Category: Guest Post

iteraplan 3.1 feature: Extended master plan diagram

This is a guest blog from Fabian Kainzinger (iteratec) – for more see iteraplan blog. The iteraplan release 3.1 (released in July 2013) features a revamped and extended master plan diagram. It is now available for all element types, can be configured to include related elements and for analyzing time spans. The master plan diagram depicts […]

iteraplan 3.1 feature: Reordering mode in tree view

This is a guest blog from Fabian Kainzinger (iteratec) – for more see iteraplan blog. Data maintenance of all hierarchical building block types is highly simplified in iteraplan release 3.1 (out since last week): The tree view now offers a reorder-mode with which elements can be repositioned interactively by drag & drop. Most building block types […]

iteraplan 3.1 feature: Usage-relation on Infrastructure Elements

This is a guest blog from Fabian Kainzinger (iteratec) – for more see iteraplan blog. Connections and dependencies of infrastructure elements are simply and effectively modelled using the extended iteraplan meta model: iteraplan 3.1 now supports the usage-relation for infrastructure elements. Relations between elements of the same building block type differ semantically. iteraplan supports the following […]

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 […]