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This document is a Study Guide for the TOGAF® 9 Foundation qualification. This fourth edition is based on Version 3 of The Open Group Certification for People: Conformance Requirements (Multi-Level), and is aligned with the TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2.

It gives an overview of every learning objective for the TOGAF 9 Foundation Syllabus and in-depth coverage on preparing and taking the TOGAF 9 Part 1 Examination. It is specifically designed to help individuals prepare for certification.

The audience for this Study Guide is:

  • Individuals who require a basic understanding of the TOGAF 9 framework
  • Professionals who are working in roles associated with an architecture project such as those responsible for planning, execution, development, delivery, and operation
  • Architects who are looking for a first introduction to the TOGAF 9 framework
  • Architects who want to achieve Level 2 certification in a stepwise manner

A prior knowledge of Enterprise Architecture is advantageous but not required. While reading this Study Guide, the reader should also refer to the TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2.

Table of Content of Togaf 9 Foundation Study Guide 4th Edition Pdf Free Download

Chapter 1 Introduction……………………………………………………………….. 1

1.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………….1

1.2 The Open Group Certification for People Program…………………………..1

1.2.1 Certification Document Structure ……………………………………….3

1.2.2 Program Vision and Principles…………………………………………….4

1.2.3 TOGAF 9 Foundation………………………………………………………….4

1.2.4 The Certification Process……………………………………………………..5

1.2.5 Preparing for the Examination…………………………………………….7

1.3 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………….7

1.4 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………….8

1.5 Recommended Reading ……………………………………………………………………9

Chapter 2 Basic Concepts …………………………………………………………..11

2.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………..11

2.2 Introduction to the TOGAF 9 Standard ………………………………………….11

2.2.1 What is the TOGAF Standard?…………………………………………..11

2.2.2 Structure of the TOGAF Documentation…………………………..12

2.3 What is an Enterprise?…………………………………………………………………….14

2.4 What is Architecture in the Context of the TOGAF Standard?………..15

2.5 Why do I Need Enterprise Architecture?…………………………………………16

2.6 What is an Architecture Framework?………………………………………………18

2.7 Why do I Need a Framework for Enterprise Architecture? ……………..18

2.8 Why is the TOGAF Standard Suitable as a Framework for

Enterprise Architecture? …………………………………………………………………19

2.9 What are the Different Architecture Domains that the TOGAF

Standard deals with?……………………………………………………………………….19

2.10 What does the TOGAF Standard Contain?……………………………………..20

2.10.1 The Architecture Development Method (ADM) ………………..22

2.10.2 ADM Guidelines and Techniques………………………………………22

2.10.3 Architecture Content Framework ………………………………………23

2.10.4 The Enterprise Continuum ………………………………………………..23

2.10.5 TOGAF Reference Models…………………………………………………23

2.10.6 The Architecture Capability Framework…………………………….24

2.11 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………..24

2.12 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………..25

2.13 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………….26

Chapter 3 Core Concepts …………………………………………………………..27

3.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………..27

3.2 What are the Phases of the ADM?…………………………………………………..27

3.3 Deliverables, Artifacts, and Building Blocks……………………………………29

3.4 The Enterprise Continuum……………………………………………………………..31

3.5 The Architecture Repository……………………………………………………………32

3.6 Establishing and Maintaining an Enterprise Architecture

Capability ……………………………………………………………………………………….34

3.7 Establishing an Operational Architecture Capability……………………….35

3.8 Using the TOGAF Framework with Other Frameworks………………….36

3.9 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………..38

3.10 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………..38

3.11 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………….40

Chapter 4 Key Terminology……………………………………………………….. 41

4.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………..41

4.2 Key Terms……………………………………………………………………………………….41

4.3 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………..53

4.4 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………..53

4.5 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………….55

Chapter 5 Introduction to the Architecture Development Method …… 57

5.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………..57

5.2 The Architecture Development Cycle ……………………………………………..57

5.3 What is the Relationship of the ADM to Other Parts of the

TOGAF Standard?………………………………………………………………………….62

5.3.1 Relationship to the Enterprise Continuum and

Architecture Repository …………………………………………………….62

5.3.2 The ADM and the Foundation Architecture ………………………63

5.3.3 The ADM and Supporting Guidelines and Techniques………63

5.4 Key Points of the ADM Cycle………………………………………………………….64

5.5 How to Adapt the ADM to your Enterprise …………………………………….65

5.6 The Need for Architecture Governance …………………………………………..66

5.7 Scoping the Architecture Activity for your Organization ………………..67

5.8 Integrating the Architecture Domains for your Organization………….69

5.9 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………..70

5.10 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………..70

5.11 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………….72

Chapter 6 The Enterprise Continuum and Tools…………………………….73

6.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………..73

