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Enterprise Architecture

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This Pocket Guide describes the purpose, role and value of architecture in the enterprise, and the makeup and skillsets of the architecture team in different business contexts. It explores the relationship between architecture, project management.

Enterprise Architecture Management

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The TOGAF Standard Version 9 2 A Pocket Guide

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This is the official Pocket Guide for the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2, from The Open Group. It is published in hard copy and electronic formats by Van Haren Publishing. The TOGAF Standard, a standard of The Open Group, is a proven Enterprise Architecture methodology and framework used by the world’s leading organizations to improve business efficiency. It is the most prominent and reliable Enterprise Architecture standard, ensuring consistent standards, methods, and communication among Enterprise Architecture professionals. Those professionals who are fluent in the TOGAF approach enjoy greater industry credibility, job effectiveness, and career opportunities. The TOGAF approach helps practitioners avoid being locked into proprietary methods, utilize resources more efficiently and effectively, and realize a greater return on investment.

TOGAF Version 9 A Pocket Guide

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This is the official Open Group Pocket Guide for TOGAF Version 9 Enterprise Edition. This pocket guide is published by Van Haren Publishing on behalf of The Open Group. TOGAF, The Open Group Architectural Framework is a fast growing, worldwide accepted standard that can help organisations build their own Enterprise Architecture in a standardised way. This book explains why the in’s and out’s of TOGAF in a concise manner. This book explains how TOGAF can help to make an Enterprise Architecture. Enterprise Architecture is an approach that can help management to understand this growing complexity.

TOGAF Version 9 1 A Pocket Guide

Author : Andrew Josey
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Note: This book is available in several languages: Brazilian Portuguese, English, Spanish, French.This is the official Open Group Pocket Guide for TOGAF Version 9.1 and is published in hard copy and electronic format by Van Haren Publishing on behalf of The Open Group. TOGAF®, an Open Group Standard, is a proven enterprise architecture methodology and framework used by the world s leading organizations to improve business efficiency. It is the most prominent and reliable enterprise architecture standard, ensuring consistent standards, methods, and communication among enterprise architecture professionals. Enterprise architecture professionals fluent in TOGAF standards enjoy greater industry credibility, job effectiveness, and career opportunities. TOGAF helps practitioners avoid being locked into proprietary methods, utilize resources more efficiently and effectively, and realize a greater return on investment.

The Togaf R Standard Version 9 2 A Pocket Guide

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This is the official Pocket Guide for the TOGAF® Standard, Version 9.2, from The Open Group. The TOGAF Standard is a proven Enterprise Architecture methodology and framework used by the world's leading organizations to improve business efficiency.

Enterprise Security Architecture Based on Sabsa

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This concise Guide explains the overarching elements of the SABSA approach. It covers succinctly an approach for developing risk-driven enterprise information security architectures, information risk management architectures, and information assurance architectures, and for delivering security solutions that support critical business initiatives through the deployment of ICT infrastructure and applications. A succinct guide to the premier global approach to Security Architecture and Pre-reading for training and certification

The IT4ITTM reference architecture Version 2 0 A Pocket Guide

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This Pocket Guide provides a concise introduction to the IT4IT Reference Architecture, Version 2.0, an Open Group Standard. The IT4IT standard provides a vendor-neutral, technology-agnostic, and industry-agnostic reference architecture for managing the business of IT, enabling insight for continuous improvement.This Pocket Guide is based on the IT4IT Reference Architecture Version 2.0. What s more, it s authoritative with material derived from the official IT4IT documentation and contributions from members of the IT4IT Forum.The audience for this Pocket Guide is: Individuals who require a basic understanding of the IT Value Chain and IT4ITReference Architecture IT Professionals who are responsible for delivering services in a way that isflexible, traceable, and cost-effective IT Professionals / Practitioners who are focused on instrumenting the ITmanagement landscape IT leaders who are concerned about their operating model Enterprise Architects who are responsible for IT business transformationTopics covered include: An introduction to the IT4IT Reference Architecture, the structure of the IT4ITstandard, and the positioning of the IT4IT standard in the standards landscape The IT Value Chain and IT4IT Reference Architecture concepts, including Value Streams The Strategy to Portfolio (S2P) Value Stream The Requirement to Deploy (R2D) Value Stream The Request to Fulfill (R2F) Value Stream The Detect to Correct (D2C) Value Stream A summary of the differences between the IT4IT Reference Architecture and ITIL

