Gartner Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools 2022

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Alongside the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools, the 2022 Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture evaluated 15 enterprise architecture platforms. 

Avolution was ranked first in all five use cases in 2022 Gartner’s® Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools*:

  • Capture, Structure, Analyze and Present Models (4.63/5)
  • Support Change, Transformation and Optimization (4.63/5)
  • Assess and Manage an Evolving IT Portfolio (4.51/5)
  • Enterprise Architecture Management (4.55/5)
  • Innovation (4.54/5)

(as on 30 September, 2022)

Avolution’s Dr Tim O’Neill said: “In our opinion, it is an outstanding effort to see that Avolution have the highest scores in all five Critical Capabilities use cases, and also that we’ve increased our product scores in 2022 in all use cases versus the 2021 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools report.”

Avolution has also been recognized by Gartner Inc. as a Leader in its 2022 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools**, published 13 December 2022 for its ABACUS platform.

About Enterprise Architecture Tools

The Gartner report notes that EA tools “Service an increasingly wide range of stakeholders, from the boardroom and the C-suite, across all strategic and operational business roles, down to the IT estate.

“EA tools are also used by a broad array of architectural and IT disciplines, including information, solution, security, applications and infrastructure. With a single integrated version of the truth, EA tools help these stakeholders receive relevant information, see the need for alignment and make more informed decisions.”

What is the Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools?

Gartner explains: “A Critical Capabilities document is a comparative analysis that scores competing products or services against a set of critical differentiators identified by Gartner. It shows you which products or services are a best fit in various use cases to provide you actionable advice on which products/services you should add to your vendor shortlists for further evaluation.”

Critical Capabilities help you:

  • Gain deeper insights into vendor product and service offerings
  • Understand which products and services are a best fit for common usage scenarios
  • Conduct strategic planning and develop your RFP with the input of a comparative analysis of key software, technology or service offerings”***

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* Gartner “Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools” by Andrew Gianni, Gilbert van der Heiden, Akshay Jhawar, Andreas Frangou, Published 13 December 2022 

 **Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools” by Akshay Jhawar, Gilbert van der Heiden, Andrew Gianni, Andreas Frangou, Published 12 December 2022,  

***Gartner Research Methodology, Gartner Critical Capabilities,, accessed on December 20, 2022.

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