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Score 7.2 out of 100
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Score 7.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

We use PDF forms for our submissions to the USPTO as well as for obtaining signature documents. With LiveCycle, I can update forms, save them, load them into my docketing database, and have them pre-populated with data. This process ensures continuity, less chance for error, and the ability to save the paralegals time when it comes to preparing filings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MBPM

Metastorm is well-suited for scenarios in which internal stress testing an application is needed in a hurry before showcasing it to potential customers. It supports different views of the process from Swimlane perspective, so different methodologies can be handled. It is an Enterprise level tool and handles both small and large projects quite well, although smaller companies may be stressed out by the amount of time it takes to properly maintain the application.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Reporting & Analytics

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
6.9
Dashboards
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
7.8
Standard reports
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
9.0
Custom reports
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
4.0

Process Engine

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
7.3
Process designer
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
8.2
Process simulation
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
7.2
Business rules engine
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
9.0
SOA support
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
6.0
Process player
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
7.0
Support for modeling languages
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
8.0
Form builder
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
6.8
Model execution
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
6.2

Collaboration

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
7.5
Social collaboration tools
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
7.5

Content Management Capabilties

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
6.0
Content management
Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
6.0

Pros

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

  • Ease of use for end users - the forms made from LiveCycle work flawlessly
  • Adding sections dedicated to pictures or other elements - there is some room for design here
  • Variety of choices for types of input to be added to each form and many options for configuring each of them
  • Works REALLY well for forms that just require text information to be filled in
Ruby Javaid | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MBPM

  • Complex routing of tasks based on calculated criteria
  • Linking between tasks and accessing relevant information
  • Organising, scheduling and prioritising
  • Different views for different people
Peter Green | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

  • A better guide or intro tutorial would have been great to have.
  • The learning curve is very steep.
  • File sizes can be improved upon as complex projects often push limits of this solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MBPM

  • The Metastorm process engine is based on an older version of .NET. Updating to a newer version would resolve several known issues with .NET email functionality.
  • Metastorm builds web pages at run time. While the UI presented to the end user is fine, the Document Object Model is convoluted and subject to change with new releases. Providing a more simplified DOM or at very least a custom function to replace document.getElementById() would make client-side scripting a much more powerful tool.
  • One function that I've seen Metastorm competitors do well, is email wizards. Having a WYSIWYG email editor would be really nice.
Eden Mack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OpenText MBPM

OpenText MBPM 8.0
Based on 4 answers
There are other products that seem to be a better fit for future initiatives.
Matt Temple | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OpenText MBPM

OpenText MBPM 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Although it is intuitive to use it does require training
Harish Rajput | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OpenText MBPM

OpenText MBPM 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Great customer service for an API support related query
Harish Rajput | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

I have only ever used LiveCycle for our PDF form creation. I am not sure what other options there are, but we have never needed to look into anything else as LiveCycle works for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MBPM

We found that OpenText MBPM held its own quite well against IBM BPM. We ended up choosing OpenText MBPM due to the analytics, complex routing, and the ease of SOA service integration. Furthermore, the ability to quickly develop simple User interfaces make this tool a daily component of our most-used toolbox components.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

  • Having LiveCycle enables me to offer more products in my lineup, so that is always a good thing. Most clients like the idea of being able to purchase a template and then making changes themselves, so I've had quite a few sales here. However it's not really something that will make me rich overnight or anything. It's just a tool that enables me to have different products.
  • If they could figure out a way to improve the limitations in terms of design capability in the form creation process, I could probably leverage this software a lot better since I would use it more.
Ruby Javaid | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MBPM

  • The development of the ticketing system has enabled us to greatly improve customer relationships
  • The scheduling and allocation of the tasks has reduced both the number of open tickets and the turnaround time to resolution
  • Management information from the system has improved decision making
Peter Green | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Experience Manager Forms

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

OpenText MBPM

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
6.3
OpenText MBPM
7.2

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
8.0

Usability

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
9.0

Support Rating

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
10.0

Implementation Rating

Adobe Experience Manager Forms
OpenText MBPM
10.0

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