Conformance Statement

for Product Standard: TOGAF 8 TRAINING

Version 1.03

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Organization

 Dr. Beryl Bellman

 FEAC Institute


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

 FEAC Institute

 FEAF Program

 

Course Title and Version Number

FEAC

Federal Enteprise Architecture Program

 

 


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"

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts lectures, assignment and exam on EA approaches and methods; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 lectures, assignment and exam on approaches and methods including ADM.

 

1.P.2  Defining the framework to be used

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: Framework mapping lectures, assignment and exam

1.P.3  Defining architecture principles

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: Principles Development lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam

1.P.4  Establishing IT Architecture Governance

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: Governance lectures and also EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, and EXSP 8663/ENGR7803: lectures, assignment and exam on Describe how to do Project Management for large scale Enterprise Architecture systems

 

Phase A: Architecture Vision

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1. A.1. Project Establishment

  EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts operational models, project management lectures and assignment; and EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800 : Principles Development assignment and lectures; EXSP8661/ENGR7801 lectures, assignment and exam on developing and implementing a SOW, and 8663/ENGR7803, and 8663/ENGR7803: Assignment on communication strategies involving principles.

1.A.3.  Reviewing Architecture Principles

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800 : Principles Development lectures, assignment and exam and 8663/ENGR7803, and 8663/ENGR7803: lectures, assignment and exam on communication strategies involving principles.

1.A.4.  Defining Scope

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, Risk Analysis and Assessment lectures, assignment and exam and 8663/ENGR7803 defining stakeholders, methods and approaches lectures, assignment and exam

1.A.5.  Defining Constraints

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts operational Model lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work assignment and lectures, Risk Analysis and Assessment lectures, assignment and exam

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, Risk Analysis and Assessment lectures, assignment and exam and 8663/ENGR7803 – stakeholder analysis, business requirements and vision lectures, assignment and exam

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam

Phase B: Business Architecture

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts business architecture lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 lectures, assignment and exam on business architecture modeling and related products; 8663/ENGR7803 – stakeholder analysis, business requirements and vision lectures, assignment and exam

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts reference model lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 lecture, assignment and exam on EA tools; EXSP 8662/ENGR7802 lecture, assignment and exam on architecture viewpoints and relation of reference models; EXSP8663/ENGR7803 lecture, assignment and exam on reference models

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

EXSP 8662/ENGR 78012 lectures, assignment and exam on business modeling (IDEF0, UML, BPMN) and business reference models

1.B.4. Select Business Architecture building blocks

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800 lectures and exam on building blocks, EXSP8661/ENGR7801 SOW lecture, assignment and exam; EXSP8663/ENGR7803 lectures, assignment and exam involving building blocks

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

EXSP8662/ENGR7802 assignment involving review of all architecture products; EXSP8663/ENGR7803 architecture model review; EXSP8664 EA practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model.

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

EXSP8662/ENGR7802 assignment involving review of all architecture products; EXSP8663/ENGR7803 architecture model review; EXSP8664 EA practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model.

1.B.7. Complete the business architecture.

EXSP8662/ENGR7802 architecture model products development and review; EXSP8663/ENGR7803 architecture model product development and review for integration; EXSP8664 EA practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model.

1.B.8. Gap analysis and report

EXSP8663/ENGR7803 architecture product analysis, gap analysis and review; EXSP8664 EA practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model.

Phase C: Information System Architecture - Data

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts business architecture lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 lectures, assignment and exam on business architecture modeling and related products; 8663/ENGR7803 – stakeholder analysis, business requirements and vision lectures, assignment and exam

 

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts Reference Model lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, 8663/ENGR7803 – Reference models lectures, assignment and exam

 

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

 

1.CD.4. Select Data Architecture building blocks

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts building block lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 lectures, assignment and exam on data modeling and related products; 8663/ENGR7803 – data lectures, assignment and exam

 

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802 EA products review 8663/ENGR7803 – architecture review EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model

 

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802 EA products review 8663/ENGR7803 – architecture review EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model

 

1.CD.7. Complete the Data Architecture.

