Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools

Published: 27 February 2018

ID: G00349505

Analyst(s): Samantha Searle , Marc Kerremans


Enterprise architecture tools help navigate the complex decision making required to become a digital business. EA and technology innovation leaders choosing these tools must assess their performance against specific enterprise use cases, rather than approaching RFPs only on functional requirements.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Avolution ABACUS
    • BiZZdesign Enterprise Studio
    • BOC Group ADOIT
    • erwin EA, BP and EA Agile
    • Orbus Software iServer
    • Planview Troux and Projectplace
    • QualiWare Enterprise Architecture
    • Software AG Alfabet and ARIS
    • Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect
    • UNICOM Systems System Architect and Focal Point
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Repository/Metamodel
    • Modeling
    • Decision Analysis
    • Presentation
    • Administration
    • Configurability
    • Frameworks and Standards
    • Usability
  • Use Cases
    • Speeding Time to Value
    • Making Smarter Decisions Faster
    • Bimodal Enterprise Architecture
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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