The Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA), the leading professional organisation for Enterprise Architects will provide its members with verifiable digital representations of their accomplishments.
The firm has partnered with Acclaim, a product of Pearson, to launch an Open Badges programme, which will empower Enterprise Architecture professionals, and especially the Association’s members, to clearly and consistently promote their professional accomplishments online.
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Allen Brown, CEO, said: “AEA is committed to providing its members and other EA professionals with the tools necessary to achieve their professional goals. Accomplishments are recognised and respected globally; however, we understand that as an Enterprise Architect, communicating your accomplishments in an ever-expanding online marketplace can be challenging.”
The AEA badging platform provides:
- A web-enabled version of the badge-holder’s achievements that can be shared online, via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or embedded within an email, website or resume/CV.
- A way to combine badges earned from participation in relevant activities, to provide a more comprehensive, verifiable background for potential employers.
- Labor market insights that connect a participant’s skills to potential jobs.
“Digital badges give Enterprise Architects the platform to share their abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real-time. Badges for attending or presenting at conferences, joining chapters, exam success, showcasing other skills and affiliations are highly relevant to giving a more complete picture of a person.
“Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what was required to earn each credential – and what each individual is capable of,” concluded Brown.