erwin Enterprise Architecture

On-premise or cloud-hosted, customizable enterprise architecture software powered by Casewise

It’s not a crystal ball, but erwin EA powered by Casewise helps take the guesswork out of IT and business transformation and tame the complexity of major initiatives like application rationalization, cloud migration and implementing Big Data solutions. erwin EA aligns IT with the business, mapping a company’s applications and the associated technologies and data to the business functions they enable. According to Gartner, enterprise architecture is becoming a “form of internal management consulting,” helping to define and shape business and operating models, identify risks and opportunities, and then create technology roadmaps. We can help you build a world-class enterprise architecture practice – one that is business outcome-oriented with the agility required to meet emerging needs. one that is business outcome-oriented with the agility required to meet emerging needs. After all, if there’s a shift in business model, then technology has to shift too. With erwin EA, you can model the critical technologies and processes that support your operations and determine how changes will impact value streams – from customer journeys to account management and from claims to product innovation.

Define & Assess Business Capabilities

Map out your enterprise capabilities and assess their maturity, effectiveness and quality, plus identify improvements and plan subsequent IT investments.

Architect for Innovation & Transformation

Ensure you tie innovation and digital transformation to business strategy for the best ROI.

Consult Across the Enterprise

Become a valued internal consultant to help guide operations, manage risks and create IT roadmaps to achieve business outcomes.

Centralized Enterprise Architecture Modeling

With erwin EA, enterprise architects have everything they need in one place to plan, manage and respond to business and IT change while driving innovation and digital transformation. Everything in erwin EA is presented to the user community through a web experience and ties together via a central shared repository. An integrated set of views and information on strategy, business capabilities, applications, information assets, technologies, etc., gives information consumers a thorough understanding of the enterprise.

Collaborative Web Experience

A primary goal of enterprise architecture is to give stakeholders critical insights into aspects of the business they wouldn’t have otherwise in time to make key decisions. This means seamlessly bringing together subject-matter experts and information consumers to share their knowledge and collaborate. erwin EA's user-friendly web experience provides self-discovery navigation and analysis of enterprise assets, with cross-functional collaboration encouraged through discussion threads, surveys and other social features.

Configurable Industry Frameworks

Numerous industry-standard and industry-defined frameworks have shaped the implementation of enterprise architecture, such as ArchiMate, TOGAF, Zachman International, DoDAF and FEAF. In addition to supporting these frameworks, erwin EA should serve is easily and fully configurable to meet enterprise of stakeholder needs. It also is “right-sized” to efficiently and effectively build the enterprise architecture information portal that delivers the greatest value.

Application Portfolio Management

erwin EA is designed to easily manage the enterprise application portfolio, providing insights into the usefulness, functionality and structural composition of applications. Capture and manage such information as user satisfaction, total cost of ownership, business criticality and risk/compliance (e.g., GDPR, Sarbanes-Oxley and the processing of sensitive data). Use erwin EA to identify functional redundancy and plan consolidation and modernization projects.

Innovation Management

Enterprise architecture is crucial to innovation and project delivery. erwin EA uses open standards to link to other products within the overall project lifecycle, integrating agile enterprise architecture with agile development and connecting project delivery with effective governance. It takes a rigorous approach to ensure that current and future states are published for a wider audience for consumption and collaboration – from modeling to generating road maps with meaningful insights provided to both technical and business stakeholders during every step.