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Architecture Education Server
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Association of Enterprise Architects
Association of Enterprise Architects
  Key Benefits  
Key benefits of learning through Architecture Education Server

Listen to the video sessions directly from Dr. Thomas Mowbray (Author of 5 books on distributed computing & software architecture) and Mr. Sunil Dutt Jha

64 hours of architecture learning (spread across 27 days)
18 hours of video based learning (streaming audio & video), 7 GB of multi-media content
24 Module Tests (including Surprise Tests)
27 Assignments for self assessment
Online mentoring via discussion forum

Work on case study and develop 5 Reference Models (Business, Service, Performance, Data & Technical) during the course

Learn on-job, for a fraction of cost

What you will learn...

Understanding dimensions of software complexity and planning for realizing practical vision of the IT system

How does Software Architecture fits into the context of multiple disciplines such as Project Management, Business Process Re-engineering etc.?

Defining software architecture, Enterprise IT Architecture and Domain of Software Architecture

Methods of incorporating middle-tier & Middleware Reference Model

Architecture Frameworks and related standards like Zachman Framework, C4SIR Architecture Framework, Domain Specific Software Architecture (DSSA), POSA, 4+1 Model view

RM-ODP Viewpoints (Enterprise, Information, Computational, Engineering & Technology and Architecting with RM-ODP in the lifecycle

Architecture Styles - such as Pipes & Filters, OO systems, Event based systems, Layered Systems, Table Driven Interpreter, Thin Client, Service oriented, Horizontal & Vertical Architecture

Software design level model and comparison of design pattern approaches

Design Patterns, Pattern Form/Template, Horizontal-Vertical Metadata pattern

Patterns for Concurrent and Network Objects - Event handling, Concurrency, Synchronization, Thread-safe pattern, Reactor Pattern, Monitor Object etc

Architecture development process and intelligence gathering techniques,

How to model system behavior, document interfaces, allocate component to processes, define QoS (Quality of Service) requirements

OMG Metamodel Architecture and related standards such as Meta Object Facility, Common Warehouse Metamodel, XML Metadata Interchange

OMG Model Driven Architecture (MDA), Platform Independent Model & Platform Specific Model

Component Programming Models such as SUN J2EE/ OMG CCM. Details of EJB & CCM architecture

Web Services, core standards such as SOAP, WSDL & UDDI and how to use them

Web SOA requirements and approach to organized application integration

Integration Patterns such as Straight through Processing (STP) and Zero Latency Enterprise (ZLE)

Behavioral aspects of Software Architects and Seven habits of highly successful architects

Learner's Kit
The learner kit consist of -
30 days online access to the course content  
User Manual
A copy of "Software Architect Bootcamp"
book by Dr. Thomas.J.Mowbray & Raphael.C.Malveau
Certificate of course completion
Special prize for those who score 80% in their tests
If you score above 80% in your tests (both surprise tests and module tests), you can win a book
"The Software Architect's Profession
by Marc T. Sewell and Laura M. Sewell
Certificate for Global Recognization *
* Only those candidates who will pass the certification program will be issued a certificate signed by Dr. Thomas J. Mowbray. This certificate will have the credential logo of WWISA and iCMG that states that the person has successfully passed the iCMG's architecture certification program.