Structuring Information Architecture

Expert Information Architects provide organizations with the ability to use information as an asset which contributes to profitability, sustainability and success.

ABACUS supports information architects as they keep teams updated on the location and flow of data and information, and the processes that affect that data. This includes compliance with international standards and data privacy legislation.

Information Architecture & Data Modeling


ABACUS For Information Architecture

Collaborate with architects, data owners and stakeholders in real-time and across the business to ensure information stays accurate and relevant

  • Set up a centralized view of the company’s information assets and use data integrations to automate data maintenance (SharePoint, Technopedia, ServiceNow, CMDBs or via our REST API)
  • Show the information assets data flows, and data stores. For instance, build Entity Relationship Diagrams to show data entities and their relationships
  • Motivate decision-makers with clear presentations and dashboards showing Budgets, Processes and Roadmaps

Model Data Flows Including process, Information & Technology

Interactive graph database views of connected applications, databases and infrastructure and processes can help to visually identify dependencies

  • Use UML models, Business Object Models, Entity Relationship Diagrams etc.
  • Set up automated calculations and analytics to track project costs, technical metrics (Performance, Reliability etc.)

Frameworks for Information Management – the ability to exchange information and make use of that information effectively is key

The framework must also be appropriate to manage logical and physical architecture. Maintain governance by setting naming conventions and other standards using frameworks, permissions and data dictionaries to guide inputs and updates. In ABACUS, users can select from standard frameworks or tailor enterprise-specific frameworks themselves.

Which framework is best for you?

Find our here

Enterprise Architecture Framework
Establish a framework for information management by selecting from existing approaches or tailoring standards
Model Architecture with ABACUS
Build a structured information repository
Analyze data with ABACUS
Analyze using metrics such as TCO, Availability, Reliability, Agility
Report with Rich DataViz in ABACUS
Visualize and quantify alternatives and present your results

Use ABACUS to gain:

  • Corporate data models and database description language / design (DDL)
  • Entity relationship diagramming and setting up a portal for business performance management
  • ABACUS also offers truly cloud-based enterprise modeling and the ability to future-proof enterprise models via a flexible graph-database back-end.

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