.0"> PowerDesigner 9.0
Extensibility and ease of interoperation with other development tools, plus end-to-end integration of business process definitions with IT implementations, distinguish this update to Sybases enterprise modeling and application development tool.
LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Varied configurations at prices from $1,000 to $7,500 will meet many needs. Custom automation and XMI data interchange provide room to grow. PROS // Multimethod integration; unified repository; flexible reporting. CONS // Limited by emerging standards for XML-based data interchange with other modeling tools. Sybase Inc., Dublin, Calif.; (800) 879-2273; www.sybase.com
SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Ease of integrating familiar code editors and development aids will accelerate adoption of PowerDesigners facilities.