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CPSA® — Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture 

The Inter­na­tional Standard in Training and Certification of Software Architects 

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As a non-profit organi­zation, the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board (iSAQB®) oversees and develops the Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture (CPSA®) certification scheme. CPSA® certi­fi­ca­tions are globally recog­nized quali­fi­ca­tions for IT profes­sionals. They provide evidence of sound knowledge and valuable skills in the field of software architecture.

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iSAQB® Accredited Training Providers and Trainers have gone through an intensive testing process before they are allowed to offer and conduct CPSA® trainings. They are committed to the highest quality standards of knowledge transfer and training aligned with CPSA® curricula.

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THE WORLDWIDE CPSA® COMMUNITY IS GROWING

Over 20k CPSA® Exams in the Last Two Decades

More than 20,000 IT profes­sionals worldwide have already success­fully completed one or two CPSA® levels. Show your compe­tence as a Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture and give your career a vital boost!

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New iSAQB®-compliant book published to prepare for CPSA®-Foundation Level exam

The new iSAQB-compliant book “Software Architecture Foundation” for in-depth prepa­ration for the Certified…

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Changes in Management and Working Groups of the iSAQB e. V. after the General Meeting 2021

At this year’s general meeting of the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board from…

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Call for Papers of the Software Architecture Gathering — Digital 2021 starts now

The next virtual edition of the iSAQB Software Architecture Gathering (SAG) will take place October 11–14, 2021…

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Publi­cation of new curriculum version 2021.1 of the CPSA‑F®

As of April 1, 2021, the new version 2021.1 of the Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture-Foundation Level (CPSA‑F) curriculum…

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Blog Posts From iSAQB® Experts

Soft Skills for Software Architects

A myth: The iSAQB seminars – regardless of Foundation or Advanced Level ­– primarily rely on hard skills – technical know-how that modern software archi­tects should possess in order to do their job well. At the same time, it has long been clear to industry insiders that IT projects rarely fail because the people involved…

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Act, Don’t Whine:

In many consulting projects over the last few years, we have seen devel­opment teams complain about two things: that they suffer from a lack of good requirements or that they have not received important requirements or have received them much too late. They then blame requirements engineers, business analysts, or product owners who “didn’t do…

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How to Identify a Good Certificate?

There is a wide range of certifi­cates on offer, yet most certifi­cates and certification proce­dures are based on a similar process with some compa­rable variants…

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Decen­tralized Architecture: What’s Behind Blockchains?

Fueled by ever new highs in cryptocur­rency prices, there is currently a lively debate about blockchains…

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An adequate and suitable software architecture is the main success factor for any IT project.

Mahbouba Gharbi, Chair­woman of the
iSAQB Executive Board

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