Editions Overview and Comparison

Five Editions

Dragon1 is an online social networking, business modeling and diagramming software platform for business professionals.

We offer five editions: Dragon1 CONNECT, Dragon1 PRO, Dragon1 BUSINESS, Dragon1 ENTERPRISE and Dragon1 EDUCATION.

Below we'll give you an overview of the similarities and differences between these editions.

Key Benefits

No matter what edition of Dragon1 you use, you will have the following benefits and business outcomes:

  • Increase of Productivity - you need less time to create more valuable products. You will work more efficient with Dragon1.

  • Increase of Reuse - you will reuse data regarding your products and collaborate more because of Dragon1. Your costs and complexity will reduce.

  • Increase of Sustainability - you will work online more than ever before and therefore you will have less of a need to travel. You will reduce your carbon footprint using Dragon1.

  • Increase of Risk Control - you will have more update overviews and insights in dependencies and issues and can monitor and manage them better on Dragon1.

  • Increase of Joy - Your work will be more fun when using Dragon1 because of its gaming and social networking features.

Key Features

Overall features in every edition

  • Secure Web Application Suite with Database Repository - Dragon1 consists of a set of web applications that can be accessed only via SSL (your data is always encrypted and secure). Each web application has its own set of functionality and uses the same account database, so the web applications and users of the web applications can share the data in the account database and can collaborate online.

  • Responsive Design - Dragon1 can be used via any device: Desktop, Laptop, Tablet PC (iPad, etc..), Smartphone (iPhone, etc..) and any browser: Internet Explorer 10+, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

  • Multi Tenancy - Every account (often a separate company) has its own database. Every account holds one or more user logins that use the Dragon1 web application to create and manage data in the account database.

  • Enterprise Collaboration and Role Based Access Control - Users can work as individual or as team on Dragon1. Solitaire or as group you can use Dragon1 as an innovation lab to design different versions of an innovative solution and monitor its realization on Dragon1.

Templates and Generation of Visualizations

In every edition we have a different set of templates to quickly generate a visualization with. Below you see some templates, not all, we have put in the editions for you:

  • Dragon1 CONNECT - Networking features to find connections and create and maintain lists of contacts and their details. Als manage your projects and client and do sketching.

  • Dragon1 PRO - The Big Five (Concept Diagrams and Blueprints): Enterprise Architecture Overview, Governance Architecture Overview, Business Architecture Overview, Information Architecture Overview, Technology Architecture Overview.

    Other templates are: Process/Application Landscape, Technology Roadmap and Project Landscape Map, Architecture View Layout (Architecture Canvas), Enterprise Architecture Framework, Enterprise Architecture Blueprint, Application Landscape, Business Functions Model, Mood Board, Mind Map, Strategy Map, Infographic, Business Model Canvas, UML Use Case Model, BPMN Process Model, Flowchart Diagram, TOGAF Capability Diagram.

  • Dragon1 BUSINESS - Animated Enterprise Transformation Roadmap, Animated Enterprise Change Scenario, plus the Dragon1 PRO, for small teams.

  • Dragon1 ENTERPRISE - Animated Enterprise Transformation Roadmap, Animated Enterprise Change Scenario, plus the Dragon1 PRO, for large enterprises.

  • Dragon1 EDUCATION - The Big Five (Concept Diagrams and Blueprints): Enterprise Architecture Overview, Governance Architecture Overview, Business Architecture Overview, Information Architecture Overview, Technology Architecture Overview.

    Other templates are: Process/Application Landscape, Technology Roadmap and Project Landscape Map, Architecture View Layout (Architecture Canvas), Enterprise Architecture Framework, Enterprise Architecture Blueprint, Application Landscape and Business Functions Model.

Key features per edition as tool

Below we have grouped the key features to tools, to make a high-level distinction between the editions.

Dragon1 PRO

Dragon1 BUSINESS

Dragon1 ENTERPRISE

Smart SaaS EA Tool

Collaboration Platform for EA

Platform for Enterprise-Wide Transformation and Innovation

Online EA Tool, BPMN Tool, Archimate Tool, UML Tool & PM Tool

Online EA Tool, BPMN Tool, Archimate Tool, UML Tool & PM Tool

Online GRC Tool, ITPM Tool, BPA Tool & Scenario Modeling Tool

Social Business Networking Platform with profiles, blogs and discussions

Social Business Networking Platform with profiles, blogs and discussions

Social Business Networking Platform with profiles, blogs and discussions


Key features per edition per application in detail

We'll now list per Dragon1 web application the key features. Read the details page per edition for more information about features and functionality.

Web Application Features Dragon1 PRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
Digital Workplace Dashboard and Task boards
Import Import JSON, XML, PowerPoint, Visio and Excel
Enterprise Search Google style search, Company style search page, dynamically generated vissalizations
Viewer Create Atlases with Pages and place Images & Visualization on pages
Viewer Publication of interactive landscapes for communication, feedback and decision making
Viewer Work with popups and indicators
Viewer realtime (non)present indicator
Architecture Repository Registration & cataloging data on the desired level of detail
Architecture Repository Define your own vector shapes
Architecture Repository Define Entity Classes
Architecture Repository Define your own entity attributes
Visual Designer Generate, analyze and customize landscapes to your desired situation
Visual Designer Create visualizations of Views and Perspectives based on models and meta models
Visual Designer Work with frames and layers
Visual Designer Work with patterns
Visual Designer Work with scenarios and storyboards
Data Dashboard Manage over 70 object types / entity classes
Resource Center Work with one single published source of strategic Information and architecture documentation
Resource Center DMS / Version control (dropdownlink versions)
Resource Center Check In and Check out of documents
Application Manager Maintain settings of all applications
Application Manager Create your own skins
Management Dashboard Define widgets (gauges, charts) and compose your own Dashboard with it.
Business Analyzer Define and create reports (text/html/pdf)
Architecture Checker Identify / search for presence of usage of principles and elements in architecture data.

Do the Demos

Our latest feature is creating EA products by importing data from an Excel sheet into the Viewer. Try it yourself with the Templates, Charts and Maps demos.

Architecting Solutions

DEMO: Concept Mapping Software

How to use Dragon1 EA Tool

Learn to generate architecture diagrams using repositories
DEMO: BPMN Onboarding Process Example

DEMO: BPMN Onboarding Process Diagram - Measure Rules Compliance

Manufacturing, Financial Solutions
DEMO: Enterprise Architecture Blueprint Template

DEMO: Generate an Enterprise Architecture Blueprint to discover and solve RISK

Banking, Logistics, Healthcare
DEMO: Strategy Map Template

DEMO: Generate Strategy Map for CLOUD ADOPTION

Government, Logistics, Banking
DEMO: Process Application Map

DEMO: Generate Process Application Landscape for RPA

Retail, Agriculture, Oil & Gas
DEMO: Data Mapping Software

DEMO: Generate Application Landscape for SECURITY

Automotive, Financial Services, Health Care