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Press Releases from Avolution (54 total)

Enterprise architects get visual algorithms, AI and browser-editable portfolios …

Avolution’s ABACUS 6.0 – introduced today – features over 100 updates and new capabilities, putting architecture at the heart of a connected digital business. Business and IT information needs to be widely understood so that all the teams charged with driving efficiency can pull in the same direction. In many organizations, business units are also bringing in technology on-demand. ABACUS 6.0 allows processes, applications, systems, technology and infrastructure to be

Avolution recognized as a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise A …

New Gartner research again positions Avolution in Leaders Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools Gartner Inc., a leading industry analyst firm has recognized Avolution as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools*, published 22 October 2018 for its ABACUS platform. ABACUS supports architects and digital business managers as they work to marshall information on IT and business infrastructure, processes and goals, and manage it strategically. Gartner explains that the Leaders

Avolution cited in Gartner’s Market Guide for Technologies Supporting a Digita …

A digital twin of the organization helps EA and technology innovation leaders prioritize, guide, plan, monitor, analyze and scale complex initiatives. Gartner Inc., a leading industry analyst firm has listed as a Representative Vendor enterprise architecture and digital strategy specialist Avolution in its July 2018 “Market Guide for Technologies Supporting a DTO”*. A DTO is a digital twin of the organisation. Avolution was cited for its ABACUS toolset. ABACUS supports enterprise architecture

Record Demand for Enterprise Architecture and Digital Productivity Software Acro …

Avolution has reported record demand and sales growth for its ABACUS software during Q1 2018, with growth tracking to accelerate through the first half of the year and beyond. Peter Collins, EMEA Regional Manager at Avolution said that this demand was part of a trend for enterprises to lay a strong but adaptable foundation for IT and business systems in a “continual transformation” environment. He also noted that the requirement

Abacus Toolset Provides Enhanced API, SSO And Enterprise Architecture Reporting

Avolution’s ABACUS 5.2 boosts digital business productivity allowing users to quickly assemble and assess business cases, and update strategy daily and weekly as goals and KPIs evolve For enterprise architects who sit astride both technology and business strategy, charged with delivering timely advice on everything from technical debt management to IoT strategy, seamless data integration is a necessity rather than a luxury. ABACUS 5.2 – the latest release from Avolution – enables

Enterprise architecture the fastest growing tech skill in demand, certifications …

Executives turn to EAs to understand existing systems and “see round the corners” of their enterprise future Enterprise architecture is fast becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the technology world. EAs have shot up the skills shortage list in this year’s HarveyNash/KPMG survey , being the fastest growing of the “skills that are most scarce”, up 24% compared to last year. Overall, 34% of businesses surveyed experienced a shortage

Avolution reports strong software sales, upgrades UK offices

Enterprise architecture firm Avolution has reported increased growth in software sales over the first half of 2017, and is expanding its London offices. Avolution EMEA regional manager Peter Collins said demand for enterprise architecture modeling and analytics software and expertise was high, as both private and government enterprises geared up for a perfect storm of business demands, including new legislation such as the EU GDPR, and crucial re-engineering and digital transformation

Leading enterprise architecture tool ABACUS adds data integrations, visualizatio …

The new release of Avolution’s leading enterprise architecture tool – ABACUS 5.1 – allows users to seamlessly integrate and access data from a broad range of sources including ServiceNow and Technopedia through a simple user interface. ABACUS 5.1 also offers new 3D data visualization options, faster processing and analytics, icon libraries for executive reports and additional user experience updates. Avolution’s Grant Quick says: “Businesses are in a race to achieve

Avolution recognized as a Leader in 2017 Gartner Enterprise Architecture Tools M …

New Gartner research positions Avolution in Leaders quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools Gartner Inc., a leading industry analyst firm has recognized Avolution as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools*, published 24 May 2017. Recognition was given to Avolution for its ABACUS toolset which supports architects and strategist as they manage complex business-critical systems and data both day-to-day and for transformation projects and compliance missions. Gartner explains that Magic

ABACUS modeling tool certified for ArchiMate 3.0

Avolution continues to provide market-leading support for users of the ArchiMate Open Group standard, announcing today that ABACUS is certified for ArchiMate 3.0. ABACUS is also certified for the TOGAF 9.1 standard, allowing users to combine ArchiMate modeling with the TOGAF Architecture Development Method. The ArchiMate modelling language is an Open Group standard used for visualizing, analyzing and describing different architecture domains, supporting IT planning and strategy in large enterprises. Avolution’s Andrew Lewthwaite

