Major benefits of Visible Advantage include:
- Automates forward, reverse, and reengineering through SQL and ODBC.
- Extensible repository supports custom object types.
- User defined fields allow you to tailor the repository to your specific needs.
- Links plans, models, designs, and systems.
- Methodology and rule-based central repository ensures cross-model integrity.
- Client/Server database repository enables real-time multi-user access.
- Cross references current and new systems in an integrated environment.
- Provide "universal" tool automated support for project environments such as:
- Business Management, supporting strategic business planning, reorganisation planning, and business re-engineering.
- Systems Development, supporting strategic information systems or business application systems - with either a Forward-Engineering or a Reverse-Engineering focus.
- Executive Systems, supporting Data Warehousing and Executive Information Systems (EIS), Decision Support Systems (DSS), On-Line Application Processing (OLAP) systems and Decision Early Warning (DEW) systems.
- Specialized Systems, supporting real-time systems, knowledge-based systems and event-driven systems.
- Produce open architecture systems designs in a single tool for implementation in any language, platform or architecture.
- Improve the quality of systems development and ensure the project meets business requirements.
- Create comprehensive, flexible business and systems designs to help manage the organisation and allow for rapid response to changing needs.
- Integrate multiple, concurrent development projects.