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Adobe LiveCycle ES4

20 Ratings
Score 7 out of 101

ProcessMaker

11 Ratings
Score 9.1 out of 101

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Adobe LiveCycle ES4

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.
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ProcessMaker

Design Flowchart, and Electronic paper easily, I designed the following flow chart about 3 hours, https://i.imgur.com/Tpr8ovO.png and the following form in 1 hour, https://i.imgur.com/GAx5Nvh.png And, this is the first time I am using Processmaker.I can control the workflow by PHP and Javascript code, by trigger and code inside to handle the submit button, etc. It's a simple and powerful BPMN tools better than the others I've used before.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Reporting & Analytics

Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.2
Dashboards
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.3
Standard reports
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.2
Custom reports
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.2

Process Engine

Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.4
Process designer
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
9.1
Process simulation
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.2
Business rules engine
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.9
SOA support
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.3
Process player
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.1
Support for modeling languages
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
7.3
Form builder
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
9.2
Model execution
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.3

Collaboration

Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
7.1
Social collaboration tools
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
7.1

Content Management Capabilties

Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.6
Content management
Adobe LiveCycle ES4
ProcessMaker
8.6

Pros

  • It enables me to quickly update and distribute forms that have been changed.
  • The layout features help ensure that the forms look professional.
  • The ability to preview what the final form will look like and how it will work, while still editing, is extremely helpful.
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  • We can write PHP and Javascript code to handle the way the ProcessMaker does. It makes the ProcessMaker more flexible to meet our requests on our workflow.
  • The Processmaker provides a What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get flowchart design tool, we can draw our process very easy like Visio. And, We can use the flowchart to implement our workflow.
  • Also, the Dynaform, the electronic form function of Processmaker, is WYSIWYG form design tool, help us design forms participated in the process.
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Cons

  • There are so many bells and whistles it can be intimidating.
  • It is not a product you just pick up and use, there is some training needed.
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  • The Compatibility with IE Browser. The IE Browser is not compatible with jQuery, and ProcessMaker is based on jQuery, The user who uses IE Browser is somewhat difficult using ProcessMaker normally.
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Alternatives Considered

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.
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Simple, and easy to use..
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Return on Investment

  • LiveCycle has ensured that we are able to get a lot done, with little manpower.
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  • I'm using Communication edition to introduce BPMN in my organization. I can build the first process in a short time, make my boss more confident with my job.
  • But, with ProcessMaker, we need more time to design code to handle the process, and without PHP/Javascript Programmer, it seems hard to work with more and more processes online.
  • However, IE Browser is not well supported, somewhat let the user confuse.
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Pricing Details

Adobe LiveCycle ES4

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

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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