Avolution showcases tool for managing smart cities: IT, infrastructure, IoT at O …

Avolution will sponsor the Open Group Berlin conference “Smart Cities, Making Standards Word” on April 24-27, 2017. Avolution’s EMEA Regional Manager Peter Collins said: “IT systems and services and the complex physical infrastructure which supports smart cities need to be planned, integrated and rationalized. For these large, collaborative projects, the precise engineering-based methods available in ABACUS really come into their own.” ABACUS is used to co-ordinate IT systems and business

Avolution Recognized in Gartner report for its Enterprise Architecture Tools cap …

Leading industry analyst firm Gartner has evaluated Avolution and the ABACUS toolset in its latest research covering enterprise architecture tools, published on 9 January 2017. Avolution has received the highest product score for the Speeding Time to Value Use Case, and the second highest score in the Creating Signature-Ready Actionable Deliverables Use Case, two of three Use Cases in the January 2017 Gartner report “Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Architecture Tools”*.

ABACUS updated to support The Open Group's ArchiMate 3.0 standard

The ArchiMate standard sets a common language for describing business processes, organizational structures, information flows, IT systems, and technical infrastructure. It assists users of enterprise modeling and analytics tools such as ABACUS in describing data, designing models, and communicating their decisions. Avolution’s ABACUS toolset complies with industry best-practice open standards. As well as ArchiMate 3.0, ABACUS also supports the latest Open Group Architecture Framework, TOGAF 9.1. It is the only tool

Collaborative Cloud-based Enterprise Architecture at the Open Group Austin

June 2016 The pressure on IT teams to provide value from enterprise data which is up-to-date, instantly accessible from any territory or time-zone and consistent and centralized is increasing. “The only way to manage the sheer volumes of business and IT data well is for teams to collaborate on a centralized repository and models,” said Avolution’s Dr Tim O’Neill who will be speaking at the Open Group’s “Making Standards Work” conference in

Experience Cloud-based enterprise architecture at Gartner EA Summit

Avolution will sponsor the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit, this year taking place on 15 -16 June 2016 at the Park Plaza Westminster, London. As a Sponsor of this event, Avolution is pleased to be able to offer a special €325 discount on the standard rate – please find details of how to register below. The Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit will provide practitioners with an overview of “how to gain critical insights

Avolution at Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2016

Attendees at the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit will learn how to maximize the value and minimize the risks of investments in cloud, big data, analytics and mobility, says Gartner. Avolution is to sponsor and exhibit at the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit “Leading Digital Business Innovation and Transformation”, this year taking place on May 11-12 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD Avolution’s Vice President of American Operations Grant

Avolution at The Open Group London Conference

Most enterprise architecture teams now need to collaborate on data and models across multiple locations and time-zones. Avolution is sponsoring The Open Group conference to be held at London's Central Hall Westminster on April 25 to April 28, 2016, and are demonstrating their collaborative enterprise modeling and roadmapping tool, ABACUS 4.5. Avolution's Dr Tim O'Neill will discuss how organizations can take steps to implement a clear digital business strategy in real-time,

Avolution to showcase ABACUS 4.4 for modeling and roadmapping at Gartner Enterpr …

ABACUS allows teams to manage data and strategy, run analytics, and collaborate across the enterprise. New ABACUS 4.4 features include integration with MS SharePoint, time-saving diagramming techniques, visual comparisons between multiple architectures, and new impact analysis techniques. Avolution, leader in enterprise modelling and metrics-based analysis, is to sponsor the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit “Architecting the Digital Business Ecosystem”, this year taking place at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge on

Avolution to show new release of Enterprise Architecture tool, ABACUS®, at The …

ABACUS 4.4 to be showcased at “Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™ Summit” in Madrid, Spain on 20th – 23rd April. AVOLUTION, developer and supplier of software solutions for enterprise modelling and metrics-based analysis, today announced participation in the forthcoming Open Group “Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™ Summit”. The latest release of the company’s enterprise architecture tool, ABACUS 4.4, will be showcased at the event, taking place in Madrid on 20th –

Gartner includes ABACUS toolset in Market Guide for Enterprise Business Process …

