Compare SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer vs. SAP PowerDesigner

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Most Helpful Review
Use SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer? Share your opinion.
Find out what your peers are saying about Sparx Systems, Planview, SAP and others in Architecture Management. Updated: October 2020.
442,194 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pricing and Cost Advice
Information Not Available
"PowerDesigner is not the cheapest solution on the market, so make sure that you are using it to its full potential.""I bought the software outright and do not pay a licensing fee."

More SAP PowerDesigner Pricing and Cost Advice »

report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Architecture Management solutions are best for your needs.
442,194 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Questions from the Community
Ask a question

Earn 20 points

Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the way you can extend it and customize it. With most modeling tools, you fit your modeling process to fit the tool. In PowerDesigner, you can make the tool fit the way… more »
Top Answer: Pricing for small consultancies needs improvement. They sustain prices to competing tools. The competing tools tend to do special offers. PowerDesigner SAP doesn't pay much attention to the pricing of… more »
Top Answer: Often, a customer will want to migrate from another solution onto PowerDesigner. That's how I primarily use the solution: migrating things over to this solution. We use it to set up the conceptual… more »
Ranking
16th
Views
733
Comparisons
583
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
3rd
Views
5,984
Comparisons
3,833
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
611
Avg. Rating
8.6
Popular Comparisons
Compared 23% of the time.
Compared 13% of the time.
Compared 8% of the time.
Also Known As
SAP EA DesignerSybase PowerDesigner
Learn
SAP
SAP
Overview

The SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer Web application is a user-friendly, collaborative tool for creating and maintaining a complete landscape architecture that is easy to capture and understand visually. People in a wide variety of roles can readily use it, so all necessary stake-holders can participate directly in the planning and design of the architecture. You can manage change by providing effective governance of your architecture changes and calculating their costs and benefits, so that you can keep implementation efficient and cost-effective. Through robust traceability in this multirole, intuitive, collaborative environment, you gain the insight to support compliance at the outset and throughout architecture change cycles.

Plan and manage complex business transformation initiatives with SAP PowerDesigner. The software’s data modeling tools let you build a blueprint of your current enterprise architecture and visualize the impact of change before it happens. Automatically capture architecture layers and requirements, tap into a powerful metadata repository, and share discoveries with your team.

Offer
Learn more about SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer
Learn more about SAP PowerDesigner
Sample Customers
Information Not Available
Medtronic, Cirque du Soleil, Antarc, B&G Manufacturing, EarlySense, eBay, Ferrero, James Austin Company, Lenovo, Sagem, RAK Ceramics, Vodafone
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company53%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government9%
Retailer7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider8%
Financial Services Firm7%
Insurance Company7%
Company Size
No Data Available
REVIEWERS
Small Business53%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise33%
Find out what your peers are saying about Sparx Systems, Planview, SAP and others in Architecture Management. Updated: October 2020.
442,194 professionals have used our research since 2012.
SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer is ranked 16th in Architecture Management while SAP PowerDesigner is ranked 3rd in Architecture Management with 9 reviews. SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer is rated 0.0, while SAP PowerDesigner is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP PowerDesigner writes "Ability to work on a single repository is great; web portal enables view from the browser perspective". SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, whereas SAP PowerDesigner is most compared with erwin Evolve, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, ARIS BPM, IDERA ER/Studio and Visio.

See our list of best Architecture Management vendors.

We monitor all Architecture Management reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.