OCEB Technical Intermediate


he OCEB Technical Intermediate examination covers these topics: Representative BPMS tool capabilities and features; Advanced knowledge of BPMN and ability to read and construct complex diagrams; The Workflow Control Patterns of van der Aalst; Topics in Business Rules; Basics of Service Oriented Architecture; Model Driven Architecture; IT Infrastructure topics including Service Level Agreements, Technology Management, and Privacy and Security concerns; and finally Topics in Process Quality, Improvement, and Maturity including Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), and aspects of a BP Center of Excellence (CoE).

With this level of knowledge and expertise, and a corresponding amount of industry experience, a BPM Practitioner holding the OCEB Technical Intermediate Level Certification could be qualified for a number of responsible positions on the technical side of an organization: He or she could initiate, organize, and lead a BPM project implementation or integration of a single application within an existing technical architecture, applying the organization's business goals and objectives, or supervise a group implementing a process that integrates into an enterprise-wide system coordinated by a holder of an OCEB Advanced Certification. Or, such a Certified BPM practitioner would be able to provide high-level support for Technical-side topics in an enterprise-scale BPM Center of Excellence (CoE), or direct initial technical-oriented training and quality assurance for BPM projects. The OCEB Technical Intermediate Certification requires the OCEB Fundamental Certification, and is the prerequisite for the OCEB Technical Advanced Certification.