A major update to Mega International’s Hopex enterprise architecture tool aims to help customers better align IT resources with business objectives through a new enterprise management portal and strategic planning module.
Mega’s Hopex version 4 adds an IT Business Management module that can bring together functionality and data from the IT portfolio and business architecture components into one place through a streamlined UI to help users ensure their technology stays on track with their business goals. The more cohesive approach should smooth awkward transitions that customers sometimes faced between IT and business architecture profiles, said Daniel Hebda, Mega’s chief strategy officer.
A new Mega Hopex 360 enterprise portal will also give CIOs, business stakeholders and IT leaders access to a dashboard with charts and graphics to help them monitor their digital transformation projects. Hebda said prior Hopex portals focused on enterprise architects as the primary end user.
Access for C-level execs
But Than Nagashunmugam, an enterprise architect at a major financial institution and a member of Mega’s customer advisory board, said C-level executives also need to view a clear summary of the company’s applications, including the total number, their locations on or off premises and any that might