Enterprise Architecture and in especially TOGAF helps to create a meaningful big picture to your organisation. There are multiple reasons you should consider keeping your EA practice from small business to large corporate organisations up to date. First things first – get the basics right by studying and taking the exam. Below you find a brief overview of “How to pass TOGAF 9.2 as non-native English speaker” based on my personal experiences.
Last month, TOGAF announced that currently there are more than 98,900 IT professionals certified in TOGAF and the mark of 100,000 certified professionals will be hit soon. This shows the amazing speed with which TOGAF is becoming more and more popular.
The following post provides a list of top ten things that you should do in order to pass the TOGAF exam level 1 and level 2 – before the exam as well as during the exam.
This article provides a short summary about the TOGAF exams level 1 and 2, a link summary to everything that is important to know, such as where to find test questions, good summaries, and an evaluation of them, as well as many tips and tricks that I found out studying for the exams myself. By reading and following everything in this article and looking at the links, I am confident that you are perfectly prepared to take the TOGAF exams!
It is amazing to see how Amazon’s certification programs for its AWS cloud have established themselves within the IT certification landscape. In 2019, AWS certifications have gained such a global popularity that exams can be taken now in four different languages (English, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese Mandarin), the number of searches for keywords such as “AWS certification” or “certified cloud practitioner” have never been higher, and AWS certifications have become resume highlights for employers.
The cloud architected framework helps developers to create stable, secure, and efficient pieces of software (applications) for cloud environments. The framework has five main pillars, which are operational excellence, security, reliability, performance, and efficiency. For every pillar, AWS has defined principles that each and every developer should consider during his or her work. In order to tailor the relevant content for the right people, AWS has developed a rather complex trainings and certifications structure, which includes four major roles, several additional training paths, and a couple of certification levels. In the following, I provide a comprehensive overview of the trainings, certifications, and roles in order to help you understand what could be the next step for you.
As the TOGAF level 2 exam has only 8 questions, answering only a few of them completely wrong will make you fail the exam. However, I think that the level 2 exam is the much easier one if you take the following approach:
There are many reasons why becoming certified in TOGAF makes sense. The two most important ones are probably 1) to get or improve the skills that are needed in an (enterprise) architecture role and 2) to benefit from the positive signaling effect that a certification has on potential employers or customers. In this post, I will provide an overview of the certification exams, a concrete study plan, an overview of all material you need, and what it takes to clear the levels.