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Certification Exam

Certified Pega Business Architect

50 Questions

1 hr 30 mins

Passing Score: 65%

Beginner Platform Pega Platform Pega Platform '23 English

The Certified Pega Business Architect version '23 certification concentrates on the ability to participate in the design and construction of Pega applications in App Studio by incorporating business objectives and requirements.

Exam Code: PEGACPBA23V1

Languages: English | German | French

Retirement date: N/A


Business Architect

Exam topics (% of exam)

Pega Express (10%)
Articulate the benefits and best practices of Pega Express delivery approach
Describe the Pega Express values and best practices framework
Describe the process and benefits of Directly Capture Objectives (DCO)
Describe the four phases of a Pega Express Delivery and terminology
Case Management (30%)
Design a case lifecycle, set case statuses, add instructions to tasks 
Add a service level agreement; configure urgency, goals, deadlines, passed deadlines
Route assignments to users, work groups, work queues 
Configure and send email correspondence 
Identify duplicate cases 
Identify and add optional actions 
Add optional actions to a workflow
Automate workflow decisions using conditions 
Pause and resume case processing; wait steps 
Skip a stage or process 
Configure child cases 
Understand when to use automation shapes 
Create and manage teams of users 
Data and Integration (15%)
Configure data objects, data relationships, and data records
Capture and present data; fields, field types, and views 
Identify and create calculated values 
Validate data; create and configure data validation rules by using business logic 
Manipulate application data, set default property values, configure data transforms 
Security (5%)
Describe the relationship between personas, operators, and access groups
Articulate the difference between authorization and authentication
User Experience (10%)
Group fields to create views
Add and remove fields in views
Configure user interface elements and portal content 
Configure form appearance, visibility settings, and controls 
Application Development (25%)
Describe the role and skills required of a Pega Business Architect
Identify the stakeholders on a Pega project
Articulate the benefits of Pega’s Center-out™ business architecture
Describe the value of developing an application in App Studio
Describe the role of rules, rulesets, classes
Articulate the value of generative AI
Describe Pega’s CI/CD pipeline and Deployment Manager
Communicate using collaboration tools
Manage application development; user stories, feedback, bugs 
Use the Case Type Backlog and Estimator tool to scope a Pega Platform project 
Reporting (5%)
Describe the benefits of using Insights
Create visualizations using tables and charts
Use columns, filters, and sorting 

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