In close consultation and interaction with clients and through assessing their specific needs, IT ICON can devise and design training courses and workshops that target requested areas, but are delivered in a more focused and accelerated manner. All of our courses can be tailored to your needs and provided on an "in house" basis; enabling our experienced trainers to work with you to create the perfect program for your needs.

Courses

All of our courses can be tailored to your needs and provided on an "in house" basis; enabling our experienced trainers to work with you to create the perfect program for your needs.

  • IFW Overview

    An overview of the IBM IFW. This topic will answer the following questions:

    • Why do I want to use IFW?
    • Who in my organization will make use of it?
    • What are the benefits of using IFW?
    • Where does IFW come from?
  • Working with IFW Models

    An overview of the models and example cases of working with the models. Details of different models in IFW:

    • APM - Analysis Process Model
    • BOM - Business Object model
    • IDM - Interface Design Model
    • Service Model
  • Involved Party Management (Customer)

    Business Processes to gather, record, modify, provision and review of information about involved parties such as: Customers, Employees, Competitors, Suppliers etc. Data and Compliance requirement for mentioned entities and case studies.

  • Product and Services (Core banking products)

    Business processes required to develop, promote and sell different products such as: Loan, Transaction Accounts, Deposits, Credit Cards, Mortgages, Investment, etc. Data and Compliance requirement for these entities and case studies.

  • Payment Processing

    Business processes for the execution or processing of different payments such as: Transfer, Bpay, Pay Anyone, International Payments, Cheque Payments etc. Data and Compliance requirement for these entities and case studies.

  • Compliance

    General practices, Financial reporting and disclosure requirements, Credit rating requirement and Large exposures restrictions.

  • Application Architecture & Data-Warehouse Tools

    Modern multi-channel application architectures. Various opportunities for using IFW in a typical application architecture. Data warehouse capabilities of IFW.

  • Enterprise Architecture

    Enterprise architecture based approach for use of models. The Zachmann Framework role of IFW in: ( as defined by TOGAF)

    • Business Architecture
    • Information Architecture
    • Application Architecture
    • Technology Architecture
  • Modeling Theories for the Business View

    • IFW-FSDM : Data Model
    • SFM : Function Model
    • SWM : Workflow Model
    • SSM : Solution

  • Modeling Theories for the Technical View

    • IFW-Application : Application Model
    • IFW-Network : Network Model
    • IFW-System : Operating Systems Model

  • Modeling Theories for the Organization View

    • IFW-Structure
    • IFW-Strategy
    • IFW-Skills

IFW knowledge and experience extends to other implicitly included areas, for which IT ICON can also provide required training and mentoring courses and workshops such as:

  • Architecture (Architectural Thinking, Enterprise Architecture, Business Architecture, etc.)
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Component Business Modeling (CBM)
  • Object Orientation & Object Modeling
  • Rational Unified Process (RUP)
  • Process-Driven Project Management, Scoping and Estimation
  • System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with e.g. IBM Rational/WebSphere or Archimate product family
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