Compare Avolution ABACUS vs. IBM Rational System Architect

Avolution ABACUS is ranked 8th in Architecture Management with 3 reviews while IBM Rational System Architect is ranked 12th in Architecture Management with 2 reviews. Avolution ABACUS is rated 6.6, while IBM Rational System Architect is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of Avolution ABACUS writes "Powerful and customizable, but the interface needs to be more user-friendly and it needs dashboards". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Rational System Architect writes "Modeling is useful, but many features need improvement and technical support is lacking". Avolution ABACUS is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, ARIS BPM and iServer, whereas IBM Rational System Architect is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, SAP PowerDesigner and ARIS BPM. See our Avolution ABACUS vs. IBM Rational System Architect report.
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Find out what your peers are saying about Avolution ABACUS vs. IBM Rational System Architect and other solutions. Updated: November 2019.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is the traceability, you can trace any object to the other.If you face new challenges or issues then you can dynamically customize according to the business needs.

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We have seen ROI with this solution over the years that we have used it.The user interface is good. It's both clear and comprehensible. It's easy to work with.

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Cons
While this is one of the most powerful tools on the market it does not integrate well with Microsoft Office or others.If they want to expand in the European market then they are going to have to improve their technical support.It is vastly scalable but you can't run it on a Mac or Linux so it has limitations.The most valuable features are the catalog and the diagram.

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This solution can be more user-friendly and easier to use, with better dashboards.There needs to be more information at the outset about how to use the solution and how to deploy it. The deployment process needs improvement.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
This solution is expensive for some people's budgets and they need to offer a Lite version at a cheaper price

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8th
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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
585
Avg. Rating
6.7
12th
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2,546
Comparisons
2,172
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
454
Avg. Rating
6.0
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Overview
ABACUS is designed to provide the quickest time-to-value of any enterprise architecture tool. Build and maintain rich visual models from existing company data. ABACUS comes with standard industry frameworks as well as advanced analytic tools and best-in-class roadmapping and reporting functionality.IBM Rational System Architect is an enterprise architecture solution for visualizing, analyzing, and communicating enterprise architecture and business process analysis. This solution provides decision support, process optimization, and integration into solution delivery. Rational System Architect addresses all aspects of your organization's enterprise architecture, including modeling, publishing, analysis, and execution.
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BarclaysWuxi Lake Cloud, Nationwide, ETI, IDS Scheer
Find out what your peers are saying about Avolution ABACUS vs. IBM Rational System Architect and other solutions. Updated: November 2019.
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