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MJ
System Engineer at a manufacturing company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Supports SysML and UML, METLAB compatible, but more toolboxes needed

Pros and Cons

  • "The solution is easy to use, supports SysML and UML, and is able to connect to MATLAB. This is very important for us."
  • "There should be a MATLAB-specific toolbox added to the solution with better compatibility. The connections currently are good but in the future, it needs a huge improvement."

What is our primary use case?

We are developing EC software and I am in charge of that software system architecture for which I am using this solution.

What is most valuable?

The solution is easy to use, supports SysML and UML, and is able to connect to MATLAB. This is very important for us.

What needs improvement?

There should be a MATLAB-specific toolbox added to the solution with better compatibility. The connections currently are good but in the future, it needs a huge improvement.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately four months.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have not tried to scale the solution yet but there are add-ons and extensions that are available.

How was the initial setup?

The initial installation is complex. However, there are some very good tutorials online that we have been using.

What about the implementation team?

We are doing the implementation ourselves.

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

There is a license for this solution. When comparing this solution to others it is priced well.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have evaluated IBM doors.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Ken Sayers
Senior Systems Engineer at Elbit Systems Australia
Real User
Top 20
Flexible data model that makes updating easy

What is our primary use case?

The primary use case is product architecture.

How has it helped my organization?

This is a great tool for creating models with a very flexible data model behind the diagrams, making updates simple.

What is most valuable?

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.

What needs improvement?

This solution should have better ease of use for the uninitiated.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for more than ten years, on and off.

What is our primary use case?

The primary use case is product architecture.

How has it helped my organization?

This is a great tool for creating models with a very flexible data model behind the diagrams, making updates simple.

What is most valuable?

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.

What needs improvement?

This solution should have better ease of use for the uninitiated.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for more than ten years, on and off.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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