Compare IBM Rational System Architect vs. erwin EA Agile

erwin EA Agile is ranked 10th in Architecture Management with 2 reviews while IBM Rational System Architect is ranked 14th in Architecture Management with 2 reviews. erwin EA Agile is rated 8.6, while IBM Rational System Architect is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of erwin EA Agile writes "Enables us to present data and objects visually, in diagrams, and to make them available via the web". 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". erwin EA Agile is most compared with IDERA ER/Studio, whereas IBM Rational System Architect is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, ARIS BPM and UNICOM System Architect. See our IBM Rational System Architect vs. erwin EA Agile report.
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Pros
One of the most valuable features is the website that sits on top of the database. There's a database of objects and how they are related, and you can make views and diagrams and visual elements out of that information on the website. The website is the part that is called Evolve and we use the Evolve Designer and publish the website out to our employees. They can click around and navigate and search, etc.The most valuable features for us are impact analysis, where I can easily visualize the impact of change.

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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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What they need to do is to consolidate more of their products. For example, I was just looking and I couldn't figure out what erwin DT is. It's on the website but it would help if they could put information together and make it more clear as to what products they have and how they work with other things.I feel that the UML drawing capability needs to be improved.

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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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I estimate that we pay between $40,000 and $50,000 a year for the solution, not including the upfront costs to buy things the first time.

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Overview

As the name suggests, erwin EA Agile takes a different approach to enterprise architecture (EA). The collaborative, cloud-based platform is an easy-to-use and cost-effective path for launching an EA program quickly. Built-in support for such industry frameworks as TOGAF and ArchiMate enables you to model the enterprise, capture the IT blueprint, and provide meaningful insights to stakeholders to more quickly and easily manage complexity and change.

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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