Pragmatic EA

PEAF Foundation

4.7 excellent 34 opinions
Pragmatic EA
In City of London

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Location City of london
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This course covers the fundamentals of EA, which not only apply to the EA domain but also the whole of the Transformation domain. It sets the context for EA and shows where EA fits into this wider Transformation domain.

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Starts Location
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City of London
London, England
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Starts Different dates available
City of London
London, England
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· Who is it intended for?

CIO, Head of PMO, Head of Business Analysis, Head of S&A, Head of Solution Delivery, etc

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Former Student
4.5 02/06/2017
What I would highlight: It is not so difficult to understand comparing to TOGAF, but still is not as abstract as ZACHMAN.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Former Student
5.0 17/04/2017
What I would highlight: Content totally relevant, a good reference for what is involved, focus on brevity and pragmatism.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Former Student
4.5 02/04/2017
What I would highlight: Thanks to this course it's very easy to start working with PEAF because it has lots of practical cases to use as templates. It is totally easy to comprehend, furthermore, includes things beyond IT EA.
What could be improved: All good.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Former Student
4.5 02/04/2017
What I would highlight: The course is better for those who do not have much experience on EA to recognize the value and not just see a boatload of additional work.
What could be improved: All OK.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Former Student
4.5 04/02/2017
What I would highlight: I recommend this course to anyone interested in learning more about PEAF. The tutor, Kevin, is a top instructor. The course amount of pragmatics and features was enough for everyone to gain a greater understanding of the topic.
What could be improved: Everything OK.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Commercial Banking
Language teaching for technical workers
Enterprise Risk Management
Structural Designing
Viability analysis
Guidance and Counselling

Course programme

Pragmatic Training Courses Overview


The Pragmatic Family of Frameworks

1. Guidance
  • Theory or Practice?
  • Reading Approach
2. Licensing
  • Non-Commercial (Internal)
  • Commercial (External)
3. Language
  • What is a System?
  • What is an Enterprise?
  • What is Pragmatism?
4. Ontologies
  • Enterprise
  • Structural
  • Transformational
  • Framework
5. Frameworks
  • Coverage
  • X-Frameworks
  • Connecting the DOTS
  • POET and PEAF


6. Context is King™
  • Types
7. Why Use POET
  • Sage Words
  • Enterprise Viability
  • Basic Premise
  • W.E.Deming
  • The Transformation of Transformation

8. How POET Helps
  • Fundamental
  • An Operating Model for Transformation
  • Toolkit
9. Where POET and PEAF Fit
  • Theory & Complexity
  • PEAF and the TOGAF ADM
  • Level of Guidance/Detail
10. Zachman
  • Basic Message
  • Missing Perspective and Model


11. Overview
  • Phases
  • Models
  • Roles


12. Levels

13. Structural (MACE)
  • Relationships
14. Transformational (MAGMA)
  • Relationships

15. Value
  • Expectations vs Reality
  • Iterations
16. Maturity Model
  • Overview
  • Recognisable
  • Pragmatic
17. Training
18. What do you get for your money?
  • Options
  • Toolkit
  • The Pragmatic Publishing Platform (P3)
19. Barriers to Adoption
  • I Just Don’t Get It!
  • I’m Too Busy
  • My Eyesight is Fine
  • Using a Broken System to Fix a Broken Syst
  • Been there. Done That.
  • Yeah but... What’s the Minimum?
20. Guidance
  • Adoption Structure
  • Overall
  • Methods
  • Artefacts
  • Culture
  • Environment
21. Assessment
  • Results



1. Governance and Lobbying
  • Transformation Synchronisation
  • Yin & yang
  • Technical Debt
  • Technical Debt vs Enterprise Debt™
  • Enterprise Debt™
2. Disciplines
  • Overview
  • Requirements Management
  • Discovery
  • Analysis and Design
  • Governance and Lobbying
  • Modelling

3. MACE & MAGMA Derivation
  • Structure
  • Strategy
  • Execution
  • Fundamental Types
  • Levels
  • Mapping
4. Ontology
  • Basics
  • Structural & Transformational
  • Current, Intermediate, Target
  • Business Model, Operating Model, Cap Model & Roadmaps63
  • Hybrid

5. Culture Trumps Everything™
  • The Power of Culture
  • Immense Problems
  • Immense Opportunities
6. Slaves to Psychology™
  • Is All Value Easy to See?
  • I Was Only Doing What I Was Told!
  • Are You Better Than a 5 Year
  • -Old?
  • Who Decides?
  • Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely Style Over Substance
  • Do You Lie to Yourself?
7. Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!
  • Cultural Types
  • Context & Implications
  • The Red Button
  • Jumping to Conclusions
8. Architecture & Engineering
  • Yin & Yang
  • Merged
  • Application
9. The Architect
  • Secrets
  • An Impossible Job
  • Charlatan or Saviour
  • The Pragmatic Architect Creed™
10. Language


11. The Architecture Paradigm™
  • Purpose
  • Justification
  • Why and How
  • Abstraction and Elaboration
  • Relationships
  • The Value is in the Lines Not the Boxes
  • Patterns
  • Models, Meta-Models & Semantics
12. Frameworks
  • Number
  • Growth
  • How POET Helps
  • Future
13. Tools
  • Number
  • Growth
  • How POET Helps
  • Future
  • Coverage
  • Integration

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