Conformance Statement

for Product Standard: TOGAF 8 TRAINING

Version 1.03

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 Michael Novak

EA Principals, Inc.


1. Mandatory Requirements


1.1 Organization and Course Information

Enter the name of the Organization (Enterprise and Division, if applicable), and the Course Title and Version for the product for which TOGAF 8 TRAINING certification is being sought.

Enterprise Name

Division / Organization

 EA Principals, Inc.

 

 

Course Title and Version Number

 TOGAF 8, Version 1

 

 


1.2 Conformance Checklist - TOGAF 8 TRAINING

The following table contains a checklist of all the items that should be covered in the syllabus of a conformant TOGAF 8 TRAINING Course. For each entry in the Topic column, enter under the Syllabus Reference(s) column the reference to the part of the course syllabus in which the topic is addressed in the course.

There are 6 Topic Areas that must be covered in a conformant course:

TOGAF8 Architecture Development Method (ADM) - Process

TOGAF8 Architecture Development Method (ADM) - Information Sets

TOGAF Foundation Architecture

The Enterprise Continuum

TOGAF and Other Architectures / Frameworks

Architecture Governance

1.   TOGAF 8 Architecture Development Method (ADM) - Process

Preliminary Phase: Framework and Principles

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.P.1  Defining "How we do Architecture"

   Module 01, Topic 01.2.1

1.P.2  Defining the framework to be used

   Module 01, Topic 01.2.2

1.P.3  Defining architecture principles

   Module 01, Topic 01.2.3

1.P.4  Establishing IT Architecture Governance

   Module 01, Topic 01.2.4

Phase A: Architecture Vision

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.A.1. Project Establishment

   Module 01, Topic 01.3.1

1.A.2. Identifying Business Principles, Business Goals, and Business Drivers

Module 01, Topic 01.3.2

1.A.3.  Reviewing Architecture Principles

Module 01, Topic 01.3.3

1.A.4.  Defining Scope

Module 01, Topic 01.3.4

1.A.5.  Defining Constraints

Module 01, Topic 01.3.5

1.A.6.  Defining Stakeholders and concerns, Business Requirements, and Architecture Vision

Module 01, Topic 01.3.6

1.A.7.  Documenting Statement of Architecture Work and Gaining Approval

Module 01, Topic 01.3.7

Phase B: Business Architecture

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.B.1. Developing a Business Baseline Description.

Module 01, Topic 01.4.1

1.B.2. Reference Models, Viewpoints and Tools.

Module 01, Topic 01.4.2

1.B.3. Create Business Architecture Model(s).

Module 01, Topic 01.4.3

1.B.4. Select Business Architecture building blocks

Module 01, Topic 01.4.4

1.B.5. Conduct checkpoint review of architecture model.

Module 01, Topic 01.4.5

1.B.6. Review non-functional (qualitative) criteria.

Module 01, Topic 01.4.6

1.B.7. Complete the business architecture.

Module 01, Topic 01.4.7

1.B.8. Gap analysis and report

Module 01, Topic 01.4.8

Phase C: Information System Architecture - Data

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.CD.1. Developing a Data Baseline Description.

Module 01, Topic 01.5.1

1.CD.2. Principles, Reference Models, Viewpoints and Tools.

Module 01, Topic 01.5.2

1.CD.3. Create Data Architecture Model(s).

Module 01, Topic 01.5.3

1.CD.4. Select Data Architecture building blocks

Module 01, Topic 01.5.4

1.CD.5. Conduct checkpoint review of architecture model.

Module 01, Topic 01.5.5

1.CD.6. Review non-functional (qualitative) criteria.

Module 01, Topic 01.5.6

1.CD.7. Complete the Data Architecture.

Module 01, Topic 01.5.7

1.CD.8. Gap analysis and report

Module 01, Topic 01.5.8

Phase C: Information System Architecture - Applications

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.CA.1. Developing an Applications Baseline Description.

Module 01, Topic 01.6.1

1.CA.2. Principles, Reference Models, Viewpoints and Tools.

Module 01, Topic 01.6.2

1.CA.3. Create Applications Architecture Model(s).

Module 01, Topic 01.6.3

1.CA.4. Select Applications Architecture building blocks

Module 01, Topic 01.6.4

1.CA.5. Conduct checkpoint review of architecture model.

