Technology Architect Program

Why the certification is relevant

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

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Focus of the Technology Architect

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.

The Technology Architect Program can be integrated into any relevant organisation. It does so by adding theory, practice and modelling capabilities to the practitioner’s skill set.

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 program is tailored 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

Theories Practitioners will learn

  • 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

What Practitioners will work with in Practice

  • 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

Modelling capabilities Practitioners will gain

  • 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