By showing how various IT entities relate to one another, EA can help others visualize what should be done to change things for the better.
This figure shows the connection between data stored in the Metaverse Repository and their sources. The graphical view helps users of the repository know the origins of the data presented (insert added to improve understanding).
Troux uses the presentation style of an object with an icon and text connected through lines with arrow heads to indicate data flow direction. This same style is used in many Troux visualizations and makes the repository "come to life."
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