Avolution Abacus Recognized In 2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities For Enterprise Architecture Tools

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Avolution Abacus Recognized In 2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities For Enterprise Architecture Tools
In newly published research on enterprise architecture tools Avolution’s ABACUS received the highest product scores for each of three Use Cases.

The 2018 Gartner report “Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools”* has recognized ABACUS in the highest position for Speeding Time to Value, Making Smarter Decisions Faster and Bimodal Enterprise Architecture.

In the report, leading industry analyst firm Gartner evaluates enterprise architecture tool options. “Gartner Critical Capabilities enhances the Gartner Magic Quadrant with deeper insight into vendors’ product and service offerings by providing product ratings of key capabilities in critical differentiating usage scenarios. ”**

Avolution’s Dr Tim O’Neill said: “In 2018, practitioners need a tool which adapts to their way of doing enterprise architecture and supports them as they improve digital business productivity.

“We believe this Gartner analysis recognises that ABACUS excels at the Use Cases of Speeding Time to Value and Making Smarter Decisions Faster. From our perspective, in ABACUS, architects can integrate a wide variety of common data and access strong modelling and visualization options. They can take advantage of descriptive and predictive analytics and automated generation of views and reports.”

“Architects can also compare multiple alternative scenarios, delivering a “Bimodal Enterprise Architecture” approach. Core systems and processes are well-maintained and streamlined, whilst at the same time the architecture team can take an agile approach to exploring new business opportunities and innovations.”

Algorithms in ABACUS can be used to calculate metrics such as cost, risk and reliability to guide improvements in digital productivity. ABACUS is available for either cloud-based or on-premise enterprise architecture, modeling, roadmapping and analysis.

In 2017, Gartner recognized Avolution as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools***. Download your free 30-day trial:


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*Gartner “Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools” by Samantha Searle, Marc Kerremans, published 27 February 2018 https://www.gartner.com/doc/3861477

**Gartner Critical Capabilities https://www.gartner.com/technology/research/critical-capabilities/

***Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools” by Samantha Searle, Marc Kerremans https://www.gartner.com/lite/document/3723436

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ABACUS is used by companies worldwide to manage Enterprise Architecture, IT and Business Strategy and Digital Transformation. ABACUS users deliver insights and value quickly:

  • Import data in minutes from SharePoint, Excel, Visio, Google Sheets, Technopedia, ServiceNow and CMDBs, etc.
  • Choose an off-the-shelf framework or metamodel or configure a metamodel specific to your enterprise
  • Analyze your architecture using algorithms for metrics such as TCO, Performance, Availability, Agility etc. Create future state architectures and roadmaps
  • Report with rich visuals including heat maps, treemaps, timelines, lifecycles, capability spaces, trade-off diagrams, charts and dashboards

ABACUS supports Enterprise Architecture (EA), Application Portfolio Management (APM), Enterprise Portfolio Management (EPM), Business Process Management (BPM), Customer Experience (CX), Solution Architecture (SA), IT Service Management (ITSM), Business Intelligence (BI), and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC). It is available either on-premise or as a browser-based SaaS tool.

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