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The Open Group issues Badges for Certifications

Did you ever wonder why there are more people who claim to be certified than actually are certified?  Well, there are some folks who may stretch the truth. Earning a certification is a big deal.  It takes time and effort.  Other you have to pass a rigorous examination. Recently, the Open Group has begun to [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Open Group issues Badges for Certifications

The Open Group unveils the TOGAF® 9.2 standard

Exciting news! The Open Group has announced the release of version 9.2 of the TOGAF ® Standard. This release of the standard provides numerous new features. It addresses many change requests that improve the content in technical and editorial ways. The TOGAF ® 9.2 release has expanded coverage of areas such as Business Architecture. A [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Open Group unveils the TOGAF® 9.2 standard

Architecting for the Agile Enterprise – AEA Webinar

Bill Estrem, President of Metaplexity Associates, Inc. lead a webinar entitled "Architecting for Agile" on July 25, 2017.  The webinar focused on defining the Agile Enterprise. The webinar was hosted by the Association of Enterprise Architects. This webinar examined how enterprise methods and frameworks such as Agile, Enterprise Architecture, and Lean can be adapted to [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Architecting for the Agile Enterprise – AEA Webinar

Pilot Testing an exciting new course “Architecting the Agile Enterprise”

Metaplexity Associates is developing a new course entitled "Architecting the Agile Enterprise" that is designed to exam how organizations can leverage enterprise architecture and agile methods to enhance the ways they create and deliver value to customers. It is not just about how to "Fix" enterprise architecture by adding agile concepts, or "Fixing" agile by [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Pilot Testing an exciting new course “Architecting the Agile Enterprise”

Bill Estrem presents at the Open Group India conference

Bill Estrem, President of Metaplexity Associates, Inc. traveled to the Open Group India conference in Bengaluru to present a paper. The paper was an analysis of the potential for Harmonizing the TOGAF standard with the IT4IT Reference Architecture standard. The conference participants were actively engaged in the events.  It was a very worthwhile event.

By | February 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Bill Estrem presents at the Open Group India conference

The Open Group is now using Pearson VUE Test Centers

Individuals who desire to earn certification for Open Group standards will usually be required to pass a certification examination.  Metaplexity Associates provides an examination voucher to each candidate who is enrolled in one of our accredited courses.  As of January 31, 2017, The Open Group has completed the transition from Prometric to Pearson VUE testing [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Open Group is now using Pearson VUE Test Centers

Metaplexity Introduces Flex!

New for 2017, Metaplexity is introducing Flex! A new course delivery method that allows participants to attend a course at their own schedule. It is being introduced in the on-line version of our flagship course Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF 9. The course has been newly revised for 2017 and features an updated Case Study and [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Metaplexity Introduces Flex!

How to tell the world you are TOGAF certified

Jim May, 2015 This is not about how to tell your close friend "you have TOGAF". This is really not a joke, it's a serious issue. When I first became certified I saw no reason to broadcast the fact and I am a person who values privacy. So I chose not to list the fact [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on How to tell the world you are TOGAF certified