Business Analysts

Designed for Operational Excellence & Business Transformation

Elements.cloud supports an Agile Business Analysis approach that has been proven over 20 years and 1000+ projects in a range of industries. It is multi-tenant and cloud based with a modern technical architecture and elegant UX. And it is built to scale from the smallest business to the largest enterprise.
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Did we mention that it is FREE, for ever, for everyone?  Scroll down to see the difference between FREE, PRO and ENTERPRISE.

Affordable for the Fortune 5 million not just the Fortune 500

The core capabilities to get clear on: who needs to do what, when why and how. Share this knowledge simply and securely with anyone who should have access. In the past, technology this powerful was designed to meet the needs of the Fortune500. Now anyone can afford it.

Sharing content effortlessly across distributed operations

Your business operations cover your customers, employees, contractors, partners and suppliers. Our sharing model allows all these stakeholders to access and collaborate on a single view of your operational knowledge.

Save time and effort with real time virtual workshops

Simple, proven approach engages people of all backgrounds. Fast. Real-time updating enables virtual mapping workshops that really work. No need to get people in the same room to make real progress. Everyone sees changes as they happen, can contribute on-screen ideas or even take over editing. Open or restricted collaboration. It’s up to you.

“The key to good decision making is not knowledge. It’s understanding. We are swimming in the former. We are desperately lacking in the latter” . Malcolm Gladwell

 

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WHY UPGRADE TO PRO

The core Elements.cloud features and the Salesforce Integration are free, for ever, for everyone. Yes, really. That it is our commitment. How do we make money? We have Pro capabilities that you may decide you need.

Some of the compelling Pro features include:

Governance and Version Control of process content

Themes and images for process diagrams

Maintain central library of URLs that link to existing corporate documentation or DMS (SharePoint, Box, Google Drive, etc.)

Governance standards (ISO/FCA/GDPR) easily accessible linked to processes to demonstrate compliance

Sync app meta data (eg Salesforce objects and fields) to be able to document design and configuration decisions

We continue to add to the capabilities to make upgrading an easy business decision. But you can work with the free offering to deliver what you need. Your choice.

FEATURE COMPARISON (FREE vs PRO)

Elements.cloud: a powerful cloud platform

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Each User has a Personal Space and can create team Spaces to collaborate with others around Requirements, Process Maps and Ref Models

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Integration with Salesforce: install Managed Package and connect Org to a Space for Single Sign On

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Add attachments to any object: note, URL link, Data Table

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Advanced attachments; images, URL links from the URL Link Library & Ref Models.

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Manage users in User Groups

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Control access / visibility to any attachment by User Group

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Add and manage links in the URL Link Library.

When an external URL changes, update it in the URL Library, and all links are automatically updated e.g. Salesforce changes your server from NA22 to NA35 or you move to a custom domain

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Ad-hoc reporting on Requirements and Process Maps

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Saved report formats and reporting on Ref Models

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Free text search within a Process Map or across a Ref Model

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Capture user requirements and user stories

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Any user can submit and raise a Requirement

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Any user can add attachments and collaborate/comment on a Requirement

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A Requirement can have attachments and be linked to an activity box in a Process Diagram

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A Requirement Manager can track a Requirement through the lifecycle from submitted to implemented or deleted

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A Requirement and User Stories can have attachments and collaboration/comments. Requirements can be linked to Stories

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Kanban view (coming soon)

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Import Requirements from CSV file

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User Stories can be synchronized with Jira or linked to Agile Accelerator items

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Salesforce Lightning component so any user can raise and submit a Requirement (requires Salesforce Integration managed package to be installed) (coming soon)

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Map processes and collaborate on business improvement

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Editors can create process maps. A map is a hierarchy of process diagrams that enable the most complex processes to be easily understood by anyone

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Control access rights of a process map; Manager, Editor, Viewer. With one click give users view access to a map. Control editor rights by user.

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Share maps securely with users outside your organization; consultants, contractors, vendors, partners, customers, volunteers

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Add Digital Rights Management on maps that are shared outside your organization

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Collaborate/comment on a process diagram

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Attach notes, URLs, Data Tables and Requirement links to any step in a process diagram

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Attach images, URLs from the URL Link Library, Data Tables, Ref Model links to any step in a process diagram

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Drop images onto process diagrams or use an image as an activity step

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Smart renumbering of activity boxes on a diagram

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Control who can invite users to maps and set access rights for editors at a diagram level, not just at a map level

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Change log with snapshots of diagram images when you start each editing session. Take additional manual snapshots.

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Document your Salesforce & other app config to understand the impact of changes & GDPR

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Sync Salesforce config from Sandbox Org into an Elements.cloud Ref Model. Make Ref Model GDPR Enabled to validate which fields hold Personal Data (requires Salesforce Integration managed package to be installed)

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Get instant insights into config and report on Salesforce Ref Model items; e.g. no of custom objects & fields, number of record types

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Create an Elements.cloud Ref Model for any app/system by CSV Import or manual entry. Make Ref Model GDPR Enabled to validate which fields hold Personal Data

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For GDPR Enabled Ref Models, any field can be GDPR enabled and can then store the status: Not assessed / Not assessed – potential / Personal Data / Personal Data Sensitive / N/A

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Add attachment to any item in Ref Model; notes, URL, URL Link Library, Data Table, Image

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Get line of sight from Requirements and Processes to any item in a Ref Model  Link to Requirements shows why you needed it. Link to step in a Process Map  shows how and where you use it

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Run impact analysis reports on any item in Ref Model; attachments, links, GDPR status

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Tag any Ref Model item; “evaluated” “Release X” “LEX ready” “delete-not used”

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“Where is this field used” – across every item in the Ref Model (coming soon)

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Deliver user training and drive up adoption

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Use the maps for training; attach links to procedures, training documents, videos, apps e.g. Salesforce

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With one click give all users in the Space view rights to a map.

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Embed a diagram in a Salesforce standard or custom object (requires Salesforce Integration managed package to be installed)

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Create a list of shortcuts to diagrams by adding diagram links to the Salesforce Elements tab (requires Salesforce Integration managed package to be installed)

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Create internal portal page with links to individual diagrams via their unique URL

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Provide easily managed governance; releases, versions and compliance

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Release Managers can create and manage Releases. A Release applies to all content in a Space

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Manage process diagrams through the release cycle;  draft, ready for release, published, archived

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Step through all versions of a diagram to review the differences; archived, published, ready for release, draft

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Create a Ref Model from compliance statements . e.g. ISO9000, ISO27001, GDPR.  Add manually or import from CSV

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Add attachment to any item in Ref Model; notes, URL, URL Link Library, Data Table, Image

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Add a link for any Ref Model item to a step in a process diagram to demonstrate compliance

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HOW MUCH WILL THIS COST?

The FREE plan is free, for ever, for as many users as you want. And no limit on how many spaces, maps, diagrams…  you get the idea.
The PRO plan is accessed by upgrading a Space to Pro, which means you need at least ONE Editor – $730/year.  So it works out at just $2/day. Crazy, right?   Nonprofits get 50% discount      You can try Pro for free with a 14 day trial