6.2 Overview of the Enterprise Continuum ………………………………………….74

6.3 The Enterprise Continuum and Architecture Re-Use………………………74

6.4 The Constituent Parts of the Enterprise Continuum ……………………….75

6.4.1 The Enterprise Continuum ………………………………………………..75

6.4.2 The Architecture Continuum……………………………………………..76

6.4.3 The Solutions Continuum ………………………………………………….76

6.5 The Architecture Continuum in Detail……………………………………………77

6.5.1 Foundation Architecture ……………………………………………………78

6.5.2 Common Systems Architectures………………………………………..78

6.5.3 Industry Architectures……………………………………………………….78

6.5.4 Organization-Specific Architectures…………………………………..79

6.6 The Solutions Continuum in Detail…………………………………………………79

6.6.1 Foundation Solutions…………………………………………………………80

6.6.2 Common Systems Solutions ………………………………………………80

6.6.3 Industry Solutions……………………………………………………………..81

6.6.4 Organization-Specific Solutions…………………………………………81

6.6.5 The Relationship of the Architecture Continuum to the

Solutions Continuum…………………………………………………………82

6.7 Using the Enterprise Continuum within the ADM………………………….83

6.8 The Architecture Repository……………………………………………………………83

6.8.1 The Architecture Landscape ………………………………………………85

6.8.2 The Standards Information Base ………………………………………..86

6.9 Tools Standardization……………………………………………………………………..86

6.10 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………..86

6.11 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………..87

6.12 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………….90

Chapter 7 The ADM Phases ………………………………………………………. 91

7.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………..91

7.2 Preliminary Phase …………………………………………………………………………..91

7.2.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………….91

7.2.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………..92

7.3 Phase A: Architecture Vision…………………………………………………………..96

7.3.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………….96

7.3.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………..96

7.4 Phase B: Business Architecture ……………………………………………………….98

7.4.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………….98

7.4.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………..99

7.5 Phase C: Information Systems Architectures…………………………………101

7.5.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………..102

7.5.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………102

7.6 Phase D: Technology Architecture ………………………………………………..105

7.6.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………..105

7.6.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………105

7.7 Phase E: Opportunities and Solutions……………………………………………107

7.7.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………..107

7.7.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………108

7.8 Phase F: Migration Planning …………………………………………………………109

7.8.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………..109

7.8.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………109

7.9 Phase G: Implementation Governance ………………………………………….110

7.9.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………..110

7.9.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………110

7.10 Phase H: Architecture Change Management …………………………………111

7.10.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………..112

7.10.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………112

7.11 Requirements Management…………………………………………………………..115

7.11.1 Objectives………………………………………………………………………..115

7.11.2 Approach …………………………………………………………………………115

7.12 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………116

7.13 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………117

7.14 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………..120

Chapter 8 ADM Guidelines and Techniques …………………………………121

8.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………121

8.2 ADM Guidelines and Techniques Overview………………………………….121

8.3 Using the TOGAF ADM in the Context of a Specific

Architectural Style…………………………………………………………………………122

8.4 Architecture Principles………………………………………………………………….124

8.4.1 The TOGAF Template for Defining Architecture

 Principles…………………………………………………………………………125

8.4.2 What Makes a Good Architecture Principle?……………………126

8.5 Business Scenarios ………………………………………………………………………..127

8.5.1 What is a Business Scenario?……………………………………………127

8.5.2 The Use of Business Scenarios in the ADM………………………128

8.6 Gap Analysis…………………………………………………………………………………129

8.7 Interoperability……………………………………………………………………………..131

8.7.1 Interoperability and the ADM………………………………………….133

8.8 Business Transformation Readiness Assessment……………………………134

8.9 Risk Management………………………………………………………………………….135

8.9.1 Risk Management in the ADM…………………………………………135

8.10 Capability-Based Planning…………………………………………………………….136

8.11 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………136

8.12 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………137

8.13 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………..139

Chapter 9 Architecture Governance ……………………………………………141

9.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………141

9.2 Introduction to Architecture Governance……………………………………..142

9.3 TOGAF Architecture Governance Framework ……………………………..143

9.3.1 Conceptual Structure ……………………………………………………….144

9.3.2 Organizational Structure ………………………………………………….145

9.4 The Benefits of Architecture Governance ………………………………………145

9.5 Architecture Board………………………………………………………………………..146

9.6 Architecture Contracts………………………………………………………………….147

9.7 Architecture Compliance ………………………………………………………………148

9.7.1 The Meaning of Architecture Compliance………………………..148

9.7.2 The Need for Architecture Compliance…………………………….149

