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Overview

Metaplexity Associates LLC is a leading provider of education and consulting services covering the following areas:

·      Enterprise Architecture 

·      Program and Project Management 

·      IT Governance

·      Information Risk Management 

We offer several Enterprise Architecture courses that are accredited by The Open Group and based on the TOGAF® Standard. All of our instructors are TOGAF® 9 Certified, and several are active members of the Architecture Forum, contributing to the development of Open Group standards, including:

·      TOGAF® standard

·      ArchiMate® Language

·      OpenFAIR Risk Analysis standard

Range of Metaplexity Courses

We have in recent years grown and expanded our curriculum beyond TOGAF 9, to provide exciting new courses on topics such as:

·      Architecture Modelingusing standards such as the ArchiMate® language,

·      Enterprise IT Governance using COBIT®,

·      IT Operations Managementusing ITIL®, 

·      The Architect’s Workbench,

·      System Program Management in an Enterprise Architecture Environment,

·      Information Risk Management 

Team Training

Metaplexity offers organizations a unique approach to enterprise architecture team training and development, focusing on practical implementation of The Open Group's remarkable framework, TOGAF®. We offer both private and public courses, aimed at fitting client budgets, and we follow up with support services to help apply the framework in real-world situations.

Architecture Assessment Service

We provide an Architecture Assessment Service aimed at accelerating the development of the overall EA practice or of special projects and initiatives. The process is low-profile and cost-effective, making optimum use of available data and resources to provide management with next steps, justifications, and stakeholder buy-in for needed architectural changes.

Sponsor of Open Group Events

Metaplexity Associates LLC was proud to be a Premier Sponsor of the Open Group Architecture Practitioner Conference in Amsterdam in May and has been a Premier Sponsor at several other recent Open Group Architecture Practitioner Conferences.

NEW! Open FAIR Risk Analysis Course

In May, Metaplexity provided the first offering of our two-day course, Foundations of Information Risk Analysis. This course covers concepts of The Open Group’s Open FAIR Foundation Level standards and was piloted in Amsterdam at the May practitioner’s conference.  For more information about this course, write to info@metaplexity.com with RISK  in the subject field.

Gold Level Member of The Open Group

In February, Metaplexity Associates LLC increased its Open Group membership to the Gold level. We are quite proud of this higher membership level in the organization and the additional access it provide to Member Forums. According to Dr. Bill Estrem, President of Metaplexity: "This is an exciting time to be part of The Open Group as there are a lot of things happening. Our new Gold Level status enables us to expand our participation in the development of such key standards such as ArchiMate®, Open FAIR, and Platform 3G."

Exciting Day Five Option

In response to customer feedback, Metaplexity is adding an optional fifth day to our flagship Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9 course. This option is available for private or public co-hosted courses. The fifth day will provide major account participants with additional time to apply their knowledge of the TOGAF® 9 standard. There are several formats for the fifth day:

·      Architecture Assessment – in which participants conduct an Enterprise Architecture Maturity Assessment using several techniques; 

·      In Depth Case Study, tailored to the client organization, to which we apply TOGAF standard artifacts and deliverables in support of an Architecture Development Method cycle;

·      Framework Tailoring – in which we tailor an Architecture Development Method that will meet the organization's Enterprise Architecture needs. 

Other options are available. Write to info@metaplexity.com with Day 5 in the subject line, for information about designing a custom add-on day for your organization, or about a full custom course.


Free Informational Webinars

Metaplexity offers free informational webinars introducing TOGAF 9 and other courses.  Go to Webinar Schedule for more information

Recent Announcements

  • Midwest Architecture Community Collaboration Conference Several Twin Cities associations with shared interests in Enterprise Architecture and related disciplines are holding a joint conference.  This one-day event will feature prominent keynote speakers and unique track ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2014, 9:16 PM by William Estrem
  • Open FAIR Foundations Course Bill Estrem and Jim May will present a two day "Foundations of Information Risk Analysis using the Open FAIR standard" at the upcoming Architecture Practitioner Conference at the NH Grand ...
    Posted Mar 25, 2014, 8:08 AM by William Estrem
  • TOGAF® 9 Certifications Reach 25,000 Worldwide The Open Group has announced that over 25,000 people have achieved TOGAF® 9 Certification.  This is a significant milestone for TOGAF.The TOGAF 9 standard was launched in 2009 ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2013, 7:53 AM by William Estrem
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