EXSP8662/ENGR7802; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 lectures, assignment and exam on data modeling and related products; 8663/ENGR7803 – data lectures, assignment and exam

1.CD.8. Gap analysis and report

 

Phase C: Information System Architecture - Applications

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802 EA products review 8663/ENGR7803 – architecture review EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model

 

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts Reference Model lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, tools lectures, assignments and exam; 8663/ENGR7803 – Reference models lectures, assignment and exam

 

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

EXSP8662/ENGR7802; lectures, assignment and exam on applications architecture and related products; 8663/ENGR7803 –application architecture lectures, assignment and exam

 

1.CA.4. Select Applications Architecture building blocks

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts application architecture building blocks lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802 EA products review 8663/ENGR7803 – architecture review EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model

 

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802 EA products review 8663/ENGR7803 – architecture review EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model

 

1.CA.7. Complete the Applications Architecture.

EXSP8662/ENGR7802; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 lectures, assignment and exam on application architecture and related products; 8663/ENGR7803 – application architecture lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model

1.CA.8. Gap analysis and report

 

Phase D: Technology Architecture

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.D.1. Create Technology Baseline Description

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802 EA products review 8663/ENGR7803 – architecture review EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of model

 

1.D.2. Create Target Technology Architecture

EXSP8662/ENGR7802; lectures, assignment and exam on technology architecture and related products; 8663/ENGR7803 –technology architecture lectures, assignment and exam

 

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 TOGAF and ADM lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of EA within TOGAF format

1.D.2.2. Consider different architectural viewpoints

EXSP 8660/ENGR7800 EA Concepts lectures, assignments and exams on framework views and comparative mappings

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR7800 EA Concepts lectures, assignments and exams on building blocks, EXSP8662/ENGR7802 assignments on products using building blocks

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR7800 EA Concepts lectures on SOA, EXSP8663/ENGR8663 lecture, assignment and exam on services, SRM and service portfolio

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

EXSP8663/ENGR8663 assignment reviewing architecture and EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of EA that involves such confirmation.

1.D.2.6. Determine criteria for specification selection

EXSP 8660/ENGR7800 EA Concepts on specifications in EA, EXSP8661/ENGR7801 Planning course SOW assignment, EXSP8663/ENGR7803 EA assignment on specification as part of assignment one.

1.D.2.7. Complete the architecture definition

EXSP8663/ENGR7803 EA assignment and EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, presentation and defense

1.D.2.8. Conduct gap analysis

EXSP8663/ENGR8663 gap analysis of architecture and EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of EA

Phase E: Opportunities and Solutions

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts business drivers lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, 8663/ENGR7803 – stakeholder analysis, business requirements and drivers lectures, assignment and exam

 

1.E.2 Review gap analysis

EXSP8663/ENGR8663 gap analysis of architecture and EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of EA

1.E.3 Brainstorm technical requirements from functional perspective

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam; 8663/ENGR7803 – technical requirements lectures, assignment and exam

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam; 8663/ENGR7803 – technical requirements lectures, assignment and exam

1.E.5 Architecture assessment and gap analysis.

 EXSP8663/ENGR8663 gap analysis of architecture and EXSP8664 practicum narrative report, presentation and defense of EA

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

EXSP8662/ENGR7802 work product development and analysis, EXSP8663/ENGR8663 use and reuse of architecture, Capital planning and Investment Control, Portfolio Management lectures, assignments and exams

Phase F: Migration Planning

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.F.1 Prioritize projects

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts architecture lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, 8663/ENGR7803 – stakeholder analysis, business requirements and vision lectures, assignment and exam

 

1.F.2 Estimate resource requirements and availability

EXSP 8660/ENGR 7800: EA concepts architecture lectures, assignment and exam, SOA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, 8663/ENGR7803 – stakeholder analysis, business requirements and vision lectures, assignment and exam

 

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

EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – cost benefit analysis, EA migration lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

1.F.4 Perform risk assessment

 EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 Risk assessment lecture, assignment and exam

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

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam, EXSP8662/ENGR7802 implementation course product on roadmap and timeline products; EXSP8663/ENGR7803 – implementation and integration lectures, assignment and exam

1.F.6 Document Migration Plan

EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – EA migration lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

Phase G: Implementation Governance

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.G.1 Formulate project recommendations

EXSP8600/ENGR7800 EA Concepts Governance lectures, EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – EA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

