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Enterprise architecture-career-path

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What is Enterprise Architecture and How one can become IT Architect or Enterprise Architect

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  1. 1. www.atdsolution.com | www.atdlearning.com
  2. 2. PRESENTS
  3. 3. mistakes IT Department lose money companies make with their that are causing them to 5
  4. 4. MISTAKE 1 Ignoring the miscommunication between IT and business people. 66% of IT projects fail due to miscommunication, costing businesses in the US a yearly loss of US$ 30 billion. # Forrester Research
  5. 5. MISTAKE 2 Implementing IT projects as standalone systems. Many companies implement IT projects as separate islands (silo) without complementing each other as a whole, thus increasing complexity and maintenance costs. 80% of IT budgets are spent on maintenance only. # Forrester Research
  6. 6. MISTAKE 3 Limiting IT to just an automation role. Some companies assume IT is useful only to digitise existing business processes, when IT can help create much more business value.
  7. 7. MISTAKE 4 Designing IT systems without using standardised IT Architecture blueprints. Would you stay in a house that wasn’t built according to approved architectural standards? 60-70% of Enterprise IT Architecture projects failed in 2010. # Gartner Research
  8. 8. MISTAKE 5 Treating IT projects as an expense, instead of as an investment with returns.Would you want to reduce the budget of an IT department that helps generate profit?
  9. 9. Where do you stand?
  10. 10. MISTAKE 1 Business and IT speak the same language.
  11. 11. MISTAKE 2 IT systems exist on a standardised platform - greatly reducing complexity and costs.
  12. 12. MISTAKE 3 In addition to automation, IT delivers new business capabilities.
  13. 13. MISTAKE 4 A shared vision using standardised Enterprise Architecture blueprints ensure that IT projects always meet business requirements and expectations.
  14. 14. MISTAKE 5 All IT projects deliver measurable ROI and business values.
  15. 15. Enterprise Architecture as the KEY to Business + IT Integration
  16. 16. ♦ Strategic aspirations ♦ Business plan ♦ Business initiatives ♦ Execution model BUSINESS STRATEGY ♦ Hardware, storage, OS network infrastructure ♦ Middleware, databases ♦ Systems management TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY ♦ Application programs and modules ♦ Information delivery portals ♦ Data models & query tools APPLICATIONSBUSINESS PROCESSES ♦ Business processes ♦ Business relationships ♦ Business rules ♦ Domains of coherent functionality and information ♦ Enterprise Architecture integrates IT to business ♦ Shared KPI & metrics BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION BUSINESS VIEW TECHNOLOGY VIEW
  17. 17. Are you a good chef?Business & IT Need To Work Together ♦ Long lead time to delivery with little business impact during the interim ♦ Solution likely not well aligned with business needs ♦ Requires unrealistically fast IT response to deliver business value ♦ Results in unsupportable "spaghetti" IT systems and inefficient IT Architecture Enterprise Architecture targets a balance between IT & Business impact to deliver values
  18. 18. You have the best-in-the- world Enterprise Architecture. The Ideal Enterprise Your staff are equipped with the right skillsets to progress with the company. Your business team can accurately express their IT wants and needs. Your IT team thinks technical, but talks and writes business. You can accurately calculate the ROI for IT projects. Your IT department generates profit.
  19. 19. Enterprise Architecture as the KEY to Establishing Business + IT Integration
  20. 20. Have you ever attended a musical orchestra? EA Landscape based on F-T-S-N
  21. 21. Music Orchestra As An Analogy for F-T-S-N F T S N ♦ Architecture Framework provides proven best practices to speed up the establishment of EA ♦ The Iasa IT Architecture Training, Certification & Career Path are based on ITABoK – IT Architecture Skill Sets ♦ By having the right IT Architecture skills, one can create their own IT Architecture Frameworks and adopt the right technologies & platforms ♦ Architecture Notation, ArchiMate is used as a standard language for EA communication
  22. 22. Musical Notation Language =~= ArchiMate
  23. 23. Building Architect Notational Language
  24. 24. Variety of Notation Used to Describe IT
  25. 25. Brief History of ArchiMate + =
  26. 26. Components that Make-up Enterprise Architecture Enterprise Architecture Office Skillsets Notation Framework Technology
  27. 27. The ArchiMate and TOGAF • The evolution of the ArchiMate language is closely linked to the development of the TOGAF standard. • As a consequence, the ArchiMate standard does not provide its own set of defined terms, but rather follows those provided by the TOGAF standard.
