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Pega Platform Foundation

This course is for all users who want a basic working knowledge of the Pega 7 Platform.

Learn the core principles of model-driven application design development on the Pega platform. (Content from this course is included in the System Architect Essentials and in the Business Architect Essentials courses. If you are enrolled in one of those courses, you do not need to enroll in this course.)

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of the business processes and policies in use at your company.
  • A basic understanding of business application development.
  • Familiarity with one or more project methodologies such as Scrum, RUP or Waterfall.

What you'll learn

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

  • Apply Pega's principles of application design and development to deliver business applications that are Built for Change.
  • Use Pega Express to model the life cycle of a case that mirrors the way business people naturally think about how work gets done by describing the stages a case goes through as it is worked to completion.
  • Directly capture business objectives to help ensure business requirements are accurately captured, and that business and IT stakeholders share a common understanding of the business requirements throughout the development effort.
  • Use Designer Studio to refine and enhance the case life cycle design to provide development team members the information they need to build a business application.

Course Outline

  1. Course Introduction

    • Before you begin
  2. Pega's Business Application Platform

    • The Pega Platform
    • Principles of application development
    • Best practices and guardrails
  3. Prototyping an Application using Pega Express

    • Designing a case life cycle
    • Assigning work
    • Enforcing service levels
    • Creating user views
  4. Case Design using Designer Studio

    • Requirements management
    • Managing case life cycle exceptions
    • Adding optional business process events
    • Sending correspondence
    • Guiding users through a business process
    • Designing complex process flows
  5. Report Planning and Design

    • Process visibility through business reporting
  6. Course Summary

    • Platform Foundation course summary

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  • Skill Level

    Beginner

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Platform Version

    7.2

  • Skill Level

    Beginner

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Platform Version

    7.2

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