Enterprise Architecture Guide

Welcome to Dragon1.

Dragon1 is a specialized online EA Tool for Enterprise Architecture, but also fit for designing and constructing software systems, for business process modeling and for generalized modeling purposes such as visualizing existing systems and processes.

This guide learns you how to use Dragon1 to support the work in the field of Enterprise Architecture.

The Benefits of Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture is two things: A field of work and the total concept of an enterprise structure.

The field of work Enterprise Architecture is the art and science of designing and supervising the realization of innovated enterprise structures.

The main benefits of using Enterprise Architecture in the organization is: a) knowing the structure and dependencies in the organization to analyze impact of change and solve innovation blocking situations and b) managing the risks of transformation in the organization.

For this the architect needs to create models, views and diagrams for stakeholders who use these products to take decisions or to make detailed designs.

Methods and Standards

On Dragon1 you can make use of international standards, but also adopt the methods and standards to your own likeness, or even use your own crafted internal Enterprise Architecture Method.

The internal architecture standards we support are:

Reference Architectures