erwin Data Modeler

The most trusted data modeling software

Who’s No. 1? We are! We don’t mean to brag (well, maybe a little), but data modeling remains the best way to design and deploy relational databases and support application development, and erwin Data Modeler (DM) continues to be the award-winning gold standard. The world’s largest organizations and top brands use it to discover, design, visualize, standardize and deploy high-quality data assets through an intuitive, graphical interface. With erwin DM, view “any data” from “anywhere” for consistency, clarity and artifact reuse across large-scale data integration, master data management, Big Data and business intelligence/analytics initiatives. Visibility into where and how data should be used as part of a central repository makes erwin DM key to effective data governance.

Any2 Approach:
Any Data,
Stored Anywhere

Manage any type of structured or unstructured data regardless of where it’s stored – from any type of relational database to data warehouses or in the cloud.


Give stakeholders an integrated view of conceptual, logical and physical models, so both business and technical users can collaborate across your enterprise.

Using Standards
to Drive Data Quality

By using data models to define and deploy your enterprise data standards, you’ll realize more consistency and higher quality in data management.

erwin DM Standard Edition

erwin DM Standard Edition is our flagship data modeling solution for creating and deploying visual data models for hybrid data infrastructures. Users automatically generate data models with a simple, graphical display to visualize a wide range of enterprise data sources. Increase quality and efficiency with reusable standards, including model templates, domains, automation macros, naming standards and datatype standards.

erwin DM Workgroup Edition

erwin DM Workgroup Edition offers the same functionality as erwin DM Standard Edition, plus a centralized model management repository, collaborative modeling with conflict resolution, and change management with audit capabilities. It’s ideal for teams with multiple members working on models simultaneously and/or that need change management functionality.

erwin DM Navigator Edition

erwin DM Navigator Edition provides read-only access to erwin data models and metadata. It provides discovery, visualization and analysis capabilities for various roles within the organization who need to view specific information but don’t need to create or change data models.

Extracting Data from ERP, CRM and Other Enterprise Apps

erwin Safyr Option extracts and converts data from ERP, CRM and other enterprise apps for accurate modeling and analysis with erwin DM. This tool also can consolidate duplicate systems, reducing license costs due to M&A activity or general cost reduction.