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Review: Rational Software Architect – BPMN Support

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  • Rated 2.5 stars
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  • Usability
    Editor: 60%
  • Functions: Drawing Functions
    Editor: 60%
  • Functions: Simulation & Execution
    Editor: 20%
  • Standards & Interoperability
    Editor: 70%
  • Team Modeling & Tech Support
    Editor: 50%
  • Value
    Editor: 40%
  • OVERALL
    Editor: 49%

Review Summary:

Rational Software Architect is a solid choice as a Business Process Modeling (BPM) tool that offers basic support for requirements traceability, basic automated documentation generation, and basic business process simulation.


POWER FEATURE CHECKLIST
Feature Support
All 3 BPMN 2 diagrams
Automated documentation generation [HTML, RTF]
Requirements traceability
Requirements Management tool plugins [DOORS, RequisitePro]
Mixed language usages [BPMN]


USAGE RECOMMENDATIONS
Usage Recommendation
Agile BPMN Modeling (support for Agile methods)
Basic Simulation
Advanced Simulation

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