User Role

Enterprise Architect

The LeanIX EA Suite is a collaborative and data-driven solution to organize and manage
as-is IT landscapes and plan future architectures.

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"Unlike other products, LeanIX gives our stakeholders the reports and configurable views they need to visualize their precise architectural targets. We can address IT complexity, redundancy, and non-standardized technology faster than ever before."

Ralf Lübben, Enterprise Architect
BENTELER Business Services GmbH
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Remove redundant applications and save $1.2 million in yearly application costs

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Avoid over $1 million in additional support costs due to technical debt

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Complete 20% more IT transformation projects on time

Take inventory and manage your application portfolio

  • Model and prioritize business capabilities using our best-practice business capability maps
  • Document the application landscape with all its dependencies, starting with user groups and business capabilities
  • Leverage in-tool data surveys and out-of-the-box integrations to enhance your data quality

Efficiently identify and rationalize redundant applications

  • Leverage a broad variety out-of-the-box reports to evaluate applications by technical fit, functional fit, and lifecycle
  • Utilize the TIME model to determine whether applications should be tolerated (T), invested in (I), migrated (M), or eliminated (E)
  • Start initiatives to phase out elimination candidates and keep track of your rationalization progress

Be proactive in tackling your technical debt

  • Gain transparency into your applications' underlying IT components, lifecycles, and providers
  • Identify and assess risks due to obsolete technologies
  • Use the LeanIX Technology Lifecycle Service to obtain up-to-date lifecycle information on software and hardware
  • Automate data collection by synchronizing with your ITSM solution

Drive transformations with IT strategies aligned to business goals

  • Utilize the gained transparency of the as-is landscape to support transformation programs (e.g., cloud migrations, SAP S/4HANA migrations, post-merger IT integrations)
  • Reconcile IT initiatives with strategic business objectives
  • Plan scenarios and model the impacts to your current architecture
  • Build, visualize and communicate transformation roadmaps and your future IT landscape