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INFO7018 - Enterprise Architecture

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Title:Enterprise Architecture
Long Title:Enterprise Architecture
Module Code:INFO7018
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Information Systems
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: CATHERINE MURPHY
Module Author: MARTIN CONNOLLY
Module Description: The module provides students with a thorough understanding of the concepts and principles of Enterprise Architecture.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe & critically discuss Enterprise Architecture concepts.
LO2 Critically evaluate and apply Enterprise Architecture frameworks and methodologies.
LO3 Describe and discuss issues pertaining to enterprise data management.
LO4 Architect, design and implement a database-driven Information System.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Overview
Enterprise Structure & Culture. Role of Investment Planning & Project Management. Role of Security & Privacy. Migrating Legacy Systems. Antipatterns.
Enterprise Architecture Planning
The Information Systems Organisation. Data Quality. Enterprise Architecture Planning Methodology. Data Architecture. Technology Architecture. Application Architecture. Technology Considerations: Big Data, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), Cloud Computing, Integration of Social Media. Business Considerations: Inter-Organisational Systems, Mergers & Acquisitions. Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Performance Testing and Monitoring. Disaster Recovery Strategies. Fault Tolerance & Recovery. Outsourcing & Vendor Management.
Frameworks & Methodologies
Zachman Framework. TOGAF Framework. Service Oriented Architecture. Virtualization Considerations. Maturity Models. Integration Models: The Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).
Enterprise Data Management
Information and data. The Enterprise Data Model. Data Quality. Enterprise Data Architectures. Business Needs and Process. Master Data. Data Residency. Enterprise Data Frameworks. Master Data Management. The Relational Database Model. Query Formulation.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Application of principles of Enterprise Architecture to architect, design and implement a database-driven Information System. This group project is a cross modular project carried out in conjunction with INFO7002 (E-Business Management) and INFO7013 (IS Project Management). It will have deliverables every second week. 2,4 40.0 Every Second Week
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End of semester final examination. 1,2,3,4 60.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures on the theory and practice of Enterprise Architecture. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Practical Skills Development in Enterprise Architecture & Data Management Techniques 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision on the theory and practice of Enterprise Architecture. 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures on the theory and practice of Enterprise Architecture. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Practical Skills Development in Enterprise Architecture & Data Management Techniques 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision on the theory and practice of Enterprise Architecture. 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Michael Mannino 2014, Database Design, Application Development, and Administration, 6th Edition Ed., Chapters 3-4, Chapters 8-10, Chicago Business Press [ISBN: 9780983332428]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Scott A. Bernard 2012, An Introduction To Enterprise Architecture: Third Edition, 3rd Edition Ed., AuthorHouse [ISBN: 9781477258002]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BBISY_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Systems 5 Mandatory

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