Choosing the right Enterprise Architecture (EA) tool can feel like navigating a labyrinth: The deeper you delve into the topic, the more complex the landscape seems. However, in the vast landscape of Enterprise Architecture tools, one name consistently rises above the rest: ADOIT. But don’t take our word for it – trust the experts like Gartner and Forrester, who agree.

But what sets it apart from its competitors? Why do organizations opt for ADOIT when navigating the complex realms of Enterprise Architecture?

In this insightful exploration, we delve into the 7 core reasons why ADOIT stands out from the crowd and emerges as the preferred choice among enterprises worldwide.

Explore how ADOIT transcends conventional boundaries to offer unparalleled value and efficiency, empowering businesses to chart their architectural journey with confidence and precision, unpacking why it’s the go-to solution for many organizations.

So, grab your metaphorical compass and get ready to discover why ADOIT might be the perfect fit for your EA journey.

Unlocking ADOIT’s 7 Key Advantages

The Only Tool Tailored for Pre-configured EA Services – Introducing Workspaces

ADOIT’s dedication to EA service orientation elevates it above competitor tools, distinguishing Enterprise Architects as ‘management consultants’ providing comprehensive services across the organization, as recognized by analyst firms like Forrester and Gartner.

ADOIT empowers Enterprise Architects to act as strategic advisors, offers composable EA services through Workspaces, and fosters broader participation in architecture initiatives. This approach enhances alignment between business and IT, drives innovation, and improves decision-making processes across the organization.

A selection of Workspace templates in ADOIT

How do Workspaces work?

Users are empowered to craft EA services, known as Workspaces, from preconfigured templates. Each Workspace assigns team members to collaborate on outcome-driven EA deliverables.

Each of these Workspaces consists of a clear sequence of steps that lead to the intended EA deliverable.

Preview of “Application Investment Planning” – Step 1: Defining the scope of your Workspace

Every step is designed to foster engagement from non-EA experts.

Preview of “Capability-based Roadmapping” – Step 3: Collectively place requirements on an Eisenhower Matrix

This approach enables the creation and sharing of key deliverables including

  • an assessed application portfolio with defined investment strategies for each application,
  • a capability-based transformation roadmap,
  • and a risk assessment for business areas or individual architectural elements across the organization seamlessly and efficiently, with just a few straightforward steps.

Simplified Web Modeller: 100% ArchiMate-compliant, yet intuitive

ADOIT is fully compliant with EA standards such as ArchiMate and TOGAF, covering all aspects of Enterprise Architecture in a structured and best practice way. All deliverables created in ADOIT are fully compliant with the known ArchiMate modelling language.

ADOIT ArchiMate Modeller

A standout feature of ADOIT is its graphical Architecture Modeller, empowering users to craft comprehensive architectures with guided assistance, compare different views, and enhance them with in-tool best practice suggestions. Such functionality surpasses the capabilities of simple tabular editors or factsheets. ADOIT’s fully integrated graphical modeller offers the definitive solution.

Adaptable solutions for every initiative

In an era of swiftly shifting markets and continually evolving customer expectations, a highly adaptive and agile Enterprise Architecture plays a pivotal role in enabling cross-functional transformation teams to swiftly deliver tangible business outcomes. Data model profiles such as ADOIT For Lean Architecture Fans, ADOIT For Portfolio Specialists, and ADOIT For ArchiMate Champions facilitate a swift initiation and gradual expansion of your EA initiative, allowing you to progress at your preferred pace. Moreover, the underlying metamodel can be easily customized to align with your specific requirements whenever necessary.

ADOIT – Lean EA Profiles

Navigate and Discover: The Read & Explore Portal

ADOIT’s reader portal serves as the organization’s gateway to the EA repository, providing tailored access for non-EA experts to consume all pertinent architecture information.

The Read & Explore scenario in ADOIT

Insights dashboards offer a unique way to access architectural data, presenting key information on architecture elements effortlessly, without requiring complex configuration. All data is presented in visually appealing and easily understandable formats.

Example of ADOIT “Insights” dashboard

Robust reporting capabilities

ADOIT offers a multitude of analysis options for the data within the EA repository. Below, discover a variety of essential visualization types:

  • Bar charts represent data as bars which can be aggregated across different levels; e.g. for analysing cost distribution across the IT landscape.
  • Box-in-box charts show dependencies between different objects, arranged as boxes nested within each other; e.g. for designing Capability Maps.
  • Bubble charts visualize architecture artefacts as bubbles in a three-dimensional grid: Two attributes representing the x and y axis and an optional third attribute used for the bubble size; e.g. for assessing the application portfolio based on three criteria.
  • Gantt charts display architectural elements on a timeline; e.g. for representing an Application Roadmap.
  • Matrix charts display dependencies between objects in tabular format; e.g. for highlighting data or functional redundancies in the architecture landscape.
  • Radar charts visualize objects in a circular chart based on two attributes categorized into segments and rings; e.g. to showcase a Technology Radar.

Report examples

Besides utilizing preconfigured settings provided out-of-the-box, users can effortlessly configure charts within the web client through a user-friendly graphical interface.

Expansive array of add-on features and services in the ADOIT Marketplace

The ADOIT Marketplace serves as a convenient “shopping window” providing a wide array of out-of-the-box add-on components, including:

  • standard integrations with 3rd party tools like ServiceNow and Jira,
  • integrations with collaboration platforms like SharePoint, Confluence or Microsoft Teams,
  • extensions for modelling cloud architectures such as AWS and Azure,
  • as well as free online training resources.

You’ll find everything you need to kickstart your EA initiative successfully.

ADOIT Marketplace

Flexible deployment options to suit your needs

ADOIT’s licensing model supports both on-premise and SaaS operations, ensuring you can swiftly deploy ADOIT according to your preference. BOC Group offers both options equally. With the on-premise model, you retain the flexibility of operating within your own infrastructure.

SaaS and On-premise


At its center, ADOIT is the undisputed leader of Enterprise Architecture tools, with seven compelling reasons that set it apart from the competition. From its ability to transcend conventional boundaries to its unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled value and efficiency, ADOIT is the preferred choice for organizations worldwide. ADOIT proves time and time again why it is the perfect solution for any type of Enterprise Architecture, whether it’s navigating complex domains or designing architectures with confidence and precision.

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