Training Enterprise Architect for Business Architects

Enterprise Architect for Business Architects

Duration: 3 days – Expert led Enterprise Architect hands-on training.

In this turbulent and competitive global economy, and the rapid pace of change in business models involving innovative technology, organizations are challenged to architect new strategies for business transformation.

Leaders steering business transformation initiatives, in public and private enterprise, need highly effective strategic business analysts to ensure business outcomes are realized. We all need to reduce the risk of budget overruns, and reduce project debt created by highly visible business and technology project failures. This workshop shares insights and prepares your skills for meeting and exceeding this challenging assignment.

The Business Architecture Implementation workshop is based upon emerging “best practices” of shared by industry experts, the Business Architecture Guild (BIZBOK©) and reveals how to deliver a Business Architecture Transformation Project using pragmatic and effective techniques. This course will prepare you to fully comprehend the practices set forth in the Business Architecture Guild BIZBOK©.

Enterprise Architect for Business Architests


Hands-on Practice to deliver a Transformation Project using the BIZBOK® Roadmap.

Experience insights and techniques with an industry expert workshop leader, who was directly involved in many successful and well-documented transformations over the years covered in this workshop. Learn and practice effective business architecture techniques that align leadership and organizations to deliver successful transformation outcomes.

Skilled techniques and practices are carefully revealed during this engaging interactive workshop where attendees are encouraged to share their real-world challenges to class, and learn how to develop an effective business architecture practice. You will learn how to:

  • Leverage the What, Where, When, Why and How of Business Architecture.
  • Align business strategy, vision with expected outcomes using metrics Leverage lessons from major business and technology transformations
  • Reuse Business Architecture Patterns
  • How to perform a capability assessment
  • Leverage lean value stream assessment
  • How to apply process scoping assessment
  • How to apply service accountability assessment
  • Master how to use the Business Architecture Guild BIZBOK©
  • Perform a workshop using a real transformation case study

  • Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect – Certificate of Course Completion and Education Credits Hours
  • This course will prepare you to pass “The Business Architecture Guild Certification (CBA©)” Exam
  • LinkedIn Endorsements by your Workshop Leader

  • Business Leads
  • Business Subject Matter Experts
  • Practitioners who wish to become BIZBOK® CBA® Certified
  • Practitioners who need a proven approach when deploying Business Architecture using BIZBOK®
  • Business Analysts
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Project Managers

Getting Started

  1. Loading your Course Case Study
  2. Teamwork and Re-use using Sparx EA
  3. Introductions
  4. Understanding OMG UML Modeling
  5. START – Project Browser, Traceability, Search in Model, Help
  6. DESIGN – Package, Diagram, Toolbox, Element
  7. LAYOUT – Manage, Appearance, Status
  8. PUBLISH – Documentation, Web, Package Control
  9. CONFIGURE – Manage Technology, Manage Security, Images
  10. CONSTRUCT – Resource Allocation, Change, Defects, Issues, Testing
  11. CODE – Scripting, Edit Code
  12. SIMULATE – Simulators, Manage BPSim
  13. EXECUTE – Debugger, Recorder
  14. EXTEND – Manage Add-ins

Architecture Vision

  1. Architecture Vision best practices
  2. Establish the Architecture project
  3. Identify enterprise stakeholders, concerns, and goals
  4. Confirm and elaborate goals, objectives, and constraints
  5. Define and evaluate capabilities
  6. Assess readiness for Transformation
  7. Scope the organizations impacted
  8. Confirm and elaborate Principles
  9. Develop the Business Scenario
  10. Develop the Architecture Vision
  11. Define the target architecture business case
  12. Identify the Transformation risks and mitigation
  13. Establish the Transformation communication plan
  14. Develop Statement of Architecture Work

Business Architecture

  1. Business Architecture best practices
  2. Select reference models, viewpoints, and patterns
  3. Develop the Baseline Business Architecture
  4. Solution Stakeholder Scope
  5. Business Context
  6. Capability model
  7. Value Stream
  8. Process Scope
  9. Service Collaboration model
  10. Information model
  11. Business Architecture Requirements
  12. Relationship Matrix
  13. Manage Baselines
  14. Develop the Target Business Architecture
  15. Perform gap analysis
  16. Define roadmap components
  17. Resolve impacts across the architecture landscape
  18. Conduct formal stakeholder review
  19. Generate the Business Architecture Definition

Plan and establish initiatives

  1. Finalize opportunities and solutions
  2. Confirm key corporate change attributes
  3. Determine business constraints for implementation
  4. Define initiatives
  5. Map objectives to initiatives

Perform implementation governance

  1. Confirm scope and priorities for deployment
  2. Guide development of solutions deployment
  3. Perform enterprise architecture compliance reviews
  4. Audit business and IT operations

Save time and immediately power up your practice during the course and your next project. Every participant receives the following course handouts:

  • Course Guidebook and practice Case study
  • Full Traceability from Strategy to Deployment using an INTEGRATED Repository model
  • INTEGRATED Toolbox Stencils for BABOK©, BIZBOK©, ITSM©, PMBOK©, and TOGAF©
  • Repository Help Screens make Sparx easy to learn and rapid to deploy
  • Work Packages Standard Templates to generate documentation
  • Pre-built reuse Catalogs, Matrices, Diagram Patterns
  • MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint integration and reuse Templates

“Energy company six months of researching and harmonizing the many sometimes competing standards. The fully configured INTEGRATED Toolkit Repository came as a great surprise. After our focused training led by Ramsay Millar we immediately set to work delivering business with reduced risks to our clients during a mission critical business and IT transformation project.” – Senior Business Architect, Energy Sector

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Acceleration without sacrificing quality – Health Care Reform using Sparx Enterprise Architect

“I really liked the translation of theoretical Business Architecture to the real world examples shared by our instructor. Who said that business architecture is not deliver business value, it may be the instructor that makes the key difference to learning and setting up a successful practice the first time” – Business Architect, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco

“I’ve been able to impose a new level of discipline on to align business and IT – we’ve eliminated the ‘weak link’ by creating a common business language( OMG UML Business Modeling) between the business people coming in with requirements and the architects who are designing the new systems. The methods and techniques revealed are a breath of fresh air when I compare them to their predecessors – that performed like a herd of elephants.” – Director of Strategic Planning, Major US based Retailer