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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 8.8 English

The Certified Pega Business Architect version 8.8 certification concentrates on the ability to participate in the design and construction of a Pega application by incorporating business objectives and requirements.

Exam Code: PEGACPBA88V1

Languages: English 

Retirement date: N/A


Business Architect

Exam topics (% of exam)

Pega Express (12%)
Describe the four phases of a Pega Express Delivery and terminology
Articulate the benefits and best practices of Pega Express delivery
Document decisions and actions to confirm the technical architecture
Fill the backlog with user stories that are ready to be built
Describe the process and benefits of Directly Capture Objectives (DCO)
Case Management (38%)
Design a case lifecycle: stages, case statuses, add instructions to assignments
Add a service level agreement: urgency, goals, deadlines
Route assignments to users, work queues
Design an approval process
Configure and send email correspondence
Identify duplicate cases
Add optional actions to a workflow
Understand when to use automation shapes
Skip a stage or process
Create a child case
Automate workflow decisions using conditions
Pause and resume case processing: wait steps
Calculating fields using decision tables
Data and Integration (15%)
Create data objects, data relationships, and field types
Identify and create calculated values
Identify the role of data records in applications
Validate data; create and configure data validation rules using business logic
Capture and present data: fields and views
Security (2%)
Manage user and role assignments
User Experience (9%)
Customize user interface elements: dashboards, portal content
Configure action sets
Application Development (9%)
Manage application development: user stories, feedback, bugs
Use the Estimator to scope a Pega Platform project
Reporting (9%)
Create business reports
Identify types of reports
Use columns and filters
Describe the benefits of using Insights
Mobility (6%)
Configure mobile app channels
Use of Pega Mobile Preview

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