This document presents an enterprise architecture modeling tool that supports verifiable business value creation. The author contends that existing enterprise architecture toolset, while feature rich, lacks the ability for analysis driven managerial decision making – the focus is on the thoroughness, coverage, and mapping of enterprise systems to business processes, and organization not on whether the resulting model supports business value creation. The proposed EA tool aims to overcome this gap. (250+ pages)
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 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 a software tool for enterprise architecture planning. The tool facilitates the creation of enterprise architecture models and then evaluates each along criteria to select the most suitable one for implementation. Good Discussion!
This paper discusses the requirements for a good enterprise architecture tool and then details the perfect tool for the job! What are the key features of a good EA tool? how are these integrated? To create an integrated perspective on enterprise architecture, this tool provides both a description technique for architectural models and tool support to realize this in practice.
This presentation discusses the criteria for enterprise architecture tool selection and a framework for enterprise architecture tool evaluation with a detailed list of functional requirements.
This presentation provides an introduction to enterprise architecture tools, discusses the pros and cons, requirements for selecting an enterprise architecture tool, the key enterprise architecture tools available in the market, guidelines for tool selection and best practices in selecting enterprise architecture tools.
This report lists the major enterprise architecture tools and provides an in-depth analysis of each along common requirements. Good source for initial information for tool selection.
This white paper discusses that since EA is a huge concept and trying to embrace all aspects at once would be extremely difficult. It also notes that while no IT, Telecom or consultancy firm can cover everything alone, it can form the basis for a move from a silo based approach to a modular,standardized layered approach based on Business Process Management, which evaluates alternative processes based on cost-benefit analyses
This report uses an enterprise architecture tools capability assessment framework to evaluate popular enterprise architecture tools.