Enterprise Architecture Software

Enterprise architecture tools help organizations to build and execute business strategies by creating a model of the organization. These models created aim to provide a basis for designing new systems or replacing existing systems. A typical EA tool can be used for:

  • Enterprise Architecture Strategy and Planning
  • Business Architecture
  • IT Asset Management
  • IT Portfolio Planning
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4star
QPR EnterpriseArchitect
4.18
100%
3%
0%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

When you need to be faster in an ever changing environment, QPR EnterpriseArchitect helps you with the gain capabilities for analyzing, planning and improving your business.

70.3695656974764
91.47798307009376
0.472072360259862
97.24245131129716
1.863888888888889
49.26114832485904
top10
top5 , top10
4star
ServiceNow Project Portfolio Management
3.80
100%
100%
27%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

68.94258367123878
89.95215311004785
0
95.69377990430624
0
47.933014232429706
4star
ER/Studio Data Architect
4.00
100%
0%
0%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

66.56188248733181
87.00180559137375
0.09833554632581988
91.82848738726766
22.66924603174603
46.12195938328986
top5 , top10
5star
SAP PowerDesigner
4.73
100%
100%
5%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

50.66762995614052
66.8796840364381
0.24793508274600973
67.94919785527205
100
34.455575875842925
top10
top5 , top10
4star
IBM Rational System Architect
3.50
100%
100%
14%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

36.02028238601976
46.36502319950958
0
49.32311231964039
0.04325396825396825
25.675541572529944
5star
erwin Evolve
4.50
42%
5%
0%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

34.67927733483546
44.37298073710403
0.24793508274600973
46.03490483166437
36.42440476190476
24.985573932566894
top10
top5 , top10
4star
Oracle Enterprise Architecture
4.20
42%
100%
14%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

26.06777333990024
34.202404218811246
100
33.19404704128856
0
17.933142460989234
top5 , top10
5star
Sparx
4.80
28%
0%
100%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

15.391766058346356
19.034389107505547
0
20.22632579825818
0.7214285714285714
11.749143009187163
top10
5star
Alfabet Cloud
5.00
14%
100%
0%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

15.360691124487376
19.014184287229416
0.004680593970246354
20.22632579825818
0.04325396825396825
11.707197961745337
5star
Erwin EA
5.00
14%
5%
0%
= 1 review
= 1,000 employees
= 50,000 visitors

Market Presence Metrics

Popularity

Searches with brand name

These are the number of queries on search engines which include the brand name of the product. Compared to other product based solutions, Enterprise Architecture Software is more concentrated in terms of top 3 companies' share of search queries. Top 3 companies receive 81%, 10% more than the average of search queries in this area.

Web Traffic

Enterprise Architecture Software is a highly concentrated solution category in terms of web traffic. Top 3 companies receive 94% (21% more than average solution category) of the online visitors on enterprise architecture software company websites.

Satisfaction

Enterprise Architecture Software is less concentrated than the average in terms of user reviews. Top 3 companies receive 56% (this is 3% for the average solution category) of the reviews in the market. Product satisfaction tends to be slightly lower for more popular enterprise architecture software products. Average rating for top 3 products is 4.0 vs 4.1 for average enterprise architecture software product review.

Maturity

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OpenText
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Number of Employees

264 employees work for a typical company in this category which is 212 more than the number of employees for a typical company in the average solution category.

In most cases, companies need at least 10 employees to serve other businesses with a proven tech product or service. 26 companies (21 less than average solution category) with >10 employees are offering enterprise architecture software. Top 3 products are developed by companies with a total of 5-10k employees. However, 2 of these top 3 companies have multiple products so only a portion of this workforce is actually working on these top 3 products.

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Customer Evaluation

These scores are the average scores collected from customer reviews for all Enterprise Architecture Software companies. Compared to median scores of all solution categories, Enterprise Architecture Software comes forward with Value for Money but falls behind in Features.

Company Size

According to customer reviews, most common company size is employees with a share of 100%. The median share this company size is 23%. The most common company size that uses any solution category is employees.

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Why is an enterprise architecture tool important now?

  • Digital business transformation results in the need for EA tools. As the digital transformation becomes inevitable, EA tools help organizations manage their resources and architect the enterprise without disrupting the core business functions.
  • Cloud computing is another reason why EA tools are becoming more important. As the enterprises migrate from on-premise to cloud, the enterprises should plan their migration operationally and architecturally.

What are the benefits of enterprise architecture tool?

The main benefits of EA tools are both strategic planning and operational management.  

  • Enhancing decision making: Thanks to decision-making algorithms in EA tools, EA tools enable enterprise architects to evaluate their investment and related problems. Thus, EA tools provide improvements in the decision-making mechanism.
  • Improve compliance and risk management: EA tools help organizations adapt their operations to regulatory changes and ensure risk management
  • Create operational efficiencies: EA Tools provide dashboards and visualizations for customizable workflows and evaluation of ideas in order to improve organizational efficiencies.

What are the critical capabilities of enterprise architecture tool?

  • Scenario analysis: Users can generate and compare scenarios automatically to see how changes in a business model affect other models with the help of visualizations.
  • Portfolio management:  EA tools help architects analyze and manage the current status of IT portfolios. These tools can guide technology projects by emphasizing the effects of factors such as cost optimization, income increase, and risk reduction on the portfolio.
  • Requirements management: EA tools support enterprises in the process of documentation, prioritization, and agreement on requirements.
  • Architecture governance and assurance: EA tools help enterprise architects to manage EA assets in a single repository and ensure agreed-on standards created during the architecture creation process.

What are the use cases of enterprise architecture tools?

  • Decision support and analysis: EA tools enable users to analyze the different impact factors such as process, IT, employees on enterprise decisions. These analyses can be reported and transferred to managers. Actionable, ready for signature outputs can be delivered.
  • Driving innovation: Business managers and innovation teams use EA tools to plan and implement projects involving new technologies.
  • Digital transformation: EA tools enable companies to rearchitect the organization for digital transformation. Organizations develop a roadmap for the future and they also ensure that the enterprise remains important participants in their ecosystems.
  • Architecture modeling: Enterprise architects can use EA tools to illustrate the dependencies between different platforms, services and databases.

How to choose the right process modeling software for your business?

Though companies should follow usual procurement best practices such as minimizing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), the points below are specifically important for EA solutions:

  • Product capabilities: In the selection of EA tool, it is necessary to have a detailed idea about what the product can do. These options may differ as follows.
    • Does the product modeling capabilities include main viewpoints of enterprise architecture
    • Does the product support different decision analysis capabilities?
    • Does the product support different presentation views for different types of stakeholders
    • Does the product include features to administer user access rights and security?
    • Is the product configurable for different types of users and environments?
    • Does the product support frameworks and standards, while enabling customization according to user needs?
  • Integration and deployment:
    • Does the product deliver all features and functions in a readily usable manner?
    • Does the product support integration with the different tools for analytics?
  • Service and support: Product support is an important factor in terms of the usability of the product. Maintenance, training and technical support should be usually available in order to reduce latency on decision making and enterprise management.
  • Cost: EA tool costs increase over time as additional usage of functionality increases. The number of editor user licenses can change the overall cost of the tool. The integration capabilities and training price is another factor that affects cost.