Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools

Published: 24 October 2018

ID: G00354860

Analyst(s): Samantha Searle, Marc Kerremans


Enterprise architecture tools navigate the complex decision making demanded by today’s business environment. EA and technology innovation leaders choosing these tools should assess their performance versus specific enterprise use cases, rather than approach RFPs solely on functional requirements.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Avolution ABACUS
    • BiZZdesign Enterprise Studio and HoriZZon
    • BOC Group ADOIT
    • erwin Enterprise Architecture and EA Agile
    • MEGA International HOPEX
    • Orbus Software iServer
    • Planview Enterprise One
    • 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
    • Modeling
    • Business Analysis and Design
    • Presentation
    • Usability
    • Monitoring
  • Use Cases
    • Making Smarter Decisions Faster
    • Innovation
    • Rearchitecting the Enterprise for Transformation

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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