Conformance Statement

for Product Standard: TOGAF 8 TRAINING

Version 1.03

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Mike Lambert

Architecting the Enterprise Ltd.


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

Architecting-the-Enterprise Ltd.

 

 

Course Title and Version Number

Certification Training v8xx

 

 


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)

TOGAFtm 8.1.1 Process & Information Sets Detail

ATE008: TOGAFtm 8.1.1

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

ATE080: Preliminary Phase

1.P.2  Defining the framework to be used

ATE080: Preliminary Phase

1.P.3  Defining architecture principles

 ATE090: Architecture Principles

1.P.4  Establishing IT Architecture Governance

ATE070: Architecture Governance

Phase A: Architecture Vision

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.A.1. Project Establishment

ATE130: Architecture Vision  

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

ATE130: Architecture Vision  

1.A.3.  Reviewing Architecture Principles

ATE130: Architecture Vision  

1.A.4.  Defining Scope

ATE130: Architecture Vision  

1.A.5.  Defining Constraints

ATE130: Architecture Vision  

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

ATE130: Architecture Vision  

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

ATE130: Architecture Vision  

Phase B: Business Architecture

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

ATE150: Business Architecture

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

ATE150: Business Architecture

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

ATE150: Business Architecture

1.B.4. Select Business Architecture building blocks

ATE150: Business Architecture

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

ATE150: Business Architecture

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

ATE150: Business Architecture

1.B.7. Complete the business architecture.

ATE150: Business Architecture

1.B.8. Gap analysis and report

ATE150: Business Architecture

Phase C: Information System Architecture - Data

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

ATE160: Data Architecture

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

ATE160: Data Architecture

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

ATE160: Data Architecture

1.CD.4. Select Data Architecture building blocks

ATE160: Data Architecture

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

ATE160: Data Architecture

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

ATE160: Data Architecture

1.CD.7. Complete the Data Architecture.

ATE160: Data Architecture

1.CD.8. Gap analysis and report

ATE160: Data Architecture

Phase C: Information System Architecture - Applications

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

ATE170: Application Architecture

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

ATE170: Application Architecture

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

ATE170: Application Architecture

1.CA.4. Select Applications Architecture building blocks

ATE170: Application Architecture

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

ATE170: Application Architecture

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

ATE170: Application Architecture

1.CA.7. Complete the Applications Architecture.

ATE170: Application Architecture

1.CA.8. Gap analysis and report

ATE170: Application Architecture

Phase D: Technology Architecture

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.D.1. Create Technology Baseline Description

ATE200: Technology Architecture

1.D.2. Create Target Technology Architecture

ATE200: Technology Architecture

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

ATE200: Technology Architecture

1.D.2.2. Consider different architectural viewpoints

ATE200: Technology Architecture

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

ATE200: Technology Architecture

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

ATE200: Technology Architecture

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

ATE200: Technology Architecture

1.D.2.6. Determine criteria for specification selection

ATE200: Technology Architecture

1.D.2.7. Complete the architecture definition

ATE200: Technology Architecture

1.D.2.8. Conduct gap analysis

ATE200: Technology Architecture

Phase E: Opportunities and Solutions

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

ATE210: Opportunities and Solutions

1.E.2 Review gap analysis

ATE210: Opportunities and Solutions

1.E.3 Brainstorm technical requirements from functional perspective

ATE210: Opportunities and Solutions

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

ATE210: Opportunities and Solutions

1.E.5 Architecture assessment and gap analysis.

ATE210: Opportunities and Solutions

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

ATE210: Opportunities and Solutions

Phase F: Migration Planning

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.F.1 Prioritize projects

ATE220: Migration Planning

1.F.2 Estimate resource requirements and availability

ATE220: Migration Planning

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

ATE220: Migration Planning

1.F.4 Perform risk assessment

ATE220: Migration Planning

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

ATE220: Migration Planning

1.F.6 Document Migration Plan

ATE220: Migration Planning

Phase G: Implementation Governance

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.G.1 Formulate project recommendations

