Essential Labs

See what’s in development and have a play.

Take the opportunity to try out some prototypes from our labs

We’re offering users the opportunity to try out some of the development views and capabilities that we are working on in our labs

Feel free to download and use them with your data, we'd love to get your feedback on suggestions, improvements and further ideas to help you in your role. These are working prototypes, but if you do happen to find any bugs please let us know.

Note: The labs developments are not supported, although you can post queries on the forums. We do not guarantee all developments will appear in future releases. We do not guarantee release dates but will aim to push some of these into the next release.

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Latest labs

Application Technology Lifecycle Management

Enterprise architecture vendor risk

View of applications, the technology they are using and the vendor lifecycle, the risk is shown


Overall Application Dependency

Enterprise architecture EA dependency

View of applications and dependencies in the estate


Embed Videos

Enterprise architecture video

Ability to embed videos in the repository


Previous Labs

Supplier License Summary

Enterprise architecture suppliers

View of suppliers and the due licence dates, with timeline for renewals due in the next 12 months


New Technology Reference Model

Enterprise architecture technology reference

Revised technnology reference model with duplication


Updated Application Summary with Costs


Enterprise architecture cost

Leveraging the new cost capabilities to show an overall application cost


Deprecated Slot Viewer


Simple maintenance table showing where deprecated slots are populated in the repository


IT Asset Dashboard

Enterprise architecture video

See your IT assets, duplication, status and risk is one place


Completeness Dashboard

Enterprise architecture completeness

See completeness of data in your repository, which instances aren't populated, which slots are populated, find objects not populated, etc


Data Duplication Dashboard

Enterprise architecture duplications

See potential duplicates in your repository.


Data Duplication Finder

Enterprise architecture instances

Utilise fuzzy logic to identify duplicates by class.


Detailed View for Integrations

Enterprise architecture integration

See where data is flowing where integration technology is used.


Design Authority View

Enterprise architecture design authority

See if your solution requires a waiver from the Design Authority or not.


New Process View

Enterprise architecture business process

Revised process view


Animated Roadmaps

Enterprise architecture roadmaps

Application changes over time shown in the animated roadmap.

Business Capability to Technology (tree)

Enterprise architecture capabilities tree

View linkages from capabilities to technology.


Simplified Project Dates Data Capture

Enterprise architecture project status

Edit dates on the screen directly through a simplified capture mechanism. Import back in via the import utility.


New Software Architecture View

Enterprise architecture software architecture

Display the software components of your applications.


Updated Application Catalogue View

Enterprise architecture application capabilities

Added lifecycle status to the catalogue.


Updated Principles View

Enterprise architecture principles

Reformatted. You can now tie assessments to the view using the Principle_Compliance_Assessment class.


Updated Business Capabilities

Enterprise architecture capabilities models

Minor Reformatting. These changes will flow through to other business capability models


NIST Cyber Security Pack

Enterprise architecture NIST

New view with associated import spec and spreadsheet.


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