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PEAF Certified Online Course

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Pragmatic EA
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Pragmatic EA launched the Pragmatic EA Framework (PEAF) in November 2008 after many years of development. From a sea of EA noise and hype, PEAF “Cuts EA to the Bone” and provides a quick start toolkit necessary to begin and sustain an Enterprise Architecture initiative. Pragmatic EA are committed to providing a no-nonsense EA framework which benefits Enterprises and government bodies on a global scale. The pragmatic ethos and culture, focuses on being pragmatic about everything we do. This ethos is evident and pervasive within the Pragmatic EA Framework (PEAF) which reduces and distills what is needed out of the general EA background noise and hype, and provide the results in an easy to understand and utilise form. Pragmatic EA are committed to ensuring that anyone attaining Certified status not only understands, but also can apply the Pragmatic Ethos as well as the Pragmatic EA Framework. The company was founded by Kevin Lee Smith after a professional career spanning 30 years performing various consulting engagements which have taken him across the globe from Europe and Africa to South East Asia and America. Kevin’s approach to work and life is uniquely logical as it is pragmatic.


  • Improve your career at your own time
  • Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
  • Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.


This course builds on these fundamentals and concentrates on the EA domain. It makes sure that people have the collateral to help their organisation focus on the 20% of things that will achieve 80% of the benefits. PEAF Foundation is a pre-requisite.

It is intended for Enterprise Architects, Solution Architects, Business Analysts, Project Managers, etc.

Pragmatic Training Courses Overview



1. Why Use PEAF
  • Basic Premise
2. What Is Enterprise Architecture?
  • Bridging the Gap
  • You Decide
  • EA and SA
  • 160 Character Challenge
3. How PEAF Helps
  • Fundamental
  • An Operating Model for Enterprise Architecture
  • Toolkit
4. Where to Start?
  • Can I start with one Department?
  • EA Catalysts
  • The First Step is Always the Hardest
  • Vision
  • Goals
  • Strategies
  • Tactics
  • Objectives

5. Overview
  • Phases
6. Enterprise Debt™
  • Enterprise Debt™ Ratio
  • Waivers
  • Business Decision
  • Enterprise Debt™ Value
  • Create/update Intermediate Models
  • Create/update Portfolio Model
  • Create/update Business & IT Transformation Strategy

7. Ontology
  • Structural and Transformational
  • Business Model, Operating Model, Capability Model & Roadmap
8. Meta-models
  • Overview
  • Business/IT Strategy - Enterprise/Transformation Strategy

9. Yes, But...
  • No EA and no EA’s?
  • EA is of Little Practical Value
  • Large Team?
  • Large Expensive Project?
  • Losing Strategic Control?
  • Misconceptions
10. Politics and Psychology
  • Many People Will Hate EA
11. Enterprise Architect
  • Two Types
  • Type 1
  • Type 2

12. Frameworks
  • PEAF
  • Comparison
13. Tools
  • Coverage

14. Overview



1. Strategising Phase
  • Update Strategy Model
2. Roadmapping Phase
  • Overview
  • Create/update Target Structural Model
3. Governance & Lobbying Discipline
  • Overview
  • Process
4. Modelling Discipline
  • Stage 1 - Determine the Question
  • Stage 2 - Determine Required Data
  • Stage 3 - Populate the Model
  • Stage 4 - Integrate the Model
  • Stage 5 - Answer the question
  • Populate the Model
5. Provide EA Education


6. Meta-models
  • Transformational
  • Structural
7. Principles
  • Types
  • Operational
  • Transformational

8. “The Management” vs “The Workers”
  • Most Valued Player (MVP)
  • Comparison
9. IT vs “The Business”
  • Is IT Special
  • When Two Tribes Go To War
  • Should IT Ever Say No to “The Business!?"
  • Comparison
10. Roles
  • Overview
  • SIB (Strategic Investment Board)
  • EARG (Enterprise Architecture Review Group)
11. Projects
  • Traditional vs Pragmatic
  • Relationships

12. EA Modelling Tools
  • Vendors
  • Main Requirements
  • Demonstrations
  • Evaluation
  • X Requirements

13. Guidance

14. Measures
  • Overall
  • Methods
  • Artefacts
  • Culture
  • Environment
15. Assessment
  • Results
16. Motivation
  • Methods
  • Artefacts
  • Culture
  • Environment
17. Actions
  • Overview
  • Strategising (EA - Why Should I Care?)
  • Roadmapping (Select EA Framework)
  • Initiating (Understand EA Framework)
  • Elaborating (Plan Rollout of EA Framework)
  • Constructing (Develop EA Changes)
  • Transitioning (Rollout EA Changes)


Thanks to this offer, valid exclusively for one person, you will obtain a PEAF Certified Online Course.

How to register

By buying the course in Emagister Express, you will obtain an access coupon. We will send you the codes and keys to the coupon. Send the coupon code and the key to Kevin@pragmaticea.com. The training provider will then give you access to the course.

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