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17th
Views
841
Comparisons
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Reviews
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5,704
Comparisons
3,519
Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
638
Rating
7.9
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SAP EA Designer
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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.

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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 Company36%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government9%
Consumer Goods Company8%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm25%
Consumer Goods Company13%
Healthcare Company13%
Pharma/Biotech Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government9%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise42%
Find out what your peers are saying about Sparx Systems, Planview, erwin, Inc. and others in Architecture Management. Updated: October 2021.
543,424 professionals have used our research since 2012.

SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer is ranked 17th in Architecture Management while SAP PowerDesigner is ranked 4th in Architecture Management with 11 reviews. SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer is rated 0.0, while SAP PowerDesigner is rated 8.0. 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 and QualiWare X, whereas SAP PowerDesigner is most compared with erwin Data Modeler (DM), erwin Evolve, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, IDERA ER/Studio and Visio.

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