Enterprise architecture (EA) tools let organizations align business objectives with IT goals and infrastructure by helping manage information related to EA while helping companies plan roadmaps for digital transformation. They offer reports, collaboration, testing, simulations and much more to help organizations create and implement models for better business and IT processes, development and ultimately, architecture. According to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report, the following EA tools are among the best currently available on the market, providing a mix of visualization, collaboration, and project management features in support of a wide range of enterprise architecture frameworks.
Software AG Alfabet
Acquired by Software AG in 2013, Alfabet blends business, information, technical and application architecture into its platform. It’s designed to inform enterprise needs, help organizations make business decisions, develop solutions and identify the best service bundles for business architecture.
The tool offers analytic reports across multiple IT portfolios including the likes of application project, technology and demand initiatives. GDPR-compliant, Alfabet integrates with Software AG’s Digital Business Platform, which is designed to work with multiple industry tools and to support a wide range of software, apps, devices and users.
MEGA International Hopex
Aiming to guide digital transformation while improving stability and reducing the risk of failure with business and IT processes, Mega International’s Hopex is designed to facilitate collaboration between users, practitioners and decision-makers on one platform.
In addition to supporting digital transformation and business and IT alignment, Hopex is also designed to assist companies with GDPR compliance, business process analysis (BPA), IT portfolio management (ITPM) and enterprise and operational risk management. It uses a unified user interface that provides each business unit with the tools they need to be productive while keeping everyone on track with organizational strategies and objectives.
Keep watching this space to know more about the enterprise architecture tools for 2019.