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Introducing Schema Extraction for Microsoft Excel and Improved Performance

Tom Sawyer Perspectives 9.0.0 Second Beta Also Includes New Model-Based Engineering Features, Improved Orthogonal Layout, and Automatic Lane Creation in Business Process

Berkeley, CA, November 6, 2019—Tom Sawyer Software, the global leader in graph and data visualization and analysis technology, announces the release of Tom Sawyer Perspectives 9.0.0 Second Beta.

In Tom Sawyer Graph and Data Visualization, customers can now use schema extraction for Microsoft Excel data sources and enjoy greatly reduced edge crossings in orthogonal layout. In addition, drawing view model update performance is up to 7% faster, orthogonal layout is up to 7% faster, circular layout is up to 4% faster, and symmetric layout is up to 2% faster.

For customers with advanced Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) needs, Tom Sawyer Model-Based Engineering has many more customization options including coloring of objects by metaclass and filtering diagrams in the web application. There is also special rendering for bus nodes and the ability to group elements by attribute and place into a nested graph structure. On the access front, an Internet connection is no longer needed to use the Tom Sawyer Model-Based Engineering web application.

Tom Sawyer Business Process can now automatically create lanes based upon the departments or roles of task owners. And, Tom Sawyer Graph Database Browser has improved appearance rules and a user-friendly embedded query editor.


New Features for Model-Based Engineering

Schema Extraction for Microsoft Excel Available in Tom Sawyer Perspectives 9.0.0 Second Beta

Tom Sawyer Perspectives customers can take advantage of these quality improvements:


Improved Drawing Views

Schema Extraction for Microsoft Excel Available in Tom Sawyer Perspectives 9.0.0 Second Beta

These product quality improvements are now available in the production release. For more details, please see the Release Notes. To try a free demonstration, click here.

Contact us for more details and to learn why leading global organizations such as Airbus, General Electric, IBM, JPL, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Procter & Gamble, Sanofi, and Toyota rely on Tom Sawyer Software for mission-critical solutions.

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Janet M. Six, Ph.D.
Product Manager
Tom Sawyer Software

About Tom Sawyer Software

Tom Sawyer Software is the leading provider of software and services that enable organizations to build highly scalable and flexible graph and data visualization and analysis applications. These applications are used to discover hidden patterns, complex relationships, and key trends in large and diverse datasets. Tom Sawyer Software serves clients with needs in link analysis; network topology; architectures and models; schematics and maps; and dependencies, flows, and processes. We help clients federate and integrate their data from multiple sources and build the graph and data visualization applications that are critical to analyzing and gaining insight into their data.

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