ATE230: Implementation Governance

1.G.2 Document Architecture Contract

ATE230: Implementation Governance

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

ATE230: Implementation Governance

Phase H: Architecture Change Management

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

1.H.1 Ongoing monitoring of technology changes

ATE110: Architecture Change Management

1.H.2 Ongoing monitoring of business changes

ATE110: Architecture Change Management

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

ATE110: Architecture Change Management

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

ATE110: Architecture Change Management

Requirements Management

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

ATE240: Requirements Management

 

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

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

2.1 Framework Definition

ATE080: Preliminary Phase

2.2 Architecture Principles

ATE080: Preliminary Phase

2.3 Business Principles, Goals, and Drivers

ATE080: Preliminary Phase

2.4 IT Governance Strategy

ATE070: Architecture Governance

2.5 Request for Architecture Work

ATE110: Architecture Change Management

2.6 Statement of Architecture Work

ATE130: Architecture Vision

2.7 Architecture Vision

ATE130: Architecture Vision

2.8 Business Architecture

ATE150: Business Architecture

2.9 Business Architecture Report

ATE150: Business Architecture

2.10 Business Requirements

ATE140: Business Scenarios

2.11 Technical Requirements

ATE200: Technology Architecture

2.12 Gap analysis

ATE250: Guidelines and Techniques

2.13 Data Architecture

ATE160: Data Architecture

2.14 Data Architecture Report

ATE160: Data Architecture

2.15 Applications Architecture

ATE170: Applications Architecture

2.16 Applications Architecture Report

ATE170: Applications Architecture

2.17 Technical Architecture

ATE200: Technology Architecture

2.18 Technical Architecture Report

ATE170: Applications Architecture

2.19 Architecture Viewpoints

ATE100: Views and Viewpoints

2.20 Architecture Views

ATE100: Views and Viewpoints

2.21 Re-usable Architecture Building Blocks

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

2.22 Re-usable Solution Building Blocks

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

2.23 Impact Analysis - Project list

ATE210: Opportunities and Solutions

2.24 Impact Analysis - Migration Plan

ATE220: Migration Planning

2.25 Impact Analysis - Implementation recommendations

ATE230: Implementation Governance

2.26 Architecture Contracts

ATE230: Implementation Governance

2.27 Product Information

ATE210: Opportunities and Solutions

2.28 Request for Architecture Change

ATE110: Architecture Change Management

2.29 New Technology Report

ATE110: Architecture Change Management

2.30 Requirements Impact Statement

ATE240: Requirements Management

 

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

ATE180: TRM

3.1.2 Taxonomy of Platform Services

ATE180: TRM

3.1.3 Taxonomy of Application Platform Service Qualities

ATE180: TRM

3.2 The Standards Information Base (SIB)

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

3.2.1 Access to the SIB

ATE040: Content Framework

3.2.2 Searching the SIB

ATE040: Content Framework

3.2.3 Using the information in the SIB

ATE200: Technology Architecture

 

4. The Enterprise Continuum

4.1 The Architecture Continuum

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

4.1.1 The concept of the Architecture Continuum

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

4.1.2 Moving around the Architecture Continuum

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

4.1.3 The Continuum as a repository of reusable Architecture Building Blocks

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

4.1.4 The relationship to the Solutions Continuum

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

4.2 The Solutions Continuum

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

4.2.1 The concept of the Solutions Continuum

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

4.2.2 Moving around the Solutions Continuum

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

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

ATE050: Enterprise Continuum

 

5. TOGAF and Other Architectures / Frameworks

5.1 The Positioning of TOGAF

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

5.1.1 Positioning information

ATE080: Preliminary Phase

5.1.2 Explaining it to users

ATE080: Preliminary Phase

5.2 Examples

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

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

ATE080: Preliminary Phase

 

6. Architecture Governance

6.1 Introduction to Governance

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.1.1 Nature of Governance

ATE070: Architecture Governance

6.1.2 Levels of Governance

ATE070: Architecture Governance

6.2 TOGAF Architecture Governance Framework

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.2.1 Conceptual Structure

ATE070: Architecture Governance

6.2.2 Organizational Structure

ATE070: Architecture Governance

6.3 Architecture Governance in Practice

Topic

Syllabus Reference(s)

6.3.1 Architecture Board

ATE070: Architecture Governance

6.3.2 Architecture Compliance

ATE070: Architecture Governance

6.3.3 Architecture Contracts

ATE070: Architecture Governance


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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