Information Systems Architecture

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This module aims to develop participants’ enterprise-level analytical skills to allow them to contribute to the analysis and design of information system architecture (ISA).

After completing this module participants will be able to:

  • apply systems thinking, and manage and communicate information systems complexity;
  • apply strategic analysis tools and techniques to ISA planning;
  • demonstrate functional knowledge of the individual architectural components of an ISA, and the technical relationship between components;
  • demonstrate methodological understanding of ISA frameworks, including methods of architectural representation;
  • model and analyse services and business processes.

Indicative topics:

  • systems thinking
  • information strategy
  • strategic analysis tools and techniques
  • enterprise architecture frameworks
  • business architecture
  • data architecture
  • information architecture
  • technology architecture
  • service oriented architecture
  • business process management