Compare No Magic MagicDraw vs. Visio

No Magic MagicDraw is ranked 8th in Business Process Design with 2 reviews while Visio is ranked 4th in Business Process Design with 8 reviews. No Magic MagicDraw is rated 9.6, while Visio is rated 7.8. 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 Visio writes "Provides Key Collaboration With Other Microsoft Applications Like SharePoint and Excel". No Magic MagicDraw is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Visio and Visual Paradigm, whereas Visio is most compared with Bizagi, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and Visual Paradigm. See our No Magic MagicDraw vs. Visio report.
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Pros
No Magic has the tools and capability to model a complete enterprise and all product lines.

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The Data Objects are hyperlinked to the Standard Operating Procedures, Letters, and Forms.I enjoy the fact that I can go into detail with Visio. In shared communications, I can inspect for any fault in my processes.It is easy to learn and implement.Putting details into the process flow and being able to link other objects into the diagrams are very helpful features.Visio has improved our organization through an essential collaboration with the other Microsoft applications like SharePoint and Excel. So basically in the earlier days, what used to happen, a majority of the organization captured all the as-is process, the time and motion data in the form of Excel and then they used to create process diagrams using other freeware applications. Collaboration allows easy and convenient sharing with other stakeholders, that is really helpful with Visio.The most valuable feature is the ability to draw models quickly.The diagramming and swimlane features allow for separating business functions.We can easily add templates to SharePoint for collaboration.

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Cons
There are some technical features that you have to study and do research on to be able to understand.

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The Auto-Align has improved significantly from the previous release; however, it still jumbles the model if your process diagram has a fair degree of complexity.Transferring data was one of the issues that I expected Visio to have resolved. I use the older version.It does not integrate well with other solutions.I would like to be able to present diagrams in multiple ways, such as a Swimlane diagram.The one particular thing which I would like to see improved is in comparison to other products in the market, and is still lacking in Visio, is publishing on a web application. For example, there is a freeware application business process modeling tool, Bizagi.I would like to see included in the next release is the implementation of web publishing.I would like to see traceability. It doesn't have it. You cannot find one object amongst several sheets of Visio diagrams.It could use easier custom icon sets.

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The cost of the software is reasonably priced.It has a lower price point than the competition.

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8th
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6,599
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Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
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9.5
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13,872
Comparisons
12,272
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8
Average Words per Review
455
Avg. Rating
7.8
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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. Microsoft Visio is an advanced diagramming solution that helps IT professionals simplify, connect, and share information. Visio provides tools and resources for interpreting, acting upon, updating, and sharing complex information about IT processes, infrastructure, and applications - effectively and efficiently.
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Sample Customers
Northrop Grumman, Labcorp, Deposco, ClearView Training, IT Services Promotion Agency, Intelligent Chaos, Metalithic Systems Inc., SodifranceThomas College, Hamburg Port Authority, Portigon AG, Conseil G_n_ral du d_partement des Hautes-Alpes, AAA Auto a. s., Commonwealth Financial Network, ICA, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm33%
Analyst Firm11%
Transportation Company11%
Recruiting/Hr Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company14%
Government10%
Media Company10%
Financial Services Firm9%
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