Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to your resource library!

    • How to access your resources

    • BIZBOK Study Material

    • BIZBOK Templates

    • Visulisation Tools

    • UML Profile for BIZBOK Guide Walk-Through

    • UML Profile for BIZBOK® Guide - Business Architecture Guild

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    Business Architecture Metamodel

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    Module 0: Introduction to Business Architecture Resources

    • Business Architecture for Dummies

    • Simplist Business Architecture

    • The discipline of Business Architecture

    • What is an architecture framework?

    • What is Business Architecture

    • What is the value of Business Architecture?

    • What's next

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    Module 1: Capability Mapping

    • 20 Minute Capability Mapping

    • Capability Maps

    • Capability Presentation

    • EA Connect Day NYC 2018: Best Practices for Business Capability Maps

    • How to create a capability model?

    • What is a business object?

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    Module 2: Value Streams

    • 20 Minute Value Stream Mapping

    • TOGAF® Business Architecture: Value Stream Guide

    • Value Streams / Business Processes: The Business Architecture Perspective

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    Module 3: Organisational Mapping

    • Mechanistic and Organic Structure

    • Organisation Mapping

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    Module 4: Information Mapping

    • A 5 Minute Metadata - What is a data dictionary?

    • Information Mapping

    • Information Mapping Fundamentals

    • Information Mapping: What is it?

    • UML Explaination

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    Module 5: Strategy Mapping

    • 8 common business design and architecture models

    • AHP/ANP Practical Application with Pros and Cons

    • Balanced scorecard

    • Balanced Scorecard with Strategy Maps

    • Blue Ocean Strategy

    • Business Model Canvas

    • Business Motivation Model

    • Good vs Bad strategy maps

    • Hoshin Planning and the X-Matrix

    • Porter's 5 Forces

    • Strategy maps 101 - Why measures in perspectives always fails

    • Strategy Mapping

    • Strategy Planning Tool (FIOS)

    • What is a strategy map?

    • What is a balanced scorecard?

    • What is a strategy canvas

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    Module 6: Initiative Mapping

    • Business Architecture and SAFe

    • Initiatives and projects in a nutshell

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    Module 7: Product Mapping

    • Building a product roadmap

    • Product Mapping

    • What do product managers do?

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    Module 8: Stakeholder Mapping

    • Customer Journey Mapping

    • Dealing with a Resistant Stakeholder

    • How to create a stakeholder map

    • How to manage sticky stakeholders

    • Key Stakeholder Mapping

    • Knowing the Value of Stakeholders

    • Stakeholder Mapping

    • What are stakeholder maps and why use them?

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    Module 9: Policy Mapping

    • Policy Mapping by Beth Mallory

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    Module 10: Business Architecture Practice: Getting Started, Governance and Roles

    • Module 10: Complete Spreadsheet Explainer with Spreadsheet Link

    • Full Business Architecture Maturity Model Link

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    Module 11: Process Modelling

    • BPMN 2.0 - A simple, 5-minute introduction

    • BPMN for Beginners

    • Copy of Free BPMN Online Tool

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    Module 12: Case Management

    • Case Management - A New Mindset for Solving Business Problems

    • Case Managment vs Workflow

    • Dynamic Case Management

    • What is case management

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    Module 13: Lean Six Sigma

    • How to build a VSM

    • Introduction to Value Stream Mapping

    • Lean Principles

    • Lean Six Sigma in 8 min

    • Value Stream Mapping: What is it?

    • What is a Value Stream

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    Module 14: Business Architecture and Requirements Alignment

    • Business Knowledge Brief: Deirdre Caren

    • Creating a requirements traceability matrix for projects

    • How to write good requirements.

    • Requirements Samples broken down by Type

    • Template of Business Requriements Document

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    Module 15: Business Performance Metrics

    • Determining what is a Balanced Score Card?

    • How do you develop and ​use meaningful KPIs and metrics

    • KPI's, Key Metrics & Benchmarking Success: The Business Dashboard

    • The difference between Metrics, KPIs & Key Results

    • Why KPIs are NOT measures - the difference between metrics and KPIs

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    Module 16: Business Architecture and IT Alignment

    • Application Architecture

    • Building a Modern Data Architecture

    • Create a Technical Architecture

    • Data Architecture

    • Importing Data to Capabilities Tool (FIOS)

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    Module 17: Enterprise Architecture Alignment

    • ADM- Phase B: Orbus Software

    • Advancement of Business Architecture in the TOGAF® Ecosystem

    • Business Architecture: The Open Group - The TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2: Part 2

    • Introduction to the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2

    • Overview of DoDAF

    • What is Enterprise Architecture (EA) and why is it important? EA concepts explained in a simple way.

    • Zachman Framework for EA

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    Module 18: Systems Design Lifecycle (SDLC)

    • Software Development Lifecycle in 9 minutes!

    • What Are The Steps of the Software Development Lifecycle?

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    Module 19: Business Architecture and Application Portfolio Management

    • Application Portfolio Management (APfM) Overview What is it and Why Do You Need It

    • Representing your Technical Debt

    • Slaying Technical Debt

    • Technical Debt? How, What and Why? | Ask a Dev

    • What is Application Portfolio Management: Definition, Strategies, Processes & Best Practices

    • What is Technical Debt?

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    Module 20: Business Architecture and Service-Orientated Architecture (SOA)

    • Service-Orientated Architecture

    • Service Oriented Architecture Explained

    • What is Middleware? Service Oriented Architecture Explained

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    Module 21: Business Information and Data Alignment

    • Building a modern Data Architecture

    • Data Architecture

    • Data Lake vs Data Warehouse

    • What is a data lake?

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    Module 22: Solution Architecture Alignment

    • Solution Architecture Essentials (2.5 hrs)

    • Solution Architecture explaination

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    Module 23: Business Architecture and IT Transformation

    • A blueprint for digital transformation

    • IT Transformation vs Digital Transformation

    • What is digital transformation?

    • What is digital transformation and why should your company care?

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    Quick Links to Study Guide Materials

    • Core Business Architecture Domain Recap

    • Putting it all Together: End-to-End Practice Journey

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    Recommended Materials

    • FIOS Business Architecture Tool Video Channel

    • Reading Material: Daniel Lambert