TDT4252 - Enterprise Architecture for Enterprise Innovation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Work 45/100
Written examination 55/100 4 hours D

Course content

This course focuses on the role of information systems in an organizational context, both used internally in organizations and to support the organization's involvment in collaboration e.g. through digital ecosystems. It will address the reasons why information systems are designed as they are by exploring the needs of organisations and users, the processes and the roles that the systems support in an organizational and work context. Emphasis will be placed on how IT can support innovation and bring value to an organization. The course will address methods for business modeling and enterprise modelling that are complementary to software engineering modelling. Methods related to modelling and quality assurance of models will be presented. Enterprise Architecture methods will also be presented

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate shall establish theoretical insights into business and enterprise modelling and the methods for analyzing organizational situations and modelling them.

Skills: The candidate shall establish practical skills in creating good business and enterprise models that enhances the perspectives of software engineering models.

Competence: The candidate shall be able to put the course topics into a broader technological, business and social context relative to the impact of information systems in society.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, term paper and exercises. The course may be taught in English if taken by students without Norwegian language skills. Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes a final written test (55%) and modelling assignments/term paper (45%). The results for the parts are given in %-scores, while the entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may change from written to oral.

Compulsory assignments

  • Term Report

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

To be announced at the start of the term.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DT8802 7.5 2008-09-01



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Work 45/100
Summer KONT Work 45/100
Autumn ORD Written examination 55/100 D 2016-12-02 09:00 A , E6
Summer KONT Written examination 55/100 D
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
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