The Digital Practitioner Pocket Guide

Author : Andrew Josey
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The Digital Practitioner Pocket Guide is designed to be a handy reference guide to selected parts of the Digital Practitioner Body of Knowledge™ Standard. It is designed to help: • Those who require a first introduction and basic understanding of the Digital Practitioner Body of Knowledge Standard • Individuals who wish to create and manage product offerings with an increasing digital component, or lead their organization through Digital Transformation • IT professionals working within any size organization, from a startup through to a large enterprise, that has adopted digital approaches It covers the following topics: • A brief introduction to the Digital Practitioner Body of Knowledge Standard • An introduction to key terminology, key concepts, and the structure of the Body of Knowledge • Basic concepts employed by the Digital Practitioner • The capabilities of digital infrastructure and initial concerns for its effective, efficient, and secure operation • The objectives and activities of application development • Why product management is formalized as a company or team grows, and the differences between product and project management • The key concerns and practices of work management as a team increases in size • The basic concepts and practices of operations management in a digital/IT context • How to coordinate as the organization grows into multiple teams and multiple products • IT investment and portfolio management • Organizational structure, human resources, and cultural factors • Governance, risk, security, and compliance • Information and data management on a large scale • Practices and methods for managing complexity using Enterprise Architecture

The IT4ITTM Reference Architecture Version 2 1 A Pocket Guide

Author : Andrew Josey
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This Pocket Guide provides a concise introduction to the IT4ITTM ReferenceArchitecture, Version 2.1, an Open Group Standard. The IT4IT standard provides avendor-neutral, technology-agnostic, and industry-agnostic reference architecture formanaging the business of IT, enabling insight for continuous improvement.This Pocket Guide is based on the IT4IT Reference Architecture Version 2.1. What’smore, it’s authoritative with material derived from the official IT4IT documentationand contributions from members of the IT4IT Forum.The audience for this Pocket Guide is:• Individuals who require a basic understanding of the IT Value Chain and IT4ITReference Architecture• IT Professionals who are responsible for delivering services in a way that isflexible, traceable, and cost-effective• IT Professionals / Practitioners who are focused on instrumenting the ITmanagement landscape• IT leaders who are concerned about their operating model• Enterprise Architects who are responsible for IT business transformationTopics covered include:• An introduction to the IT4IT Reference Architecture, the structure of the IT4ITstandard, and the positioning of the IT4IT standard in the standards landscape• The IT Value Chain and IT4IT Reference Architecture concepts, including ValueStreams• The Strategy to Portfolio (S2P) Value Stream• The Requirement to Deploy (R2D) Value Stream• The Request to Fulfill (R2F) Value Stream• The Detect to Correct (D2C) Value Stream• A summary of the differences between the IT4IT Reference Architecture andITIL

ArchiMate 2 1 A Pocket Guide

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ArchiMate®, an Open Group Standard, is an open and independent modeling language for Enterprise Architecture that is supported by different tool vendors and consulting firms. ArchiMate provides instruments to enable enterprise architects to describe, analyze, and visualize the relationships among business domains in an unambiguous way. This Pocket Guide is based on ArchiMate® 2.1. It gives a concise introduction to ArchiMate. What’s more, it’s authoritative with material derived from the official ArchiMate documentation. Topics covered include: • A high-level introduction to ArchiMate and its relationship to Enterprise Architecture; • The Business Layer, which includes the modeling concepts relevant in the business domain; • The Application Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for software applications; • The Technology Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for system software applications and infrastructure; • The relationships that the ArchiMate language includes to model the links between elements, and also the relationships to model the cross-layer dependencies; • The Motivation Extension; • The Implementation and Migration Extension; • The ArchiMate framework for defining and classifying ArchiMate viewpoints, including a summary of all the viewpoints in the ArchiMate 2.1 Standard; • The ArchiSurance Case Study, a fictitious example developed to illustrate use of the Modeling language in the context of the TOGAF Framework.

