The European Interoperability Reference Architecture: a deep dive

Less than an hour

Course details

EIRA is an architecture content metamodel defining the architectural building blocks (ABBs) needed to build interoperable e-Government systems. The EIRA provides a common terminology that can be used by people working for public administrations in various architecture and system development tasks. This course aims at providing an analytical description of the EIRA views focusing on the details of the EIRA technical view and providing specific concrete examples.

Target audience

The target audience will be primarily those with decision-making responsibilities in the area of interoperability application and implementation, and those with responsibility for designing implementation scenarios and architectures. They include:

  • Public policy officers
  • Business analysts
  • Legal advisors
  • Functional analysts
  • Solution Architects

Learning objectives

  • Recap EIRA views and viewpoints at high level
  • Be able to describe the Technical Application view components,
  • Be able to describe the Technical Infrastructure view components,
  • Be able to see how EIRA is used in Solution Architecture Templates with specific examples,
  • Demonstrate ability to undertake requirements analysis and problem definition in collaboration with a solution architect,
  • Recognise available in Joinup tools and solutions that can support the implementation of the EIRA.

Offered by

This content is offered by the European Commission. The European Commission is the European Union's politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.