She particularly recommends the following:
These three conditions appear as major prerequisites to assure that the chosen EA tool will bring real business value to the company.
In this report, Gartner assessed 15 software vendors following a very pragmatic approach, based on 2 use cases:
1. Impact of Customer Experience Modeling
2. Projects Impacting Future-State Road Maps
Every solution is evaluated according to the following 8 criteria: Repository/metamodel, Modeling, Decision analysis, Presentation, Administration, Configurability, Frameworks and standards, Usability.
At MEGA, we have chosen to develop a global and perfectly integrated solution capable of addressing the wide diversity of our customer use cases. We are proud that Gartner, in this report, recognizes this achievement, describing our comprehensive features as well as our holistic and robust solution. This global approach allows us to address the complex challenges that organizations face today, by bringing decision-makers the essential tools to validate their choices and define the adequate roadmaps for the execution of the strategy.
Download the report: Gartner Assessment of Enterprise Architecture Tool Capabilities - 2014