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Troux Enterprise Architecture Solutions by Richard J. Reese

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Using the database

Using a database loaded with accurate and current data, portfolio analysis can begin. The following screen shows how the hard work of building a taxonomy pays off.

Using the database

Applications are grouped by category, and the example shows this hierarchy:

  • Application Category: Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Subcategory: Financial Management
  • Application: Customer Profile System
  • Attributes:
    • Installation date: 1/10/07
    • Target retirement date: 5/26/10
    • Recurring cost: $300,000

A review of the screen shows a portion of the data attributes available within the Troux database. Many different forms of analysis can be performed as long as data attributes are populated. ...

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