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Training Course

FDC3: Interoperability for the Financial Desktop (LFS177x)

This course explores the FDC3 standard for application interoperability including the vision, key concepts, benefits, and how workflow-driven design makes it easy to get started with FDC3.

Who Is It For

This course is aimed at financial professionals working in business roles, program management, or technical architecture, who would like to understand how FDC3 can help them achieve integrated workflows between applications in their portfolios. This course will also be invaluable to software developers seeking a thorough introduction to the technical concepts that form part of the FDC3 Standard.
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What You’ll Learn

This course discusses the FDC3 standard for application interoperability. You will learn about FDC3 and what problems it addresses. Additionally, you will gain an understanding of the challenges of integration and the need for a shared language, as well as the specification and key components that make up FDC3. The course also covers workflow-driven design as a method of adopting FDC3. At the end of this course, you will know how to participate in the FDC3 community.
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What It Prepares You For

The course prepares business professionals to make informed decisions in the planning or procurement process for new software and helps to ensure that workflows are joined up effectively. The course teaches software and fintech professionals the key FDC3 concepts and helps to use the appropriate concepts when developing applications.
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Course Outline
Welcome!
Chapter 1. Introduction to Interoperability
Chapter 2. Introduction to the FDC3 Standard
Chapter 3. Context Data
Chapter 4. Intents & Context Channels
Chapter 5. Desktop Agent
Chapter 6. Workflow-driven Design
Chapter 7. The FDC3 Community
Final Exam (Verified Track)

Prerequisites
We presume the student has some exposure to software workflows in institutional finance and a familiarity with the landscape of the financial desktop (participating vendors, etc.).

This training course is intended for both a technical and a non-technical audience, and while it will take course attendees through some demonstrations of workflows, there are no required prerequisites.

Learning Path