Students of TOGAF need to learn the black art of Enterprise Architecture to get through the 2-part TOGAF exam in order to be certified. Here are my top ten tips for passing the exam...
Is there a future for TOGAF? Whether you are a large organization deciding to invest heavily in the use of TOGAF - or an individual thinking about getting trained and certified in TOGAF - you will want to know that TOGAF is not just a passing fad!
You’ve just spent several hours working your way through the TOGAF training. Now you are prepared and ready to take the TOGAF exams and gain your certification.
I frequently get asked whether it’s practical to use TOGAF “out-of-the-box” – without any customization. Architects and clients are looking for a turnkey approach that they can easily plug into their enterprise with the hope of quick results – they don’t want something that requires too much effort.
TOGAF makes a big point of the need for good stakeholder management, devoting the whole of Chapter 24 to the subject, while Step 2 in Phase A: Architecture Vision describes the process to Identify Stakeholders, Concerns, and Business Requirements.
In this TOGAF blog we discuss the 7 habits of any highly successful Enterprise Architects
The pace of technological change is leaving some businesses unable to compete. This blog covers how Application Architecture lays the foundation for agility, scalability and reliability in an organization's application framework.
Architecture Frameworks have an undeserved reputation for being theoretical and passive. In this article we argue that the popular frameworks, such as TOGAF or Zachman, need to be tailored and adapted to create a set of active and useful frameworks – called Multiple Integrated Architecture Frameworks (MIAF).
Each profession has its unique way of doing things, and that when applying TOGAF the key thing is to “think” like an architect! The first step is to think holistically, and to do this you need to take into account the views and viewpoints of all stakeholders. But what other steps can you take to think as an architect?
In this case study we examine the three types of gaps in enterprise architecture and how to manage transition from Current to target Architectures.