Camunda Platform Valuable Features

Abdurrahman Gori
Technical Manager at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees

The best feature is the automation.

Camunda supports microservices and you can do multiple things. The most important thing is that you can reuse components that you have within the product. For example, let's say that I developed a workflow for a quality review; that is a workflow that can be reused in any new process. I can just ship it, plug-and-play, copy it, and reuse all of the features and components that are there. It means that I won't be spending too much time in terms of development to put it in place. To me, that is the most valuable thing about the product.

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Mohammed Sulty
Principal Consultant at Palmira

We are using the BPMN engine of Camunda; we are not using the user interface. We are using just the engine, the back end of this. For us, it is working quite well.

The stability of the solution is quite good.

Technical support is good for getting alerts about bugs.

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Digital Engineering Manager at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees

I like the product since we are a Java-oriented company. Our solutions can be compact with Java. We found it quite useful because we can merge microservices together. It is a different kind of architecture but it is a flexible product that we can use to go live with solutions quickly.  

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SjefVan Leeuwen
Senior Software Engineer at a non-profit with 201-500 employees

The number of client implementations and cross-language capabilities to support multiple frameworks is very pluggable compared to other BPM engines out there. It's also more portable than most of them. Next to being open source, the modellers are made in HTML and can be embedded in your own website with little effort.

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R&D Junior

The solution is easily compatible with HTML forms and HTML language programming and that is the most significant part. The data model definition in Camunda is a little complicated, so for someone with industrial engineering background it would be hard. But for someone with a computer engineering programming background Camunda is much more understandable and really easy to use.

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Piotr Mazur
Digital Transformation Solution Manager at Altkom Software & Consutling

It is very important for us to have an engine that understands the model defined in the modeler, according to BPMN 2.0. This way, we can use the model for business and development purposes without extra workload. We noticed that the project team collaboration is more effective when we use a working process model.

Last but not least I can mention robust and flexible Camunda Rest API Integration, the lightweight process engine can be easily distributed as a microservice, multiple database support, pluggable architecture, and

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Oscar Mejia
IT-Services Manager & Solution Architect at Stratis

There's this graphic that tells you how many lines or how many tickets are in each step. In that way, you know where you stand. I find this feature very valuable.  

These are your bottlenecks, and you can see what the tasks are, the problems, see how much time must be spent on them. Then you can propose to fix it or make some improvements to make things go faster.

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Senior Business Consultant at Trask solutions a.s.

I have found that this solution's applications are very competitive when it comes to some other tools, and not every tool has some front end applications for end-users. So Camunda will start with a complete application, which is quite useful, and they are ready to use directly after installation and payment. 

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Co Founder at Dr. Agile

The features that I like the most are the drag and drop.

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Uday Shankar Tummala
Practice Lead at Sky Solutions, LLC

I like everything about the entire BPM that comes with the BPM suite. It's more intuitive and they are enhancing the product very effectively year after year.

It's a customizable product and it's user-friendly.

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Zoran Cerkez

The feature that I like most is the decoupling architecture. I can use any other tools to create services and the UI, and then use them together with the Camunda BPMN engine. 

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Devendra Kumar
Engineering Manger at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

I've found the active community most valuable but it also provides you with a lot of other features.

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Lead of Technology Innovation at a construction company with 10,001+ employees

The most valuable feature is the ability to share the logic within the rules engine with the business, so you can put it up for everybody to read. Everybody understands what it's doing and you can make changes to it in real-time.

We found it easy to get the DMN working.

It is quicker to do things when compared to competing solutions.

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Uday Shankar Tummala
Practice Lead at Sky Solutions, LLC

It is open-source. It supports microservice orchestration. This is what we are really interested in. We can customize our products depending on the use cases.

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Cristian Canescu
Sr. Process Analyst at OTP Bank Romania S.A.

The most valuable features are the ease of use and the ability to streamline a process model on a BPM diagram.

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Gerente do Escritório de Processos at SEAD

The collaboration capabilities have proven to be a great asset during this pandemic. We can share, discuss, and develop the model together — from a distance. It's really helped us during these times of isolation.

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Milan Cvijanovic
IT Architect at Levio

The speed and execution of DMN was a big selling point for us. It's very good at conducting business processes that are easily modeled and presented in a way that's easy to understand. 

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Senior Product Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The interface and the number of connectors that they provide are the most valuable features. The support here is kind of okay. But the main thing is with the number of connectors and the UI, the user interface.

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Vice President & Account CTO at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

One valuable feature of Camunda is that it's an open BPM, so it was easier for users and developers to work together to define the rules and define the process, given their BPM and standard architecture. This also allowed us to expose the rules and the business process itself into a standard model, which wasn't possible with other tools and softwares we've used in the past. Finally, the engine itself is lightweight so it was easier for us to handle deployments and in production it didn't have a great demand of the infrastructure.

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Principal at a tech services company with 1-10 employees

The most valuable feature is the scheduling.

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