IBM BPM Competitors and Alternatives

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Mallik Kesavaraju
Consultant
Associate Director at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Mar 18 2018

What is most valuable?

I think it is the user interface and the ease of developing the workflow for an application. It has a lot of gadgets to just plug and play, and that cuts down your… more»

How has it helped my organization?

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… more»

What needs improvement?

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… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

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… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I was working with various other products like Savvion BPM and IBM VPN. Because some of the customer situations, we switched them from those applications to Pega, and I… more»

What other advice do I have?

You really need to know how you are going to use this product. Is it for customer service? Is it for marketing? Is it for robotic automation? Is it for other things? You… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated IBM BPM and Appian.
TomasMikes
Real User
Senior Business Consultant at Trask solutions a.s.
Oct 07 2019

What is most valuable?

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… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to have a feature for audit logging and audit log management, and some history of use for the audit logs. It's not anything I need, but our clients often require these features and then we have to do it ourselves. I would also… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used IBM BPM and Activiti BPM but we switched to Camunda because of the pricing model. Camunda is much cheaper. We've also found that IBM BPM is not really stable, some applications are very complex and some project verdicts were not as… more»

What other advice do I have?

I feel that there is always room for improvement, so I rate this solution a nine out of ten.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

When I compare it to other BPM tools, like IBM, it is great, open source, and free when you use the community version. We are also working on the enterprise version, so we are very satisfied.
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