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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools


Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders face unprecedented change and will likely require an EA tool to enable them to manage complexity more effectively. This research informs them of the main EA tool vendors in an evolving marketplace driven by the dynamics of digital business.

Published: 24 May 2017

ID: G00308704

Analyst(s): Samantha Searle , Marc Kerremans

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Avolution
    • BiZZdesign
    • BOC Group
    • erwin
    • Mega
    • Orbus Software
    • Planview
    • QualiWare
    • Software AG
    • Sparx Systems
    • Unicom Systems
  • 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


  • About EA Tools and Digital Business
  • About This Magic Quadrant and How to Use It

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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