Avolution has been named a “Representative Vendor” in Gartner’s Market Guide for Enterprise Business Process Analysis*, launched this month. Avolution’s ABACUS toolset is used by clients worldwide to improve business decision making helping them to identify, analyze, engineer, measure, review and maintain business processes. The Guide provides a survey of the discipline of enterprise business process analysis: “business modeling aimed at transforming and improving business performance and business outcomes. “This research

Avolution Opens Singapore Office

Avolution, developer and supplier of software solutions for enterprise modeling, planning and IT strategy, announced today that it has opened a South East Asian office in Singapore. The announcement follows strong growth throughout 2014, which is projected to increase further over the next twelve months. “South East Asia continues to be a strong region for Avolution,” said Mark Denford, Asia-Pacific Manager, “and Singapore is at the centre of this growth. Singaporean government

Avolution to show new ABACUS 4.3 release at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2014.

Enterprise Architecture tool vendor to demonstrate vizualisation, integration, and productivity-focussed enhancements to industry leading tool. AVOLUTION, recently positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture tools* for the second consecutive year and developer of the ABACUS® software for enterprise modelling, planning and IT strategy, today announced that the company will be showcasing the latest release of its flagship product, ABACUS 4.3, at the Gartner Symposium and

Avolution announces latest release of flagship Enterprise Architecture tool, ABA …

AVOLUTION, recently positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture tools* for the second consecutive year and developer of the ABACUS® software for enterprise modeling, planning and IT strategy, has today announced its latest release, ABACUS 4.3. New features will enhance visualization options, aid user-productivity, simplify data interchange with 3rd-party systems, and further strengthen the tool’s support of industry standards. Available from today, ABACUS 4.3 introduces

Avolution positioned as a “Leader” in the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for En …

Avolution, developer and supplier of the ABACUS® software for enterprise modeling, planning and IT strategy, today announced that it has been positioned by industry analyst Gartner Inc. in the “Leaders” quadrant of its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools*. This is the second year in a row that Avolution has appeared in the Leaders quadrant. "We are very proud to be positioned for the second year in a row in

Avolution to showcase leading Enterprise Architecture tool at APTA’s EXPO

Avolution, recently positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture tools* for the second consecutive year and developer of the ABACUS® software for enterprise modeling, planning and IT strategy, will be participating in the American Public Transportation Association’s EXPO, scheduled to take place October 13-15 in Houston, Texas. APTA’s EXPO, which takes place only once every three years, is a one of a kind event that showcases

ABACUS Tops New Survey into Enterprise Architecture Visualization Tools.

Australian tool vendor offers widest range of visualization techniques from a single Enterprise Architecture product suite. AVOLUTION, developer and supplier of software solutions for IT strategy, planning and enterprise modelling, today announced that its flagship Enterprise Architecture tool, ABACUS®, received the highest score of 19 EA tools surveyed by Technische Universität München (the Technical University of Munich), Germany, as part of their research into the ‘state-of-the-art and future development’

Rutgers Business School teams with Avolution to support world-class curriculum

Avolution, a leader in Enterprise Architecture software and solutions, today announced that Rutgers Business School has become the latest institution to join its academic partner program. Recently ranked as #10 on a list of the top 13 business schools in the USA, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, will be enhancing the Enterprise Information Architecture content of its Business Analytics and Information Technology (BAIT) curriculum with the

Avolution to preview new ABACUS release at Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summi …

AVOLUTION, developer and supplier of software solutions for IT strategy, planning and enterprise modelling, will showcase the company’s forthcoming release of its flagship product, ABACUS®, at the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summits 2014 in London (21st – 22nd May) and New Harbor, Maryland (4-5th June). Building on the success of the ABACUS 4 series, the forthcoming 4.3 release is expected to further strengthen Avolution’s position as a ‘leader’ amongst Enterprise

Avolution to host Enterprise Architecture workshop at Ovum Industry Congress.

EA vendor’s clients, Aviva and BNP Paribas, join Principal Tim O’Neill to share experiences ‘from the coalface’ in Enterprise Architecture workshop. AVOLUTION, developer and supplier of software solutions for enterprise modelling and metrics-based analysis, today announced that one of the company's founders and principals, Dr. Tim O'Neill, will host an educational workshop on Enterprise Architecture at the forthcoming Ovum Industry Congress in London on 13th - 14th May 2014. The

Avolution announce support for revised ArchiMate 2.1 standard.

