Compare QPR ProcessDesigner vs. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect

QPR ProcessDesigner is ranked 16th in Business Process Design with 1 review while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is ranked 1st in Business Process Design with 17 reviews. QPR ProcessDesigner is rated 8.0, while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of QPR ProcessDesigner writes "It makes communication easier due to transparency on processes". 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". QPR ProcessDesigner is most compared with ARIS BPM, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and Visio, whereas Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is most compared with Visual Paradigm, Visio and No Magic MagicDraw.
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Find out what your peers are saying about Sparx Systems, Software AG, Bizagi and others in Business Process Design. Updated: November 2019.
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Pros
It makes communication easier due to transparency on processes.​Processes become clearer, easier to understand, and easier to spot in development areas.

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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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Cons
There is definitely a need to produce models in XML. There is already something available, but it seems that transferring between the different modelling tools is difficult.

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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.Pricing and licensing is very attractive, simple, and straightforward.

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16th
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Average Words per Review
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Avg. Rating
8.0
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22,675
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16,883
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15
Average Words per Review
328
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
ProcessGuide, QPR Software ProcessGuide
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Overview
Describe, analyze, communicate and improve your processes with QPR ProcessGuide, an all-inclusive multiuser process management software. QPR ProcessGuide helps your organization in their EBPA/BPA work by taking into consideration the needs of business users as well as IT experts.

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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REVIEWERS
Government19%
Energy/Utilities Company15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Transportation Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company18%
Government11%
Comms Service Provider10%
Financial Services Firm9%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise50%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise48%
Find out what your peers are saying about Sparx Systems, Software AG, Bizagi and others in Business Process Design. Updated: November 2019.
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