How Many STEPS Wizards Available So Far? And Available in What Edition?

  1. There are five STEPS Wizards available in Visual  Paradigm at the moment. There will be more wizards to be made available in the Future.
  2. The criteria of a STEPS Wizard to be made available in what Edition(s) based the diagram type(s) used in that wizard is/are also the default diagram type(s) available in the edition(s)
  • For example: ArchiMate Diagram is only available in the Enterprise Edition, so if the STEPS Wizard includes the ArchiMate diagram, then it will only be available in Enterprise Edition


STEPS Wizard Objectives Compatible Editions
Use Case 2.0
  • Identify the goals to be achieved as use cases
  • Identify the specific ways to achieve these goals as use case stories
  • Partition the stories into suitably sized pieces of work, known as use case slices
  • Produce a release plan
  • Plan out development tasks to be conducted in implementing the use cases
Enterprise / Professional
Developing MVC Sequence Diagrams from CRUD Model
  • Identify business entities for problem domain using conceptual ERD
  • Identify business services required for the problem based in basic CRUD operations
  • Elaborate the business services into MVC multiple layers of usage scenarios using sequence diagrams
Enterprise / Professional
Develop CRUD Chart from DFD
  • Interrelate processes and data stores with CRUD operations (CREATE, READ, UPDATE, DELETE)
  • Visualize the CRUD operations in a matrix format for further analysis
Enterprise / Professional / Standard
Competitive Analysis with Radar Chart
  • Clearly displays the important categories
  • Clearly defines full performance in each category
  • Makes concentrations of strengths and deficiencies visible
  • Automatic transform data into tabular format for further actions and comments
Enterprise / Professional
Capability Maturity Assessment
  • Stock taking of capability of an enterprise in a holistic view
  • Visualize the capability level of an enterprise as a whole
  • Identify what areas of the enterprise are required to increase or optimize capability
  • Identify the architectural focus areas that will support the development of the architecture
Capability-Based Transformation Planning
  • Stock taking of capability of an enterprise in a holistic view
  • Identify the transformation strategy required to realize each of the capability
  • Identify what action(s) are required to perform during the transformation


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