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Certification Exam

Certified Pega Business Architect

50 Questions

1 hr 30 mins

Passing Score: 70%

Beginner Platform Pega Platform Pega Platform 8.4 English

The Certified Pega Business Architect version 8.4 certification concentrates on the ability to participate in the design and construction of a Pega application, by incorporating business objectives and requirements. The Certified Pega Business Architect exam includes scenario questions, multiple choice questions, and drag/drop items. 

Exam Code: PEGAPCBA84V1

Languages: English | French | German | Japanese

Retirement date: April 30, 2021


Business Architect

Exam topics (% of exam)

Pega Express Methodology (6%)
Describe information required to quickly build a Pega application (i.e., Three Pillars)
Focus on realistic high-value scope captured as a Microjourney™
Case Management (60%)
Design a case lifecycle: stages, case statuses, add instructions to assignments
Add a service level: urgency, goals, deadlines
Route assignments to users
Design an approval process
Configure and send email correspondence
Identify duplicate cases; configure temporary cases
Add optional actions to a workflow
Automate workflow decisions with conditions on a decision step
Skip a stage or process
Create a child case
Pause and resume case processing; wait steps
Data and Integration (12%)
Describe a data object; group related data
Calculate field values
Describe the relationship between data types and data views
Integrate with external applications
Describe the data model, relationships between data types, cases, and systems of record
Configure data validation using business logic
Security (4%)
Manage user and role assignments
User Interface (8%)
Identify and configure fields and views
Style an application; use themes
Customize portal content, dashboards
Application Development (4%)
List common deliverables resulting from a design thinking workshop
Distinguish user experience from the user interface
Manage application development; user stories, feedback, bugs
Reporting (6%)
Create business reports
Differentiate between business data and process data in reports
Organize report results, use of columns and filters

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