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Top Answer: 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.
Top Answer: In terms of cost, Sparx EA is probably one of the cheapest tools I have ever used. However, study the most important versions of EA before you buy it. I'd also recommend that you buy the edition up… more »
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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.

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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VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company54%
Government9%
Comms Service Provider9%
Retailer7%
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Government18%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Manufacturing Company11%
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider12%
Government11%
Insurance Company7%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise49%
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Small Business9%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise62%
Find out what your peers are saying about Sparx Systems, Planview, SAP and others in Architecture Management. Updated: October 2020.
441,850 professionals have used our research since 2012.
SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer is ranked 16th in Architecture Management while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is ranked 1st in Architecture Management with 15 reviews. SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer is rated 0.0, while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect writes "Has made the EA object model available so you can add your own popup menu items". SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer is most compared with SAP PowerDesigner, whereas Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is most compared with Visual Paradigm, No Magic MagicDraw, Visio, ARIS BPM and IBM Rational System Architect.

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