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"For an internal project, this is a solution that you can install and have up and running quite quickly.""We are documenting all of the processors and VPN. Then we are sharing it with our business users.""I've found the active community most valuable but it also provides you with a lot of other features.""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.""When I compare it with other BPM tools, like IBM, it is great, open source, and free when you use the community version.""The solution is easily compatible with HTML forms and HTML language programming and that is the most significant part.""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.""It allows me to present or to demonstrate the business process flow, visually, without having to resort to PowerPoint, Visio, or other products."

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"The free online Help and E-Learning is very strong.""I like all of the features. I like that you can simulate the processes and add the time standard.""The product has a comfortable GUI and a good environment for users.""I find Bizagi so user friendly. I also think that its modeling abilities are great and it's easy to teach them to new users.""The API is pretty straightforward.""This solution is easy to use and it is a good tool for process modeling.""The solution's simulation capabilities are the most valuable aspects.""The most valuable feature is the simulation."

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"It excels at analytics. It provides visibility across all activities of a company's processes and performance.""It helps improve your process through continual measurement.""This solution is very stable.""This solution has streamlined our operation and improved the TAT of sales, operations, and underwriters.""Good user interface and good add option.""The solution offers great notifications.""I like the APIs and the BPM coach is a good tool. But if I had to pick one, it would be the API.""This tool is very useful when it comes to enterprise-grade automation and governmental processes for the security aspects, performance, and reliability."

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"The GUI needs to be improved, with more configuration options.""When you search for Camunda BPM resources or books on how to utilize Camunda BPM, it is lacking. When it comes to Alfresco, there are thousands of resources that can help you to utilize within AWS and its Group Services. I would like to see the usage of Camunda BPM on Amazon Web Services be improved.""I would say that Camunda should actually focus on small cases as well. There's a lot of space out there, for small businesses. If they can, they should cater to them.""I would like to see the forms engine available in the open-source version of this solution.""I would like to have a feature for audit logging, audit logs and audit log management. And some history of use for the audit logs.""I would also like a very easy to use form builder.""Especially when you use the open-source version, there are issues with performance.""If there were some industry templates it would have helped significantly, because it is similar to a process map for a domain. That is what we are currently creating, a domain-relevant process map."

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"It is difficult to drive ROI on types of processes involving complex business rules.""The performance could use improvement. We couldn't connect the processes to on one file. The performance is an issue for us.""It needs some better notation functionality.""I think that they could improve their update process. Some of the process mining techniques could be added to Bizagi. I think that they can improve their simulation abilities to include more elements of the BPMN.""The solution needs to make it easier to use RPA products on it. They may need an RPA specific interface. It would be better than having to make an RPA tool to use for viewing. Most of our work is about making RPA tools with the Bizagi, not using Bizagi itself.""I would like to see more in terms of analytics and better reporting.""There could be more documentation.""Bizagi needs a way to define categories such as process groups like the APQC framework, PCF, and handle the processes within it."

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"We care about technology and support because support is very important and a BPM is not easy to implement.""Could increase vulnerability and security patches to make it more robust.""Finding errors and bugs on the system is not easy. We can't seem to use the events or logs to find them, so it makes it difficult to debug the system. They really need to work on their debugging features to make is much, much easier. It would improve the solution considerably and should be something they add in a future release.""The debugging needs improvement. There is some confusion surrounding the debugging.""Importing and exporting between multiple environments is more difficult with other tools.""IBM BPM lacks openness, that is, the ability to become open for new options in terms of APIs, front-end development, and ecosystem. IBM BPM has been quite closed. One of the main improvements would be to somehow embed the rules engine into IBM BPM. Merging IBM BRMS and the rules engine with IBM BPM would be helpful. If there was some simpler way to define rules without having to put IBM BRMS on top of it, it would be good. It's something that we can get out of Camunda but not out of IBM BPM.""Our developers are complaining that it's too complex to maintain.""Patching is required every three months and a major upgrade every two years, which should be optional."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"We are using the open-source version of this solution.""Camunda is much cheaper.""I use the open-source free version.""The open-source version of the product is free to use.""The cost of this solution is better than some competing products.""Licensing costs are anywhere from $80,000 to $100,000 USD per year.""We use the open-source version, which can be used at no cost.""I think Camunda BPM can improve their licensing costs. It isn't easy to find clients with Camunda BPM licenses mainly because it's quite expensive."