  28. 28. The Role of ArchiMate as an EA Language • The ArchiMate modeling language has been developed to provide a uniform representation for diagrams that describe Enterprise Architectures. • It offers an integrated architectural approach that describes and visualizes the different architecture domains and their underlying relations and dependencies.
  29. 29. The ArchiMate Language is Lightweight and Scalable • The ArchiMate language is lightweight and scalable in several respects: – Its architecture framework is simple and yet comprehensive enough to provide a good structuring mechanism. – It incorporates the concepts of the “service orientation” paradigm. – It represents enterprise architectures as they change over time.
  30. 30. The ArchiMate and TOGAF Specification • The TOGAF standard is a method and framework • It includes the following domains: – Business Architecture – Information Systems Architectures  Data  Applications – Technology Architecture • The ArchiMate specification is a language • It includes the following layers: – Business – Application – Technology Note: In the ArchiMate language, the data elements are embodied in the appropriate layers. TOGAF ArchiMate
  31. 31. The Correspondence between ArchiMate and TOGAF A Architecture Vision H Architecture Change Management G Implementation Governance C Information Systems Architectures B Business Architecture E Opportunitie s & Solutions F Migration Planning Preliminary D Technology Architecture Requirements Management Business Application Technology Motivation Implementation and Migration Active Structure Passive StructureBehavior
  32. 32. The Relationship between ArchiMate and TOGAF 1. ArchiMate 2.1 Core – Enables modeling of the FOUR architecture domains defined by TOGAF 2. Motivation Extension – Enables modeling of stakeholders, drivers for change, business goals, principles and requirements 3. Implementation and Migration Extension – Enables modeling of project portfolio management, gap analysis and transition and migration planning 1 3 2
  33. 33. Classification of Enterprise Viewpoints Designing Deciding Informing Details Coherence Overview product manager, CIO, CEO customer, employee, others architect, software developer, business process designer, © 2013 The Open Group. All Rights Reserved
  34. 34. Career Paths for Business and IT Professionals
  35. 35. Gartner Predicts 2013 on Lack of Talent/Skill Impacts to Business 42% 23% 20% 15%
  36. 36. IASAITABOK+TOGAFEA Who Should Embrace, Learn and Adopt ITABoK (Skills) + TOGAF (EA Framework)? ASPIRING ARCHITECTS Those who wish to enter the field. 1 IT ARCHITECTS Those who wish to benchmark their practices on global practices.2 IT PROFESSIONALS Those who deliver the business value of technology for a business. 3 PROJECT MANAGERS Those who need to increase successful delivery of their IT projects. 4 IT MANAGEMENT Those who need to implement strategic integration between business and IT. 5 BUSINESS STAKEHOLDERS Those who want to turn their IT department into a profit center.6
  37. 37. Certification Path Guideline
  38. 38. Which Role Are You?
  39. 39. Business Architect Integration of business and technology strategy related to department and business capability delivery.
  40. 40. Business Architect Career Path
  41. 41. Business Architect Certification Path
  42. 42. Information Architect Storage, retrieval and integration of critical enterprise information.
  43. 43. Information Architect Career Path
  44. 44. Information Architect Certification Path
  45. 45. Infrastructure Architect Hardware, network and operational strategy delivering optimised and agile enterprises.
  46. 46. Infrastructure Architect Career Path
  47. 47. Infrastructure Architect Certification Path
  48. 48. Software Architect Comprehensive software and application strategy spanning corporate and customer value.
  49. 49. Software Architect Career Path
  50. 50. Software Architect Certification Path
  51. 51. Solution Architect Manage architecture initiatives and lead business technology strategy.
  52. 52. Solution Architect Career Path
  53. 53. Solution Architect Certification Path
  54. 54. Training Path for Business & IT Audiences LEVEL BUSINESS AUDIENCES IT AUDIENCES FUNDAMENTAL Business IT Architecture Fundamental (3 Days) For All Architecting Software with OOAD (3 Days) FOUNDATION Architecture Core (5 Days) Strategic IT Architecture and Planning (3 Days) FOUNDATION (ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE) TOGAF 9.1 Executive Overview (1 Day) For All TOGAF 9.1 Level 1 & 2 (4 Days) for all Architects and Senior IT Management ArchiMate 2.0 (3 Days) for all Architects ASSOCIATE Business Technology Strategy Executive Overview (1 Day) for All Business Process Architecture Redesign Strategy (2+1 Days) For All Business Technology Strategy (4 Days) Business Architecture ( 4 Days) Software Architecture (4 Days) Information Architecture (4 Days) Infrastructure Architecture (4 Days)
  55. 55. Turn your IT cost into profit. Put IT back in business. Contact Author for Content Discussion or Enterprise Architecture Related Training and Certification

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