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Business Architect Essentials

This course is for Business Analysts and Architects who want to learn the core concepts of Pega 7 and develop a solution.

Business Architect Essentials is the foundation course for business analysts and architects who want to learn the core competencies for participating in the development a Pega 7 solution. Learn how to use Pega's Direct Capture of Objectives approach throughout the application development cycle to identify objectives and requirements, and from them write specifications that can be used to configure application features.

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of your business processes, best practices and policies
  • Familiarity with one or more project methodologies
  • Some application development experience (recommended)

What you'll learn

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

  • Understand basic rule types and their usage
  • Gather requirements and write specifications in Pega 7
  • Identify process improvements to improve efficiency and reduce errors
  • Drive process definition during application development
  • Develop draft work flows and user interfaces
  • Understand a Pega Data Model
  • Automate business policies, procedures, and decisions

Course Outline

  1. Course Introduction

    • Course Overview
    • Completing the Exercises
    • Downloading the Exercise System
  2. Pega Overview

    • Introduction to BPM and Case Management
    • Accessing a PRPC Application
    • The Role of the Business Architect
    • Modules and Applications
    • Tour of the Designer Studio
  3. Application Planning

    • Direct Capture of Objectives
    • Defining an Application and Case Types
    • Writing Requirements and Specifications
    • Documenting Application Progress
    • Describing a Security Model
  4. Case Design

    • Principles of Case Lifecycle Management
    • Principles of Case Decomposition
  5. Process Design

    • Principles of Process Design
    • Principles of Flow Modeling
  6. Data Modeling

    • Data Entity Design
    • Understanding a Pega Data Model
    • Assigning Values to Properties
    • Identifying Data Exchange Needs
  7. UI Modeling

    • Principles of UI Modeling
    • Creating and Updating UI Drafts
    • Ensuring Valid Application Data
    • Ensuring Consistent Application Branding
  8. Automating Business Policies

    • Types of Business Policies
    • Automating Business Decisions
    • Defining Response-Time Expectations
    • Routing Assignments to Users
    • Communicating Correspondence Needs
    • Putting Business Rules Under Business Control
  9. Reporting

    • Creating and Using Reports

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  • Skill Level

    Beginner

  • Duration

    5 days

  • Platform Version

    7.1

  • Skill Level

    Beginner

  • Duration

    5 days

  • Platform Version

    7.1

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