SAP PowerDesigner Review

The data modelling features are valuable. The meta-model seems to be proprietary.

What is most valuable?

  • Data modelling

How has it helped my organization?

  • Collaborative modelling

What needs improvement?

The meta-model (a.k.a. how objects are supposed to be connected to each other) seems to be proprietary.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used it for six months.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

We have not encountered any deployment issues.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Customer service is good... for a price.

Technical Support:

Technical support is good... for a price.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have used Sparx Enterprise Architect that provides more functions for a fraction of the costs.

How was the initial setup?

It was easy to install.

What about the implementation team?

Setup is simple and does not require external help.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

If you have a full SAP stack, maybe you can get it for a fraction of the cost....

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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