Please review the guidelines specific to each certification program: Professional Certification - Knowledge Based, Professional Certifications - Experience based, Certified Technical Specialist (Open CTS), Certified Trusted Technology Practitioner (Open CTTP), Become an Accredited Training Course Provider, The Open Group China - Digital Transformation - November 26-28, 2020, FACE and SOSA Technical Interchange Meeting - Sep 21, 2020, Exploration, Mining, Metals & Minerals™ (EMMM) Forum, Work Groups Open to All Members of The Open Group, The Open Group Commercial Aviation Work Group, Future Airborne Capability Environment™ (FACE), Learn about the Open Professions Certification Program, POSIX® - Certified by IEEE and The Open Group, Become a certified Open Trusted Technology Provider™ (O-TTPS), Reliable assurance of conformance to standards and best practices, Simplified bid analysis and reduced document complexity, cost, and risk associated with procurement, Warrant and represent that their product, service, or business practice meets applicable conformance requirements, which gives buyers confidence, Get access to, and earn the confidence of, major customers and business partners who specify that their procurements must be guaranteed to conform to rigorous specifications, Benefit from the experience and infrastructure of The Open Group, which translates to quality and speed to market. I’ll take that ‘Market value’ in this context means employability. It is typically modeled at four levels: Business, Application, Data, and Technology. The Enterprise Continuum consists of both the Architecture Continuum and the Solutions Continuum. The Architecture Development Method (ADM) is the core of TOGAF which describes a method for developing and managing the lifecycle of enterprise architecture. In the recent years The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF 2011) has gained prominence as the best-known framework for EA practice. Winter, K., Buckl, S., Matthes, F. and Schweda, C. M. (2010). Kotusev, S. (2018) TOGAF-Based Enterprise Architecture Practice: An Exploratory Case Study. Information on how to take The Open Group Exams remotely. Additional clarity can be added between steps B and C in order to provide a complete information architecture. The Solutions Continuum describes the implementation of the Architecture Continuum by defining reusable solutions. [23], (Level II) Further to the Foundation qualification, this establishes that the candidate is able to analyse and apply their knowledge to business problems. The recent changes introduced in TOGAF v9.2 did not address the fundamental problems of the mechanistic planning approach advocated by TOGAF and other previous step-by-step architecture methodologies including. Historical analysis shows that TOGAF's astonishing popularity can be considered as purely accidental and attributed solely to its effective promotion at the right time period. [23] Learners can undertake these qualifications through training companies. The Enterprise Continuum is a way of classifying solutions and architectures on a continuum that range from generic foundation architectures through to tailored organization-specific both within and outside the Architecture Repository. TOGAF® certification provides a clear path for professional development and credibility to employers. So I’ll answer tentatively that TOGAF is the most looked after badge. Knowledge based certifications are market-driven education and certification programs that ensure individuals have knowledge and understanding of The Open Group standards. (Level I) Ensures that an individual understands Enterprise Architecture along with core concepts and terminology of TOGAF. Although these were requested, they were not forthcoming from TOGAF trainers or The Open Group". It relies heavily on modularization, standardization, and already existing, proven technologies and products. TOGAF is providing certifications for tools & people. [20] These include architectural models, architectural patterns, architecture descriptions, and other artifacts. [3] TOGAF is a high-level approach to design. The Open Group Certified Technical Specialist (Open CTS): Open CTS is designed to verify that professionals have the qualities and skills needed to enable the effective development, implementation and operation of IT solutions.