Business Architecture Software Tool Comparison Worksheet

Capstera offers a Business Architecture Software Tool Comparison Worksheet to compare and contrast Capstera business architecture software features to others in the industry.  Once you have done a comparative analysis of the competing business architecture tools, it will be evident as to why users consider Capstera to be a business architecture tool for the business and by the business. 

Capstera is a comprehensive and integrated business architecture and capability modeling tool. Here is a handy list of features that you may use to compare Capstera against other similar tools, some of which are not purpose built and are complex, cumbersome and costly.

Business Architecture Tool
Evaluation Criteria
Description Capstera
Core Features
  • Capability Maps
  • Value Streams
  • Process Maps
  • Specifications (Features and Requirements to evolve Capabilities)
  • Folios (combine Capabilities to manifest initiatives, projects, platforms etc.)
  • Strategy (Business vision and direction)
  • Lenses (Juxtaposition of entities to map relationships)
  • Enterprise Information (Applications, Services, Data, Business Units, Roles, Channels, Customer Segments, Business Rules, Risks, Stakeholders etc.)
  • Reports
 
Focus Does the vendor primarily focus on Business Architecture discipline  
Ease of Use How easy is it to use the business architecture and capability mapping solution?  
WYSIWYG Modeling Does the software tool offer what you see is what you get capability modeling?  
Collaboration Does the business architecture solution offer collaboration features?  
Reporting and Visualization Does the business architecture software offer multiple visualizations and reports?  
Configuration What flexibility does the business architecture and capability mapping solution offer in terms of configuration, rather than customization?  
Technology Standards Is the Capability Mapping software built on modern tech stack and open standards?  
Implementation Does the business architecture solution allow for easy implementation?  
Deployment options What types of deployment options – cloud, enterprise install, shared hosting and dedicated hosting etc – does the business architecture software platform offer?  
Pricing Does buying a software tool for business architecture cost an arm and a leg? Or it is affordable and user based without significant upfront costs?  
Security Does the business architecture software solution offer appropriate security protocols?  
Scalability Does the business architecture and capability modeling tool scale to my needs?  
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