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Business architecture within TOGAF

According to TOGAF, Business Architecture is a prerequisite for architecture work in any other domain (data, application, and technology) as it demonstrates the business value of subsequent architecture work to key stakeholders and business sponsors. This 1-day course delivers a crystal-clear response to frequent questions like: what is it, why should we have it, what are the most useful techniques, how does it relate to ICT, how can it help us to align business and ICT. The concept of business architecture is illustrated by a relevant case, in which it proved valuable to get a firm grip on the process!

This course will:


No public sessions are currently scheduled. We will be pleased to set up an on-site course or to schedule an extra public session (in case of a sufficient number of candidates). Interested? Please contact ABIS.

Intended for

The course aims at people who are engaged in aligning their organization to the business strategy, both on project-, as well as on enterprise level: business managers and sponsors, process managers, project leaders, architects and analysts. Both business and IT professionals are welcome.


No specific background is needed.

Main topics

Introducing business architecture as a discipline and as part of the TOGAF framework

How can business architecture be used to challenge existing IT architecture and roadmaps? How can business and IT architecture be aligned? Includes demonstration by means of a case study...

What are the responsibilities of a business architect? What's the business architect's contribution to existing governance processes?

Training method

The course approach is typically a combination of project experiences and best practices, based on solid theoretical background knowledge. The courses combines an interesting set of techniques with a number of exercises in order to illustrate the added value of the subject.


1 day.

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