1.G.2 Document Architecture Contract

EXSP 8661/ENGR 7801 establishing Statement of Work lectures, assignment and exam,

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

EXSP8600/ENGR7800 EA Concepts Governance lectures, EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – EA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

Phase H: Architecture Change Management

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.H.1 Ongoing monitoring of technology changes

EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – technology architecture lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

1.H.2 Ongoing monitoring of business changes

EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – EA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

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

EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – EA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

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

EXSP8600/ENGR7800 lectures on governance; EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – EA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

Requirements Management

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

EXSP8600/ENGR7800 EA Concepts Governance lectures, EXSP 8663/ENGR7803 – EA lectures, assignment and exam; EXSP8664 Practicum narrative report, EA presentation and defense

 

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

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

2.1 Framework Definition

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

2.2 Architecture Principles

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

2.3 Business Principles, Goals, and Drivers

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

2.4 IT Governance Strategy

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

2.5 Request for Architecture Work

EA Planning

2.6 Statement of Architecture Work

EA Planning

2.7 Architecture Vision

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

2.8 Business Architecture

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

2.9 Business Architecture Report

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.10 Business Requirements

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

2.11 Technical Requirements

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

2.12 Gap analysis

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.13 Data Architecture

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.14 Data Architecture Report

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.15 Applications Architecture

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.16 Applications Architecture Report

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.17 Technical Architecture

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.18 Technical Architecture Report

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.19 Architecture Viewpoints

Covered in each of the core courses

2.20 Architecture Views

Covered in each of the core courses

2.21 Re-usable Architecture Building Blocks

Covered in each of the core courses

2.22 Re-usable Solution Building Blocks

Covered in each of the core courses

2.23 Impact Analysis - Project list

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.24 Impact Analysis - Migration Plan

 EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.25 Impact Analysis - Implementation recommendations

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.26 Architecture Contracts

EA Planning

2.27 Product Information

EA Planning, Implementation and Integration courses

2.28 Request for Architecture Change

Implementation and Integration courses

2.29 New Technology Report

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

2.30 Requirements Impact Statement

EA Implementation, EA Integration and Practicum

 

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

EA Concepts, EA Implementation and EA Integration

3.1.2 Taxonomy of Platform Services

EA Implementation and EA Integration

3.1.3 Taxonomy of Application Platform Service Qualities

EA Implementation and EA Integration

3.2 The Standards Information Base (SIB)

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

3.2.1 Access to the SIB

EA Concepts, EA Implementation and EA Integration

3.2.2 Searching the SIB

EA Concepts, EA Implementation and EA Integration

3.2.3 Using the information in the SIB

EA Concepts, EA Implementation and EA Integration

 

4. The Enterprise Continuum

4.1 The Architecture Continuum

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

4.1.1 The concept of the Architecture Continuum

EA Concepts and EA Planning

4.1.2 Moving around the Architecture Continuum

EA Planning

4.1.3 The Continuum as a repository of reusable Architecture Building Blocks

EA Planning

4.1.4 The relationship to the Solutions Continuum

EA Planning

4.2 The Solutions Continuum

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

4.2.1 The concept of the Solutions Continuum

EA Concepts and EA Planning

4.2.2 Moving around the Solutions Continuum

EA Concepts and EA Planning

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

EA Concepts and EA Planning

 

5. TOGAF and Other Architectures / Frameworks

5.1 The Positioning of TOGAF

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

5.1.1 Positioning information

EA Planning

5.1.2 Explaining it to users

EA Planning

5.2 Examples

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

EA Concepts, EA Planning, EA Integration

 

6. Architecture Governance

6.1 Introduction to Governance

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.1.1 Nature of Governance

EA Concepts

6.1.2 Levels of Governance

EA Concepts

6.2 TOGAF Architecture Governance Framework

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.2.1 Conceptual Structure

EA Concepts and EA Planning

6.2.2 Organizational Structure

EA Concepts and EA Planning

6.3 Architecture Governance in Practice

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.3.1 Architecture Board

EA Concepts and EA Integration

6.3.2 Architecture Compliance

EA Concepts and EA Integration

6.3.3 Architecture Contracts

EA Planning and EA Integration


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

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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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