9.7.3 The Purpose of Architecture Compliance Reviews …………..149

9.7.4 The Architecture Compliance Review Process………………….150

9.8 Using the ADM to Establish an Architecture Capability………………..152

9.9 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………153

9.10 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………154

9.11 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………..157

Chapter 10 Architecture Views, Architecture Viewpoints, and

Stakeholders …………………………………………………………. 159

10.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………159

10.2 Concepts and Definitions………………………………………………………………159

10.2.1 System ……………………………………………………………………………..160

10.2.2 Stakeholders…………………………………………………………………….160

10.2.3 Concerns………………………………………………………………………….161

10.2.4 Architecture View…………………………………………………………….161

10.2.5 Architecture Viewpoint ……………………………………………………162

10.3 Architecture Views and Viewpoints………………………………………………162

10.4 The Relationship between Stakeholders, Concerns, Views, and

Viewpoints ……………………………………………………………………………………165

10.5 The Architecture View Creation Process……………………………………….166

10.6 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………167

10.7 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………168

10.8 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………..169

Chapter 11 Building Blocks ………………………………………………………. 171

11.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………171

11.2 What is a Building Block?……………………………………………………………..171

11.3 Architecture Building Blocks and Solution Building Blocks…………..172

11.3.1 Architecture Building Blocks……………………………………………173

11.3.2 Solution Building Blocks………………………………………………….173

11.4 Building Blocks and the ADM ………………………………………………………174

11.5 Architecture Patterns…………………………………………………………………….175

11.6 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………176

11.7 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………176

11.8 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………..177

Chapter 12 ADM Deliverables ……………………………………………………179

12.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………179

12.2 The Role of Architecture Deliverables……………………………………………179

12.3 The Purpose of Key Deliverables …………………………………………………..180

12.3.1 Architecture Building Blocks (ABBs)……………………………….180

12.3.2 Architecture Contract………………………………………………………180

12.3.3 Architecture Definition Document…………………………………..181

12.3.4 Architecture Principles…………………………………………………….181

12.3.5 Architecture Repository …………………………………………………..182

12.3.6 Architecture Requirements Specification………………………….182

12.3.7 Architecture Roadmap……………………………………………………..182

12.3.8 Architecture Vision ………………………………………………………….182

12.3.9 Business Principles, Business Goals, and Business

Drivers …………………………………………………………………………….183

12.3.10 Capability Assessment ……………………………………………………..183

12.3.11 Change Request ……………………………………………………………….184

12.3.12 Communications Plan ……………………………………………………..184

12.3.13 Compliance Assessment…………………………………………………..184

12.3.14 Implementation and Migration Plan ………………………………..184

12.3.15 Implementation Governance Model…………………………………185

12.3.16 Organizational Model for Enterprise Architecture……………185

12.3.17 Request for Architecture Work…………………………………………185

12.3.18 Requirements Impact Assessment ……………………………………186

12.3.19 Solution Building Blocks………………………………………………….186

12.3.20 Statement of Architecture Work……………………………………….186

12.3.21 Tailored Architecture Framework…………………………………….186

12.4 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………187

12.5 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………187

12.6 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………..188

Chapter 13 TOGAF Reference Models………………………………………… 189

13.1 Key Learning Points………………………………………………………………………189

13.2 The TOGAF TRM as a Foundation Architecture …………………………..189

13.3 The Integrated Information Infrastructure Reference Model …………192

13.4 Boundaryless Information Flow ……………………………………………………193

13.5 Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………196

13.6 Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………………………………197

13.7 Recommended Reading ………………………………………………………………..198

Appendix A Answers to Test Yourself Questions…………………………. 199

A.1 Answers to the Test Yourself Questions…………………………………………199

Appendix B Test Yourself Examination Papers ……………………………205

B.1 Examination Papers………………………………………………………………………205

B.2 Test Yourself Examination Paper 1 ………………………………………………..205

B.3 Test Yourself Examination Paper 2 ………………………………………………..218

Appendix C Test Yourself Examination Paper Answers………………… 231

C.1 Scoring the Examinations……………………………………………………………..231

C.2 Answers to Test Yourself Examination Paper 1………………………………231

C.3 Answers to Test Yourself Examination Paper 2………………………………237

Appendix D TOGAF 9 Foundation Syllabus …………………………………245

D.1 Basic Concepts………………………………………………………………………………245

D.2 Core Concepts………………………………………………………………………………246

D.3 General Definitions……………………………………………………………………….246

D.4 Introduction to the ADM………………………………………………………………248

D.5 Enterprise Continuum and Tools ………………………………………………….249

D.6 ADM Phases (Level 1)…………………………………………………………………..250

D.7 ADM Guidelines and Techniques………………………………………………….252

D.8 Architecture Governance (Level 1)………………………………………………..253

D.9 Architecture Views, Viewpoints, and Stakeholders………………………..254

D.10 Building Blocks……………………………………………………………………………..254

D.11 ADM Deliverables…………………………………………………………………………255

D.12 TOGAF Reference Models (Level 1)……………………………………………..256

D.13 TOGAF Certification Program……………………………………………………..256

Index ……………………………………………………………………………………… 257

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