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How to export IBM Rational System Architect data into Alfabet Enterprise Architecture Management (by Software AG)?


Hello community,

I'm looking for your recommendations, tips, tools, or any other method on how I can export/convert IBM Rational System Architect data when moving to the Alfabet Enterprise Architecture Management product (by Software AG). 

Thanks in advance for your help!

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Top 5Real User

Hi @BruceLang

If I recall correctly you can export System Architect data via an XML file, and Alfabet will import XML. However, as you know these two products are very different in what they do and how they work. So depending on how you have used System Architect you are likely to be dropping a lot of information, you may be able to bring more information if you are planning to use ARIS as well as Alfabet.

In any case you are still likely to have to do quite a bit of manual editing and changes to get the XML working.

Kind Regards


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Top 5Integrator

Hi Bruce, Could definitely help you if you were using QualiWare as an EA toolset. We have a direct conversion routine that brings everything across (diagram geography, objects, relationships, all attribute information, etc.). 



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Community Manager

Hello, @KamalHussein ​and @Yves Vander Schelden. Maybe you can assist?

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