Denise Donohue Earns Business Architect Certification

July 05, 2011: Chesapeake NetCraftsmen is pleased to announce that Denise Donohue has earned the new Business Architect certification from Cisco.

"Cisco congratulates Denise Donohue of Chesapeake NetCraftsmen on completing the Business Architect Transformation Program and graduating as one of the first Business Architects. This is an important step in the development of Cisco architecture solutions knowledge and provides the analytical and business transformational skills today’s market demands.” said Andres Sintes, Global Director, Cisco WW Learning Partner Channel.

The Cisco Business Architect Transformation Program incorporates a toolbox of models, methods, processes, frameworks, and templates creating a repeatable, systematic approach to analyzing customer business requirements, defining business value, and implementing business-relevant architectural solutions. The program provides a dynamic learning experience through coaching and mentoring in real world environments.

"We designed the Business Architect Transformation Program as a unique, innovative, and rigorous course of study and we congratulate Ms. Donohue and Chesapeake NetCraftsmen on her distinguished achievement." stated Michael K. Fox, Global Knowledge Sr. Vice President, Enterprise Solutions and Product Management.

By successfully completing the final program assessment, Denise has demonstrated skills in the following areas:

  • Enterprise Business Architecture
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Process Consulting
  • Advanced Consulting Skills
"We are delighted that Denise has successfully completed Cisco’s Business Architect Transformation Program. The knowledge gained will enhance our ability to support our customers by strategically aligning technical solutions with their business needs and processes." said David Yarashus, President of Chesapeake NetCraftsmen.

Denise Donohue, CCIE #9566, is a Network Architect with Chesapeake NetCraftsmen. She is also a well-known author of multiple Cisco Press books covering data and voice networking technologies.

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