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RedMonocle’s Knowledge Base is the data set that powers the RedMonocle Platform

June 22, 2020

RedMonocle is a powerful tool for CIOs and Enterprise Architects to determine where they have gaps and overlaps in their applications. The Scenarios Functionality gives you a virtual sandbox to add tools, subtract tools, and replace tools. Just as importantly, you need to ensure that an addition or replacement has the capacity and functionality to do the job. This is the purpose of the broad knowledge base behind the scenes of the RedMonocle interface.

The knowledge base is broken in to three sections:


Rapid Requirements Generator

This allows your enterprise to rapidly generate a requirement set based on the needs of your business. The Requirements Taxonomy sets forth the rules by which products are classified by their function and capability. This is the basis for evaluating how well your current set of tools meets your needs, highlighting gaps and overlaps in capability. The result yields recommendations that focus on optimizing your portfolio of tools. This saves hours and dollars on the task of determining your core requirements, gaps in capability, and overlaps in functionality.

Product Profiles

Product functionality is determined by product profiles we thoroughly and continuously update within the knowledge base. This comprehensive data set enables an analysis between what your requirements are, and the capabilities of the products you have. This gives you an in-depth look at multiple elements of the products you are using and the one’s recommended to complete your toolset. You know what you have, you know what you need. The knowledge base compares and contrasts each product for its capabilities.

Planning and Optimization

As a RedMonocle customer you gain access to the full breadth and depth of the knowledge base. This allows you to run scenarios to compare products, research requirements and optimize your portfolio for functionality.   From there it’s a matter of determining need. This enables rapid rationalization of tools and takes the emotion out of choosing the best tool for the job. You can continuously monitor your full tool portfolio to ensure all needs are being met.


By optimizing your assets, you can save time and money that can be dedicated elsewhere within your enterprise architecture. Get started by requesting a demo today!