Latest updates to popular Enterprise Architecture notation incorporated into new 4.2 release of leading EA tool, ABACUS. Avolution have today announced that its latest release of ABACUS incorporates all of the enhancements introduced into the new 2.1 Specification of ArchiMate. The Open Group’s ArchiMate Standard provides instruments to enable enterprise architects to describe, analyse and visualise the relationships among business domains in an unambiguous way. Specifically, ArchiMate defines a

Avolution to showcase latest release of leading Enterprise Architecture tool, AB …

AVOLUTION, developer and supplier of software solutions for enterprise modelling and metrics-based analysis, today announced participation in the forthcoming Open Group Conference, “Business Transformation in Finance, Government and Healthcare”. The latest release of the company’s enterprise architecture tool, ABACUS 4.2, will be launched at the event, taking place in London on 21st – 23rd October 2013. The Open Group’s London conference will focus on how organisational change is

Avolution launch hosted HTML5-based service, ABACUS® Intelligence On-Demand™

Avolution, developer and supplier of software solutions for IT strategy, planning and enterprise modelling, today announced the launch of a new hosted service. HTML5-based and platform agnostic, ABACUS Intelligence On-Demand addresses the needs of business and IT decision makers to view up-to-date information on corporate resources whenever it’s needed, via a hosted, web-based service. ABACUS Intelligence links directly to a customer’s ABACUS repository, enabling dynamic views of their

Avolution positioned as “Visionary” in the Gartner 2012 Magic Quadrant for E …

AVOLUTION, developer and supplier of software solutions for IT strategy, planning and enterprise modelling, today announced it has been positioned by the analyst firm, Gartner Inc., in the Visionary’s quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools report for 2012*. The Gartner Magic Quadrant provides a graphical, competitive positioning of technology providers in areas of high market growth. Vendors in the Visionary quadrant align with Gartner's view of how

New ABACUS release to be showcased at Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 201 …

Building on the company’s achievements to date in which over 1,000 customers in more than 75 countries are now using ABACUS, the new 4.0 release will further strengthen the product’s application in its key solution areas: IT Strategic Planning; IT Portfolio Management (ITPM); IT Service Management (ITSM); Business Process Management (BPM); Business Intelligence (BI); Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC); and Enterprise Architecture (EA). ABACUS enables a complete enterprise model to

Avolution is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2010 Enterprise Architect …

Sydney, Australia, 04 November 2010 – Avolution, a leading provider of the Abacus® solution for the metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools*. "We are proud of our position in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Enterprise Architecture Magic Quadrant," said Dr Tim O'Neill, co-founder of Avolution. "We believe it confirms our ongoing commitment

Avolution and Logica announce partnership

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, and Logica, a leading IT and business services company, today announced that Logica has selected Avolution's ABACUS product suite as a preferred solution for its IT Strategy, Service Oriented Architecture and Enterprise Architecture High Growth Area (HGA). Mr. Georges Abou Harb, Logica's IT Strategy and Service Oriented Architecture Practice Leader, said: "Logica selected ABACUS due to its flexible modelling approach and

Avolution in Computer Weekly

Avolution, provider of the market leading Abacus® solution for enterprise modelling and the metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced a citation in David Binning’s excellent Computer Weekly article titled ‘Cutting-edge analytics’. Quoting from the article ... According to Dr Tim O'Neill, co-founder of business solutions provider Avolution - a Gartner "cool vendor" - it is no longer adequate for firms to be merely passive consumers of data. To truly harness its

Avolution Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

Avolution, provider of the market leading Abacus® solution for the metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced that it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Cool Vendors in Enterprise Architecture, 2009 report by Greta James of Gartner, Inc. "We believe Gartner’s selection of Avolution further validates our position as the market leader for metrics-based analysis of architectures," said Dr Tim O'Neill, co-founder of Avolution. "Built upon a

ABACUS is PeaF certified

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures and Pragmatic EA the developer of PeaF, today announced that Avolution's ABACUS enterprise modelling solution is the first tool to be certified to support the Pragmatic Enterprise Architecture Framework (PeaF) Version 1.1. Licensed ABACUS users can download the ABACUS - PeaF library for free from the Avolution Community. Through its PeaF certification, Avolution can provide organisations with the flexibility to use this pragmatic

