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2-day Short Course: Enterprise Architecture in Government and Business: An Executive and Managerial Overview

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

This is a business oriented 2 day course for Government and Industry Leaders focusing on the benefits of adopting an EA driven approach to business and IT planning. The course will prepare attendees to leverage EA to organize shared services (business, information and technical), reduce risk in IM/IT implementation, decrease portfolio overhead and increase the success rate of IM/IT projects. It will also show that EA is not meant to work alone but act as an integrative management framework for governance, business, operations, portfolio management and system development methodologies.

The course is not technical and is focused on leaders who wish to manage their knowledge holdings along with the supporting technology to provide effective and efficient service to Canadians and derive corporate competitive advantage.

Course Content:
  • The Future 
    • Intelligent Computing and Analytics
    • Harnessing the Available Data
    • Accountability to know what you know
  • What is and Why Have Enterprise Architecture?
    • State of Corporate Planning
    • Business and Enterprise Architecture Concepts
  • Using the Business Operating Model
    • State of IM/IT Portfolio / Project Success
    • Private Sector Case Studies
    • Business / IM/IT Alignment
  • The Emergence of Enterprise Architecture
    • US Federal Enterprise Architecture
    • Australian Government Architecture
    • UK X-Government Enterprise Architecture
    • Canadian Government EA Innovations
      • Provinces, GSRM, MRM, BTEP, FAP
  • Overview of The Open Group Architecture Framework
    • Government Origins and Core Concepts
    • Advantages of Open Standards
  • Integrating Best Practice Frameworks
    • Satisfying Both IM and IT
    • EA and Business Planning
    • EA and Operations Management (ITIL V3)
    • EA and Portfolio Management (PMBOK)
    • EA and System Development (SDLC)
    • EA and Performance Management (COBIT, AGA, MAF)
  • Implementing Shared Services/Cloud
    • Concept of Network Centric Computing & Service Orientation
    • EA as a Business Transformation Framework
    • EA Maturity and Shared Services
    • IM and Realizing the Effectiveness of Cloud
    • The Implications of Cloud for Enterprises
  • Training the Cadres
    • Skill-sets for the future
  • Incorporating EA into the Enterprise DNA
    • Integrating EA into Business Planning

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