Digital Practitioner Body of Knowledge Foundation (DPBoK™): Learning Outcomes | ALC Training News

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The DPBoK™ Standard assists individuals to create and manage product offerings with a digital component and lead their organizations through Digital Transformation.
This certification is intended as the foundation for the development of the Digital Practitioner. It seeks to provide guidance for both new entrants into the digital workforce as well as others seeking to update their understanding of how all the various themes and components of digital and IT management fit together in the new world.

Individuals who earn this credential will have demonstrated their understanding of:

  • An Introduction to the DPBoK™ Standard, including a first introduction to key concepts such as Digital Transformation, Digital-First, and also the structure of the Body of Knowledge
  • Digital Value, including the basic concepts employed by the Digital Practitioner, such as: Why do people want digital, computing, or IT services? What are the general outlines of their structure? How do they come into being? How are they changed over time?
  • Digital Infrastructure, including the overall capabilities of digital infrastructure and initial concerns for its effective, efficient, and secure operation
  • Application Delivery, including the fundamental objectives and activities of application development
  • Product Management, including why product management is formalized as a company or team Grows
  • Work Management, including the key concerns and practices of work management as a team increases in size
  • Operations Management, including basic concepts and practices of operations management in a digital/IT context
  • Coordination and Process, including how to coordinate as the organization grows into multiple teams and multiple products
  • Investment and Portfolio, including IT investment and portfolio management, including finance, sourcing, portfolio management, service catalogues, and project management
  • Organization and Culture, including various aspects of organizational structure, human resources, and cultural factors, as an organization goes through the “team of teams” transition
  • Governance, Risk, Security, and Compliance, including the core aspects of governance, risk, security, and compliance, as an organization operates at enterprise scale
  • Information Management, including the basic aspects of information and data management on a large scale; this involves the establishment of formal governance, control, and management techniques for information
  • Architecture, including key practices and methods for managing complexity using Enterprise Architecture

Jes Irving