eaDocX - Prolaborate Integration

We are delighted to announce that Prolaborate release 2.5 includes the ability to view and download all your eaDocX documents on the web alongside your EA model content.

This continues our mission help you to share great EA model content with all your stakeholders, in ways that work best for them.

To make sure Prolaborate can access your documents,  just follow these steps:

  1. Generate, 
  2. Enable Document Management*
  3. Save inside your EA model.

Detailed instructions can be found at



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* Document Management is available in the Corporate and Collaboration editions of eaDocX. 

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Group Licences



A single licence for your whole team:

eaDocX Group Licence


With simple installation and management plus maximum flexibility for users.

No need to be connected to a shared server for the licence to work.

Annual review lets you flex your eaDocX licences as your needs change.


There's more:

  • eaDocX monitors the use of the software against each licence key. So it is triggered whenever eaDocX functionality is used, NOT whenever EA is opened. 
  • The licence is sized to match your expected use. And as with floating licences, is not based on the number of individuals using the licence over a year but the concurrent usage. If the size is exceeded then the licence will not stop working. But we will report back to you and then use that information as part of the data set to agree what size of licence is appropriate for the next year.
  • Note that if the usage is a lot more than was expected (e.g. we are regularly seeing double the number of users within a few months of the licence starting) then we may request an additional fee ‘in year’ to upgrade you to a more appropriate size of licence.
  • A Group licence is valid for 12 months only, so Group licence customers will receive a new licence key each year, subject to renewal.
  • N.B. eaDocX Organisational licences were an early version of the Group licence. So Organisational licence users already know the benefits of working in this way.


Building Business Capability Conference Orlando - November 6-10





The final conference that Ability Engineering will be attending in 2017 is Building Business Capability in Orlando, Florida from 6th to 10th November.

Ian is joining the thought leaders, insiders and leading practitioners of the IT and business community to present  "The BA as Knowledge Curator" on November 10th. Join us and find out why he is recognised amongst this august company.

And visit Ability Engineering on the Prolaborate booth in the Exhibitor Hall - on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th.

We''d love you to join us at the event. So here's a discount code that you can use to get 10% off your ticket for the event.


One Week - Two Conferences

The first week of October 2017 looks like it will be a busy one. The Ability Engineering team are on the road again in Europe.

First stop: DREAM event 2017 (Dutch Requirements Engineering and Management)

on Tuesday 3rd October at the Hotel Van der Valk in Viannen.

Ian will be speaking on the subject of "The BA as Knowledge Curator" and we will be in the trade fair with our stand. Come and see us!


Second Stop: EA User Group 2 day event in Brussels

on Thursday and Friday the 5th/6th of October at the ACV-CSC Offices, Aeropolis Haachtsesteenweg 579, 1031 Schaarbeek, Brussels

Ian will be teaching his half day "Curation techniques" workshop on Thursday, followed by a session about Web Collaboration on Friday.

We will be there, along with many other EA users, for what promises to be a really good, educational and interesting couple of days. Don't miss out!

For more details and ticket sales, visit


BA Conference Europe 2017, 25-27 September, London

Business Analysis Conference Europe

25-27 September 2017, London

We are pleased to say that Ian will be participating at Europe’s leading Business Analysis conference –  the 9th Annual Business Analysis Conference Europe 2017 to be held on 25-27 September  in London.  The conference has five conference tracks with more than 50 Sessions with a focus on company case studies.  Delegates can also choose from twelve pre-conference workshops.  He will be making the following presentation:

The BA as Knowledge Curator

Quote the special Speakers Discount Code SPKR200 to take advantage of the £200 discount given to speaker colleagues.

Delegates can learn from other BAs past successes and challenges from a wide range of case studies, including case studies from the Bank of England, Department for Works and Pensions, easyJet, Harrods, National Grid, NHS Digital, Sky, Zurich Insurance, Lloyd's of London, Nationwide, European Chemicals Agency, Aviva Health, British Standards,  Capgemini, Leeds University, Old Mutual Wealth, TSB and more... The conference provides an unparalleled networking opportunity for Business Analysts from across Europe and beyond.  In 2016, the conference attracted over 415 delegates world-wide. 

To register or for a full conference programme, visit the IRM UK website or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +44 (0)20 8866 8366