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Information Architecture

Course Info

Duration: 4 Days

Prerequisites: CITA-F certification, Iasa Associate – Business Technology Strategy (BTS)

Certification: Certified Information Technology Architect – Associate level, by Iasa

Assessment: CITA-A certification consists of two exams: BTS and Specialisation. The Information Specialization exam is made up of 100 multiple-choice questions to be proctored on the fourth day of this class. The passing grade is 70%.

Course Overview

The Iasa Information Architecture training is a platform from which participants develop specialist skills in information management encompassing the entire information lifecycle stack such as storage, retrieval, usage, integration, delivery, manipulation.

Participants are equipped with a unique ability to extract bottom-line value increase in their organisation via a primarily information-driven strategy. They shall have an eye for developing technical solutions to the best advantage of their customers and organisation in ways that would satisfy the expected information quality attribute levels. This course also covers data integration at both Company and System levels, information reusability, and governance mechanisms for meeting and exceeding information governance standards.

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Funding Availability

Financial aids are available for Solution Architecture training at ATD from the following agencies/organizations:

Student Endorsements

“Good exposure on knowledge sharing. It will benefit me in developing information management.”

Consultant Cardiologist, IJN, Malaysia (KL 2016.03.28-31)

“Refresh and increase my knowledge in this interesting subject. Will use as guidance to improve my work.”

MAMPU, Malaysia (KL 2016.03.28-31)

“Gained the insights of Information Architecture. Strategy and planning for us to move forward at work.”

Assistant Manager, IJN, Malaysia (KL 2016.03.28-31)

“Good experience over this training. Try to apply to work, such as how to write biz case.”

DBA, Safeguard G4S Sdn Bhd, Malaysia (KL 2016.03.28-31)

“Learned the value of information + how to manage, and how to apply in IJN’s current context.”

Exec, IJN, Malaysia (KL 2016.03.28-31)

Training Benefits

  • Manage information-related resources including storage, retrieval, delivery, classification and utilization of information to maximize shareholder values and support technology strategies.
  • Develop technical solutions that conform to both customer requirements and information development standards.
  • Design, build and manage information landscape that would dovetail with business objectives.
  • Develop, out of information and database components and their relationships, information taxonomical and ontological schemas in the context of technology software and infrastructure.
  • Artfully and scientifically shape information products, services and experiences to support reusability and retrievability of data within the enterprise.
  • Deliver business impacts and values centring on storage, retrieval, usage, presentation and design of information.
  • Perform Data Modelling, Practical Techniques and Application, and Data Profiling Techniques.

Who Should Enrol?

Information Architecture is a fascinating class for anyone who has anything to do with data and information at work. Highly recommended for:

  • Digital Content Specialists
  • Database Analysts, Database Administrators, Database Designers
  • Information Analysts, Information Consultants, Data Analysts
  • User Experience Analysts
  • User Interface Designers
  • Data Warehouse Specialists
  • Data Centre Engineers
  • Integration Specialists
  • Junior and Associate Information Architects
  • Technical Decision Makers
  • IT Management team members

Topics Covered:

Information for Business

  • Lesson 1 – Information as Strategy
  • Lesson 2 – Relating Information to Values
  • Lesson 3 – Information Scope and Governance

Information Usage

  • Lesson 1 – How, When, Where and Why Information is used
  • Lesson 2 – Quality Attributes
  • Lesson 3 – Form Factors
  • Lesson 4 – Data Tools and Frameworks

Data Integration

  • Lesson 1 – Data Integration at the Company level
  • Lesson 2 – Data characteristics
  • Lesson 3 – Data integration at the System level

Data Quality and Governance

  • Lesson 1 – Data and Information Quality
  • Lesson 2 – Data compliance
  • Lesson 3 – Data and Information Governance

Advanced Information Management

  • Lesson 1 – Data warehousing
  • Lesson 2 – Business Intelligence
  • Lesson 3 – Data security and privacy
  • Lesson 4 – Matadata and Taxonomy management
  • Lesson 5 – Knowledge Management

In-House Classes:

For companies and individuals with in-house training needs with certification, we can organize classroom training sessions with customized dates & venues. Our instructors teach in English, but with the assistance of qualified translators, the training can be done in most languages. Please email to get started.

Master Class – Mastering Information Architecture

If you are unconcerned with attaining certification, and would rather just be familiarised with Information Architecture in day-to-day functions, ATD Solution offers a 1-day Master Class in a classroom setting—it is a high-impact, power-learning introduction to (or refresher of) key Information Architecture concepts.

Master Classes and Online primers are not regularly scheduled training options. Please check the detailed course pages for schedules, or use the notification form above to turn on auto-notification of classes.

Note: This 1-day class is not an adequate preparation for passing the certification exam.

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