Gartner Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools 2021

2021 Report

Gartner® Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools

Bizzdesign ranks among top 3 in 4 out of 5 use cases

Which EA platform is the best for your organization? 

We believe the 2021 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools will help you sort through your shortlist and select the right platform for your enterprise.

While the companion Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ positions vendors in the market, the Critical Capabilities provides a deeper dive into the providers’ product and service offerings based on key capabilities set to important, differentiating use cases. 

See how the vendors rank in the following use cases:

  • Capture, Structure, Analyze and Present Models
  • Support Change, Transformation and Optimization
  • Assess and Manage an Evolving IT Portfolio
  • Enterprise Architecture Management
  • Innovation

The 3 key findings in this report:

  • "Enterprise architecture teams often limit the scope of their EA tool to cataloging the life cycles and constraints of existing IT systems, applications and technologies. They miss the opportunity for EA tools to capture the business architecture, which supports business strategy discussions and underpin wider change plans of the organization."

  • "EA tools often fail to gain traction beyond EA, which limits their benefits. Without a focus on a shared operating model for the enterprise — supporting transformation, optimization and ongoing innovation — EA tools become difficult to maintain and fall into disuse."

  • "EA tools involve significant investments in time and resources to configure, populate and maintain. Although necessary for long-term success, low-maturity organizations might incorrectly assume that an EA tool will be sufficient to successfully kick off an EA program and resolve all their challenges. by extending the Magic Quadrant analysis."

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Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools, Akshay Jhawar, Gilbert van der Heiden, Nolan Hart, 22nd November 2021.
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