Gartner Research

Understand the Core Capabilities of an Enterprise Architecture Tool

Published: 01 February 2016

ID: G00298940

Analyst(s): Mark McGregor


Gartner has defined eight core capabilities for enterprise architecture tools. Understanding these capabilities can help EA practitioners better understand their own tool requirements for designing use cases and assessing tool offerings.

Table Of Contents


  • 1. Repository/Metamodel
  • 2. Modeling
  • 3. Decision Analysis
  • 4. Presentation
  • 5. Administration
  • 6. Configurability
  • 7. Frameworks and Standards
  • 8. Usability
  • Bottom Line

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