Hippo Software has a number of valued partnerships with companies worldwide. Our training and consulting services are based on established open and independent modelling languages defined and maintained by industry standards groups.


Hippo Software is the authorised services partner for Sparx Systems in the UK and Northern Europe. Sparx Systems is the author and owner of the Enterprise Architect CASE tool. The Sparx Systems company logo and Enterprise Architect product logos are owned by Sparx Systems. Hippo Software has been providing formal training and consulting in Enterprise Architect since 2005.

Prolaborate leverages the model data in Enterprise Architect to allow the wider user community to analyse, interact and take key decisions. As a partner company Hippo Software provides consulting to assist organisations in the design and creation of user friendly landing pages and dynamic dashboards.

Ability Engineering develop helpful add-on products for Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect. Model Expert analyses EA model quality, helps to resolve issues and encourage modelling best practice. eaDocX extracts EA model information to create high-quality smart documents to engage stakeholders. 

Mosaic Island are experts in IT architecture and design. Mosaic Island consultants can guide customers through complex strategic IT change programmes, enabling customers to accelerate and achieve their business ambitions with confidence. Hippo Software can work in partnership with Mosaic Island to assist customers with the adoption and implementation of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect.

Industry Standards Groups

The Object Management Group owns and maintains industry standard modelling notations including the Unified Modeling Language (UML), Systems Modeling Language (SysML) and Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN). The latest specifications can be downloaded from the Object Management Group’s website.

Hippo Software is a member of The Open Group with a commercial license to deliver ArchiMate training. The Open Group owns and maintains the ArchiMate industry standard modelling notation for enterprise architecture. ArchiMate is closely aligned with The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF). Details of ArchiMate resources can be found on The Open Group’s website.