In this capstone course you will build upon the ICT knowledge gained throughout the degree program by developing skills in enterprise architecture planning (EAP) and in enterprise application integration (EAI). Using EAP, you will learn to create architectures that define and describe the data, applications, and technology needed to support organisations. In applying EAI, you will gain experience in creating strategic business solutions using Web services and middleware to integrate the functionality of an organisation's existing applications, commercial packaged applications, and new code.
|Online – Pre-recorded concept videos and associated activity||1hr||Week 1||12 times|
|Tutorial/Workshop 1 – In-class tutorial||2hrs||Week 2||11 times|
|Online – Pre-recorded concept videos and associated activity||1hr||Week 1||12 times|
|Tutorial/Workshop 1 – Interactive zoom tutorial||2hrs||Week 2||11 times|
300 Level (Graduate)
|Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this course, you should be able to...||Graduate Qualities Completing these tasks successfully will contribute to you becoming...|
|1||Assess different techniques in enterprise architecture and system integration.||
|2||Evaluate and apply different system integration solutions to given cases.||
|3||Create a working system with the knowledge of system integration for given requirements.||Creative and critical thinker|
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ICT112 and (ICT211 or ICT220 or ICT221)
Standard Grading (GRD)
|High Distinction (HD), Distinction (DN), Credit (CR), Pass (PS), Fail (FL).|
Task 1 is a test involving basic concepts, principles, and skills of enterprise architecture, which will be the basis for the understanding of EAP and EAI.
|Delivery mode||Task No.||Assessment Product||Individual or Group||Weighting %||What is the duration / length?||When should I submit?||Where should I submit it?|
|Week 5||Online Assignment Submission with plagiarism check|
|All||2||Artefact - Creative, and Written Piece||Individual||40%||
1500 plus code
|Week 13||Online Assignment Submission with plagiarism check|
|All||3||Examination - Centrally Scheduled||Individual||40%||
|Exam Period||Online Assignment Submission with plagiarism check|
|All - Assessment Task 1:Enterprise Architecture Test|
To demonstrate your knowledge of Analysis and Design at an enterprise level.
This is an individual assessment. Answer a set of questions about enterprise architectural analysis and design.
|All - Assessment Task 2:Systems Integration in Practice|
To demonstrate ability to integrate heterogeneous systems into a cohesive application.
|Product:||Artefact - Creative, and Written Piece|
You will be given a case study and will develop an application to suit the case study's functionality needs. An individual project explaining aspects of enterprise information systems and integrating a number of local and online services and resources.
|All - Assessment Task 3:Final examination|
To demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the course content
|Product:||Examination - Centrally Scheduled|
A two-hour exam to be held during the scheduled examination period. The date and time of the exam will be advised by Student Administration during the semester. The examination will cover all lectures and tutorial materials.
A 12-unit course will have total of 150 learning hours which will include directed study hours (including online if required), self-directed learning and completion of assessable tasks. Directed study hours may vary by location. Student workload is calculated at 12.5 learning hours per one unit.
Please note: Course information, including specific information of recommended readings, learning activities, resources, weekly readings, etc. are available on the course Canvas site– Please log in as soon as possible.
Please note that you need to have regular access to the resource(s) listed below. Resources may be required or recommended.
|Recommended||Mario Godinez, Eberhard Hechler, Klaus Koenig, Steve Lockwood, Martin Oberhofer, Michael Schroeck||2010||The Art of Enterprise Information Architecture: A Systems-Based Approach for Unlocking Business Insight||n/a||IBM Press|
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