Compare Pega BPM vs. QuickBase

Pega BPM is ranked 5th in Rapid Application Development Software with 7 reviews while QuickBase is ranked 12th in Rapid Application Development Software with 3 reviews. Pega BPM is rated 9.0, while QuickBase is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Pega BPM writes "Rapid renew structure allows for better implementation over other solutions and aids clients in serving their customers". On the other hand, the top reviewer of QuickBase writes "It's easy to use and creating applications is quick". Pega BPM is most compared with Camunda BPM, Appian and ServiceNow, whereas QuickBase is most compared with Zudy VINYL, Microsoft PowerApps and Caspio. See our Pega BPM vs. QuickBase report.
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Pros
The interface is quite simple and easy to use, even for beginners.The solution's most valuable feature is its quick setup. Nowhere else you can create a good-looking application this quick. It's a fairly robust system.Powerful, full-featured business process management with excellent supportWhile Pega technical support is okay, it also depends on the issues you need help with and who your contact is with Pega.The most valuable features are case management and integration services.It cuts down the time taken for coding. Earlier it used take for us four hours to do a particular code. Now this can be done in less than 30 minutes. That's the kind of productivity gains you can get.The user interface and the ease of developing the workflow for an application are valuable features.Decreased time for plane departures and landing, supported analytical insight for planning of three to six month forecasting, and helped with operational decision planning and support.

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This solution has provided for Rapid deployment of data collection tools, replacing spreadsheets with near real-time data.The need for little to no code knowledge has been huge.It has helped streamline and simply track status and collection of data from suppliers and other internal departments.Creating applications in Quickbase will take, literally, a fraction of the time it would take to create them in other database applications (which shall remain unnamed).

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Cons
Pega currently is trying to add chatbots to their systems, and it's still quite immature. This part definitely needs to be improved.The pricing model needs to be improved. Right now, it's too expensive.Lack of stronger cloud support is somewhat inconvenient for users and implementation.What should be included is some UI features and maybe some integrations. This includes documentation on how the UI works.The unit testing needs to improve, as well as the user interface.The biggest thing I have seen is when going from one version to another and upgrading to the latest version, it takes a pretty long time for an organization to go through an upgrade process. I think that's an area where they can make it a little smoother.There have been some performance scalability issues. Suppose you want to add more users. You go from, say, 800 users to 1,500 users, and sometimes that creates issues for which there is no clear explanation. To fix it you have to escalate it with customer service and sometimes the response is not up to the mark in resolving those issues.It is scalable, but it also interacts with a lot of other systems. I think they thought that the interface to other systems, legacy systems, was its strength, but when problems do occur, quickly diagnosing those problems has been a challenge.

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The mobile app has improved, but it still needs work.The improved developer interface in some areas can be difficult to use for complex items.Unfortunately, there is still no new report formatting available natively, and would still require 3rd party developers to help with that. .

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Pricing and Cost Advice
May be somewhat more expensive than other solutions initially, but should have enhanced return on investment.The licensing fees are based on the number of users.They have both on-premise and cloud licensing. If you are a small to medium company, go for the cloud option because that eliminates a lot of the setting up of your DevTest and performance environments, multiple environments, because you can buy that from Pega with the cloud option. So your setup time really goes down. If you're a large company, then you're better off putting it within your company. You have other skill resources within your company to create environments.They need to come up with licensing options. Right now they do have a cloud-based option, but the cloud prices I've seen are much more expensive compared to competing products.

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Quickbase is probably not the cheapest app out there. That said, it is worth its weight in gold. There is no other app that I know of in the market today that can do what Quickbase does.

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Overview

Pega BPM helps you simplify and automate your operations so that you can reduce costs and improve business agility. Pega's unique Build For Change technology delivers repeatable solutions that can be efficiently reused and tailored to meet the requirements of diverse customers, product lines, channels, and geographies.

Trusted by more than half of the Fortune 100, QuickBase is a low-code platform for building, customizing, and integrating custom business applications. With more than 6,000 customers and 500,000 active users, QuickBase is the technology of choice for organizations that want to empower business users to solve their own challenges while maintaining the governance and security of an enterprise-quality app development system.

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The State of Maine, ANZ, Coca-Cola, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), ME, New South Wales, OptumRx, Texas Department of Transportation, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & RetirementProcter & Gamble, Tesla, Norwegian Cruise Line, Google, Metso, Agero, Kayak, PTC, Patra Corp, TomTom, Southwest Airlines, FedEx Office
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm71%
Software R&D Company14%
Retailer14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company33%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider10%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Financial Services Firm19%
Construction Company17%
Logistics Company10%
Manufacturing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company32%
Construction Company21%
Comms Service Provider7%
Insurance Company5%
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