Avolution supports BMM

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced the release of an Object Management Group (OMG) Business Motivation Model (BMM) library for its ABACUS enterprise modelling solution. Licensed ABACUS users can download it for free from the Avolution Community. Dr Tim O’Neill (founder) said: “We are pleased to announce the release of an ABACUS library supporting version 1.0 of the OMG's Business Motivation Model (BMM) standard. Users can now

Avolution and Edarat Group announce partnership

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, and ICT consulting services specialist Edarat Group, today announced a professional services partnership for the Middle East and Gulf states for Avolution's ABACUS product suite. Mr. Erick Baduy, Edarat Group's CEO, said: "Following careful analysis of the market and supported by strong reviews by Butler Group, Forrester and AMR Research, Edarat Group has chosen ABACUS to strengthen its IT Strategy Consulting solution.

ABACUS in research analyst report

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced the inclusion of ABACUS in a recent independent research analyst's report. In a recently published article for enterprise architects to Use The Right Set Of Criteria When Selecting An Enterprise Architecture Tool the analyst discusses various criteria including the pioneering metrics-based approach delivered exclusively by Avolution's ABACUS. About Avolution ============ Avolution provides the ABACUS® solution which is unique to the enterprise modeling space

Butler Group rates ABACUS as a leader

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced the inclusion of ABACUS in a recent independent research analyst's report. Butler Group have recently published a Technology Management and Strategy Report entitled IT Strategy and Architecture: Creating an Enterprise Model to Support IT Strategic Planning citing ABACUS as a tool that provides "a practical and measurable metrics framework for non-functional architectural requirements, which could also be used to manage

Butler Group rates ABACUS as a pioneer

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced that Butler Group\'s Mark Blowers has published a Technology Audit on ABACUS citing ABACUS as \"a pioneer in the Enterprise Architecture modelling space and relevant to a wide range of companies in the enterprise, software, and System Integrator (SI) sectors\". \"The flexibility of the Avolution approach manifests in a much larger number of standard architectural frameworks available compared to other

Avolution to present at APC'08 in Glasgow

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced that on the 22nd of April it will keynote present at the 18th Open Group Architecture Practitioner's Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. Dr Tim O'Neill from Avolution will deliver a presentation titled "Case Study: pan-Government Enterprise Modelling at Capita". Case Study: pan-Government Enterprise Modelling at Capita Capita is the UK's leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and consulting company with over 30,000 staff operating

Avolution signs contract with BT Global Services

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced that it had signed a multi-year contract with British Telecom (BT) Global Services for enterprise architecture related products and services within one of its major programmes. Under the agreement BT will be using Avolution\'s ABACUS enterprise modelling solution to not only document the Enterprise Architecture of the programme but to apply the advanced techniques of impact, scenario and trade-off analysis

ABACUS article in the GEAO Journal

The March 2008 edition of the Global Enterprise Architecture Organisation (GEAO) Journal of Enterprise Architecture has published a provocative article entitled \"The Myth of Zachyphus\" authored by Avolution and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). In the article, Kyle Dunsire (Architecture Practice Manager of Avolution) and Dr Tim O\'Neill (Research Fellow at UTS and Executive Director of Avolution) state \"Since the dawn of mankind myths have played an important role as

Avolution supports FEA Reference Model

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced the release of a US Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) Reference Model (RM) library for its ABACUS enterprise modelling solution. Licensed ABACUS users can download it for free from the Avolution Community. The FEA RM is being developed by the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to \"transform the Federal Government to one that is citizen-centric, results-oriented and market-based\" [OMB]. Dr Tim

Avolution supports SAP EAF

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced the release of an SAP Enterprise Architecture Framework (EAF) library for its ABACUS enterprise modelling solution. Licensed ABACUS users can download it through the Avolution Community. Dr Tim O’Neill (founder and Executive Director) said: “The SAP EAF is the latest in a long line of EA frameworks aimed at driving business transformation. With the ABACUS - SAP EAF library,

AMR Research reports on ABACUS

AMR Research\'s Derek Prior has recently published an article titled \'Enterprise Architecture Techniques for SAP Customers\'. In the article he discusses how some of the leading SAP customers have been quietly deploying enterprise architecture techniques to transform their business and prepare for SOA. One example he cites as best-practice for managing strategic business transformation is Birmingham City Council\'s (BCC) use of ABACUS to build and maintain their enterprise-wide framework. In referring to

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