Number of questions: 58
Time allowed in minutes: 90
Required passing score: 72%
IBM Certified Solution Architect – Social Business V1
Below are the high level objectives for this exam. We recommend reviewing the Study Guide for more detailed information on the test objectives to provide a better idea of the content which will be covered on the exam.
Section 1: Deployment Models and Requirements (25%)
Demonstrate knowledge of concepts relating to migration and available migration options
Identify and explain the components of the Social Business Reference Architecture
Identify the architecture components that are required for hybrid cloud connectivity
Design a highly-available infrastructure accessible both internally and externally.
Determine the proper deployment option(s) for the customer�s environment taking into consideration Security Model, Content Management, Compliance, and Data Privacy
Demonstrate knowledge of responsive web design
Demonstrate knowledge of key concerns/concepts around access, both internal and external.
Section 2: Successful Adoption Strategies and Governance (26%)
Explain how a social business architecture can impact the adoption of a social business platform.
Develop an adoption strategy
Develop a communication strategy
Determine when to use third-party social applications to provide business value in solutions.
Explain how applying social content analytics can drive or hinder behavioral change
Identify architectural features that can address industry-, government-, and country-specific compliance requirements.
Determine ways to address common blockers/objections for adoption.
Section 3: Security (15%)
Design login security to last throughout expected user life-cycle
Distinguish security controls between cloud SaaS solutions and on-premises solutions
Design aspects of security.
Section 4: Integration Points and Architecture (18%)
Demonstrate knowledge of how existing technologies should integrate into the social framework and platforms.
Design social integration into existing business tools and interfaces.
Demonstrate knowledge of Social Collaboration integration patterns for Digital Experience
Design Enterprise Content Management repository architecture for use with other business processes
Section 5: Products, Capabilities, and Use Cases (15%)
Determine techniques to create custom, socially-enabled applications
Demonstrate how a line of business (example: Marketing) can manage a Digital Experience platform with minimal IT involvement.
Determine the appropriate capabilities and design a solution that supports the Social Business Patterns.
Demonstrate how mapping IBM Social offerings to current customer business drivers can deliver successful outcomes.
An IBM Certified Solution Architect – Social Business V1 is a person who can design and apply the underlying concepts of Social Business. This person can architect a complete IBM Social Business solution and can identify integration points with existing products and solutions. Additionally, the Solution Architect should be able to identify business value and promote adoption strategies.
Key areas of competency include:
Deployment Models and Requirements
Successful Adoption Strategies and Governance
Integration Points and Architecture
Products, Capabilities and Use Cases
Recommended Prerequisite Skills
The following qualifications are requirements for success:
Working knowledge of web technologies
Working knowledge of security products
Advanced knowledge of IBM Social product capabilities
Working knowledge of high availability concepts and cloud technologies
Working knowledge of third-party social business applications
Working knowledge of social business concepts
This certification requires 1 test(s).
Test C2040-390 – IBM Social Business Solution Architect V1