- Introduces the concepts and theories associated with organizational strategic planning as the basis for enterprise architecture, provides an examination of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Program Management Office reference models, how to define business architecture utilizing business strategy, goals and objectives, the technological environment and external variables including location, organizational culture, and strategic business planning. Provides an understanding of how to plan and manage an EA project within an enterprise, including the development of a statement of work, scheduling, requirements analysis, risk management, the role of security and information assurance, and the formulation of architectural principles.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the parts of the six-step DODAF architecture process
- Identify the elements of the FEAF Collaborative Planning Methodology (CPM) Demonstrate the use of architectures as a part of the deliberate planning process
- Demonstrate how to select products and tailoring them for flexibility and fit for purpose
- Identify the relationship of framework architecture products to business process improvement and system development methodologies
- Describe Architecture governance and maintenance
- Describe how to planning and schedule for architecture development Describe Integration of Security in DODAF and FEAF
- Describe and evaluate EA Tools
- Identify the elements of and the use of program management and its impact on EA project implementation
- Develop an Architecture Statement of Work to include identification of stakeholders, their questions and the selection of architecture views to be developed.