Compare SAP PowerDesigner vs. SmartDraw

SAP PowerDesigner is ranked 5th in Architecture Management with 4 reviews while SmartDraw is ranked 23rd in Architecture Management. SAP PowerDesigner is rated 9.0, while SmartDraw is rated 0. The top reviewer of SAP PowerDesigner writes "A pragmatic tool that's easy to use and offers good data modeling". On the other hand, SAP PowerDesigner is most compared with erwin Evolve, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and SAP Enterprise Architecture Designer, whereas SmartDraw is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, BiZZdesign and SAP PowerDesigner.
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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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Sample Customers
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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Software R&D Company16%
Financial Services Firm13%
Media Company10%
Manufacturing Company8%
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