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Senior System Architect

21 Modules

18 Challenges

2 Missions

37 hrs 40 mins

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Intermediate Pega Platform 8.6 English

The Senior System Architect mission continues the journey to increase your knowledge of application development on Pega Platform™. The modules in this mission focus on tasks that a senior system architect performs to develop a Pega application.

Creating a Pega Platform application

  • Module

    Creating a Pega Platform application

    3 Topics

    50 mins

  • Developing new applications from the ground up can be an overwhelming task for any organization and developer. Every application should adhere to an...

Application versioning

  • Module

    Application versioning

    3 Topics

    30 mins

  • Pega Platform™ provides the ability to preserve a version of an application. You can edit application functionality in a new version of the...

Skimming a ruleset

  • Challenge

    Skimming a ruleset

    3 Tasks

    10 mins

  • For an upcoming release, your manager requests that you reconfigure the filing status field in the Payroll setup case type from a text entry to a...

Application rulesets

  • Module

    Application rulesets

    3 Topics

    35 mins

  • Learn how to configure an application ruleset to package for distribution and learn about the impact the configuration has during development and run...

Configuring application rulesets

  • Challenge

    Configuring application rulesets

    1 Task

    20 mins

  • The Human Resources (HR) department requests the ability to update rules that describe department and company policies in the HRApps application. Add...

Team application development

  • Module

    Team application development

    5 Topics

    40 mins

  • Use branches that enable parallel development work to take place within an isolated ruleset without impacting other development teams.

Merging a development branch

  • Challenge

    Merging a development branch

    4 Tasks

    30 mins

  • The Payroll Setup case type provides automatic tax withholdings calculated based on the selected filing status. The current version of the case type...

Circumstancing case processing

  • Module

    Circumstancing case processing

    7 Topics

    1 hr

  • Create variations of a rule that can be executed in specific circumstances, to better tailor application behavior to variations identified by the...

Circumstancing rules on a single variable

  • Challenge

    Circumstancing rules on a single variable

    2 Tasks

    30 mins

  • TGB sends an email to a candidate to extend an offer of employment. TGB company policy gives the candidate 72 hours to respond to the offer. However...

Circumstancing rules on multiple variables

  • Challenge

    Circumstancing rules on multiple variables

    3 Tasks

    30 mins

  • As a part of the onboarding process, TGB sends an email that provides the employment start date to each new employee and contractor. This email also...

Rule resolution

  • Module

    Rule resolution

    6 Topics

    50 mins

  • Learn about how rule resolution finds the best or most appropriate rule instance to apply in a situation.

Configuring rule resolution

  • Challenge

    Configuring rule resolution

    3 Tasks

    25 mins

  • Human Resources (HR) business partners create benefits enrollment and employee evaluation cases on behalf of TGB employees. To ensure that each case...

Case Management Intermediate

  • Mission

    Case Management Intermediate

    5 Modules

    5 Challenges

    6 hrs 5 mins

  • Continue learning about case management using Pega Platform™.

Data and Integration Intermediate

  • Mission

    Data and Integration Intermediate

    8 Modules

    8 Challenges

    6 hrs 40 mins

  • Continue learning about data and integration using Pega Platform™.

Designing reports with multiple sources

  • Module

    Designing reports with multiple sources

    6 Topics

    1 hr 5 mins

  • Learn three techniques to create a report that references data from multiple classes: combining data in a report by creating subreports, configuring...

Creating reports that combine data from multiple classes

  • Challenge

    Creating reports that combine data from multiple classes

    2 Tasks

    30 mins

  • The business partners in the Human Resources (HR) department request two reports.

    The first report must track the progress of candidate cases...

Role-based access control

  • Module

    Role-based access control

    5 Topics

    55 mins

  • Learn how to authorize users to define roles and assign privileges to members of an access group.

Securing an application using role-based access control

  • Challenge

    Securing an application using role-based access control

    2 Tasks

    20 mins

  • In the Employee Evaluation case, TGB provides an optional, case-wide action to update an employee’s goals. The Human Resources (HR) department...

Attribute-based access control

  • Module

    Attribute-based access control

    5 Topics

    1 hr 5 mins

  • Configure attribute-based access control to enforce security requirements for a specific case or data instance, based on case or session data.

Securing an application using attribute-based access control

  • Challenge

    Securing an application using attribute-based access control

    4 Tasks

    30 mins

  • Each candidate case includes a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) to identify the candidate. This information is considered sensitive personal...

