Compare SAP PowerDesigner vs. SmartDraw

SAP PowerDesigner is ranked 3rd in Architecture Management with 3 reviews while SmartDraw which is ranked 17th in Architecture Management. SAP PowerDesigner is rated 9.4, while SmartDraw is rated 0. The top reviewer of SAP PowerDesigner writes "A User-friendly and extensible solution that facilitates automation of routine tasks". On the other hand, SAP PowerDesigner is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, erwin Enterprise Architecture and IDERA ER/Studio, whereas SmartDraw is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, SAP PowerDesigner and ARIS BPM.
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PowerDesigner is not the cheapest solution on the market, so make sure that you are using it to its full potential.The ROI has been 43%.

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Overview

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.

Create presentation-quality business graphics with SmartDraw. SmartDraw makes fast results possible by taking a fundamentally different approach to drawing software. SmartDraw focuses on the end result (your illustration) not the drawing process. Instead of staring at a blank screen, with SmartDraw you start by selecting the exact template you need from over a hundred different types. Then use simple commands to add your information and SmartDraw does the rest.
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Medtronic, Cirque du Soleil, Antarc, B&G Manufacturing, EarlySense, eBay, Ferrero, James Austin Company, Lenovo, Sagem, RAK Ceramics, VodafoneGM, Mayo Clinic, FedEx, Kraft, General Dynamics, JPL, SAP, Nestle, NIH, Tesla, Texas Children's Hospital, Wisconsin, Emerson, Pepsi, University of Michigan
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