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  • EA Modeling & Repository Tools
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Brief: TM Forum Defines An Architecture Framework For Digital Business

    TM Forum Live 2014 Highlights Its Relevance To Enterprise Architecture

    The challenges that many industries are now facing with the transformation to digital business have been faced by the telco industry for many years. Nonprofit industry association TM Forum (formerly...

    • Downloads: 97
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Technology Watchlist Toolkit

    This toolkit provides practical techniques to help enterprise architects and technology innovation executives evaluate the broad landscape of emerging technology, choose the most appropriate...

    • Downloads: 51
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Select A Right-Fit Toolset For EA

    Tools And Technology: The EA Practice Playbook

    Forrester receives many inquiries from enterprise architecture (EA) leaders seeking information about tools for their EA practice. These inquiries run the gamut from simple questions about "who's out...

    • Downloads: 451
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Technology Landscape: Metadata Management, Q2 2013

    The Foundation For Data Governance, Tooling, And More

    Metadata management is the foundation for data governance, management, and use. But despite this, firms have a spotty record of collecting, harmonizing, and managing the metadata inherent in their...

    • Downloads: 581
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:EA Methodologies Enlarge To Address The New Business Landscape

    Digital is increasingly part of products and services offerings — provoking disruption to the old ways of doing things. Companies are facing uncertain market changes and economic conditions,...

    • Downloads: 442
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: EA Management Suites, Q2 2013

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    There is a plethora of vendors in the enterprise architecture management suite (EAMS) market that, like many EA practices themselves, excel at only a portion of a comprehensive EA practice. It is not...

    • Downloads: 773
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Using Tools And Technology For Business Architecture Programs

    Tools And Technologies: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Business architecture (BA) programs rely on a set of models and methods that often benefit from being linked to each other and to other external data sources. For some enterprise architects,...

    • Downloads: 695
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Rearchitect Governance For Sustainable Business Agility

    In an era of rapid business change, IT governance is often seen as a barrier. Governance too frequently means delay, overhead, and inflexible standards and strategies leading to missed opportunities...

    • Downloads: 664
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Solution Architecture Tool Kit: Samples And Templates

    This workbook is part of the "Solution Architecture Tool Kit" collection, a companion to the "Solution Architecture Tool Kit: Overview" PowerPoint deck. It includes samples and templates for...

    • Downloads: 179
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:EA Road-Mapping Tool Kit Templates

    Road maps have proven to be enterprise architects' most effective communication and planning artifacts. They are summarized planning documents with an implementation timeline, enabling the analysis...

    • Downloads: 105
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The EA Road-Mapping Tool Kit

    Road maps have proven to be enterprise architects' most effective communication and planning artifacts. They are summarized planning documents with an implementation timeline, enabling the analysis...

    • Downloads: 84
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:EA Management Suite Dashboards: Samples For The CIO Role

    An EA tool can be a significant investment both because of the cost of the purchase or subscription and the cost of implementation. The best approach to demonstrate value is to directly serve the...

    • Downloads: 55
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Playing Card Games With Business Capabilities

    A Creative Approach Makes It Easy For Business Leaders To Use Business Capability Maps

    Business capability maps are a versatile tool for enterprise architects. They can help architects clarify business priorities, rationalize project and application portfolios, and explain costs and...

    • Downloads: 608
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Building An IT Strategy For IT Tooling

    Apply Business Architecture Techniques To The Business Of IT

    IT's implementation of process improvement frameworks such as the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), project portfolio management (PPM), and the Software Engineering Institute's (SEI's) Capability...

    • Downloads: 1271
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:What EA Management Suite Vendors Are Doing Well (And What They're Not)

    What To Expect When Evaluating Offerings

    Forrester's recent evaluation of the enterprise architecture management suite (EAMS) market uncovered a wide variety of current vendor capabilities and future visions of the EAMS market. While each...

    • Downloads: 505
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Architecture Management Suites, Q2 2011

    Mega International, Troux Technologies, Software AG, And Alfabet Lead This Upcoming Category

    Forrester evaluated 10 of the leading enterprise architecture management suite (EAMS) vendors across 89 criteria and found that Mega International (Mega), Troux Technologies, Software AG, and alfabet...

    • Downloads: 2341
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Forrester's Enterprise Reference Architecture Tool Kit: Documentation Templates

    Design patterns, proven technology stacks, and well-documented application infrastructure are fundamental tools for promoting common practices in the design of business solutions. Enterprises create...

    • Downloads: 186
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Forrester's Enterprise Reference Architecture Tool Kit: Overview

    Materials To Promote Understanding Reference Architectures And Their Value

    Design patterns, proven technology stacks, and well-documented application infrastructure are fundamental tools for promoting common practices in the design of business solutions. Enterprises often...

    • Downloads: 1718
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Forrester's Enterprise Reference Architecture Tool Kit: Examples And Process Guides

    Design patterns, proven technology stacks, and well-documented application infrastructure are fundamental tools for promoting common practices in the design of business solutions. Enterprises create...

    • Downloads: 195
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Current Business Architecture Models Lack Both Breadth And Depth

    Interest in business architecture continues to grow. Though there is a great deal of discussion, there is little consensus about what business architecture is, how organizations should pursue it, and...

    • Downloads: 1151
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Best Practices: Implementing An EA Management Suite

    Successes And Lessons Learned From Customer References

    The EA management suite (EAMS) is the next step in the evolution of EA tools. Going beyond modeling and standards repositories, the EAMS addresses pragmatic EA objectives such as IT planning, road...

    • Downloads: 789
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Metadata Architecture — EA's Key Contribution To The Industrialization Of IT

    Business pressures have forced IT management to begin applying formal management disciplines to the delivery of IT services. In the past decade we have seen the rise of portfolio and project...

    • Downloads: 1313
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Evolution From EA Tools To EA Management Suites

    A Third Generation Of Tools Addresses Broader IT Management Needs

    The EA tools market is transitioning to offer a new generation of products. As EA teams extend their scope, they are looking for tools that help them with their strategic objectives and engage a...

    • Downloads: 893
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Do CIOs Care About IT Management Tools?

    CIOs are constantly working to run IT like a business — focusing on business orientation through capabilities like IT planning, portfolio management, and IT investment optimization. A myriad of...

    • Downloads: 1015
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Anatomy Of A Capability Map

    Capability maps provide the backbone of most business architecture models. On the surface, capability maps seem straightforward and uncomplicated, but in fact much thought goes into creating a model...

    • Downloads: 3474