The EATK makes Microsoft Word 2007 a first class citizen in the architecture description area. As I described in my recent post called "Do Office Tools Still Play a Role in Architecture Design?" There are a series of problems that the EATK is trying to solve by leveraging Microsoft Word 2007. I will not go into length in all of them but highlight some key areas.
The first is to make the creation of architecture descriptions much more intuitive and easy to do. Even though tools such as Word are easy to use we still see complexity here. That complexity comes in the form of:
Duplicate data entry
Limited ability to control quality of descriptions