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Enterprise Architecture CertificationsMike Walker, mikewalk@microsoft.comOpen Group Webcast - Enterprise ArchitectureCerti...
Presentation form…
The Inspiration…                   architecture
The Inspiration
The Inspiration…Modern, international transportation signs &
About MePractitionerActively engaged with customersStrategic engagementsInvolvedArchitecture communityStandardsCertifiedOp...
Agenda
CertificationOverview & Benefits
Overviewskills & competencies focusedcertification landscapeOpen Group & IASA
What does the Industry Say?                                           * http://www.linkedin.com/groups/What-is-best-EA-met...
EA Certifications
Industry Confusion
There must be abetter way.
Creating the mental frame
Architecture Certification Landscape
Architecture Certification LandscapeThese certifications are   Driven from a           Provides the essential   Specialize...
Enterprise Architect Certification Reference Guide      Competency Based Certifications                                   ...
Outcomes drive each pathOutcome               Outcome                  Outcome                  OutcomeValidate your      ...
Competency Based Certifications          Overview          The Open Group Certified Architect (Open CA) program is an     ...
Open GroupCertifications
OverviewBroad Coverageacross competency and skillsFit-for-Purposefor the needs of an architectEcosystemsupporting certific...
Open CA                                           Open CA       CITS       TOGAF       ArchiMateThree LevelsCertified, Mas...
Open CA   CITS   TOGAF   ArchiMate
Call to Action
Call to ActionAsk & Learnabout certificationsMentorand be a mentorCertifyyourself on the best path for you
Resources            Open Group certification site:            http://www3.opengroup.org/certifications            Open CA...
Thank You!Mike Walker, mikewalk@microsoft.comwww.MikeTheArchitect.com
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  1. 1. Enterprise Architecture CertificationsMike Walker, mikewalk@microsoft.comOpen Group Webcast - Enterprise ArchitectureCertifications DistilledMay 2, 2012
  2. 2. Presentation form…
  3. 3. The Inspiration… architecture
  4. 4. The Inspiration
  5. 5. The Inspiration…Modern, international transportation signs &
  6. 6. About MePractitionerActively engaged with customersStrategic engagementsInvolvedArchitecture communityStandardsCertifiedOpen CA Distinguished Chief Architect
  7. 7. Agenda
  8. 8. CertificationOverview & Benefits
  9. 9. Overviewskills & competencies focusedcertification landscapeOpen Group & IASA
  10. 10. What does the Industry Say? * http://www.linkedin.com/groups/What-is-best-EA-method-36781.S.96493286 ** http://www.itjobswatch.co.uk/contract.aspx?page=1&sortby=0&orderby=0&q=togaf&id=0&lid=2618 *** The Open Group **** Gartner 2012
  11. 11. EA Certifications
  12. 12. Industry Confusion
  13. 13. There must be abetter way.
  14. 14. Creating the mental frame
  15. 15. Architecture Certification Landscape
  16. 16. Architecture Certification LandscapeThese certifications are Driven from a Provides the essential Specialized based on afocused on validating predetermined set of supporting skills for set of drivers from theyour experience. industry or business EAs to be successful. Academic or Vendor concerns (ex. federal community. government)
  17. 17. Enterprise Architect Certification Reference Guide Competency Based Certifications Supporting Open CA Academic Institutions Penn State Industry / Specialized Certifications RMIT FEAF DODAF Kent State TEAF MODAF Applied & Tailored Foundational Certifications Accenture Zachman TOGAF IBM SEI Architecture & Trade Off Analysis ArchiMate Oracle IASA Foundation CITS CISCO Related Leanings MBA Risk Management ITIL Solution Architecture PMO Agile / SDLC
  18. 18. Outcomes drive each pathOutcome Outcome Outcome OutcomeValidate your Learn & be credible in Tune your architecture Providing generalize orarchitecture skills an industry skills supplemental learning through academia or vendors
  19. 19. Competency Based Certifications Overview The Open Group Certified Architect (Open CA) program is an independent global certification program for qualifying the skills, knowledge and experience of IT, Business and Enterprise Architects. Accepted and applicable worldwide, Open CA boasts more than 3,300 certified professionals from 160 companies in more than 60 countries worldwide. The program requires applicants to demonstrate skills and experience against a set of conformance requirements through written applications and peer interviews. There are no training courses to attend, and no written exams to complete. • Open CA Site • The Open Group Certified Architect Program Distilled • Experiences taking the Open CA Level 3 certification • Conformance Requirements (Multi- Level) • Sample Certification Packages • Sample Certification Agreement Level 2 • How you can become Open CA certified and how your organization Level 1 can become Open CA accredited
  20. 20. Open GroupCertifications
  21. 21. OverviewBroad Coverageacross competency and skillsFit-for-Purposefor the needs of an architectEcosystemsupporting certifications Open CA CITS TOGAF ArchiMate
  22. 22. Open CA Open CA CITS TOGAF ArchiMateThree LevelsCertified, Master & Distinguished Level 3Evaluatedby your industry peersRigorous Level 2& fair process Level 1More information: http://www.mikethearchitect.com/2011/08/the-open-group-certified-architect-open-ca-program-distilled.html
  23. 23. Open CA CITS TOGAF ArchiMate
  24. 24. Call to Action
  25. 25. Call to ActionAsk & Learnabout certificationsMentorand be a mentorCertifyyourself on the best path for you
  26. 26. Resources Open Group certification site: http://www3.opengroup.org/certifications Open CA certification site: http://www.opengroup.org/openca/cert/ TOGAF certification site: http://www.opengroup.org/togaf9/cert/ General Certification analysis, review and news: http://www.mikethearchitect.com/certification/ Enterprise Architecture Certifications Distilled: http://bit.ly/tmSVdF Open CA Program Distilled: http://bit.ly/nrKlp8
  27. 27. Thank You!Mike Walker, mikewalk@microsoft.comwww.MikeTheArchitect.com

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