Pega BPM Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Lead Architect at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 20 2018

What is most valuable?

From an architecture perspective, the thing that we like about it is the ease by which our development teams could pick the tool up. That was cool. The Process Designer is good. We like how we can… more»

How has it helped my organization?

I'm not sure that it has improved our organization, per se, but the speed to market, delivery of our processes and rules that change constantly, it helps a lot with that. Also, not having to build our… more»

What needs improvement?

One of the things that we are looking at is cognitive learning. IBM has another product called IBM RPA, I think, which is doing some of that stuff. We would like to see more of that with respect to… more»

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

We used Pega. Pega can be used both as a workflow engine and a process engine. We have our own internally built process engine too, written in Java, but it's more customized to a certain issue and we… more»

What other advice do I have?

In terms of advice to a colleague who is looking this or a similar solution, I think it is based on the needs of the company, overall, in terms of the business capabilities, the business development… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at Pega, it's very expensive in terms of licensing. We are now looking at Red Hat's implementation of the BPM tool to see, from a price point ratio, how it behaves as well. Red Hat has a… more»
George Tzirtzilakis
Real User
Project Manager and Technical Leader
May 06 2018

What is most valuable?

* Process Designer - If properly used, the executable flow itself helps you understand the business flow. * Call Web Service Smart Service - Web service integrations with other systems are super simple and fast to create, supported by low… more»

What needs improvement?

Even though the company has made great improvements in online documentation, featuring rich material which includes case studies of real-life use cases, the material could definitely be better in quality and coverage of use cases. Another… more»

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

Prior to Appian, there was a Java-based BPMS solution, but Appian was valued for its low-code characteristics that lead to the fastest development cycles in the industry. It was also valued for the scalability, the flexibility on… more»

What other advice do I have?

If licensing cost is not a problem, then Appian is definitely a go, either as a stand-alone platform or with the PaaS offering in the Appian Cloud. When it comes to speed of development, system integrations, BMPS workflows, and digitization… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The alternative we evaluated was Pega BPM.
AlonBear
Real User
Co Founder at Dr. Agile
Nov 30 2019

What is most valuable?

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

How has it helped my organization?

It allows me to present or to demonstrate the business process flow, visually, without having to resort to PowerPoint, Visio, or other products. I can convert it into a… more»

What needs improvement?

The simulation feature of this solution needs improvement. As an example, if I wanted to highlight an event then when I press on it, I would like all of the impacted… more»

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

It's free, open-source. I use the open-source free version.

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

Previously, I used BPM online, but I changed to Camunda BPM because I downgraded my current requirements. I enjoyed BPM online but needed a more lightweight tool for… more»

What other advice do I have?

We are currently a startup with Insur Tech and we are sensitive to cost. It's our strategy and it is the best tool for the price at this time. What I have learned from… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I reviewed Sygnavio and Pega Systems. I chose the Camunda BPM, because I am domain-oriented, and I saw that many companies, especially in my domain, the insurance domain… more»
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