Category: Enterprise Architecture

iteraplan 3.1 feature: Improved portfolio diagram layout

This is a guest blog from Fabian Kainzinger (iteratec) – for more see iteraplan blog. With iteraplan release 3.1 (launched in July 2013) the portfolio diagram’s layout was improved: An overlapping of elements with discrete property values is avoided now. With iteraplan’s portfolio diagram you can lay out elements in two dimensions. To place an element […]

iteraplan 3.1 feature: Date intervals

This is a guest blog from Fabian Kainzinger (iteratec) – for more see iteraplan blog. iteraplan release 3.1 with the newly introduced date intervals offers improved options for planning and coordination. The date intervals are configurable and available for all types of building blocks. How does this work? First you need two date attributes which define […]

iteraplan 3.1 feature: Enhanced Excel-Import&Export

This is a guest blog from Fabian Kainzinger (iteratec) – for more see iteraplan blog. Another new feature in iteraplan 3.1 (released in July 2013) affects the Excel-Import & Export which is included in the iteraplan Enterprise-Edition. Now iteraplan also supports XSLX as import and export format: The latest Excel-Version 2013 uses – like the preceding versions […]

Roadmap – EA Visualization – Gantt Chart Life-Cycle

This is a guest blog from Karsten Voges – for more see his personal blog. A popular visualization within Enterprise Architecture is the Roadmap, Life-Cycle or Gantt Chart. Sometimes also called a Masterplan or Timeline. The roadmap diagram presents a timeline showing periods and status information of e.g. applications, projects, servers or business units. Sometimes […]

Visualizations in Enterprise Architecture

This is a guest blog from Karsten Voges – for more see his personal blog. The central drivers for Enterprise Architecture Management are the goals and concern of your stakeholders. Valuable tools for answering stakeholder questions are visualizations and reports. A picture is truly worth 1000 words. Visualizations allow you to see different information combined in […]

$250K in software donated to Enterprise Architecture Center

The people behind SMART360°Biz, the leading Enterprise Portfolio Management consulting firm donated iteraplan, Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM) software, valued at $250,000, to the Enterprise Architecture Center at Penn State University’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST). The donation of iteraplan software supports the Center’s efforts in pursuing its educational and research objectives. iteraplan is already […]

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Welcome to the new home of Enterprise Architecture Solutions in North America. We help you getting up and running in EA, and will use this blog for news in the EA space as well as summarizing some of our services, ideas, frameworks to get some discussions, but also to help us all grow in this […]

smartEA (iteraplan) recognition as innovative and capable EA Tool

SMART360°Biz is proud to announce that smartEA (iteraplan) is now recognized by both leading EA industry analysts. In November 2012, Gartner listed smartEA (iteraplan) in the Visionary category on the EAM Magic Quadrant report and now Forrester has highlighted smartEA (iteraplan) as a Vendor of Note in their WAVE: EA Management Suites report. smartEA (iteraplan) […]