IBM Rational System Architect for DoDAF Add On - license + 1 Year Software

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IBM Rational System Architect, the industry's leading application for visualizing, analyzing, and communicating your organization's Enterprise Architecture and business process analysis, increases your competitive edge by improving your real-time decision-making. IBM Rational System Architect enables an "actionable" Enterprise Architecture, one that enhances organizational agility and flexibility by gradually migrating the organization to an optimized future state in manageable time-phased transitions.

Designed to support all business process structured data, and object modeling techniques, IBM Rational System Architect is the industry's single most powerful Enterprise Architecture solution. From within one application, you visualize and trace the relationships between technology, processes, and data back to their original sources. As a result, you can more quickly understand, analyze, and take action on business and technology issues.

For organizations experiencing mergers and acquisition, consolidation and cost reduction initiatives, IBM Rational System Architect provides the capabilities to support transformation planning, IT investment management, and impact analysis to manage the risks in the execution of these initiatives.

For organizations with the goals of streamlining their business and turning strategy into execution, IBM Rational System Architect provides the capabilities for decision support, business optimization, and integration into solution delivery that lets them efficiently reach these goals.

IBM Rational System Architect offers features and capabilities that help organizations to more fully deploy, visualize, collaborate on, and scale their EA initiatives. Workspacing and usability capabilities help teams organize and manage large amounts of information required in today's growing EA projects, involving an extended team of information contributors and consumers. These capabilities also better enable organizations to use their architecture to better understand the impacts, resources and risks associated with evolving from their current environment to a future state.

IBM Rationa System Architect for DoDAF Add On is the leading enterprise software solution that supports the US Department of Defense Architecture Framework (formerly C4ISR AF). Rational System Architect for DoDAF Add On offers complete support for operational, systems, and technology modeling to produce required DoDAF artifacts.

IBM Rational System Architect for DoDAF Add On - license + 1 Year Software is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Versatile plugin and data importation features but some aspects of the UI lack a common functional framework Valuable Features:The product supports a variety of meta-frameworks (Zachman, Togaf 9) and application portfolio scoring models. The product also has a very versatile plugin and data importation set of features that allows for the construction of heterogeneous models comprised of multiple internal and external model constructs.Improvements to My Organization:The System Architect Product has greatly assisted the corporate strategic planning process in two areas: the simulation of scenarios for Enterprise Transformation Projects and providing a global view of Enterprise Capabilities and Functional Gaps.Room for Improvement:Some aspects of the user interface lack a common navigational or functional framework.Use of Solution:Two years.Deployment Issues:No issues encountered.Stability Issues:No issues encountered.Scalability Issues:No issues encountered.Customer Service:Customer service has been better than adequate.Technical Support:I rate technical support highly.Previous Solutions:No previous solution used.Initial Setup:Straightforward.Implementation Team:In house team handled implementation.ROI:We rate the ROI as being as high as the manual alternatives (ad hoc test models) are much more expensive.Cost and Licensing Advice:The day-to-day cost is a combination of capitalized operational and license costs.Other Solutions Considered:We also looked at Sparx EA, and Archimate.Other Advice:Understand the totality of the modelling activities in the enterprise and how to best incorporate these model-building activities into an over-arching model construction framework.Disclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2015-01-27
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