QPR EnterpriseArchitect

Enterprise Architecture modeling software

All organizations have operations. Smart organizations improve their operations – the smartest ones do it with QPR EnterpriseArchitect. When you need to be faster in an ever changing environment, QPR EnterpriseArchitect helps you with the gain capabilities for analyzing, planning and improving your business.

Intuitive and easy to use, both business and IT users prefer QPR EnterpriseArchitect as it helps to ensure that operations are in line with their strategy. Thanks to its open metamodel, QPR EnterpriseArchitect is highly configurable for the modeling and analysis capabilities your organization needs.

QPR EnterpriseArchitect is included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enteprise Architecture tools.

QPR EnterpriseArchitect key features:

  • Tailor the enterprise architecture method to your needs
  • Use a common repository with governance model
  • Manage all enterprise architecture layers and dimensions in one visually powerful tool
  • User friendly publishing and collaboration platform
  • Analyze assets, relationships and dependencies
  • Perform effective gap analysis
  • Enhance QPR EnterpriseArchitect with QPR’s tools for performance management and process mining
  • Simultaneous multiple language support for over 20 languages

All Enterprise Architecture dimensions in one environment

QPR EnterpriseArchitect offers a single design environment to all stakeholders from business to IT. It covers all enterprise architecture layers and dimensions from business models and capabilities, down to processes, applications, information and technology.

Unlike simple modeling software, in QPR EnterpriseArchitect all dimensions are linked and therefore users obtain a holistic view of the architecture, enabling the identification of the full effect of changes and the evaluation of business impact.

Enterprise Architecture supporting important decisions

QPR EnterpriseArchitect offers a range of analytical features to support decision making. Model comparison shows the gaps between a current architecture and a future one. QPR EnterpriseArchitect change impact analysis reports help in understanding how change in one part of the architecture affects others.

QPR EntrpriseArchitect can be linked to your key performance indicators in order to monitor how fast your EA initiatives can be rolled out. Performance indicators and attributes, indication of intent and cost attributes can be assigned to modeling objects like applications and technology platforms. QPR EnterpriseArchitect also supports the full implementation of balanced scorecards for strategic planning and follow-up.

A wide support for Enterprise Architecture methods

A completely open metamodel allows QPR EnterpriseArchitect users a flexible approach to enterprise architecture modeling. At the same time it also supports, with unmatched usability, all the available frameworks and standards such as TOGAF®, Zachman, ArchiMate® and BPMN as well as QPR’s enterprise architecture based operational development methodology.

Further customization of the notation, viewpoints, catalogs, diagram types and matrix views is easy and safe, and does not require your organization to use external services.

Enterprise Architecture collaboration

Modeling and designing with QPR EnterpriseArchitect is made easy as it enables different users to work independently on different Enterprise Architecture dimensions and combine those later. The flexible way of working enables discovering the best options for operational development. User profile based differentiated access can be provided to different class of information.

With QPR Portal, users can browse models, generate and share online reports, schedule reports and export information to Microsoft Office tools. The QPR Portal can be used as a communication channel to both restricted user groups and larger public communities. KPIs and other measurements can be easily linked to different models and made visible to different audiences. Commenting is also easy by using web forms. Both the client and the web-based portal can be used as a presentation tool, with navigation between dimensions and layers.

QPR EnterpriseArchitect also addresses other enterprise level requirements, like integration with content management platforms, reporting services (e.g. SSRS) and company intranet.

Take a fast start in process modeling and enterprise architecture

QPR EAXpress allows you to start business process modeling and enterprise architecture planning with a standalone software. QPR EAXpress is optimized for the work of mobile enterprise architecture professionals such as consultants, analysts, architects and process owners. A powerful single user solution enables a fast start in process or even enterprise architecture management.

QPR EAXpress comes with the QPR’s enterprise architecture based Operational Development Model (QPR ODM). This template is a pragmatic way to look at entities within the organization. The model does not force customer to adopt any new philosophies or paradigms, but instead helps the current development function perform more efficiently.

  • Model, organize, analyze and maintain all your process assets conveniently
  • Analyze assets, relationships and dependencies
  • Simulate processes and analyze the effects of changing assets, resources and process flow
  • Support for industry frameworks and standards like TOGAF®, ArchiMate®, Zachman and BPMN
  • Upgrade to the QPR EnterpriseArchitect or QPR ProcessDesigner server edition when your process management initiative matures beyond your desktop