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Attribute mapping

 

 

Mapping attributes is a really useful feature of Sparx EA. It lets to describe in detail where an attribute comes from or goes to.

The mapping can be seen easily in a class diagram. The problem is that inputting the data is painful, but all that is fixed in eaDocX V4: see our short video

 

eaDocX V4 released

We are pleased to announce the release of eaDocX 4.0, complete with a new Trial version

 

Lots of NEW FEATURES plus full compatibility with EA v 14 *

If you are a customer with a current support subscription you can download and install the full version of code and start working with v4 straightaway

If not, then try out the trial version of eaDocX V4. It is a full-function version of eaDocX Collaboration Edition, so has all the functions and features of the full product.

 

It includes a new 30-day licence, so if you have previously tried eaDocX v3 for 30 days, then you can have 30 more days with V4.

 

NEW FEATURES

·  eaDocX 4.0 now supports using Instances for capturing and documenting systems.

·Major refresh of eaXL

oAll-new user interface: easier to find and export the data you need

oSeparate menus for eaDocX(Word) and eaXL - easier to use

oeaDocX/XL workbooks and all their worksheets/charts and ranges all appear as EA elements, so you can open them quickly from the EA PB. Make Excel spreadsheets an integral part of your model

oTime-machine for Excel charts - go back to see what they looked like in older versions of your spreadsheets/models

oFast editing of Tagged values of Attributes

oFull editing of connectors: update, create new and delete

·Auto Templates lets you create lots of small documents with similar content.

·Print Element comments, plus replies to comments. Just create a Quick Document on some elements which have comments, to see what's possible.

oComing Soon - Add Prolaborate comments into your eaDocX documents.

 

(* NB eaDocX and eaXL can now be found under the 'Specialize' menu, not the 'Extension' menu, as was the case up to v13)

 

Plus bug fixes and corrections

See the release notes for more information

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 https://prolaborate.com/resources/documentation/eadocx-integration

 

 

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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.

Just quote SPKABILITY