Business Architecture Fundamentals (Show me the Models)

Venue: Jurys Clifton Ford Hotel

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 29, 2004 End Date/Time: Sep 29, 2004
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Description

Overview
This seminar will explore the business ideas in the Zachman Enterprise Architecture. The hands on session familiarises the delegate with the constructs by utilising a case study method. This seminar has been assembled with the assistance of previous attendees and their suggestions about the best practices, subsequently review by John Zachman and Stan Locke.

Learning Objectives
• To assist the delegate in understanding the Zachman business model representations.
• To understand the current state of business analysis and abstraction accuracy.
• To understand the differences in planning and implementation models.
• To gain an insight into basic framework models and their business use.
• To understand the role of repositories and software tools in managing the models


Audience
· Enterprise Architect
· IT Architect
· Solutions Architect
· Applications Architect
· IT Strategy
· Systems Analyst/Manager
· Consultant
· Business Analyst
· Project Manager

Seminar Outline

1. IDENTIFYING SCOPE
• Defining the universe of discourse (row 1) and how it applies to the enterprise
• How to determine the essential description to analyse the enterprise
• Identifying the Fundamental Components
• Validating and testing for completeness

2. IDENTIFYING AND DEFINING BUSINESS MODELS
• Understanding the business meta-models and underlying assumptions
• Defining the Business Models (row 2)
• Identifying the Fundamental Components
• Validating and testing for completeness
• Guidelines for determining quality of business model analysis

3. MODELING FACILITATION
• Optimising the team structure
• Guidelines for soliciting input
• Tools for knowledge sharing

4. SCOPE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
• Abstractions to Primitive Lists
• Optimising the Lists
• Scope Perspective Integration

5. BUSINESS MODELING WORKSHOP
• Determining the Business Model
• Cell Integration
• Optimising the Model
• Business Perspective Integration and Validation

6. MODELING TOOLS AND SUPPORT
• Repositories & Modeling Tools: Selecting the right types for each perspective
• Review of workshop results with a repository tool
• Guidelines for managing change: The “As is” vs. the “To be” Models



Stan Locke

As Managing Director of Metadata Systems Software, Stan provides leadership and consulting support to Canada's leading corporations and large government organisations in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, including Business Entity Modeling, Business Flow Modeling, Database Management and Repository Development. His specialised capability in model management integration, software engineering and project implementation will provide you with the unique know-how to strategically implement and manage Enterprise Architecture.

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£945 + VAT

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