PowerDesigner is the industry-leading business process/data modeling software and metadata management solution for data architecture, information architecture and enterprise architecture. PowerDesigner brings powerful impact analysis, design-time change management and metadata management techniques to your enterprise. Combining industry leading modeling and metadata management techniques, PowerDesigner is uniquely equipped to support all architectural environments.
PowerDesigner's metadata repository improves collaboration and communication between all stakeholders in the enterprise, facilitating quicker response to change for better business agility. PowerDesigner empowers database designers and DBAs with robust heterogeneous support for all leading databases, and brings impact analysis and design-time change management together with formal database design techniques.
Fully integrated models
It aligns business and IT to help you improve overall productivity.
Modeling techniques for specific individuals
Data modelers, data analysts, architects and developers can take advantage of technology-centric metadata management capabilities, while IT managers and non-technical staff can benefit from business-centric techniques, all integrated into one common, easy-to-use framework.
Enterprise repository is a fully integrated, design-time repository, hosted by your choice of relational database
Highly scaleable and remote-user friendly, enterprise repository offers capabilities such as role-based security on models and sub-models, version control and configuration management, merge, delta reports between models and versions, and comprehensive, full-repository search capabilities.
Open support for all major development platforms
PowerDesigner benefits heterogeneous systems understanding by supporting all leading development, XML database and process language standards within a single tool and framework. PowerDesigner currently supports more than 80 RDBMS.