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Pega Certified Business Architect

This exam is for business analysts/architects who have a familiarity with business processes, best practices and policies, as well as an understanding of the software development life cycle.

The Pega Certified Business Architect (PCBA) certification concentrates on the ability to participate in the design and construction of a Pega application, incorporating business objectives and requirements. Pega Certified Business Architects possess the fundamental, essential Pega skills and knowledge that must be applied to be successful on a Pega project. The PCBA Version 8 exam includes scenario questions, multiple choice questions and drag/drop items. EXAM CODE: PEGAPCBA80V1_2019.


Exam Topics (% of exam)

Pega Platform (6%)

  • Situational Layer Cake™
  • Application Development studios
  • Roles on a Pega project

Case Management (56%)

  • Designing a Case lifecycle - stages, user context, case status
  • Setting a service level
  • Controlling the flow of a case life cycle
  • Routing work to users
  • Configuring a case hierarchy
  • Configuring and sending correspondence

Data Modeling (8%)

  • Adding fields to a case type
  • Defining user views
  • Manipulating case data
  • Calculating case values; declare expressions

Validation (2%)

  • Validating case data; methods; user controls; Validate rules

Information Exchange (10%)

  • Creating data types
  • Managing data views and data pages; refresh strategies

User Interface (6%)

  • Customizing user view layouts; guidelines
  • Creating dynamic content in user views

Application Development (2%)

  • Delegating business rules

Reporting (10%)

  • Creating business reports
  • Types of reports
  • Organizing report results
  • Format

    • 90 minutes
    • 50 questions

  • Passing Score


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