Goals

  • Articulate the concept and benefits of Enterprise Architecture
  • Promote Enterprise Architecture inside an organization
  • Understand and explain the features of Enterprise Architecture frameworks
  • Begin an Enterprise Architecture engagement in an organization
  • Explain the differentiating features of the SAP Enterprise Architecture Framework
  • Gain a theoretical understanding of the SAP Enterprise Architecture Framework
  • Analyze the business drivers to derive enterprise architecture requirements
  • Analyze & determine enterprise impact of technology, industry and market trends
  • Translate Enterprise Architecture into executable solutions
  • Identify which existing governance processes in an organization need to be involved

Audience

  • Enterprise Architects
  • Business Consultants
  • Solution Architects
  • IT Architects
  • Technology Architects
  • IT Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Business Process Experts

Prerequisites

Essential

  • Fundamental understanding of basic business processes

Recommended

  • Basic knowledge of the Open Group Architecture Framework

Content

  • SAP Enterprise Architecture Framework for Enterprise SOA: an overview
  • The SAP EAF Architecture Process - explain SAP EAF phases
  • The SAP EAF Metamodel – explain catalogs, matrices and views
  • Phase 0 – Preliminary – Framework and Principles
  • Phase A – Architecture Vision
  • Phase B – Business Architecture
  • Phase C – Information Systems Architecture
  • Phase D – Technology Architecture
  • Phase E – Opportunities and Solutions
  • Phase F – Migration Planning
  • Phase G – Implementation Governance
  • Phase H – Architecture Change Management
  • How the SAP EAF maps to SAP Specific Products and Concepts
  • How to use the SAP EAF in architecture engagements
  • SAP EAF Extensions for ARIS IT Architect toolset

Notes

  • Course length: 12 hours