erwin EA Agile

Collaborative, full-featured enterprise architecture software in the cloud

As the name suggests, erwin EA Agile takes a different approach to enterprise architecture (EA). The collaborative, cloud-based platform is an easy-to-use and cost-effective path for launching an EA program quickly. Built-in support for such industry frameworks as TOGAF® and ArchiMate® enables you to model the enterprise, capture the IT blueprint, and provide meaningful insights to stakeholders to more quickly and easily manage complexity and change.

Web-Based Interface

Whether you run erwin EA from the cloud or on-premise, your team will be up and running fast – all they need is an internet connection to login from any device.

Collaboration Across
Your Organization

Share your enterprise architecture assets across your organization, and invite stakeholders to view, analyze and provide input.

EA Software-as-a-Service

Reduce time-consuming software installation and remove hardware costs. Your subscription fee includes support and automatic product updates.

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Drive Business and IT Agility with the Right Data at the Right Time

An agile approach to enterprise architecture is about building ‘just enough’ enterprise architecture quickly and efficiently and delivering it to stakeholders ‘just in time’ so they can make better decisions. With erwin EA Agile, you can focus on giving your stakeholders the right information in the right format at the right time for better business and IT decisions.

Enable Digital Transformation and Connect More Deeply with Customers

With erwin EA Agile, you can drive organizational, application, process and technology changes that ensure your customers’ needs are met, while remaining closely aligned with your business objectives. Document business capability models, manage application and technology portfolios, and closely collaborate with business stakeholders to deliver the digital capabilities your business needs to get ahead and remain competitive.

Encourage Technology and Business Innovation

Use erwin EA’s ideation capabilities to capture ideas from all your stakeholders so they can be collaboratively scored and evaluated to turn the most promising ones into new solutions. Keep your team involved by creating and sharing analytics that help everyone understand your innovation initiatives and outcomes.

Align Business and IT by Sharing Enterprise Architecture Assets

Effectively collaborate with all business and IT stakeholders and easily share enterprise architecture assets such as diagrams, roadmaps, pivot tables and documents. erwin EA Agile translates your strategic business goals and objectives into a blueprint of IT capabilities, providing opportunities to reduce costs as well as the complexity of your technology portfolio.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is erwin EA Agile different from free or open source tools? Can’t I just use PowerPoint or Archi to draw diagrams and Excel to store data and get the same results?

Free and open source tools can be useful if you have rudimentary architecture requirements, but they can’t help you achieve the same business outcomes and decision-making insights as a more sophisticated solution like erwin EA Agile. With erwin EA Agile, enterprise architects have everything they need in one place to plan, manage and respond to business and IT change while driving digital business transformation. Everything in erwin EA Agile works together via a shared central repository with diagrams, roadmaps, analysis, kanbans, publishing and more, giving you a thorough understanding of your enterprise so you can add value, increase efficiency and deliver business requirements.

How can erwin EA Agile help me with application portfolio management (APM) by rationalizing my business applications for redundancy or duplication?

erwin EA Agile has a shared central repository for storing enterprise architecture assets, making it easy to build a catalog of your business applications and their associated metrics. By analyzing this catalog, you can identify applications that are redundant or duplicated and realize substantial license fee savings.

How can I build an enterprise architecture roadmap?

Using erwin EA Agile, you can build dynamic roadmaps to visualize your architecture information over time. Any object with a date-based attribute can be added to a roadmap, and all changes to attribute information will be displayed in real time. Configure roadmaps for business capabilities, application lifecycles, technology delivery, work packages, requirements, ideas and more.

How can I build a business capability model?

erwin EA Agile makes business capability modeling simple, so you can identify critical gaps and opportunities in your enterprise architecture. By focusing on either an individual business unit or the entire organization, you can map existing capabilities to business goals and objectives to get a visual representation. Heatmaps reveal important information about the costs or value of individual capabilities and identify where to focus your time and resources.

Which erwin EA software solution is right for my organization?

erwin EA Agile is a cloud-based, out-of-the box platform that uses industry frameworks, such as TOGAF® and ArchiMate® 3.0. With this deployment methodology, you’ll be up and running EA instantly. But if you prefer an on-premise solution that can be highly customized for integration into your environment, you’ll want to evaluate erwin EA.