Compare IBM Rational System Architect vs. MEGA HOPEX

IBM Rational System Architect is ranked 11th in Architecture Management with 2 reviews while MEGA HOPEX is ranked 4th in Architecture Management with 5 reviews. IBM Rational System Architect is rated 6.0, while MEGA HOPEX is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational System Architect writes "Modeling is useful, but many features need improvement and technical support is lacking". On the other hand, the top reviewer of MEGA HOPEX writes "A straightforward initial setup with helpful technical support". IBM Rational System Architect is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, SAP PowerDesigner and ARIS BPM, whereas MEGA HOPEX is most compared with ARIS BPM, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and iServer. See our IBM Rational System Architect vs. MEGA HOPEX report.
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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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The most valuable feature of this solution is the reuse of common enterprise components and entities.The initial setup was straightforward. With configuration, customizing or prepping the data and deployment, it took about one year to set up. We only needed two people to deploy and maintain the solution: one business architect and someone who specializes in customization and operations.The most valuable feature for this solution is the automatic updating and propagation of changes across the system.You do not need to be a professional of enterprise modeling to contribute to the enrichment and improvement of the enterprise repository.It generates friendly websites and presents specific views of the enterprise (business, functional, applicative, technological, and infrastructure).MEGA offers a more integrated GRC platform to facilitate enhanced coordination between the functions of Risk, Compliance, and Internal Audit on a single platform solution - HOPEX.The dashboard on the homepage makes for an enhanced view at a glance of the various work functions applicable to the user.

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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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The tool usability is weak and it also has a high learning curve.They do tend to push people to their professional services, instead of helping the customers with their problems. I understand this is their business. At the same time, however, they need to work on fact sheets or offer some program to help the customers who want to implement it themselves and to make it run properly in their environment.We would like to see integration with other products, such as being able to use our workflow with SharePoint and Microsoft Office.Needs a friendlier import/export to other modeling tools.Standardization is lacking. The Operational Risk Function will be more effective if it at a default level follows established Basel standards for Loss categorization, Risk Assessments, Risk Event categorization, etc.

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If you want to use additional features, such as the Risk Management capability, then it is a little too expensive.

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Overview
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.

MEGA’s HOPEX platform helps you to understand the relationships throughout your company’s ecosystem. If you think of your business like a Jenga tower, pulling out the wrong block could collapse your tower. MEGA provides visibility that enables you to make intelligent decisions and strategic investments, respond to market changes, and ensure that strategies are linked to execution. Now you’ll know which blocks to pull, and why.

With MEGA’s software platform, manage enterprise complexity for optimal business performance. Gain a stronger understanding of your organization’s strategy, investments, processes, risks, and IT landscape. We’re proud to have customers who have achieved a 300+% ROI. Together, let’s see how we can do even better for your business.  

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Sample Customers
Wuxi Lake Cloud, Nationwide, ETI, IDS ScheerAetna, Fannie Mae, M&T Bank, Glatfelter Insurance Group, Zions Management Services Company, The College Board, Baxter Credit Union, AXA Financial, Missouri Department of Conservation, New York State OTDA, MEG Energy Corp, Walgreens, Procter & Gamble, Biogen Idec, Gilead Sciences, Organic Valley, Trinity Health, Nissan and Ford
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm38%
Insurance Company25%
Sports Company13%
Healthcare Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm19%
Software R&D Company15%
Government13%
Manufacturing Company12%
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