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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.11

Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect
Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect Technology

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Description: Sparx System Enterprise Architect is a comprehensive modeling solution that allows users to visualize, analyze, model, test, and maintain systems, software, processes, and architectures. This software supports model auditing, version control, role-based security, mind mapping, Model Driven Generation (MDG) Technology creation and utilization, shared models, and debug and visualization for running applications. Additionally, this software`s functionality can be extended through optional Cloud services.

Sparx System Enterprise Architect is available in four editions; Ultimate, Unified, Corporate, and Professional. The scope of this entry covers all editions of this technology.

Sparx System Enterprise Architect allows users to store data in either Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server, MySQL Database, and Oracle Database.

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Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov. Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.8
Decision Date: 08/19/2019
Aliases: Enterprise Architect
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Sparx Systems
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/19/2019).