Compare BiZZdesign vs. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect

BiZZdesign is ranked 11th in Architecture Management with 4 reviews while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is ranked 1st in Architecture Management with 13 reviews. BiZZdesign is rated 6.2, while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of BiZZdesign writes "Fast loading, easy to use, and has strong modeling capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect writes "An extensible solution with helpful webinars and good tutorials to learn from". BiZZdesign is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, ARIS BPM and Avolution ABACUS, whereas Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is most compared with Visual Paradigm, Visio and No Magic MagicDraw. See our BiZZdesign vs. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect report.
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t's a good tool. My colleagues that are making use of it for application, business processes, or data modeling, are very satisfied with it. They find it easy to use. The graphical representation is simple but therefore efficient, so I know that they are planning a very good commencement on the use of these tools.The feature I find most valuable is that the start times and loading times are short. It takes only a few seconds to load the repository and whenever I want to open diagrams, they are there almost immediately.The initial setup of this solution was very straightforward.The powerful editing function in teamwork project-based, common or shared modeling, based on a powerful repository and knowledge sharing in a portal are the most valuable features. These are the most important features for me. I can add the integration of individual modeling notations like Archimate plus BPMN and DMN, and so on. We travel from one location to another and the tool allows us to keep track.

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The most valuable feature is the integrated data model, so if I change the name of an item, all models using that object are automatically updated.The most valuable features are the flexibility and adaptability of Sparx Enterprise Architect.Some of the business processes are very easy to compare when you have the diagrams.I like that there is support for software patterns.Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect supports multiple modeling languages like ArchiMate for database design, software lifecycle visualization, and team management.I have found the Meta Model tuning feature useful as it provides me with an overview of all my work needs.Its most valuable feature is the Zachman Framework.We can easily use it with our new customers.

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It lacks capabilities with regard to infrastructure modeling.The repository of duplicate objects is bad.We tested it, and we had support from BiZZdesign, including patches, but it just didn't do what we wanted.It should be more open to integrating with other existing tools. Although there has been progress in the past.

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This solution should have better ease of use for the uninitiated.Using EA involves a steep learning curve if you want to understand its capabilities and functionality.I think that collaboration can be better.It would be nice to have it supported on the Linux operating system.There used to be that feature in ArchiMate Modeling of Enterprise Architect called inherited relationships. Now it's gone.It should be made Windows compatible.The reporting needs improvement.Weak in regards to data modelling. No logical or physical modelling or migration from conceptual to physical.

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In terms of cost, Sparx EA is probably one of the cheapest tools I have ever used.

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BiZZdesign Enterprise Studio is the collaborative business change platform which provides indispensable insights in strategic business initiatives and triggers change across all key disciplines. Enterprise Studio is appreciated for accelerating the pace of change for teams and individuals.

Sparx Enterprise Architect is a platform that accelerates and integrates software, business and systems development. Twice winner of Jolt and multiple SD Times Awards with an installed base of 580,000 + licenses, supported by 230 partners in 160 countries. From requirements to implementation and beyond, Sparx Systems' Enterprise Architect is a fully featured tool suite that lets you model, design, simulate, prototype, build, test, manage and trace from vision to solution.

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Top Industries
Software R&D Company26%
Comms Service Provider9%
Financial Services Firm14%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Manufacturing Company11%
Software R&D Company25%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company8%
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Small Business31%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise53%
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise51%
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