Solution Architecture

Modeling software for Solution Architects


Solution Architects design systems which improves the reliability, speed and scalability of projects. Use ABACUS to manage both technical vision and project implementation, to meet business requirements.

By pulling together a connected view of business processes, applications, platforms and technology, architects can design appropriate solutions. Take advantage of industry standard frameworks and modeling techniques and present plans using a range of viewpoints, roadmaps, charts and diagrams.

Solution Architecture & Design Steps

Take advantage of major solution, system and software modeling approaches available in ABACUS

  • Scope requirements and system specifications and map out target architectures
  • Run analytics to understand dependencies, costs, risks and opportunities
  • Assess options, run scenario analysis and select the technology stack
  • Collaborate and share data with business architects, application architects, technical architects and enterprise architects.
  • Motivate decision-makers with clear presentations about Budgets, Cost-Savings, Roadmaps and Growth

Solution, System & Software Modeling Approaches

Major notations and frameworks used by solution architects are available out-of-the-box in ABACUS:

  • The Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
  • Business Process Modeling Notations (BPMN)
  • Model-Driven Architecture (MDA)
  • TOGAF and ArchiMate
  • Business Capability Modeling

For more information on notations and frameworks please click here.

Showcasing the BPMN Framework in ABACUS EA Tool

Selecting a Framework That Works

Enterprise architecture frameworks can vary widely. Some emphasize high level strategic viewpoints, others may focus on a capability planning phase and many provide ways of structuring business data, technology and infrastructure designs.

How to Choose an Enterprise Architecture Framework

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Import Data in ABACUS
Import data easily from Excel, Visio, SharePoint. Maintain a centralized repository
Design and model solution architectures using industry-standard frameworks and metrics
Analyze data with ABACUS
Use scenario analysis and stress testing to identify weaknesses, assess alternatives and design a robust solution
Search and select from thousands of reference architectures, Solutions, Business and Technology Patterns to quickly assemble models
Report using tailor-made, interactive dashboards
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