IBM Rational System Architect Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Rational System Architect competitors are
  • Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect
  • ARIS BPM
Read reviews of IBM Rational System Architect competitors and alternatives
AldrichWright
Real User
Data Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 06 2017

What is most valuable?

* Data Modeling (conceptual modeling) * XML schema design * We use it to develop and maintain the Enterprise Conceptual... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We used Sparx EA to document CCAR data lineage in response to an OCC MRA filing.

What needs improvement?

* Greater OMG UML and XMI compliance * Better reporting

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The Corporate Edition, or one of the bundles, is the way to go. You don't save that much going with the personal or... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used erwin. Erwin was unstable and didn't handle the model as the size grew.

What other advice do I have?

Just get it. My elevator pitch was that it is cheaper than Visio and it provides a common tool and repository for all... more»
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Nikola Dlaka
Consultant
Consultant at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 19 2017

What is most valuable?

The whole ARIS BPM solution is a bit special, because from the very beginning it was targeted more to Business users and the Management. Its core focus was to, at the end provide a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved the organization where I work currently, in a way that the processes are more transparent, then before when they were present only in documents. Advanced modeling,... more»

What needs improvement?

The main "drawback" of ARIS is that it is not targeted towards the real implementation and running of certain business processes. It does not have a real workflow engine beneath... more»

What other advice do I have?

Basically, the main point is to be very clear about your expectations and why do you want to use the tool. If your focus is primarily on the business users, and making company wide... more»

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