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The best fully integrated study system available
Filled with practice questions, examples, and illustrations, FEAC Certified Enterprise Architect CEA Study Guide covers what you need to know--and shows you how to prepare--for this challenging exam. 100% complete coverage of all official objectives for the FEAC CEA exam Modeling techniques for enterprise architecture implementations Enterprise architecture case study: Richard M. Nixon Airport Simulated exam questions that match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the real exam
Covers all the exam topics, including:
Enterprise Architecute Concepts * Planning, Implementating, and Disseminating the EA * Maintaining, Governing, and Using the EA * All Viewpoint * Strategic/Capability Viewpoint * Porject Viewpoint * Operational Viewpoint * Systems Viewpoint * Services Viewpoint * Data and Information Viewpoint * Technology and Standards Viewpoint * EA in Government, Defense, and the Commercial Sector * EA Tools and Repositories
CD-ROM includes: CEA-oriented practicums Practice exams for the FEAC FEAF and DoDAF programs and a list of study questions Major documentation for the FEAF and DoDAF programs E-book for studying on the go
Prakash Rao, MS, CEA, is chief architect at Metadata Management Corporation. He teaches Enterprise Architecture at the FEAC Institute.
Ann Reedy, Ph.D., worked on the development and editing of the early version of the DoD Architecture Framework at MITRE and teaches DoD Architecture Framework for the FEAC Institute.
Beryl Bellman, Ph.D., is co-founder and academic director of the FEAC Institute and a tenured full professor of Communication Studies at California State University at Los Angeles. He has more than 25 years' consulting experience in the EA field.
The only official study guide to CEAthe #1 vendor-neutral enterprise architecture certification
Written and authorized by the FEAC Institute, FEAC Certified Enterprise Architect CEA Study Guide offers complete coverage of all the material on the Certified Enterprise Architect exam. This book features hands-on projects using all major frameworks and methodologies and also serves as a highly practical resource for todays enterprise architect responsible for commissioning, overseeing, and performing architecture work in the federal, defense, and commercial sectors.
FEAC Certified Enterprise Architect CEA Study Guide
- Covers all objectives on the Certified Enterprise Architecture exam
- Includes CD-ROM with CEA-oriented Practicums and an e-book
- Helps you master the topics and skills required to pass the challenging CEA exam
- Serves as a comprehensive reference on all components of an enterprise architecture
- Covers the proprietary Department of Defense (DoD) Architecture Framework 2.0
- Contains realistic models that can be applied immediately by a practitioner regardless of the type of organization (government, civilian, commercial, etc.)
- Demystifies U.S. federal documentation to provide actionable methodologies and best practices to create and maintain successful EAs
EA Basic Concepts; Enterprise Architecting; Planning the EA; Implementing the EA; Disseminating the EA; Maintaining the EA; Governing the EA; Using the EA; EA Modeling; EA in Government (FEA and FSAM); EA in Defense (DoDAF and Variants); EA in the Commercial Sector; EA Tools and Repositories; Case Study: Civilian Airport
About the Author
Prakash Rao, CEA,
is Vice President and Chief Architect with Metadata Management Corporation Ltd., and a faculty member with the FEAC Institute where he teaches enterprise architecture and the DoD Architecture Framework. He is co-chair of the Association of Open Group Enterprise Architects, Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter.
Beryl Bellman is co-founder and Academic Director of the FEAC Institute and is a tenured Professor of Communication Studies at California State University at Los Angeles. He has consulted in enterprise architecture in the public sector and for the U.S. Departments of Defense, Agriculture, Forest Service, Energy, and Justice/INS, and the Executive Office of the President.
Dr. Reedy is a PhD in Computer Science with extensive experience in academia and in the contractor community. After working with analyst support systems and software development environments, she worked on the C4ISR Architecture Framework, the precursor to the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF). She has supported the adaptation of the DoD Architecture Framework for various federal organizations and agencies as well as supporting startup enterprise architecture developments based on the DoD Architecture Framework. She currently teaches for the Federated Enterprise Architecture Certification (FEAC) Institute and continues to work part-time for the MITRE Corporation.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Why EA and Why This Book
Chapter 2 EA Basic Concepts
Chapter 3 Enterprise Architecting
Chapter 4 Planning the EA
Chapter 5 Implementing the EA
Chapter 6 Disseminating the EA
Chapter 7 Maintaining the EA
Chapter 8 Governing the EA
Chapter 9 Using the EA
Chapter 10 EA Modeling: A Family of Integrated Models
Chapter 11 EA in Government (FEA and FSAM)
Chapter 12 EA in Defense (DoDAF and Variants)
Chapter 13 EA in the Commercial Sector
Chapter 14 EA Tools and Repositories
Case Study: Civilian Airport
Sample FEAF Exam
Sample DoDAF Exam
Sample FEAC Practicum