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ATD SOLUTION (M) SDN BHD PARTNERS WITH PIKOM ON EDUCATING ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE WITH IASA TRAINING & CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), 11 November: ATD Solution (M) Sdn Bhd today announced a partnership with PIKOM, The National Tech Association of Malaysia, in marketing of the IASA (The Global Association of IT Architects) Training and Certification Programs. This partnership will raise IT professionals with global industry recognized certifications in Enterprise Architecture (EA) that demonstrate the competencies to perform the role as an Enterprise Architect.
According to Gartner, a new set of talents to support digital business and digital transformation can be included when EA practices extend its business-outcome-driven architecture. Out of many new set of talents, Enterprise Architects is to play an active role including working with the stakeholders across business and IT to help shape a practical roadmap as well as supporting the change and transformation program.
ATD Solution is the leader in Digital Business Architecture Transformation, and through this partnership, organizations and individuals will be able to bridge the gaps in business and IT relationship with the proven industry best practices and high standard of excellent based on the IASA’s Information Technology Architecture Body of Knowledge (ITABOK) practical skillsets library. The ATD-PIKOM partnership will allow to drive far more business impacts for new and existing prospects. With 9 IASA Training and Certification Programs, ATD Solution and PIKOM will unlock new and full potential of digital transformation and carve a successful path in the new digital business landscape.
The IASA Training and Certification Programs involved are:
- Business IT Architecture Fundamental (BITAF)
- Architecting Software with Object Oriented Analysis and Design (ASOOAD)
- IT Architect Foundation (CITA-F)
- Business Technology Strategy (BTS)
- Certified IT Architect Associate in Business Architecture
- Certified IT Architect Associate in Software Architecture (CITA-A in Software Architecture)
- Certified IT Architect Associate in Infrastructure Architecture (CITA-A in Infrastructure Architecture)
- Certified IT Architect Associate in Solution Architecture (CITA-A in Solution Architecture)
These courses are currently supported by Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) to provide specialized training grants as an incentive for employers to retrain and upgrade workers’ skills, in line with the needs of their business requirement.
About ATD Solution
Incorporated in 2006, ATD aims to address a distinct gap in the industry, which was to provide world-class leading Business and IT integration through specialised consulting and training services. Today, ATD is recognized as an Asian industry leader in Digital Enterprise Architecture (Digital EA) and dedicated in changing the way businesses use and adopt technologies in today’s digital world.
PIKOM, the National Tech Industry Association of Malaysia, is a not-for-profit organization. It is the largest association representing information and communications technology (ICT) players in Malaysia. Since its inception in 1986, PIKOM has come of age as the voice of the Tech industry. It has become an ICT referral center for government and industry players, as well as international organizations. In this regard, PIKOM takes on the responsibility to publish ICT-relevant information in a periodic manner.
Established in 2002, Iasa is the preeminent knowledge-based association focused on the IT Architecture profession. Iasa is a not-for-profit association and mostly run by volunteering architects from various organizations around the world to improve the quality of the Enterprise Architecture by advocating and delivering standards, services, vendor agnostic education and accreditation programs that optimize the development of Digital Architecture.
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