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"I think that its price is reasonable.""This solution would be expensive for a company that has a lot of users.""The Bizagi modeler can be downloaded free of charge.""We have no issues with the pricing.""It is only necessary to pay for licenses when ready to deploy applications to production.""It has a very high price. Many clients complain about the price for maintaining the application on Bizagi.""Make sure that your requirements are explicitly defined from the outset. This will help you choose the right setup and licensing for your needs."

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"The cloud and license of the subscription model for IBM BPM can be complex. There are a lot of alternatives to choose from.""It should provide more flexibility to connect with external systems, and there should be in-built services that can be used to integrate with other systems quickly.""The price is quite inflated, and I think that our service contract is per year with monthly fees."

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WebSphere Lombardi Edition, IBM Business Process Manager, IBM WebSphere Process Server
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Overview

Camunda BPM is a light-weight, open source platform for Business Process Management. It is a perfect match for general software development and provides powerful business-IT-alignment based on BPMN for structured workflows, CMMN for less structured cases and DMN for business rules.

Typical use cases for Camunda BPM are:

  • Straight Through Processing (STP)
  • Human Workflow Management
  • (Dynamic) Case Management
  • Business Rule Automation

Bizagi is a global leader in digital process automation software. The Digital Business Platform from Bizagi delivers rapid process automation across the enterprise. The platform wraps around existing IT systems, giving organizations the immediate business agility and process orchestration required to compete in the digital economy. We help ignite the digital transformation programs of more than 500 enterprise customers across 50 countries across the globe, assisted by an international network of partners and a global community of over 500,000 process pioneers.

Bizagi has successfully delivered some of the most demanding process automation and digital transformation projects in the world, working with global brands like GE, adidas, Mars and Audi, among many others. Bizagi offers an incredibly robust and proven solution, capable of integrating seamlessly with existing enterprise assets and systems, including SAP and SharePoint.

IBM Business Process Manager is a comprehensive BPM platform giving you visibility and insight to manage business processes. It scales smoothly and easily from an initial project to a full enterprise-wide program harnesses complexity in a simple environment to better meet customer needs.
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Sample Customers
AT&T Inc., Allianz Indonesia, Deutsche WertpapierService Bank AG, CSS Insurance, Provinzial NordWest Insurance Services, VHV Group, freenet Group, Swisscom AG, Zalando SE, Accruentadidas Group, GE Capital, Mars, Audi, Santander, Telefonica, BNP Paribas, Air France & many more - 500+ customer globally.Barclays, EmeriCon, Banca Popolare di Milano, CST Consulting, KeyBank, KPMG, Prolifics, Sandhata Technologies Ltd., State of Alaska, Humana S.A., Saperion, esciris, Banco Espirito Santo
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm31%
Comms Service Provider23%
Non Profit15%
Government15%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government6%
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Government18%
Retailer14%
Financial Services Firm9%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm66%
Insurance Company21%
Healthcare Company3%
Computer Software Company3%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm14%
Insurance Company7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business52%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise31%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise64%
REVIEWERS
Small Business55%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise29%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise79%
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Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise70%
Find out what your peers are saying about Bizagi vs. IBM BPM and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,249 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Bizagi is ranked 4th in Business Process Management with 18 reviews while IBM BPM is ranked 5th in Business Process Management with 15 reviews. Bizagi is rated 8.0, while IBM BPM is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Bizagi writes "Great user interface, offers a free version, and has pretty good technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM BPM writes "Offers lots of space, quite stable, and perfect for large enterprises". Bizagi is most compared with Visio, Bonita, ARIS BPM, Lucidchart and Microsoft PowerApps, whereas IBM BPM is most compared with IBM Business Automation Workflow, Pega BPM, Apache Airflow, Appian and IBM Case Foundation. See our Bizagi vs. IBM BPM report.

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