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2018-09-29T01:09:00Z

What is your primary use case for SAP PowerDesigner?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I'm using SAP PowerDesigner to build and maintain an enterprise-wide relational data model for one of the largest banks in Israel.

2020-12-20T21:13:35Z
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We are using the enterprise architect version of the solution, using the repository to create our enterprise models; different business models that include process to data models and application architecture models. From a dimension perspective it's like a business application with data and infrastructure. We have categories of different models and we use this tool. I model a lot of these into centralized repositories, so they can be used by internal staff to view all the models or to see the lineage and navigate through them, viewing the relationship between the models and staff. In terms of modeling, we have large teams of around 50 to 60 people who have the license to show the different kinds of models in terms of system projects. For the web portal which allows viewing of the models, all users in our organization have access rights, meaning there are around 100 people that have access. The solution is used daily. We will likely carry out a review at the end of the year to see whether the current configuration is enough for us or whether we need to expand. We are customers of SAP and I'm a manager, data architecture.

2020-08-02T08:16:41Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We were reverse-engineering several databases and doing comparisons.

2020-07-13T06:55:00Z
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Top 10Real User

I use PowerDesigner to take business requirements and model them from a data modeling perspective. We can then take the result and turn it into a physical model in a database like SQL Server or Oracle.

2020-06-30T08:17:33Z
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I am a computer designer and I consult to various companies. I use PowerDesigner for my own system modeling, which I then share with engineers and ultimately, the customer. Examples of the types of modeling I do are insurance billing and banking products.

2020-05-27T16:23:43Z
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Top 10Real User

Often, a customer will want to migrate from another solution onto PowerDesigner. That's how I primarily use the solution: migrating things over to this solution. We use it to set up the conceptual model. From there, we will take the physical model, where we can start the different DDLs. We will use it to generate the DDLs for the database teams to implement it.

2020-02-18T07:41:17Z
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I am working for the partner of the vendor of PD. My jobs include implementing, training, customizing, and extending PowerDesigner. One of my tasks is to develop automation that makes end users more efficient in their work.

2019-06-18T15:09:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

My primary use case for this solution is to design databases, but I have also used it to design processes. I also know how to add new features and program using the API. We added some new features to PowerDesigner about five years ago.

2019-05-22T07:18:00Z
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* Improving retail company operations on ERP migration * The report wizard is extensive and useful. * You can import BPMN from Bizagi.

2018-09-29T01:09:00Z
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