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From where, we can download the exercise and sample question paper for preperations.
From 4th Feb my TOGAF class has started, I have downloaded the last class recording arf file from sim site as well as recommended arf player. I can see the recording but can't hear any sound. Please help me to fix this issue. Using MacBook Pro.
Hello - I am completing the TOGAF course today. Is there a place on your portal, where I can downlaod a course completion certificate or will some one mail me one?
- OkHi Raj -
Posting exercises on View and Viewpoint. It would be a great help if you could have a glance on these as well -
1. Exercise—Views and Viewpoints for a Simple Airport System
Primary Stakeholders in the given scenario -
i) Air traffic Controller
--- What about Airport itself
--- Have you considered auto pilot
●Name some elements in the pilot’s view not viewed by the controller
a) Preflight checklist of all system (including fuel, engines, hydraulics, electronic) to ensure that the engines, controls, instruments, and other systems are functioning properly.
b) IFR/VFR (Instrument or Visual Flight Rules )Rulebook Considering airport altitudes, outside temperatures, plane weights, and wind speeds and directions in order to calculate the speed needed to become airborne.
c) Aircraft Control Board - to Monitor engine operation, fuel consumption, and functioning of aircraft systems during flights.
--- Have you considered auto pilot
●Name some elements in the controller’s view not viewed by the pilot
a) All flights Arrival & Departure Chart
b) surveillance radar monitoring System
c) Airport Landside Functional Flow (both for Landing Area & Terminal)
d) Rescue and evacuation plan in any kind of emergency
--- Have you considered auto pilot
--- What about pilot schedule itself any thoughts around that
●Name some shared elements
a) Weather Radar system
b) Instrument flight plans - Pilot files instrument flight plans with air traffic control so that flights can be coordinated with other air traffic.
2. Exercise—Views and Viewpoints for a Simple Airport System
●Describe 2 viewpoints for this system.
Aircraft Navigation Viewpoint & Controller viewpoint
-- Would like to see the view
●Why is using viewpoints helpful?
Aircraft Navigation Viewpoint is essential to perform take-off, drive and landing activities smoothly with safety for all crew and passengers.
Air Traffic Controller Viewpoint is essential to control all flights take-off and landing activities in smooth way with no hazard. Controller helps pilots to perform their duty with confidence. It controls all ground level traffic like taxiways.
This is my first post on the exercise (developing Business Scenario) given in the class -
Please review -
Exercise 1: AMEX wants to launch new product partnering with SBI -
1. Business scenario problem description:
SBI does not have international corporate credit card in their line of business.
2. Business environments:
currently SBI has system to support retail credit card customer. It does not have IT-Infrastructure to support International corporate customers.
-- Partner and other alliance should be considered
3. Detailed objectives:
corporate credit card should be included as line of business for SBI partnering with AMEX in order to enhance business for both party's.
4. Human Actors:
4.1 System Actors
Merchant Service Provider
Visa MasterCard (the associations)
5. Computer Actors:
IT Service Management
--- Integration related actors???
6. Roles & Responsibilities
Use Care diagram for all actors, their responsibilities and their interaction with each other.
7. Principles and constraints
Credit Card Service provider should pass legal and compliance check
Central Bank - RBI should approve BIN
--- credit report
Maximize Benefit to the Enterprise
AMEX International Corporate Credit Card should be added in SBI line of business.
Inclusion of AMEX corporate credit card into SBI product portfolio will create business opportunity for AMEX and SBI.
AMEX will provide all infrastructure to support launching Credit card for SBI where AMEX will use SBI existing customer base for profit sharing.
There is an implication to enhance business revenue for both AMEX and SBI by launching AMEX credit Card for SBI.
Develop business model to meet operational objectives and strategic goals;
AMEX Corporate Credit Card should be added as SBI line of business.
Document the business scenario and submit to major stakeholders for sign-off.
-- Would love to see biz scenario document
Consider the following objective: “The system’s security should be improved. This will reduce the loss of revenue which results when our system is accessed by unauthorized users”.
●How could this be re-phrased to make it into a SMART objective?
Objective: Enhance System's Security protecting from unauthorized disclosure
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This is great!!!Hi Raj,
Compare and contrast TOGAF with two other Architecture Frameworks.
TOGAF: Gives a process for creating artifacts
ZACHMAN: Tells how to categorize the artifacts.
COBIT: helps organizations in the creation, monitoring, and maintenance of IT governance and management practices
ITIL : Provides alignment of enterprise IT services and information systems with business and end-user/customer needs
Please review and have your feedback on questions from exercises for – Content Framework, Content metamodel
Q:What other content frameworks do you know of?
Answer: TOGAF, ITIL, ZACHMAN, COBIT, PRINCE2, DODAF, eTOM
Q:What are the advantages and disadvantages of using an external framework in conjunction with the
ADM instead of the TOGAF Architecture Content Framework?
Answer: External framework (such as Zachman, ITIL etc.) are compatible with TOGAF ADM.
The ADM describes what needs to be done to create an architecture and external frameworks can be leveraged for what the architecture should look like once ADM is done.
Determine which of the Metamodel extensions is most appropriate for the following situations:
Q:Where organizations have conflicting objectives.
Answer: Motivation Extension. In case organizations have conflicting objectives, then those conflicts needs to be understood and addressed in a structured fashion by defining more compromise service levels. This should be done using Motivation Extension in business architecture.
Q: Where service levels are unknown.
Answer: Motivation Extension.
Q:Where many applications are in use with overlapping functionality.
Answer: Infrastructure Consolidation Extension. Infrastructure consolidation extension will provide more detail about visibility and analysis of redundant duplication of capability in the application.
Q: Where management of information is complex.
Answer: Data Extension. Data extension will model the data for multiple systems independent from its location. Data is logically grouped to set governance, security and access mechanism.
Q:Where business process has to support regulatory compliance
Answer: Process Modeling Extension. This extension may be used to support regulatory activities.
Q:What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Reference Models that are derived from within the enterprise.
Answers: reference models that originate from within the enterprise and have been
tried and tested are likely to have a much better fit to the needs of the organization, because they
will already be adapted to meet constraints of the enterprise.
outside the enterprise: reference models that originate from outside the enterprise are likely to
have been tested by many enterprises, and allow the adopting organization to adopt best practice
and converge with peer organizations.
Please provide some approach and guidance to crack level 2 of the exam
Hi Raj, I tried to crease a Business Scenario Document as part of the Exercise 1: Define Business Scenario for you company.
I tried to use a TOGAF template and filled the content. I put place holders for diagrams and views saying diagram goes here.
There are some sections i didn't know what to fill which i have populated with "?????". Please review and comment.
Please suggest how to open recorded version .ARF files, i tried with Webex player and other player but not supported. Thx