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Introduction IT Solution Architecture

(4.44 out of 5) 25 Student Reviews

About the Course

This 2 day course focuses on knowledge and comprehension of core IT solutions architectures. Instructors introduce the processes, approach and benefits involved, and the critical gaps involved in solution delivery within any business. Learn about the positioning of solutions such as J2EE, DotNet, Cisco’s SONA, SAP AF and more.

Who should do this course?

This course is intended for IT / business professionals working in roles associated with IT projects who require a basic understanding of IT Solutions Architecture. This includes enterprise architects, project managers, solution architects, and application designers.

Prerequisites

Participants should be IT or business professionals with a solid understanding of technology, who need to better understand the core principles involved in IT architecture and frameworks.

Quick Facts

$ 1320 incl GST

Duration: 2 Days

Max. Class Size: 15

Avg. Class Size: 5

Level: Intermediate

Times: 9.00am - 5.00pm approx.

Course Dates

30-31 May 17Tue - Wed

24-25 Jul 17Mon - Tue

28-29 Sep 17Thu - Fri

20-21 Nov 17Mon - Tue

17-18 Jan 18Wed - Thu

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Level 11,
32 Walker Street,
North Sydney , NSW 2060

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Level 12
379 Collins Street,
Melbourne , VIC 3000

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C/O Support Technology
Level 6, 371 Queen Street,
Brisbane , QLD 4000

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C/O Atlas Business Services
Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place,
Canberra , ACT 2601

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C/O The International Visualisation Centre (IVC)
19 Young Street,
Adelaide , SA 5000

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C/O Saxons Training Facilities
Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace,
Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Introduction

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  • What is IT architecture
  • Differentiation between EA / SA and other IT architectures
  • Why is IT solution architecture needed
  • Why do you develop IT solution architectures
  • How do you develop IT solution architectures

Unit 2: IT Solution architecture overview

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  • What is IT Solution architecture
  • How does IT solution architecture link to IT Enterprise Architecture

Unit 3: Major types of IT solution architectures

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  • Proprietary solutions
  • open solutions
  • de-facto solutions
  • industry vertical solutions

Unit 4: Practical Session

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  • Enterprise Architecture vs. Solutions Architecture: The roles of Enterprise and Solution architects are complementary and collaborative in nature. However these are generally misunderstood leading to IT solution architecture project failures. Through this exercise, the Participants learn to understand the obvious and not-so-obvious differences in these roles and the grey area of Enterprise Architecture to Solutions Architecture handshaking.

Unit 5: Characteristics of good IT solution architecture

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  • Fit for purpose
  • Alignment to Enterprise Architecture
  • Reliability
  • Security
  • Agility
  • Manageability
  • Extensibility
  • Scalability

Unit 6: IT bespoke application solution architectures

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  • Categories
  • Vendor platforms
  • Open software platforms
  • Implications
  • Examples

Unit 7: IT package solutions architectures

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  • Categories
  • Enterprise-wide
  • Verticals
  • Specialised
  • Implications
  • Examples

Unit 8: IT integration solution architectures

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  • Categories
  • Business integration
  • Application integration
  • Data integration
  • Infrastructure integration
  • Implications
  • Examples

Unit 9: IT front end / desktop architectures

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  • Categories
  • Vendor architectures
  • Open architectures
  • Implications
  • Examples

Unit 10: IT SaaS / Cloud computing architectures

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  • Categories
  • Application cloud layer
  • Infrastructure cloud layer
  • Implications
  • Examples

Unit 11: IT Communication based architectures

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  • Categories
  • Infrastructure services
  • Application services
  • Implications
  • Examples

Unit 12: IT outsourcing / off shoring architectures

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  • Categories
  • Call centres
  • Data centres
  • Development centres
  • BPO centres
  • Implications
  • Examples

Unit 13: Practical Session

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  • Selecting the right architecture: In IT solution architecture, one often faces the challenges of selecting the right architecture. The criteria for such selection should focus on business value and fit as well as on the technical feasibility .The participants learn the process of setting the criteria and selection through this workshop.

Unit 14: IT Solution Architecture implementation techniques

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  • Practical hints
  • Pitfalls and cautions
  • Trade offs

Unit 15: Practical Session

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  • Analysing complex hybrid architecture: IT solution architectures can be quite complex especially if there involve hybrid technologies from several vendors. The student learns through this exercise techniques for analysing complexity and associated risks as well as work out mitigation strategies

Reviews

(4.90 out of 5) Patsy D [ 30 March, 2017 ]
Lars made the course very enjoyable by weaving in real life scenarios to help understand the course content and how to apply it into real work situations. The course was very interactive and a good learning experience. I look forward to more courses on the topics around Solution Architecture.
(3.70 out of 5) Huw B [ 11 August, 2016 ]
Excellent insight into Solution Architecture, with careful explanation of how this fits into the broader scope of enterprise architecture. The Trainer was insightful, took time to explain concepts with detail. Great introduction.

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(5.00 out of 5) Sylvia G [ 11 August, 2016 ]
A very experienced trainer in the architecture field and used good examples to explain the dry parts of the course.
(4.00 out of 5) Ling K [ 11 August, 2016 ]
The course provides a great deal of information on enterprise and solutions architecture. I now feel confident to know where to find out more information and tools to help me further my learning and career development. Trainer Paul is very generous with sharing his knowledge, which is greatly appreciated.

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