ArchiMate 2 0 A Pocket Guide

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ArchiMate®, an Open Group Standard, is an open and independent modeling language for Enterprise Architecture that is supported by different tool vendors and consulting firms. ArchiMate provides instruments to enable enterprise architects to describe, analyze, and visualize the relationships among business domains in an unambiguous way. This Pocket Guide is based on ArchiMate® 2.0. It gives a concise introduction to ArchiMate. What’s more, it’s authoritative with material derived from the official ArchiMate documentation. Topics covered include: A high-level introduction to ArchiMate and its relationship to Enterprise Architecture The Business Layer, which includes the modeling concepts relevant in the business domain The Application Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for software applications The Technology Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for system software applications and infrastructure The relationships that the ArchiMate language includes to model the links between elements, and also the relationships to model the cross-layer dependencies The Motivation Extension The Implementation and Migration Extension The ArchiMate framework for defining and classifying ArchiMate viewpoints, including a summary of all the viewpoints in the ArchiMate 2.0 Standard The ArchiSurance Case Study, a fictitious example developed to illustrate use of the Modeling language in the context of the TOGAF Framework

ArchiMate 3 0 1 A Pocket Guide

Author : Andrew Josey
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ArchiMate®, an Open Group Standard, is an open and independent modeling language for Enterprise Architecture that is supported by different tool vendors and consulting firms. The ArchiMate language enables Enterprise Architects to describe, analyze, and visualize the relationships among architecture domains in an unambiguous way.This Pocket Guide is based on the ArchiMate® 3.0.1 Specification. It gives a concise introduction to the ArchiMate language. What’s more, it’s authoritative with material derived from the official ArchiMate documentation.Topics covered include:• A high-level introduction to the ArchiMate Specification and its relationship to Enterprise Architecture• The high-level structure of the ArchiMate language, including an introduction to layering, and the ArchiMate Framework• The Generic Metamodel for the language• The relationships that the ArchiMate language includes to model the links between elements• The Motivation Elements, which includes concepts such as goal, principle, and requirement• The Strategy Elements, which includes concepts such as resource, capability, and course of action• The Business Layer, which includes the modeling concepts relevant in the business domain• The Application Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for software applications• The Technology Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for system software applications and infrastructure• The Physical Elements, which include concepts relevant for the modeling of physical concepts like machines and physical installations• The relationships between different layers of the language• The Implementation and Migration Elements, which include concepts to support modeling Enterprise Architecture-enabled transformation• A summary of the major changes from ArchiMate 2.1 to ArchiMate 3• A Glossary of terms

ArchiMate 2 1 A Pocket Guide

Author : Andrew Josey
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ArchiMate®, an Open Group Standard, is an open and independent modeling language for Enterprise Architecture that is supported by different tool vendors and consulting firms. ArchiMate provides instruments to enable enterprise architects to describe, analyze, and visualize the relationships among business domains in an unambiguous way. This Pocket Guide is based on ArchiMate® 2.1. It gives a concise introduction to ArchiMate. What s more, it s authoritative with material derived from the official ArchiMate documentation.Topics covered include:- A high-level introduction to ArchiMate and its relationship to Enterprise Architecture;- The Business Layer, which includes the modeling concepts relevant in the business domain;- The Application Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for software applications;- The Technology Layer, which includes modeling concepts relevant for system software applications and infrastructure;- The relationships that the ArchiMate language includes to model the links between elements, and also the relationships to model the cross-layer dependencies;- The Motivation Extension;- The Implementation and Migration Extension;- The ArchiMate framework for defining and classifying ArchiMate viewpoints, including a summary of all the viewpoints in the ArchiMate 2.1 Standard;- The ArchiSurance Case Study, a fictitious example developed to illustrate use of the Modeling language in the context of the TOGAF Framework.Also available: ArchiMate® 3.0 Specification, ISBN 9789401800471

MSF Pocket Guide

Author : Marlys Keeton Powers
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This framework is a collection of proven practices for software development and infrastructure deployment project success. It looks at the most common causes of IT project failure and provides guidance on how to organize teams, manage risk and develop and deploy business driven IT solutions

