Another major use of the repository is for analytical purposes. The following figure is an online representation of a report. It shows an impact analysis report. Data is presented using multiple forms (pie and bar charts) and also contains summarized data in numerical form.
Impact analysis reporting can be very beneficial. Impacts of strategic plans on systems and applications can be analyzed. Impacts of changing the IT infrastructure on applications can be analyzed. Also, finding gaps in business capabilities is made easier via the analytical tools available within the repository.