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"It was great attending the Architecture workshop. It was really one of the most inter-esting and intense workshop on software architecture I have attended. Congra- tulation for achieving it and making it available to software community. This will enable to move up in the ladder of Zachman model "

Architecting Enterprise Software
 Certification
 Architect Certification
Architecture CertificationiCMG Education Service Group offers IT Architecture certification programs to impart competency for business modeling, system envisioning, technology selection, system specification, and software process facilitation.

This unique program evaluates the IT architect's ability to specify overall requirements, define system level design decisions and plan complex systems and implementation processes.

All the testing and certifications are administered with strict quality controls.

 
 Why iCMG Architecture Certification?
Goal: Investment
protection
To serve and protect the organization’s interest towards Architecture driven IT investments.
Team vs
Individuals
This unique program evaluates the team of IT architects/ designers ability to plan complex systems and implementation processes.
Independent
& impartial
Not influenced by frameworks or technologies unlike (TOGAF, process centric), SUN (J2EE centric), MS (.NET) etc
Best of Breed
Combines best of knowledge based on standards bodies such as OMG, Open Group; Architecture Forums (aEA, GEAO), Zachman Inc
Key Focus
(10 skills + Domain
applicability)
IT Architecture certification programs to impart competency for business modeling, system envisioning, technology selection, system specification, and software process facilitation.
 
 iCMG Architecture Certification vs Other prevailing certifications
Key Areas
iCMG Architecture
Certification
Other Architecture Certifications
Architecture Frameworks
Yes
Yes
Architecture Development Process
Yes
Yes
Modeling specification such as UML 2.0, BPMN etc.
Yes
No
Component Programming Model such as standard EJB, CCM, .NET
Yes
No
Pattern and Reusable Assets
Yes
No
Business Process Management
Yes
No
Model Driven Architecture
Yes
No
Service Oriented Architecture
Yes
No
Legacy transformation, EAI
Yes
No
Architecture Realization & Assessment Governance capability
Yes
Yes
 
 Sample Skill Assessment Charts
Skill Assessment Mapping - I
Skill Assessment Mapping - II
Individual readiness wrt  architecture skills
Fig - Individual readiness wrt
architecture skills


Comparing performance  among architecture team members
Fig - Comparing performance
among architecture team members


 Sample Architecture Skill Governance Chart (team)

Here, is a sample architecture skill matrix of the team members. The skill governance program is very critical to ensure that those team members who doesn't qualify gets continuous mentoring and help to prepare themselves

 
 Certification Process
  • Tier I Certification - First, the participants have to complete the Architecture course. After completion of the course, the student can register for certification and take up 2 hour online test.

  • Tier II Certification - A case study is given to the participants. The participants have to develop the architecture artifacts, defining mappings and ensure that the suggested solution results in better benefits. Subsequently, the results of the case study have to be presented to the certification panel (with atleast 2 members).

    Please note that qualifying in Tier I certification is mandatory before taking up the
    Tier II certification.

The key steps in certification process as described below

Architecture training
Note: The test schedule needs to be worked out with the co-ordinator.

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case studies
Defining ROI on architecture. (Align Business ROI with Technology ROI)
Mapping of Performance Metrics
from the Technology to the Business Outcomes
How to apply Zachman & RM-ODP frameworks and how to use them in your enterprise
Applying RUP/UML Models with Zachman RM-ODP & TOGAF
Product Line Architecture, COTS selection and component assembly
Component Modeling with UML2.0
for Business domains
Use MDA for developing architecture models, model-to-model transformation and model-to-code generation.
Deployment architecture using distributed clustering, fail-over, load-balancing for large-scale business applications
The process and role of Architecture
in a SEI-CMM enterprise and strategy to introduce architecture team
Legacy transformation and defining product vision and rationalization
Enterprise SOA initiatives for mid-size
to large enterprises
IT Architect Skill Assessment - Lite Ask Architects Polls
Ask Architects
Datasheets
Architecture assessment Architecture CoE
Architecture consulting Architecture CoE
Architecture CoE Architecture CoE
Architecture Skill Governance Architecture CoE
Architecture Team Augumentation Architecture CoE
Casestudy - Architecture
Assessment Tools
Architecture CoE
Casestudy - RUP MDA Mapping Architecture CoE
Casestudy - Strategy to Operation Mapping Architecture CoE
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