Module 01, Topic 01.6.5

1.CA.6. Review non-functional (qualitative) criteria.

Module 01, Topic 01.6.6

1.CA.7. Complete the Applications Architecture.

Module 01, Topic 01.6.7

1.CA.8. Gap analysis and report

Module 01, Topic 01.6.8

Phase D: Technology Architecture

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.D.1. Create Technology Baseline Description

Module 01, Topic 01.7.1

1.D.2. Create Target Technology Architecture

Module 01, Topic 01.7.2

1.D.2.1. Create a baseline description in the TOGAF format

Module 01, Topic 01.7.3

1.D.2.2. Consider different architectural viewpoints

Module 01, Topic 01.7.4

1.D.2.3. Create an architectural model of building blocks

Module 01, Topic 01.7.5

1.D.2.4. Select the services portfolio required per building block

Module 01, Topic 01.7.6

1.D.2.5. Confirm that business goals and objectives are met

Module 01, Topic 01.7.7

1.D.2.6. Determine criteria for specification selection

Module 01, Topic 01.7.8

1.D.2.7. Complete the architecture definition

Module 01, Topic 01.7.9

1.D.2.8. Conduct gap analysis

Module 01, Topic 01.7.10

Phase E: Opportunities and Solutions

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.E.1 Identify key business drivers constraining sequence of implementation

Module 01, Topic 01.8.1

1.E.2 Review gap analysis

Module 01, Topic 01.8.2

1.E.3 Brainstorm technical requirements from functional perspective

Module 01, Topic 01.8.3

1.E.4 Brainstorm co-existence and interoperability requirements

Module 01, Topic 01.8.4

1.E.5 Architecture assessment and gap analysis.

 Module 01, Topic 01.8.5

1.E.6 Identify major work packages or projects, classify as new development, purchase opportunity, or reuse of existing system.

Module 01, Topic 01.8.6

Phase F: Migration Planning

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.F.1 Prioritize projects

Module 01, Topic 01.9.1

1.F.2 Estimate resource requirements and availability

Module 01, Topic 01.9.2

1.F.3 Perform cost / benefit assessment of the various migration projects

 Module 01, Topic 01.9.3

1.F.4 Perform risk assessment

 Module 01, Topic 01.9.4

1.F.5 Generate implementation roadmap (time-lined)

Module 01, Topic 01.9.5

1.F.6 Document Migration Plan

Module 01, Topic 01.9.6

Phase G: Implementation Governance

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.G.1 Formulate project recommendations

Module 01, Topic 01.10.1

1.G.2 Document Architecture Contract

Module 01, Topic 01.10.2

1.G.3 On-going implementation governance and architecture compliance review.

Module 01, Topic 01.10.3

Phase H: Architecture Change Management

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.H.1 Ongoing monitoring of technology changes

Module 01, Topic 01.11.1

1.H.2 Ongoing monitoring of business changes

Module 01, Topic 01.11.2

1.H.3 Assessment of changes and development of position to act

Module 01, Topic 01.11.3

1.H.4 Meeting of Architecture Board (or other governing council) to decide on handling changes (technology and business)

Module 01, Topic 01.11.4

Requirements Management

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.R.1 Key steps in the Requirements Management process

Module 01, Topic 01.12.1

 

