Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect Pros and Cons

Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect Pros

Endre Domiczi
Owner & CEO at mentorITe
I like that there is support for software patterns.
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ArchiIT346
IT Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect supports multiple modeling languages like ArchiMate for database design, software lifecycle visualization, and team management.
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DBJones_Aus
Process Architect at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable features are the flexibility and adaptability of Sparx Enterprise Architect.
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Mbuso Khanyile
Head of Business Analysis and Enterprise Architect at a tech services company
Some of the business processes are very easy to compare when you have the diagrams.
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MichaelSukachev
Enterprise Architect at Teranet Inc.
Ability to keep inventory of reusable blocks, and use in different diagrams with views of various templates.
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George Mitchell
Data Architect at √Člections Canada | Elections Canada
Provides a single repository for all architecture work.
Customizable and tailored to the environment. Several template frameworks are provided.
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Olaf Kruidhof
Enterprise Business Architect at European Commission
I have found the Meta Model tuning feature useful as it provides me with an overview of all my work needs.
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Ken Sayers
Senior Systems Engineer at Elbit Systems Australia
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.
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Richard Reiter
IT-Consultant at DXC
Its most valuable feature is the Zachman Framework.
We can easily use it with our new customers.
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Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect Cons

Endre Domiczi
Owner & CEO at mentorITe
It would be nice to have it supported on the Linux operating system.
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ArchiIT346
IT Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
There used to be that feature in ArchiMate Modeling of Enterprise Architect called inherited relationships. Now it's gone.
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DBJones_Aus
Process Architect at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Using EA involves a steep learning curve if you want to understand its capabilities and functionality.
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Mbuso Khanyile
Head of Business Analysis and Enterprise Architect at a tech services company
I think that collaboration can be better.
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MichaelSukachev
Enterprise Architect at Teranet Inc.
Not visually appealing.
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George Mitchell
Data Architect at √Člections Canada | Elections Canada
Weak in regards to data modelling. No logical or physical modelling or migration from conceptual to physical.
Insufficient control of metadata and standards.
No way to implement data integrity and referential integrity constraints.
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Olaf Kruidhof
Enterprise Business Architect at European Commission
It should be made Windows compatible.
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Ken Sayers
Senior Systems Engineer at Elbit Systems Australia
This solution should have better ease of use for the uninitiated.
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Richard Reiter
IT-Consultant at DXC
The reporting needs improvement.
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Learn what your peers think about Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: April 2020.
426,043 professionals have used our research since 2012.