of Enterprise Architecture, and instructor
of the certification courses.
This Enterprise Architecture certification program will give you the knowledge
and skills you need to successfully implement an EA initiative in the public
or private sector. You will learn EA concepts, best practices, and tools from
experienced Carnegie Mellon certified instructors. The Certification Program
is built from three intensive courses which provide a comprehensive development
program for Enterprise Architects: this "Fundamentals
of Enterprise Architecture" course, the "Applied
Enterprise Architecture" course and the "Advanced Enterprise Architecture". You will attain "Certified Enterprise Architect" status
after passing all three courses as well as 2 exams.