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Enterprise Canvas & Operating Model

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An organizational structure overview is of vital importance for businesses and stakeholders who desire to describe the enterprise systems, their business components, and their relation to each other. This can be achieved by enterprise architecture modeling with Comidor Enterprise Canvas & Operating Model.

Enterprise Canvas

Comidor Enterprise Canvas is the tool that enables users to build interactive and maintainable systems, easily with drag-and-drop options and connect every department with workflows.

Design Canvas

In order to access the Enterprise Canvas unit, click on the left-side menu Admin Apps> Business Architecture> Enterprise canvas.

A new tab opens with your Canvas.

  1. Click on the “+” icon to create a new canvas.
  2. Switch between different canvases.
  3. Apply the following actions:
    1. Save all
    2. Clear all canvases
    3. Clear the selected Canvas
    4. Undo your last actionEnterprise canvas design | Comidor Platform
  4. Apply properties to the selected Canvas, such as Title, Width, Height, and Color.Enterprise canvas label | Comidor Platform
  5. Set as Main Canvas the primary canvas you wish to be displayed first in the Operation model.
  6. Drag-and-drop elements (shapes, line, text) from the left side of your screen, and draw relationships between them.Enterprise canvas elements | Comidor Platform
    1. Select an element and apply format properties such as Text, Font color, Font size, Font weight, and Font family.
    2. The Background image can be used in a text element, by providing the image URL as a background.
    3. Z-index: specify the stack order of an element, in cases of multiple elements. An element with greater stack order is always in front of an element with a lower stack order.
    4. Connect every element with workflows. In option Category type the category of workflows that is related to this element. Every employee can get a view of all linked workflows to this element.
    5. Alternatively, add the workflow ID of a particular workflow. This way, by clicking on this element in the Operating Model unit the users will be re-directed to the linked workflow.
    6. Link one canvas to another, with the Linked with option. This way, by clicking on this element in the Operating Model unit, the users will be re-directed to the linked canvas. Enterprise canvas label | Comidor Platform
    7. Other actions available:
      • Clone elements
      • Delete elements
      • Display the Text vertically
      • Re-size and move elements in the canvas
      • Rotate and Reset rotation
    8. Multiple Elements Control:
      • Multi-select two or more elements
      • Align elements vertically or horizontally
      • Apply horizontal or vertical spacing (for 3 or more elements)
      • Delete
      • Transfer the selected elements to another canvas

Enterprise canvas elements | Comidor Platform


Operating Model

By integrating enterprise architecture diagrams into the Comidor landscape, you provide a business-value centric perspective of your whole organization and incorporate different levels of process overview.

Users can see the final diagram that was designed in Enterprise canvas in the Operating Model Unit.

More specifically:

  • 360 view of all business processes per department
  • Less time required to complete different processes
  • Error Minimization

In order to access the Operating Model, click on the left-side menu Admin Apps> Business Architecture> Operating Model.

Operating Model | Comidor Platform

By clicking on one element that is linked with a workflow category, you can see all workflow designs on the right-side pop-up. Click on one workflow design to open it in full view.

Elements that contain a specific workflow ID are marked with a linking icon. Click on one of them, and you will be re-directed to the respective workflow design.