Implementing IT Governance A Pocket Guide

Author : Gad J. Selig
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The issues, opportunities and challenges of aligning information technology more closely with an organization and effectively governing an organization s Information Technology (IT) investments, resources, major initiatives and superior uninterrupted service is becoming a major concern of the Board and executive management in enterprises on a global basis. An integrated and comprehensive approach to the alignment, planning, execution and governance of IT and its resources has become critical to more effectively align, integrate, invest, measure, deploy, service and sustain the strategic and tactical direction and value proposition of IT in support of organizations. Much has been written and documented about the individual components of IT Governance such as strategic planning, demand (portfolio investment) management, program and project management, IT service management and delivery, strategic sourcing and outsourcing, performance management and metrics, like the balanced scorecard, compliance and others. Much less has been written about a comprehensive and integrated IT/Business Alignment, Planning, Execution and Governance approach. This new title fills that need in the marketplace and gives readers a structured and practical solutions using the best of the best principles available today. The book is divided into nine chapters, which cover the three critical pillars necessary to develop, execute and sustain a robust and effective IT governance environment - leadership and proactive people and change agents, flexible and scalable processes and enabling technology. Each of the chapters also covers one or more of the following action oriented topics: demand management and alignment (the why and what of IT strategic planning, portfolio investment management, decision authority, etc.); execution management (includes the how - Program/Project Management, IT Service Management and Delivery with IT Infrastructure Library {ITIL} and Strategic Sourcing and outsourcing); performance, risk and contingency management (e.g. includes COBIT, the balanced scorecard and other metrics and controls); and leadership, teams and people skills. Endorsements 'Selig has brought together his years of practical experience and his academic training to produce a valuable resource on how to successfully manage IT. He uses IT governance as the focal point for executing best practices to create alignment between IT and the business. In today s marketplace, where no organization can compete effectively without alignment, this book can become the executive handbook for IT management'Christine V. Bullen, Senior Lecturer, Howe School of Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology 'Dr. Selig has written an extremely comprehensive book on IT Governance. It is so comprehensive that today's IT leader need look at few other sources to ensure that they have nailed what it takes to lead a world-class IT organization. It provides details, yet serves as a easily reference-able road-map for today's busy IT executives it's a great desktop companion!'Stu Werner, Executive Vice President and CIO, Li & Fong, U.S.A. 'Dr. Selig s book on this topic is a great resource for all IT practitioners and brings together every critical aspect relating to IT governance. This book lays out a roadmap to executing within a solid governance model. It looks at all aspects of establishing, marinating, growing and sustaining an IT ecosystem. The combination of case studies and disciplined approaches to building well structured processes, committed leaders and change agents will help the board, executive management and most of all, CIO s and IT professionals think through what has worked, what can work and how to deployIT governance successfully. I very much enjoyed reading the chapters. I think you have a great book and I look forward to reading it when it comes out'Dick LeFave, CIO, Sprint Nextel 'In an era when strong IT governance is an increasingly critical component of visionary business and technology leadership, Dr Selig's book provides a welcome compendium of successful practices. Experienced leaders will find it a valuable reference, while early-career managers will appreciate the clear, actionable framework for developing high-quality, sustainable governance models of their own'Hank Zupnick, CIO, GE Real Estate 'Dr Selig's book is a well thought out and comprehensive reference guide on the successful governance of IT in context of the larger business. It successfully combines practical check lists and governance models with real world insights in an easy to read format.The book is organized into logical sections that make it easy to find topics of relevance. This book will be useful when setting up a new governance model or challenging and improving what is in place today. It is written in a format that allows the reader to stand back from the detail and look a the bigger picture, recognizing that an integrated approach to IT governance is critical to the overall health of a successful business.Dr Selig has captured this complex topic in a way that will prove a valuable reference for all levels of Executives and managers that are involved in IT governance' Nicholas Willcox, Director IT, Unilever Americas 'Dr. Selig s blend of executive IT and senior level business experience in major companies combined with many years of teaching experience and research effort have enabled him to create a unique book that blends many different components and perspectives on IT Governance into a single framework. Written for senior and aspiring IT and business leaders, his book draws upon practical experience, research, and best practices as well as the collective wisdom of the many senior IT leaders he has interacted with in teaching IT Governance. A five star rating!'James R. Shea, Director, Syracuse University, Center for Business Information Technologies 'Dr. Selig has created a veritable IT Governance Encyclopedia for the 21st century IT executive. If something isn t covered here, you probably don t need to know it'Peter Schay, Executive VP, The Advisory Council

