The BIAN Certification
The Banking Industry Architecture Network is created to establish, promote and provide a common framework for banking interoperability issues. Our aim is to become and to be recognized as a world-class reference point for interoperability issues and reduction of integration cost in the financial services industry.
The BIAN Foundation Exam is the exam for the official BIAN Foundation level certification by the Banking Industry Architecture Network and is carried out by Van Haren Learning Solutions.
By successfully passing the BIAN Foundation Exam delegates will receive the BIAN Foundation level certification. This certification ensures the participant that they have been audited and have successfully mastered the required BIAN Foundation level. By passing this exam, you have the knowledge to: use your expertise with financial services providers, the BIAN design principles and artifacts, the abilities to reduce integration cost and to maximize interoperability.
The BIAN certification exam is intended for professionals in the financial services industry such as enterprise- and solution architects, consultants, that all operate in the financial services industry.
BIAN is THE Banking Industry Architecture Certification. Are you working in the banking industy, display they your distinction by being a Banking Architect. Guarantee your employer, collegues or clients that you have what it takes to be working in the Banking Industry.
On receiving the BIAN Foundation level certification you have mastered the BIAN Standard and know that financial institutions can be modeled in a standard way. This enables maximum interoperability and re-use and minimum IT integration cost. A BIAN Foundation certified professional is able to recognize and apply this to financial services providers.
BIAN Edition 2019 – A framework
for the financial services
9789401803151 – hardcopy
9789401803168 – eBook
The BIAN model fits perfectly in line with how we view enterprise architecture (EA) at PNC. One of the first steps we took as an organisation was to bring a business perspective to enterprise architecture. To us, technology is not just a collection of servers and software, but rather a set of technical solutions that are aligned to specific business capabilities and functions.
Cognizant Technology Solutions, led by Sanghosh Bhalla, Niloy Sengupta and Akshaya Bhargava from the firm’s Banking and Financial Services Consulting practice, recently helped a top three North American bank, adopt BIAN and optimize their enterprise portfolio of applications that support business functions across all of its business units.
As a vendor that grew through acquisitions, we inherited a rich collection of applications that have their application specific interfaces. Applications that had similar scope ended up having their specific interfaces for essentially the same responsibilities. One of our strategic goals was to cut integration time and cost and over time achieve plug-and-play interoperability between different applications in our portfolio.
Skin the Financial Services Onion
BIAN – PNC Open APIs for Banking
BIAN Capstone Project API Classification Guideline for BIAN Architecture
MITB Capstone Project | BIAN- IFX-ISO20022 (CARDS)
BIAN Capstone Project – Implementation of Financial Message Standards to BIAN Architecture
Advances in Banking Transformation using BIAN and IBM Industry Models
Cloud enabling the Banking Industry
Implementing BIAN Service Domains using the IFX Business Message Specification
Integrating the TOGAF® Standard with the BIAN Service Landscape
Integrated reference models to translate vision into action
TOGAF® BIAN White Paper
BIAN Positioning White Paper
BIAN Edition 2019 – A framework for the financial services industry
The BIAN certification is intended for enterprise architects, solution architects,
consultants and advisors in the banking- and financial services industry.
Job descriptions such as:
– Enterprise- and Solution Architects who work in the financial services industry.
– Consultants and Senior Consultants that operate in the financial services industry.
– Tooling providers that operate in the financial services industry
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To prepaire for the BIAN Foundation exam you are reqomended to participate in an accredited BIAN Foundation training.
Our Accredted training partners are listed below.
It’s also possible to do the exam by self studying for the exam. After you purchase the exam voucher you will also get access to the exam litrature in ebook format; BIAN Edition 2019 – a framework for the financial services industry (ISBN Hardcopy 9789401803151).
The B.I.A.N. Foundation Certification Syllabus provides you more detailed information about the exam. It containse a Description, Certification Scope, information about BIAN and it’s members. Detailed information about the exam Format & requirements. The required study Effort (ECTS), the overall regulation and policy and learning objectives – Foundation Certification. A list of Key terms and concepts and exam requirements and Specification including the litrature mapping.
It’s recomended before you start to study to read the exam requirements and Specification and the litrature mapping.
This will ensure that you study the wright modules of the exam litrature.
It’s an online exam, done in certN platform.
After ordering the exam voucher via the webshop you will receive a download link and voucher code in your conformation email.
By following this download link and voucher code you will gain access to the exam on the certN platform.
Here you will register yourself first and follow the procedures, the exam will NOT start directly.
You can on the certN Platform first do the practice exam to prepaire yourself for the actual before doing exam.
Reliable internet connection is the main requirement.
You can take the exam on a computer or a mobile device, but we don’t recommend using mobile devices.
You can go back to the platform and continue where you left off, using the same or a different device. Time will be running while you’re disconnected.
Immediately after finishing the exam.
The Van Haren Learning Solutions Certifications are qualitative standards from which there owners in thrust into Van Haren learning Solutions to govern their certification. We enable them global delivery, qualitative support and a vast network or expert, trainers and end users to support their certification.
The Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) is an association of banks, solution providers and educational institutions with the shared aim of defining a semantic service operation standard for the banking industry.
BIAN’s goal: a standard definition to be set for business functions and service interactions that describe the general internal workings of any bank. Such a standard will be a significant benefit to the industry.
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