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Technology Architect Program2018-07-03T10:29:47+00:00

Technology Architect Program

As the complexity of IT grows, more and more organizations are realizing the need for cross-disciplinary architectural capabilities in the fields of information technology. Gartner once identified the Technology Architect as one of the key roles to adopt cross-disciplinary capabilities to create more value than previously anticipated.

The program has been structured to build on the existing capabilities of the practitioner, and to infuse a new way of thinking, working and modelling. It combines a mix of technology architecture skills (e.g. taxonomy, ontology, and artefacts such as infrastructure and platform maps, matrices and models) with enterprise architecture to enable technology architecture and modelling disciplines to be managed effectively by the practitioner.

This ensures the highest level of knowledge transfer and skills building to meet todays demands of cross-disciplinary capability requirements of technology and enterprise architecture expertise for professionals involved in such IT projects.

The Technology Architect Program including Individual Performance Coaching is offered as a 5 days training program and is designed and accredited by the Global University Alliance.

Technology Architect Disciplines

The Technology Architect Program is based on an intensive 5-day classroom training module and is supported by Individual Performance Coaching on a project selected by the partitioner. The hands-on experience ensures that the technology (platform and infrastructure) and enterprise architecture management and modelling skills are applied within the following disciplines:

  • Business Layer Modelling: Business model, service model, process modelling, business workflow, business and system measurements, scorecards, dashboards and cockpits.
  • Information Layer Modelling: Application component (e.g. logical/physical), application feature, functionality, task and service and data component, entity and service and system flow.
  • Technology Layer Modelling: Platform component (e.g. logical/physical), devices and services as well as infrastructure component (e.g. logical/physical) and infrastructure service.

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 Architect 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 Architect.

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 Architect 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 Technology Architect 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:

  • Specialists: Technology Specialist, Platform Specialist, Infrastructure Specialist, System Specialist, IT Infrastructure Engineer, Software Engineer, Method Specialist, Technical Infrastructure Specialist, Platform Analyst, Infrastructure Analyst, Infrastructure Manager and Platform Manager.
  • Consultants: Technology Consultant, Platform Consultant, Infrastructure Consultant and System Consultant.
  • Architects: Technology Architect, Information/Data Architect, Application Architect, Solution Architect, Enterprise Architect and Virtual Infrastructure Architect.
  • Managers: Technology manager, Infrastructure Manager, Platform Manager and Project Manager.
  • Directors: Technology Owner, Platform Owner, Infrastructure Owner, LoB Director and LoB Owner.

Learning Model

Way of Thinking

  • Maintain and optimize application, data, platform and infrastructure components

  • Business and IT (application, data, platform and infrastructure) design

  • Identify business, IT, solution and technology requirements

  • Focus on pain points, bottlenecks and benchmarking

  • Focus on IT solution development, build, configuration and testing

  • Technology design strategy

  • Focus on platform and infrastructure development and configuration (enterprise/solutions/projects)

  • Develop business and technology standards

  • Ensure technology integration

  • Ensure infrastructure harmonization and consolidation

  • Conduct technology testing

  • Ensure IT and process integration

  • Business and technology innovation and transformation enablement

Way of Working

  • Work with business and technology owners and executives

  • Define business and IT standardization and integration

  • Define application, data, platform and infrastructure components, rules, compliance and security

  • Define application components and modules

  • Define information and data objects and system flow

  • Design system measurements and reports

  • Select application functions, tasks and services

  • Select platform and infrastructure devices

  • Develop system cockpits, dashboards and scorecards

  • Develop application and data functions, tasks, services, flows, channels and media

  • Develop platform and infrastructure services, channels and media

  • Define platform and infrastructure standardization and integration

  • Develop technology services (application, data, platform and infrastructure)

  • Define technology components (application, data, platform and infrastructure)

  • Define application, data, platform and infrastructure rules

  • Ensure application, data, platform and infrastructure compliance to business, process and service rules

  • Select application, data, platform and infrastructure media and channels

  • Build application roles, rules and compliance

  • Deploy platform and infrastructure components and devices

  • Apply application roles, rules and compliance

  • Benchmark business and technology maturity

  • Setup process measures and monitoring

Way of Modelling

  • Forces & Drivers (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Strategy (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Business Competency/Capability (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Revenue, Cost, Value and Performance (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Operating, Process, Service and Information (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Workflow and Rules (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Measurements & Reporting (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Business, Technology and Solution Requirements (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Information & Technology Services, Rules, Distribution, Virtualization and High Availability (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Application Roles, Rules, Compliance, Maturity, Screen Flow, Interface and Data Service (Map/Matrix/Model)

  • Business Case