Event Date/Time: Sep 27, 2004 End Date/Time: Sep 28, 2004
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Description

As a result of his innovative work on IS architecture, John Zachman is widely recognized as a leading expert in the field. Focusing on information strategy and architecture since 1970, he has written prolifically on the subject, and is the originator of one of the most authoritative conceptual structures on IS architecture-Framework for Enterprise Architecture. Both innovative and resourceful, it has received broad acceptance as an integrative framework or ”periodic table“ of enterprise and IS architectures, and has gained Mr. Zachman global recognition.

Seminar Outline

1. BUSINESS DRIVERS FOR ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE (EA)
• The Waves of Change
• The Revolution in Concepts

2. THE ZACHMAN FRAMEWORK
The Zachman Framework is perhaps the most referenced in the industry. This session provides participants with a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about its concept and utility, directly from the man who developed it.
• Enterprise Knowledge Artifacts:
- From Data, Function and Networks
- From Scope to Enterprise, Systems and Technology Models
• The Extended Framework:
- From People, Time and Motivation
- From Workflow, Process and Business Rules Models
• Rules of the Framework
• Towards the new IS imperative: Build, Store, Manage and Change the Models

3. ADDRESSING THE PARADOXICAL CHALLENGE: RAPID DELIVERY
& ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE
• The "Model" Vs the "Results" view of the world
• Process concepts and the manufacturing analog
• What about Objects?
• Paradigms for managing change: Architecture and Assemble-to-Order

4. ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE: IMPLEMENTATION PRACTICALITIES
• Model Selection
• Skills, Approaches and Tools
• Short Term Demand Strategies
• Legacy Migration: - Where does Data Warehousing fit?

5. ARCHITECTURE METHODOLOGIES
• Classification Vs. Methodologies
• Methodology Standards
• Methodology Vendors
• Framework Implementers - Methodologies Overview

6. ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE MANAGEMENT
• Funding and Cost Justification
• Return on Investment (ROI)
• Managing Federated Architectures
• Repositories and Model Management
• Organisation & Culture Change
• Granularity

7. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
• Who has successfully implemented the Framework?
• How can technology architecture be managed?
• How do you actually DO Architecture?
• What tools support the Framework?

8. GUIDELINES FOR AN ACTION PLAN
• Zachman's Architectural Principles
• Architectural Compromises and Consequences
• Implementation Strategies: Short, Medium and Long Term
• Framework Resources

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£995 + VAT