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We performed a comparison between IBM Rational System Architect and OpenText ProVision based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Architecture Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed IBM Rational System Architect vs. OpenText ProVision report (Updated: September 2022).
633,184 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The solution is pretty stable.""There are a lot of features I find valuable, but I think that the metamodel customization is one of the best features that the solution offers."

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"The stability of the product is very good.""OpenText ProVision's best feature is the capability to attach a variety of attributes and extract and analyze that information.""All the features come as part of a standard license."

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Cons
"The solution needs to better integrate with other products, like Microsoft.""The reverse engineering of the database is already there, but in the next release I would like to see some pilot supplied with the solution in order to address any database."

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"OpenText ProVision's collaboration management is quite complicated and difficult to use.""Lacks the ability to have your own in-house developments.""Integrating with or interfacing with other tools like data management tools would be very helpful."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer:I didn't use the solution for very long, so it's hard to go too in-depth with what the solution may have been lacking. In the commercial approach, a lot of implication is on the technical. I wasn't… more »
Top Answer:When we selected this product, we were in an implementation of our ERC, and in that context, we had a lot of information and models to manage. That was the main reason that I recommended back-up… more »
Top Answer:All the features come as part of a standard license.
Top Answer:Unfortunately, the licensing is only for an end-user so you can't have a shared license like a concurrent license.
Top Answer:My main complaint is that the solution is not open source in the sense that you can't have your own in-house developments. The only thing that they can support is certain APIs that can help you… more »
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12th
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Average Words per Review
453
Rating
8.0
17th
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597
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390
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2
Average Words per Review
332
Rating
7.0
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Also Known As
Rational System Architect
Metastorm ProVision
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Overview
IBM Rational System Architect is an enterprise architecture solution for visualizing, analyzing, and communicating enterprise architecture and business process analysis. This solution provides decision support, process optimization, and integration into solution delivery. Rational System Architect addresses all aspects of your organization's enterprise architecture, including modeling, publishing, analysis, and execution.
OpenText’s MIM (formerly Metastorm Integration & Managed File Transfer) solution provides a single platform for you to manage both batch and real-time, system-based integrations and processes complete with an audit trail to ensure operational success. With OpenText MIM, your organization can: Track high volume transaction and data transfers and file content from a centralized dashboard Ensure corporate data and auditing compliance requirements Enhance agility and visibility into end-to-end process activities at the system, data and human interaction levels Tie legacy systems into new SOA environments Simplify interactions with your existing legacy systems and data by integrating them into your improved business processes
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Sample Customers
Wuxi Lake Cloud, Nationwide, ETI, IDS Scheer
Delta Technology, Export Development Canada, Rompetrol, Salt River Project, AMEC, U.S. Air Force, HP Consulting & Integration
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company16%
Manufacturing Company13%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company20%
Comms Service Provider10%
Healthcare Company9%
Financial Services Firm7%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise73%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise68%
Buyer's Guide
IBM Rational System Architect vs. OpenText ProVision
September 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Rational System Architect vs. OpenText ProVision and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
633,184 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM Rational System Architect is ranked 12th in Architecture Management with 2 reviews while OpenText ProVision is ranked 17th in Architecture Management with 3 reviews. IBM Rational System Architect is rated 8.0, while OpenText ProVision is rated 6.4. The top reviewer of IBM Rational System Architect writes "Stable with good customization of the meta-model and good reporting". On the other hand, the top reviewer of OpenText ProVision writes "Stable with okay pricing but needs better integration capabilities". IBM Rational System Architect is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, MEGA HOPEX, UNICOM System Architect, erwin Data Modeler by Quest and erwin Evolve by Quest, whereas OpenText ProVision is most compared with Visio, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and ARIS BPA. See our IBM Rational System Architect vs. OpenText ProVision report.

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