This in-depth (150 pages) report details the future of enterprise architecture tools. It synthesizes key industry, business and technology trends and evaluates the key enterprise architecture tools' ability to meet the requirements set by them. Where is the business world headed? What challenges does that pose for the IT organization? How will IT use enterprise architecture management tools to meet these challenges? Are current enterprise architecture tools up to this challenge? What future enhancements will bridge the gaps in EA tool capability and functionality? What gaps will remain? An excellent discussion on enterprise architecture tools and their ability to meet business requirements. MUST READ!
This presentation discusses the key requirements for an enterprise architecture planning tool and then focuses on the design of one popular EA tool that can support a variety of frameworks.
This presentation provides guidance on selecting a tool for enterprise architecture planning and uses this approach and framework to compare popular tools in the marketplace.
This paper presents Gartner's assessment of various enterprise architecture planning tools based upon a revised set of criteria/requirements – the focus is on how these tools are used by the end user instead of the provider's support for the tool. Good Discussion!
This guide introduces a framework for enterprise architecture tool selection and details the steps in the enterprise architecture tool selection process using this framework.
This paper discusses the role of enterprise architecture planning in enabling corporate strategy and then selects an appropriate enterprise architecture planning tool to support this vision. The key advantage of this approach is not only a tighter fit between enterprise architecture and business strategy to ensure a business benefit from EA but also to select an enterprise architecture capability that will sustain business value for the long term. Excellent Read!
This paper introduces a simple framework to select an enterprise architecture management tool, then uses the tool to evaluate common tools in the market today.
This report evaluates top enterprise architecture planning tools using a capability framework. The conclusion? Do your homework when selecting EA Tools. Requirement definition, use cases, integration with existing toolset, are all equally important criteria that a vendor toolkit must meet to your specification. Good Read!