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China Summary Translation: 'Understand the Eight Core Capabilities of an Enterprise Architecture Tool'

Published: 26 February 2018

ID: G00349329

Analyst(s): Marcus Blosch , Samantha Searle


Gartner has defined eight core capabilities for enterprise architecture tools. Understanding these capabilities can help enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders better understand their own tool requirements for designing use cases and selecting EA tools to deliver business value.

Table Of Contents



Understand the Eight Core Capabilities of an Enterprise Architecture Tool

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • The Core Capabilities of an EA Tool
    • 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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