"All the features come as part of a standard license."
"The stability of the product is very good."
"The most valuable feature of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is the value streams."
"The company has become more efficient and reduced its budget."
"The profiles and ready-made templates are an extremely helpful feature. This is one of the biggest features that I find very useful in Sparx."
"The TOGAF ADM model is most valuable. It is also very cheap as compared to other options in the market."
"We could capture the process models around 24 countries with all their local variations."
"We have found the stability to be very reliable."
"There are a couple of things. Price is one thing, but we also like the scriptability of it. We got into scripting it and automating tasks with it, and it is super duper easy to do and helpful. The API has improved over the years. We automate everything, and I love the automation aspects of it."
"This is a useful tool for IT people who need to design their solution architecture."
"Integrating with or interfacing with other tools like data management tools would be very helpful."
"Lacks the ability to have your own in-house developments."
"Even if there are web-based tools in the Enterprise Architecture tool ecosystem (like Prolaborate), the main modeling application is still a fat client application."
"When many users are accessing the system at the same time, Sparx slows down. It can't easily support a large team."
"In a future release, they should improve portfolio planning."
"The automatic creation of reports based on the model elements could be improved."
"The presentation graphics need to be improved in future builds."
"This solution has some limitations from a business perspective."
"Because its easy to create diagrams one needs to be vigilant on the housekeeping of orphaned fragments - I have written my own scripts to do this, maybe they are available now."
"Sparx can be a bit slow. If you are trying to design software architecture, sometimes we run into issues and need to refresh."
Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is an enterprise solution that helps streamline, accelerate, and integrate software, system, and business development. With this intuitive modeling and design solution, enterprises can stay in control of their workplaces, enable collaboration, support their teams and colleagues, and manage complex projects. Software architects, business analysts, project managers, developers, support staff, and testers can unite under a single repository. Through numerous view points and potential sub-systems, users are offered a unified view in a complex environment.
With Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, users are also offered a shared model option which can be accessed quickly and securely by in-office and remote team members through the Enterprise Architect’s Pro Cloud Server. Building a coherent, verifiable model can be done by connecting and integrating a variety of behavioral and structural information in visual form. As a result, Enterprise Architect offers high performance, flexibility, and the ability to model, manage, and trace every stage of the business development and modeling process.
Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect Features
Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect assists in creating a unified and accessible vision in business development by offering a flexible platform with a unique set of rich features. These features include:
Reviews from Real Users
Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect merges high-end tools, online availability, a dedication to open standards, and accessible pricing so enterprises can stay in control of their workplaces, whether remote or in-office. Users particularly like the architectural frameworks and the scalability.
Marc L., a principal architecture enterprise solution adviser at Cronomagic Canada, notes, "The product offers very good support for all mainstream modeling notations and architectural frameworks."
An enterprise architect at a manufacturing company writes, "Scalable solution for modeling, project sharing, and collaboration. Support for it is good."
OpenText ProVision is ranked 16th in Architecture Management with 2 reviews while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is ranked 1st in Architecture Management with 41 reviews. OpenText ProVision is rated 7.0, while Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of OpenText ProVision writes "Stable with okay pricing but needs better integration capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect writes "Great pricing with an easy initial setup and a comprehensive toolkit". OpenText ProVision is most compared with ARIS BPA, Visio and Bonita, whereas Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is most compared with Visual Paradigm, No Magic MagicDraw, Visio, ARIS BPA and Lucidchart. See our OpenText ProVision vs. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect report.
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