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PRPC: Business Architect Essentials

This course is for Business Analysts and Architects, and teaches how to design and build Pega applications.

This course teaches business analysts and architects how to use PRPC to design and build an application to automate their business processes. Students learn how to use the Direct Capture of Objectives process to capture and elaborate their business requirements and specifications, which then becomes the foundation of the application.


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What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to successfully:

  • Capture business requirements and specificiations with the Application Profiler, design, test and refine work flows and UI wireframes
  • Automate business logic and decisioning
  • Build reports and correspondence templates

Course Outline

  1. Orientation

    • Overview
  2. Pega Overview

    • Why Pega?
    • The Pega Platform
    • Automating Work
    • Using the Business Analyst Portal
  3. Developing a Pega Application

    • The Pega Business Architect
    • The PRPC Development Roadmap
    • Introducing LES
    • Directly Capturing Objectives
  4. Gathering and Entering Requirements

    • Application Profile Overview
    • Work Types and Case Management
    • Discovery Maps
    • Requirements and Specifications
    • Completing the Application Profile
  5. Working with the Application Foundation

    • DCO Elaboration Sessions
    • The Application Accelerator
    • Building Applications with Rules
    • Working with Rules
    • The Application Document
  6. Drafting Work Flows

    • Flow Drafting Overview
    • Flow Concepts and Shapes
    • Assignments and Flow Actions
    • Screen Flows
    • DCO Workflow Elaboration
  7. Designing the User Interface

    • Wireframing the User Interface
    • Sections and Layouts
    • Fields and Controls
    • Designing a Great User Interface
  8. Modeling the Data

    • Working with Properties
    • Modeling Data
  9. Automating Business Policies

    • Using Rules to Automate Policies
    • Decision Rules
    • Setting Properties Automatically
    • Setting Goals and Deadlines
  10. Connecting to External Systems

    • Integrating with Data Sources and Services
  11. Creating Messages and Notifications

    • Automating Communications
    • Correspondence Types and Triggers
    • Creating Correspondence Templates
  12. Building Reports

    • Reporting Overview
    • Modifying Standard Reports
    • Creating Custom Reports
  13. Deploying and Testing an Application

    • The Application Deployment Lifecycle
  14. Putting it All Together

    • Business Architect Best Practices
    • Review

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  • Duration

    5 days

  • Platform Version

    6.3 SP1

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