Gartner Research

Selecting EA Tools: Use Cases Are Not Optional

Published: 21 June 2011

ID: G00213772

Analyst(s): Julie Short, Chris Wilson


Use cases are essential for understanding how enterprise architecture tools meet functional requirements. Enterprise architects must define use cases to ensure that the tools are a proper fit for their organizations.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Is Selecting a Tool Different From Selecting Software?
  • Follow Your Own Advice
  • Why Are Use Cases Applicable to EA Tool Selection?
  • Develop Use Cases for a Better Fit
  • Getting Started With Use Cases

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