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Review: MagicDraw – MBSE + SysML Support

  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • Very Good
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  • MagicDraw (No Magic)
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  • Last modified: 6 November 2014
  • Usability
    Editor: 60%
  • Functions: Drawing Functions
    Editor: 70%
  • Functions: Simulation & Execution
    Editor: 60%
  • Standards & Interoperability
    Editor: 70%
  • Team Modeling & Tech Support
    Editor: 60%
  • Value
    Editor: 60%
    Editor: 65%

Review Summary:

MagicDraw is a solid choice as a Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tool that strictly enforces SysML well-formedness rules for syntax (notation) and semantics. MagicDraw offers proprietary and commercial plugins to integrate with Requirements Management and Simulation tools. Recommended as a MBSE tool with intermediate-level support for model-based simulation of Parametric and Activity diagrams.

Feature Support
All 9 SysML 1.x diagrams
Allocation Tables
Automated documentation generation [HTML, RTF]
Requirements traceability
Requirements Management tool plugins [DOORS, RequisitePro]
Mixed language usages [UML, BPMN]

Usage Recommendation
Agile SysML Modeling (support for Agile methods)
Basic Simulation (Activities, Sequences, Parametric)
Advanced Simulation

MAGICDRAW is a trademark of No Magic, Inc. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.

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