T009 2-Day Master Class on the Urgent Need for IT Enterprise Architecture Planning
Workshop - 2 Days
28 & 29 September 2017 YANGON
Thu & Fri
Trainer: TA Toh
IT Enterprise Architecture is a framework and a methodology for assisting in the acceptance, production, use, maintenance and retirement of an organisation’s IT platforms.
It can help organisations to translate their strategy, assess the impact of that strategy and can be a guiding help in making difficult decisions, especially for organisations growing in size and complexity. It can help structure the organisation in order to have a good overview of capabilities, processes, data, systems, technology and how these are all connected.
Although companies are often not yet fully up to speed of the true potential of IT Enterprise Architecture, awareness is increasing. It can be an important enabler when moving towards ecosystems, open data, digital, innovation, etc. In order to be successful however, you need a good enterprise architect who has a strong conceptual insight but who is also well-grounded in business reality.
Why you need to have an IT Enterprise Architecture strategy and plan?
With a good IT Enterprise Architecture strategy and plan, the organisation can reap the following benefits:
A more efficient business operation
A more efficient IT operation
Better return on existing investment, reduced risk for future investment
Faster, simpler and cheaper procurement
Learn how to manage the IT Enterprise Architecture Lifecycle and framework
Understand the IT Enterprise Architecture Life cycle which consists of 8 phases plus a preliminary phase and requirements management process which serves all the phases.
Learn how the framework provide a governance process, a set of tools and a repository to assist the architect in maintaining the IT Enterprise Architecture.
Introduction to the basic concepts of the IT Enterprise Architecture and its framework.
Core concepts of the IT Enterprise Architecture
Architecture Development Method (ADM) cycle and how to adapt and scope the ADM
The Enterprise Continuum, its purpose and constituent parts
Guidelines and techniques needed to support the application of the Architecture Development Method (ADM)
Concepts of views and viewpoints and their role in communicating with stakeholders
Concepts of building blocks
Key deliverables of the ADM cycle and their purpose
Who Should Attend
Suitable for all decision makers, especially business managers and senior management who will eventually have to lead in the IT Enterprise effort.
About the Trainer
Mr Toh is a 33 year veteran in the IT Industry. He started his career in 1983 as a junior IT engineer and has progressed into many roles in IT in the areas of Networking, Systems Administration, Database Administration, Unified Communications, Data Centre operations, Security and programming.
In the last 15 years of his career, he has held management positions such as Senior Manager, Assistant Director and Head of IT in companies in the Manufacturing, Shipping/Logistics, Healthcare, Education, Non-profit organisations and Aerospace.
Mr. Toh has seen the transformation of the IT landscape from the centralised main frames and mini-computers to the now prevalent distributed computers and pervasive hand-held devices. He is aware of the risk of the lack of early IT architecture and security planning of most early start-ups and has seen first-hand some of its consequences. He is an evangelist for IT Enterprise Architecture and IT Security planning
He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) and has an Advance Certificate in Adult Education (ACTA).