What is LeanIX EAM?

What is LeanIX EAM

LeanIX EAM is a software application designed for Enterprise Architecture Management. Enterprise Architecture Management involves aligning an organization's IT infrastructure and systems with its business strategy and objectives. It includes understanding and documenting the organization's IT landscape, planning and designing a new IT architecture to support the ever-evolving business strategy, and overseeing the implementation of such architectural changes. LeanIX EAM helps carry out these processes effectively by providing a platform for managing and optimizing enterprise architecture.

So some of the important objectives achieved through LeanIX EAM are:

  • Supporting business and technology transformations in an ever-changing business world.
  • Ensuring that IT strategies and solutions align with the overall business goals and objectives.
  • Identifying cost-saving opportunities, rationalizing the application portfolio, and optimizing IT investments.
  • Enhancing operational efficiency, improving integration and interoperability among different systems and applications.
  • Mitigating risks associated with technology, data security, and compliance with regulations.

Who uses LeanIX

A variety of individuals and roles utilize LeanIX, including:

  • Enterprise Architects: To document, model, analyze, and optimize the enterprise architecture of the entire organization.
  • CIOs and IT leadership: To gain a holistic view of IT performance, identify areas for optimization, develop IT strategy, and ensure alignment of IT with overall business strategy.
  • Application and Business Owners: To understand how IT supports their business capabilities and make data-driven decisions for improvement. They play a crucial role in ensuring the Application Fact Sheets contain accurate and up-to-date information by updating relevant attributes, dependencies, and relationships.
  • IT Security: To manage compliance and risk of their organization's tech landscape.
  • Transformation Managers: To get transparency of all IT projects for better planning of budgets, managing interdependencies (of projects, application interfaces, etc.) and risks.
  • Solution Architects: To design and implement solutions to meet specific business needs, select technologies, and manage integration.

What use cases exist?

Following typical use cases can be realized by leveraging our EAM modules (sometimes, more than one module will be recommended to get the full potential out of the use cases):

Application Portfolio Management module (APM)Technology Risk Management (TRM)Business Transformation Management (BTM)
Application Portfolio AssessmentObsolescence Risk Management (coming soon. Check these Reports that are typical for the use case)Application Modernization
Application RationalizationERP Transformation (coming soon)

Why use EAM?

EAM enables the IT organization to become the best possible sparring and innovation partner for their business as it translates the technical way of doing Enterprise Architecture Management into an intuitive practice that can be performed by anyone in the company on the level they need it. Our product follows a collaborative approach to collecting data about the company’s business and IT on an ongoing basis which keeps the inventory data clean and up-to-date and ensures that responsibility for data maintenance is a shared effort across the company.