Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools

Published: 03 October 2013

ID: G00247545

Analyst(s): Julie Short

Summary

The EA tool market continues to evolve toward delivering targeted business outcomes. Used effectively, EA tools enable leading organizations to meet the demands of today's complex business environment by capturing, integrating, analyzing and communicating information to guide business decisions.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • A Variety of Approaches Exist to Deliver Business Outcomes

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Atoll Technologies
    • Avolution
    • BiZZdesign
    • Casewise
    • IBM
    • iteratec
    • Mega
    • OpenText
    • QualiWare
    • SAP
    • Software AG (alfabet)
    • Software AG (Aris)
    • Sparx Systems
    • Troux
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

  • Key Requirements of Enterprise Architects

Market Overview

  • New Demands for EA Tools and Vendor Responses
  • Additional Focus Areas for EA Tools
  • Acquisitions

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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