MEGA Releases Powerful New Version of Enterprise Architecture Solution
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Enhances business process improvement, IT planning, and enterprise architecture management RAYNHAM, Mass.--(Business Wire)-- MEGA, the company that pioneered enterprise architecture (EA) and business process analysis (BPA) solutions, today introduced the 2009 edition of the MEGA Modeling Suite. This latest version of the industry-leading, strategic EA solution is a platform to help businesses cut operational costs, rationalize limited assets, and support innovation. MEGA, named by global market research company Forrester as a leader in its January 2009 report, The Forrester Wave: Business Process Analysis, Enterprise Architecture (EA) Tools, and IT Planning, Q1 2009, continually provides pragmatic answers to support customer needs. This new version of the Suite is a unique solution that encompasses all dimensions of EA, from business process optimization and IT road-mapping and planning, to IT systems design and data modeling. The major emphasis is on EA management, with a new version of MEGA IT Planning, which helps enterprises build and compare effective in-depth scenarios for IT system transformation. Using IT master plans, MEGA IT Planning enables what-if analysis for accurate forecasts of the effects of change within the IT environment. The software includes a customizable library of management-oriented, predefined dashboards to support decision-making and help enterprises better synchronize IT investments with business strategy. To advance business architecture initiatives and identify areas for cost reductions, the Suite offers MEGA Process BPMN to support the latest version of the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), the recognized industry standard developed by the Object Management Group (OMG) for business process descriptions. In addition to the notation, MEGA Process BPMN provides value-added decision support through process mapping and analysis capabilities. Process owners, and business and IT architects can use the common notation of BPMN to simplify communication, and accelerate their business process optimization initiatives. The new version includes capabilities driven by customer needs, and extends the Suite for the defense and security industry with the MEGA Suite for DoDAF. New administration features integrate the platform with authentication systems, and offer support for repository storage in Oracle or MS SQL Server databases. About MEGA MEGA provides enterprise architecture, business process analysis, and governance, risk, and compliance solutions, with 70,000 users worldwide. Clients include AT&T, DirecTV, Morgan Stanley, NASA, Nissan, and Wyeth, and the US Departments of Agriculture, Homeland Security, and Transportation. www.mega.com MEGA Sue Myers, 781-784-7684 smyers at meganorthamerica.com Copyright Business Wire 2009