Technology Analyst Program

Bringing the Value of Technology to Business

The relationship between Technology and Business nowadays is much more multifaceted than simply identifying the technology that meets an organisation’s needs. Industry 4.0, Big Data, The Internet of Things, Blockchain, Machine Learning, Robotic Business Automation and the Intelligent Enterprise exemplify that technology is an active – not passive – participant in business.

Technology thereby has as much an impact on business as any other factor that gives an organisation its direction. Technology must not unduly influence the organisation’s purpose, but it shouldn’t be underestimated either. Aligning technology with business value that brings both together for maximum benefit is where the Technology Analyst plays the pivotal role.

The Technology Analyst leverages technology to improve customer experience, new channels to the market, increase effective decision making, and to do more, faster and reduce cost while improving the organisation’s capabilities in working with technology.

The Technology Analyst certification provided by LEADing Practice and the Global University Alliance is uniquely designed to meet today’s business needs of today with those of tomorrow. The Technology Analyst instils new cross functional skills that support business and IT equally, bridge value gaps and heighten the combination of business and technology. The Technology Analyst is an enabler, with an ability to adapt, collaborate, create, invent, and reinvent business capabilities by aligning with the right technology despite its complexities.

The Technology Analyst Program including Individual Performance Coaching is offered as a 5 days training program and is designed and certified by LEADing Practice and the Global University Alliance.

Technology Analyst Disciplines

Developed by LEADing Practice in partnership with the Global University Alliance and industrial leaders in the market, the Technology Analyst certification program covers technology analysis, systems and business analysis. It covers an analytical and modelling framework for integrating IT, technology platforms and infrastructure with strategy, innovation, value, requirements and complexity management.

The Technology Analyst certification is awarded by an in-depth education program combined with a personal project that becomes the foundation upon which to apply standards and receive individual performance coaching.

Individual Performance Coaching

It is only through coaching and building on the participant’s existing knowledge that capabilities are gained and applied.

Individual Performance Coaching is an integrated element of the Technology Analyst education and training program to ensure that the frameworks, methods, approaches, and modelling principles are customized, adopted and applied in a real-world project setting with a personalized action plan.

The participant will discover how to drive forth fundamental changes within their organization and to achieve the objectives set in both innovation and transformation projects.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will become a certified Technology Analyst.

The individual registration fee of €9,800 Euro (excl. VAT) covers tuition, handouts, case materials and conference facilities. Travel and accommodations is not included.

Important to note is that the Technology Analyst Program requires input from interested parties as the programs are tailed to each individual, team or organization and is customized with planned dates and location.

The program includes:

  • 5 days of classroom training
  • Individual Performance Coaching
  • 1 Business Analyst Certificate

To request a customized or closed program, or if you have questions about registration or multi-attendee discounts, please contact us.

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Who Should Attend

The program is designed for professionals with 3+ years of business and/or IT experience:

  • Analysts:Strategy Analyst, Business Analyst, Financial Analyst, Process Analyst and System Analyst.
  • Managers:Business Manager, Project Manager, Product Manager, Process Manager, Service Manager, IT Manager and Technology Manager.
  • Specialists:Business Specialist, Value eXpert, Process Specialist, Method Specialist (TOGAF, Zachman, MoFA practitioner), Quality/Production/Manufacturing Specialist, System Specialist, Technology Specialist, and Enterprise Engineer.
  • Consultants:Business Consultant, Process Consultant, System Consultant and Transformation Consultant.
  • Architects: Process Architect, Value Architect, Service Architect, Business Architect and Information Architect.

Learning Model

Way of Thinking

  • Capture IT forces and disruptive trends

  • Understand organizational and IT strategies

  • Identify business and IT requirements

  • Map IT capabilities

  • Value and performance management

  • Analyze IT service performance

  • Build IT services that create value

  • IT innovation and transformation management

  • Complexity management around IT

  • Decision making around IT

Way of Working

  • Work with stakeholders, business and IT owners

  • Benchmark IT maturity levels

  • Business Model of IT design

  • Technology Model development

  • Develop IT guidelines

  • Service Model definitions

  • Process Model analysis

  • Define IT standardization and integration potential

  • Setup IT measurements and monitoring

  • Apply continuous IT improvement

Way of Modelling

  • IT Stakeholder Map development

  • IT Requirement Map development

  • Develop IT Strategy Maps

  • Define IT Capability Maps

  • Define Technology Landscape Canvas

  • Create IT Models

  • Optimize IT Models

  • Develop IT Service Models

  • Construct IT Operating Models