TOGAF® Business Architecture – Level 1: Course Contents | ALC Training News

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Chapter 1 Introduction
  • The Open Group Certification for People: Credentials Program
  • The TOGAF Business Architecture Level Credential
  • The TOGAF Business Architecture Level Syllabus
  • Preparing for the Examination
  • Test Yourself Questions
Chapter 2 Basic Concepts
  • What is Enterprise Architecture?
  • Why do I Need Enterprise Architecture?
  • What is the TOGAF Standard?
  • Structure of the TOGAF Documentation
  • An Introduction to the TOGAF ADM
  • Using the TOGAF Framework with Other Frameworks
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 3 Key Terminology
  • Key Learning Points
  • Key Terms
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 4 Business Modelling
  • Key Learning Points
  • The Definition of Business Model
  • The Impact and Benefits of Business Models
  • Different Example Representations of Business Models
  • The Three-Element Framework
  • The Four-Box Framework
  • The Business Model Cube
  • The Business Model Canvas
  • Business Models and Business Architecture
  • Using Business Models with the TOGAF ADM
  • Adopting a Structured Approach for Business Model Innovation
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 5 Example: Using the Business Model Canvas
  • Key Learning Points
  • What is the Business Model Canvas?
  • Example Use-Case: Retail Business
  • Current State
  • Future State
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 6 Business Capabilities
  • Key Learning Points
  • What is a Business Capability?
  • Defining a Business Capability
  • Naming the Business Capability
  • Describing the Business Capability
  • The Components of a Business Capability
  • What is a Business Capability Model?
  • Capability Modelling
  • Organizational Structure
  • Business Model
  • Strategic Plans, Business Plans, and Financial Plans
  • Structuring the Business Capability Model
  • Level One Capability Stratification
  • Leveling
  • Mapping Capabilities to Other Business Perspectives
  • Heat Mapping
  • Cross-Mapping
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 7 Value Streams
  • Key Learning Points
  • What is Value?
  • Value Analysis
  • Value Chain
  • Value Network
  • Lean Value Stream
  • What is a Value Stream?
  • The Benefits of Value Streams and Value Stream Mapping
  • Relationship of Value Streams to Other Business Architecture Concepts
  • Defining a Value Stream
  • Decomposing a Value Stream
  • Mapping Capabilities to Value Stream Stages
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 8 Applying Value Streams
  • Key Learning Points
  • Creating Value Streams
  • Guiding Principles
  • Example – Decomposing a Value Stream
  • Example – Mapping Value Streams to Business Capabilities 74
  • Example – Heat Mapping
  • Example – Organization Mapping
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 9 Information Mapping
  • Key Learning Points
  • The Role of Information and Information Concepts
  • What is Information Mapping?
  • What is an Information Map?
  • The Benefits of Developing an Information Map
  • The Relationship to other Business Architecture Concepts
  • Business Capabilities
  • Value Streams
  • Organization Maps
  • The Relationship with Data Models
  • How to use Information Maps with the TOGAF ADM
  • Putting Information Maps into Practice
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 10 TOGAF Business Scenarios
  • Key Learning Points
  • What is a TOGAF Business Scenario?
  • The Benefits of Developing a Business Scenario
  • The Use of Business Scenarios in the TOGAF ADM
  • How to Develop a Business Scenario
  • Steps
  • Business Scenario Phases
  • Premise Formulation Phase
  • Initial Verification Phase
  • Refinement Phase
  • Contents of a Business Scenario
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 11 Developing a Business Architecture with the TOGAF ADM – Phase A
  • Key Learning Points
  • Objectives
  • Approach
  • Inputs
  • Business Principles, Business Goals, and Business Drivers
  • Steps
  • Establish the Architecture Project
  • Identify Stakeholders, Concerns, and Business Requirements
  • Confirm and Elaborate Business Goals, Business Drivers, and
  • Constraints
  • Evaluate Capabilities
  • Assess Readiness for Business Transformation
  • Define Scope
  • Confirm and Elaborate Architecture Principles, including Business Principles
  • Develop Architecture Vision
  • Define the Target Architecture Value Propositions and KPIs
  • Identify the Business Transformation Risks and Mitigation Activities
  • Develop Statement of Architecture Work; Secure Approval
  • Outputs
  • Architecture Vision
  • Baseline and Target Business Architectures
  • Business Model Diagram
  • Business Capability Map
  • Value Stream Map
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading
Chapter 12 Developing a Business Architecture with the TOGAF ADM – Phase B
  • Key Learning Points
  • Objectives
  • Approach
  • Inputs
  • Business Principles
  • Select Reference Models, Viewpoints, and Tools
  • Develop Baseline Business Architecture Description
  • Develop Target Business Architecture Description
  • Perform Gap Analysis
  • Define Candidate Roadmap Components
  • Resolve Impacts across the Architecture Landscape
  • Conduct Formal Stakeholder Review
  • Finalize the Business Architecture
  • Create the Architecture Definition Document
  • Outputs
  • Architecture Definition Document
  • Architecture Requirements Specification
  • Architecture Roadmap
  • Exercises
  • Test Yourself Questions
  • Recommended Reading

Jes Irving