Compare No Magic MagicDraw vs. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect

No Magic MagicDraw is ranked 11th in Business Process Design with 3 reviews while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is ranked 1st in Business Process Design with 14 reviews. No Magic MagicDraw is rated 9.4, while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of No Magic MagicDraw writes "Mighty mighty tool, heavy load of functions, make it easier for non UMLers by customization to your needs". 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". No Magic MagicDraw is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Visio and Visual Paradigm, whereas Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is most compared with Visual Paradigm, No Magic MagicDraw and Visio. See our No Magic MagicDraw vs. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect report.
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The most valuable feature is the ability to quickly build multiple layers within the organizational and business process environments, as well as in the SysML product environments, and converting to files that can be accessed by clients who do not have a system and a teamwork server access.No Magic has the tools and capability to model a complete enterprise and all product lines.

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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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I would like to see the ability to deploy live business process models and capture real-time data (without the need for another product tool) so you don't have to be dependent on other products for this functionality.There are some technical features that you have to study and do research on to be able to understand.

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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.Pricing and licensing are suitable even for small companies.

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22,271
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16,635
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15
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304
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7.9
Top Comparisons
Compared 17% of the time.
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Overview
MagicDraw is the award-winning business process, architecture, software and system modeling tool with teamwork support. Designed for Business Analysts, Software Analysts, Programmers, QA Engineers, and Documentation Writers, this dynamic and versatile development tool facilitates analysis and design of Object Oriented (OO) systems and databases.

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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Sample Customers
Northrop Grumman, Labcorp, Deposco, ClearView Training, IT Services Promotion Agency, Intelligent Chaos, Metalithic Systems Inc., SodifranceOmniLink
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company31%
Comms Service Provider17%
Manufacturing Company14%
Government9%
REVIEWERS
Government19%
Financial Services Firm15%
Energy/Utilities Company15%
Manufacturing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company19%
Government12%
Comms Service Provider9%
Insurance Company8%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise50%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise48%
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