IBM BPM Review

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Last updated: Feb 17, 2020

IBM BPM Review

ITQlick rating
(3.4/5)

Starting from $600 per license

IBM Business Process Manager is a business process management solution that can help users with the optimization, execution and design of business processes. The software can go up and running in a very short t...

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Shlomi Lavi / updated: Feb 17, 2020

What is IBM BPM?

IBM Business Process Manager is a business process management solution that can help users with the optimization, execution and design of business processes. The software can go up and running in a very short time and provides a highly integrated environment for users.

IBM, the company behind this business process management solution, is a global innovation and technology company. The Armonk, New York based company has served clients in 170 countries so far and over 400,000 employees are currently working for them.

Average Rating -

The rating of IBM BPM is 3.4 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

IBM Business Process Manager is perfect for midsized companies and large and multinational enterprises. Banking, healthcare, electronics, government, automotive, retail, insurance and other similar industries can use this software. SunTrust Banks, Citigroup and Concord Hospital are some of the clients of IBM Business Process Manager.

Features

IBM Business Process Manager comes with third party platform integration support, workflow optimization, real-time collaboration, BPM mobile capability and full visibility features. The software is perfect for handling both complex and simple approval workflows. The software can help users to automate, measure and standardize business processes. It can increase the productivity of knowledge workers by offering intelligent process automation and ad-hoc activity supported features.

The solution offers built-in support for case handling and business process based on IBM Enterprise Content Management, Business Process Management technologies for advanced edition users. The software can be also used for storing process assets which can be reused for other designs. All the processes of IBM Business Process Manager can be deployed to new installations easily and users will have complete control and visibility over the process activities.

IBM BPM 5 Pros

  • IBM Business Process Manager offers Software as a Service deployment option for users that doesn’t require additional hardware
  • IBM Business Process Manager provides complete visibility over all the process activities
  • The technical support of IBM Business Process Manager offers ticket based support and support portal
  • The business process management solution supports integration with a wide range of third party platforms
  • The business process management platform supports saving and reusing process assets for users

IBM BPM 2 Cons

  • IBM Business Process Manager’s process designer IDE works very slowly according to some users
  • IBM Business Process Manager doesn’t offer on-premise deployment option which can be a problem for some users

Competitors & Alternatives

ActiveMatrix BPM and Pega BPM are the competitors of IBM Business Process Manager. ActiveMatrix BPM comes with process routing suggestions, process workflow creating, visual analytics, mobile client and user page flow support features. However, the software doesn’t offer PaaS or SaaS deployment option.

Pega BPM is another popular business process management solution with work process automation, campaign progress monitoring, correction action suggestions, multiple channel support and visual models and metaphors generating features. However, the software doesn’t offer process simulation feature.

IBM BPM Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $600 per license. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed IBM BPM pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 4.8 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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IBM BPM Categories

Business Process

Specifications

Company:
Address: IBM Corporation, New Orchard Road, Armonk, NY
Customers: Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

IBM BPM Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

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