Securing data

  • Module

    Securing data

    7 Topics

    55 mins

  • Data is an important asset that must be protected from unauthorized access and use. Client-based access control manages how data is used to comply...

Organizing and managing access to case attachments

  • Module

    Organizing and managing access to case attachments

    3 Topics

    25 mins

  • Cases may require that users upload documents required to process and resolve the case. To organize attachments, developers can create attachment...

Organizing and managing access to case attachments

  • Challenge

    Organizing and managing access to case attachments

    4 Tasks

    30 mins

  • Applicants for an open position at TGB must submit a resume as part of the application process. To ensure the security of resumes attached to a...

Activities

  • Module

    Activities

    3 Topics

    40 mins

  • Learn how to configure activities when appropriate to automate system tasks in Pega Platform™ applications.

Background processing

  • Module

    Background processing

    10 Topics

    1 hr 5 mins

  • Learn how the background processing capabilities in Pega Platform™ allow you to offload tasks to help improve throughput and efficiency. Students...

Queuing a task for background processing

  • Challenge

    Queuing a task for background processing

    1 Task

    30 mins

  • To reduce errors and complaints with payroll processing, the Human Resources department allows employees of TGB to enroll in direct deposit. When...

Automating actions when a property value changes

  • Module

    Automating actions when a property value changes

    2 Topics

    20 mins

  • Automate actions whenever the value of a property changes to implement more sophisticated case automations.

Automating actions when a property value changes

  • Challenge

    Automating actions when a property value changes

    2 Tasks

    15 mins

  • The Payroll Department at TGB reports that some employees enter an incorrect bank name when enrolling in direct deposit. The payroll department...

Reviewing log files

  • Module

    Reviewing log files

    6 Topics

    45 mins

  • Pega Platform™ provides logs that record system events such as application errors and performance and security issues. Use log files to identify and...

Reviewing log files

  • Challenge

    Reviewing log files

    2 Tasks

    15 mins

  • During the employee evaluation process, employees undergo an evaluation period to regularly assess their performance as new hires. To check the status...

Measuring system performance

  • Module

    Measuring system performance

    5 Topics

    1 hr 25 mins

  • Pega Platform™ provides tools to evaluate application performance through performance statistics and events. Performance statistics help you...

Debugging system performance

  • Module

    Debugging system performance

    4 Topics

    1 hr 15 mins

  • Diagnosing performance issues requires understanding the root cause of an issue. For example, a user might report that an application takes a minute...

Assessing application performance

  • Challenge

    Assessing application performance

    2 Tasks

    10 mins

  • The Human Resources (HR) department has noticed that the open positions screen of the candidate case type has been loading the list of positions...

Promoting rule reuse with relevant records

  • Module

    Promoting rule reuse with relevant records

    3 Topics

    25 mins

  • Developers designate rules as relevant records to promote rule reuse by other developers. Leveraging relevant records helps developers build high...

Designating a relevant record

  • Challenge

    Designating a relevant record

    6 Tasks

    30 mins

  • The Human Resources (HR) department wants to allow HR business partners to update the start date for an employee while the onboarding case is open. If...

Application migration

  • Module

    Application migration

    5 Topics

    40 mins

  • An application is typically packaged and exported to move it to another system. For example, you package and export an application to migrate among...

Migrating an application

  • Challenge

    Migrating an application

    2 Tasks

    30 mins

  • Development of the HRApps application is complete. You are asked to migrate the application to a testing system. Quality assurance (QA testers)...

Pega Web Mashup

  • Module

    Pega Web Mashup

    3 Topics

    40 mins

  • Pega Web Mashup enables you to embed a Pega Platform™ application in another web application. You can create a mashup to display information about a...

Creating a Pega Web Mashup

  • Challenge

    Creating a Pega Web Mashup

    4 Tasks

    15 mins

  • GoGoRoad is a roadside assistance application owned by Uplus Auto. GoGoRoad stakeholders want to give customers the ability to create a new assistance...

Mobile apps for Pega applications

  • Module

    Mobile apps for Pega applications

    3 Topics

    25 mins

  • Learn how to configure delivery options for a mobile app for a Pega Platform™ application.

Deploying a mobile app for Pega Platform

  • Challenge

    Deploying a mobile app for Pega Platform

    2 Tasks

    30 mins

  • The HR department wants to allow new employees to enroll in a health insurance plan on their first day of employment. To ensure that new employees can...

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