2.   TOGAF 8 Architecture Development Method (ADM) - Information Sets

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

2.1 Framework Definition

Module 02, Topic 02.1

2.2 Architecture Principles

Module 02, Topic 02.2

2.3 Business Principles, Goals, and Drivers

Module 02, Topic 02.3

2.4 IT Governance Strategy

Module 02, Topic 02.4

2.5 Request for Architecture Work

 Module 02, Topic 02.5

2.6 Statement of Architecture Work

Module 02, Topic 02.6

2.7 Architecture Vision

Module 02, Topic 02.7

2.8 Business Architecture

Module 02, Topic 02.8

2.9 Business Architecture Report

Module 02, Topic 02.9

2.10 Business Requirements

Module 02, Topic 02.10

2.11 Technical Requirements

Module 02, Topic 02.11

2.12 Gap analysis

Module 02, Topic 02.12

2.13 Data Architecture

Module 02, Topic 02.13

2.14 Data Architecture Report

Module 02, Topic 02.14

2.15 Applications Architecture

Module 02, Topic 02.15

2.16 Applications Architecture Report

Module 02, Topic 02.16

2.17 Technical Architecture

Module 02, Topic 02.17

2.18 Technical Architecture Report

Module 02, Topic 02.18

2.19 Architecture Viewpoints

Module 02, Topic 02.19

2.20 Architecture Views

Module 02, Topic 02.20

2.21 Re-usable Architecture Building Blocks

Module 02, Topic 02.21

2.22 Re-usable Solution Building Blocks

Module 02, Topic 02.22

2.23 Impact Analysis - Project list

Module 02, Topic 02.23

2.24 Impact Analysis - Migration Plan

 Module 02, Topic 02.24

2.25 Impact Analysis - Implementation recommendations

Module 02, Topic 02.25

2.26 Architecture Contracts

Module 02, Topic 02.26

2.27 Product Information

Module 02, Topic 02.27

2.28 Request for Architecture Change

Module 02, Topic 02.28

2.29 New Technology Report

Module 02, Topic 02.29

2.30 Requirements Impact Statement

 Module 02, Topic 02.30

 

3. TOGAF Foundation Architecture

3.1  The Technical Reference Model (TRM)

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

3.1.1 The purpose, structure and use of the TRM

Module 03, Topic 03.1.1

3.1.2 Taxonomy of Platform Services

Module 03, Topic 03.1.2

3.1.3 Taxonomy of Application Platform Service Qualities

Module 03, Topic 03.1.3

3.2 The Standards Information Base (SIB)

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

3.2.1 Access to the SIB

Module 03, Topic 03.2.1

3.2.2 Searching the SIB

Module 03, Topic 03.2.2

3.2.3 Using the information in the SIB

Module 03, Topic 03.2.3

 

4. The Enterprise Continuum

4.1 The Architecture Continuum

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

4.1.1 The concept of the Architecture Continuum

Module 04, Topic 04.1.1

4.1.2 Moving around the Architecture Continuum

Module 04, Topic 04.1.2

4.1.3 The Continuum as a repository of reusable Architecture Building Blocks

Module 04, Topic 04.1.3

4.1.4 The relationship to the Solutions Continuum

Module 04, Topic 04.1.4

4.2 The Solutions Continuum

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

4.2.1 The concept of the Solutions Continuum

Module 04, Topic 04.2.1

4.2.2 Moving around the Solutions Continuum

Module 04, Topic 04.2.2

4.2.3 The Solutions Continuum as a repository of reusable Solution Building Blocks

Module 04, Topic 04.2.3

 

5. TOGAF and Other Architectures / Frameworks

5.1 The Positioning of TOGAF

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

5.1.1 Positioning information

Module 05, Topic 05.1.1

5.1.2 Explaining it to users

Module 05, Topic 05.1.2

5.2 Examples

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

Examples of other Architecture Frameworks referenced in TOGAF (for example, C4ISR, Enterprise Architecture Planning, Zachman Framework, etc.).

Module 05, Topic 05.2

 

6. Architecture Governance

6.1 Introduction to Governance

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.1.1 Nature of Governance

Module 06, Topic 06.1.1

6.1.2 Levels of Governance

Module 06, Topic 06.1.2

6.2 TOGAF Architecture Governance Framework

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.2.1 Conceptual Structure

Module 06, Topic 06.2.1

6.2.2 Organizational Structure

Module 06, Topic 06.2.2

6.3 Architecture Governance in Practice

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.3.1 Architecture Board

Module 06, Topic 06.3.1

6.3.2 Architecture Compliance

Module 06, Topic 06.3.2

6.3.3 Architecture Contracts

Module 06, Topic 06.3.3


2. Optional Requirements


2.1 Optional Training in TOGAF Tools

Does the Course cover the use of tools certified under the TOGAF 8 TOOL SUPPORT program?

Enter "Yes" or "No" as appropriate.

Response:

__________No_______________

If YES, identify the tool(s) covered:

Product Supplier

Product Identification

Version/Release Number

Syllabus Reference:(s)

Rationale:

A conforming Course may optionally cover the ways in which tools certified under the TOGAF 8 TOOL SUPPORT program may be used for the development of IT architectures using TOGAF. (Note that tool training per se will be provided by the tool supplier.)

Reference:

Product Standard: TOGAF 8 TRAINING


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