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Pocket Guide

Author : Ben Curry
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This is your most concise, practical reference to deploying, configuring, and running SharePoint 2013. Perfect for admins at all levels, it covers both technical topics and business solutions. SharePoint MVP Ben Curry focuses on the crucial step-by-step information for performing day-to-day tasks quickly, reliably, and well. No obscure settings, abstract theory, or hype…just help you can really trust—and really use! Install SharePoint Server 2013 Configure farms and databases Create and extend web applications Set up and scale service applications Deploy and manage sites/collections Implement BI solutions Integrate Excel Services and PowerPivot Configure enterprise content types and metadata Deploy Enterprise Search Manage documents and web content Brand your site Deliver social tools, including microblogging Back up and restore

Business Analysis Based on BABOK Guide Version 2 A Pocket Guide

Author : Jarett Hailes
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A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) is the collection of knowledge within the profession of business analysis and reflects current generally accepted practices. As with other professions, the body of knowledge is defined and enhanced by the business analysis professionals who apply it in their daily work role.The purpose of this pocket guide to the BABOK® Guide is to help understand the key knowledge found within the BABOK Guide and how it can be applied to a particular situation. Primary target groups for this pocket guide are: Individuals interested in how business analysis works or who may want to become Business Analysts; Business Analysts as a quick reference during the course of their day-to-day work; Team members working on projects or within normal organizational operations where business analysis is performed; Managers and executives who need to understand how business analysis can help improve their organizations.This pocket guide is based upon the content found in Version 2 of the BABOK Guide.The BABOK Guide was first published by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) in 2005. Version 2.0 was released in March 2009.The BABOK® Guide describes business analysis areas of knowledge, their associated activities and the tasks and skills necessary to be effective in their execution. The BABOK® Guide is a reference for professional knowledge for business analysis and provides the basis for the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) and the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA®) certifications.

ITIL 2011 Edition A Pocket Guide

Author : Jan van Bon
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For trainers free additional material of this book is available. This can be found under the "Training Material" tab. Log in with your trainer account to access the material.Note: This pocket book is available in several languages: English, German, Dutch.Since 2001 the Van Haren Publishing ITIL Pocket Guides have helped readers all over the world to understand the essentials of ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library), the leading framework for IT service management. This pocket guide does exactly the same as previous editions: offering a concise summary of ITIL, based on ITIL® 2011 Edition. We have condensed the full ITIL framework, found in 2000 pages, into just 200 pocket-sized pages! It means that this book is an essential time-saving and cost-effective guide to ITIL 2011 Edition -- for both industry experts and students alike. Primarily it is a quick, portable reference tool to ITIL for all professionals in the service management community. What is the ‘lifecycle’ approach? What are the key service management processes and functions? Secondly the ITIL pocket guide can be used as part of the training material for everyone who wants to certify for the ITIL Foundation exam. The guide contents cover all of the specifications of AXELOS’ ITIL Foundation Certificate syllabus.

ISO IEC 20000 2011 A Pocket Guide

Author : Mart Rovers
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This Pocket Guide provides a concise explanation of the nature, content and aim of ISO/IEC 20000-1: 2011 and a short summary of ISO/IEC 20000-2:2012. It brings ISO/IEC20000 Part 1 and Part 2 within reach of a vast international audience by providing the key elements of this important standard in a short, easy to read format: it promote the awareness and the acceptability of ISO/IEC 20000 Part 1 and Part 2 as a valid standard for IT Services organizations; it supports ISO/IEC 20000 training and certification and it is a quick reference for practitioners to the core content of ISO/IEC 20000.