Vendor Vignette: bpm

Alfresco Software (Digital Process Automation)

Alfresco is a visionary company and technology leader in providing content-centric digital process automation for content management and information governance within business operations. The company has a strong R&D focus with open-source software and cloud computing roots, now coupled with a strong drive toward integrating AI/ML with content services and process automation.

Appian

Appian is a visionary company and technology leader in the digital process automation space. The company is quick to embrace major technology trends, such as SaaS, cloud, low-code, mobile, social, RPA, and AI/ML – as well as omnichannel, IoT, and other deployment trends.

Bonitasoft

Bonitasoft is taking a different path than many other process automation vendors by focusing specifically on application developers and how they collaborate with citizen developers. This approach differentiates the company from its competitors that are more focused on building low-code process tools for citizen developers and business analysts.

BP Logix

BP Logix has jumpstarted process design with Process Timeline. This innovative approach merits investigation by testing the product and talking with customers who have deployed the tool.

Catalytic

Catalytic is a fascinating vendor with an easy-to-use, SaaS-based process automation product and a pinpoint focus on achieving widespread deployment across all business people within an enterprise. The company has ambitious plans to remake a mature market that has already been well-plowed by many competitors.

Flowable AG

Flowable has carved out competitive differentiation through 1) an open-source process automation platform, 2) integration with native and third-party chat software, 3) a focus on process automation for omnichannel initiatives, and 4) a vision for integrating AI/ML with process automation, including learning which human tasks should be replaced by automation.

FlowForma

FlowForma is a true no-code product designed for business people to improve the efficiency of everyday business processes that are frequently overlooked or seen as “just the way we do things.”

Hyland (Digital Process Automation)

Hyland’s deep knowledge and experience in implementing vertical
solutions and functional (cross-industry) business processes differentiates it most in the process automation market.