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Thursday, 18 February 2016 21:26

Announcing Sparx EA Training in DC and Toronto

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We invite you to join Ramsay Millar, industry expert and Sparx EA power user, who is leading our upcoming workshops in DC and Toronto. This “Enterprise Architect for Team Players” workshop is focused on hands-on practice when using Sparx Enterprise Architect as a full life-cycle productivity tool for Architecture, Business Modeling, Requirements, Analysis, Design, Implementation, and Testing. The numerous productivity techniques shared by Millar are documented to accelerate project deliverables on our next project.Washington DC – March 15, 2016 Click to learn more, Canada – March 21, 2016 Click to learn more Thank you Brandon Nelson, Client success at INTEGRATE…
Monday, 01 February 2016 01:04

ISO 19160-1 Addressing Standard Released

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On 15 December 2015, ISO 19160-1 was released.  This standard was developed by ISO/TC 211- a standard technical committee within the International Standards Organisation (ISO), to cover the areas of digital geographic information and geomatics. The ISO 19160-1 standard defines a conceptual model for address information, together with the terms and definitions that describe the concepts in the model. The model was developed in Enterprise Architect and is presented in the Unified Modeling Language (UML). For almost a decade Sparx Systems has supported the global geospatial community through provision of Enterprise Architect licences for standards development and inclusion of Esri…
Monday, 25 January 2016 07:22

Soltegro EA Addin

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Soltegro takes its first steps in the world of Enterprise Architect addins. We have released our first version and are planning to extend it soon.Soltegro EA Addin is a set of usefull tools to enrich the user experience of Enterprise Architect.Currently the addin consist of the Rich notes editor and a Property inspector.Rich notes editorWith the Rich notes editor you can edit element notes with a rich text editor which supports syntax highlighting and text folding.Property inspectorThe property inspector inspects all properties of the currently selected item in Enterprise Architect. Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.://
  Hippo Software has extended Enterprise Architect and BPMN training materials to add Conversation and Choreography diagrams to existing Business Process and Collaboration diagrams providing complete coverage of the BPMN 2.0 standard.   More information is available at
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 03:15

Sparx Systems has an Updated Forum

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The Sparx Systems forum has undergone a much-requested update, giving it a fresh appearance and improved indexing - making it easier and faster to connect with relevant information and knowledge than ever before. Since way back when in 2001 and Enterprise Architect version 3, the Sparx Systems Forum has performed an integral service, bringing together most enquiring and resourceful members of the user community. Since that time the forum has grown to include over 115,000 posts, covering a plethora of topics including methodologies and add-ins to usage issues and feature requests. We encourage you to visit the forum and let…
Thursday, 17 December 2015 01:11

Enterprise Architect Rated #1 by IT Central Station

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Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect has been ranked #1 by the user community at IT Central Station - the dynamic community site providing unbiased user based critiques  and comparisons of software products.   Enterprise Architect has been identified as a 'stand-out' solution in the areas of Architecture Management and also Business Process Design; registered members of IT Central Station can download a free detailed report.   The highly positive result is based on a number of factors, including the rating reviewers have given to products, as well as the number of reviews and interest displayed by visiting members.   IT Central…
Prominent Business/IT publication CIO Review Magazine has identified Sparx Systems as one of the '20 Most Promising Productivity Tools Solution Providers' for 2015. Published in the November issue of CIO Review, Editor-in-Chief Pradeep Shankar described Sparx Systems as "A vendor of a productivity platform for the planning, design, and construction of software intensive systems based on the Unified Modeling Language (UML)."   The selection committee of prominent CEO's, CIO's and analysts, including the CIO Review's editorial board was responsible for deciding the final list from hundreds of potential solution providers. The selection process involved evaluating potential vendor's ability 'to fulfill…
Sparx Systems Founder and CEO, Geoffery Sparks, spoke with Acquisition International Magazine last month about the Sparx Systems business model, the early days and the power of the Sparx Systems Global Partners Network.   Geoff was featured in the magazine's CEO of the Month section and offered a unique insight into how Sparx Systems began, first releasing Enterprise Architect in 2000.  With 15 years of continious development and growth, the Enterprise Architect platform has a strong feature set "... that would be expected in an industrial strength modelling solution, in a single, highly functional, low cost package." stated Geoff.  …
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 09:49

New release of EA Installation Inspector

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EXploringEA is pleased to provide an update to our free EA Installation Inspector - a small utility that provides information about the current version of EA and its AddIns. The initial version has been downloaded approximately 600 times, so has proved popular.   For more details go to our post in the community resources area and download the latest release.  And do let us know if there is other information that you think would find useful (and why) to include is this utility - drop me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Friday, 27 November 2015 04:20

Reader's Choice Award for Enterprise Architect

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Enterprise Architect has recently been given the Bronze award in the Visual Studio Magazine 2015 Reader's Choice Awards. The Sparx Systems design and build platform was recognised as an outstanding solution in the 'Software Design, Frameworks, and Modeling Tools' category. In a recent Press Release (attached), Editor in Chief of Visual Studio Magazine stated that "The Visual Studio Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards offers a chance for readers to participate in giving public praise to those companies deserving of the recognition.” More than 400 products across 31 categories were included in an online ballot run by Visual Studio Magazine, with hundreds…
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