Sybase PowerDesigner Competitors and Alternatives

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Software AG
Director with 1-10 employees
Apr 29 2018

What do you think of ARIS BPM?

Primary Use Case Used for BPMN training and consulting activities on different customers and several industries, such as health care, financial, and automotive. • Improvements to My Organization ARIS has a powerful simulation engine. The modeling features can be hard to master, but once you do it, the tool unleashes great benefits from modeling to execution. • Valuable Features The simulation engine and SAP integration are technically very robust when you consider my segments of expertise (health care, financial, and automotive). • Room for Improvement The user experience's usability (in general) should be improved as the tool is updated. • Use of Solution More than five years.
Real User
Data Architect at a university
Aug 19 2018

What is most valuable?

The engineering portion, developing new models, dimensional models, not relational models. For the data we're hosting, dimensional modeling is more useful.

How has it helped my organization?

When I need a new model, first I determine the sources that should be used, the source database. With a little effort, I create a target table from the source import. The tool then creates the DDL creating the table, the actual physical... more»

What needs improvement?

I've been an ERwin user for quite some time, almost 10 years. One limitation I have found in ER/Studio is that when you want to make some changes to the table definitions, you have to go item by item. You cannot do it globally. Another issue... more»
Real User
Senior Data Architect at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 16 2016

What do you think of ERwin?

Valuable Features Complete Compare AND Bulk Edit. • Improvements to My Organization The Bulk Edit allows us to bring in definitions from IBM's Business Glossary. • Room for Improvement Would like to see canonical modeling supported for web services. • Use of Solution 20+ year • Deployment Issues None • Stability Issues None • Scalability Issues None • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Outstanding Technical Support: Outstanding • Previous Solutions I've used several other Modeling tool (Embarcadero an System Architect). • Initial Setup Straightforward • Implementation Team In-house

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