EA Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Developing Your Individual or Team Enterprise Architecture Capability

Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant Roger Evernden offers a comprehensive and integrated set of online modules and courses to help you develop your enterprise architecture knowledge and skills.

Through affordable, self-paced online training, you'll understand what enterprise architecture is and why it is useful, identify the best strategies for using EA techniques effectively, and create a plan for moving forward with your organization’s EA program.

Whether you're new to enterprise architecture, want to reinforce the foundations of EA, or just want to learn how to use EA techniques more effectively, Roger Evernden's online training provides a thorough grounding of all key techniques, with practical examples, exercises, and demonstrations.


Choose Your Course Selections

Enterprise Architecture – All Courses

This monthly subscription option gives you unlimited access to all of the Enterprise Architecture online training modules, along with additional materials presented by Roger Evernden. This is a great option if you want to pick-and-choose which modules you take, and you want to learn at your own pace.

Enterprise Architecture — Introduction

As enterprises become more complex and our world becomes more connected, being an enterprise architect is an increasingly important role. The Enterprise Architecture — Introduction course bundle provides a solid introduction to enterprise architecture via three training modules:

  1. What Is Enterprise Architecture and Why Do We Need It?
  2. Enterprise Architecture — The Key Concepts
  3. How to Become an Enterprise Architect

Enterprise Architecture – Foundation

This bundle of courses will provide you with a thorough and detailed knowledge of enterprise architecture. It is ideal for anyone starting out in EA who wants a practical guide they can use to establish an EA team or practice. It is also very useful for established teams that want to improve their capability and learn how enterprise architecture works in practice.

  1. Working with Maturity Levels
  2. Adopting and Adapting Architecture Frameworks
  3. Organizing for Outcomes and Results
  4. Getting the Optimal Management Frameworks
  5. Speaking the Same Language
  6. Making Sense
  7. Providing Leadership and Direction

What Is Enterprise Architecture and Why Do We Need It?

Gain a simple and straightforward understanding of what enterprise architecture is, and why it's necessary, from EA pioneer Roger Evernden.

Enterprise Architecture – The Key Concepts

Learn about the key concepts and techniques in enterprise architecture, with examples, tips and practical guidelines from Roger Evernden.

How to Become an Enterprise Architect

Discover the complete solution architect’s guide to building a career as an enterprise architect.

Working with Maturity Levels

Benefit from this detailed guide on how to use capability maturity models in an effective enterprise architecture practice.

Adopting and Adapting Architecture Frameworks

Architecture frameworks lie at the heart of enterprise architecture. This training module explores which framework is best for your needs and how you might go about customizing or adapting it.

Organizing for Outcomes and Results

Put your EA team into context: What are the different architecture roles? How do you balance supply and demand through the architectural roles? Explore stakeholder interactions, governance for collaboration, and outcome areas. Examine EA governance from its elements, to metrics. Learn the benefits and value of EA and why it isn’t optional. Then review governance via the lens of a case study that examines data architecture in a merger. In this module, you’ll also discover how to manage the information about architectures and document decisions. The module concludes with a lesson on Marketecture and how to quickly demonstrate its value.

Getting the Optimal Management Frameworks

Discover how to use a metaframework and how to tailor frameworks to manage your needs: who will use them, what do you need to measure, what other frameworks will be used along with them. Understand how to create a practical architecture content framework, and examine a case study of an organization that used one. Learn how to create practical content-to-process and content-to-stakeholder frameworks, and study examples of architecture development, governance, and communication frameworks. The module concludes with a lesson about approached to architecture evolution and an example framework for it.

Speaking the Same Language

This course explores how to build a common language through catalogs, reference models, taxonomies, classifications and checklists; how to make best use of the 80:20 rule through generalization, commonality, and federalization; how to get real value and benefit from reference models; and how to govern the creation, use, and value of artifacts by making use of your management frameworks.

Making Sense

How architects understand the complexities of an enterprise architecture and determine options for changing it.

Providing Leadership and Direction

This course shows how architects can play a positive and active role in defining and delivering enterprise change and transformation.

Start your EA journey!

Improve your enterprise architecture knowledge and skills via an instruction approach that is both affordable and convenient. Register for one or all of these courses today!

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