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Score 7.9 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ARIS

ARIS is well suited when we want to understand the interrelationship between different processes and their decencies on systems etc. It allows to create an integrated view with easy navigation from one process to another and allows to add information like metrics, risks, cycle time, FTE, etc. Overall, it is a great tool for modeling and analysis.Though it offers BPMN notation, it has limited compatibility with some other tools, hence if the objective is to implement these processes using tools like PEGA then is it not suitable. Further, it is very high priced, so for basic modeling, it might give the right ROI.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax TotalAgility

The platform is an excellent solution for companies looking for a workflow automation system that can be used across departments and its return on investment becomes apparent once it is introduced in production for a business. Its ability to route work tasks dynamically between employees and outside parties, implement SLAs, and get information to a back-end source is excellent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Reporting & Analytics

ARIS
8.4
Kofax TotalAgility
Dashboards
ARIS
7.5
Kofax TotalAgility
Standard reports
ARIS
9.1
Kofax TotalAgility
Custom reports
ARIS
8.5
Kofax TotalAgility

Process Engine

ARIS
7.4
Kofax TotalAgility
Process designer
ARIS
9.1
Kofax TotalAgility
Process simulation
ARIS
8.2
Kofax TotalAgility
Business rules engine
ARIS
8.0
Kofax TotalAgility
SOA support
ARIS
5.0
Kofax TotalAgility
Process player
ARIS
6.0
Kofax TotalAgility
Support for modeling languages
ARIS
7.6
Kofax TotalAgility
Form builder
ARIS
8.3
Kofax TotalAgility
Model execution
ARIS
6.7
Kofax TotalAgility

Collaboration

ARIS
8.0
Kofax TotalAgility
Social collaboration tools
ARIS
8.0
Kofax TotalAgility

Content Management Capabilties

ARIS
8.8
Kofax TotalAgility
Content management
ARIS
8.8
Kofax TotalAgility

Pros

ARIS

  • Process documentation
  • Process mapping
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax TotalAgility

  • Ease of use. The drag and drop configuration to create the processes makes the product easy to use and configure. Most of the icons are intuitive on what they are and how to use them. The use of the colored icons for each value also helps to know that that value is looking for.
  • Forms. The capture forms are easy to create and maintain. A new field can be added to the Extraction group and then the capture form is regenerated and that field is automatically added to the form with all the proper attributes. If an additional check box or field is added to the form, that field stays when regenerated. This differs from KTA 6.0.
  • Kofax has done pretty well integrating all the pieces of Kofax into one product. KC (Kofax Capture), KIC (Kofax Import Connector), KTM (Kofax Transformation Module with OCR), and workflow are all combined into KTA (Kofax Total Agility). This lets all of these features work together in one product. Kofax does keep adding more to the functions that maybe were left out original version. This makes Kofax Total Agility a robust product.
Gail Perian | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ARIS

  • Defining databases, use of entities and relationship diagrams, define data, like data models, there is still a part they could improve.
  • Providing more standard reports and improving on access rights and privileges functionality
Kimaya Ghag | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax TotalAgility

  • Exception management within the platform can certainly be improved upon. If a job is suspended for any particular issue integrations can be put in place to attempt to handle them but it is kludgy and does not always work as anticipated.
  • The administration interface is based on Microsoft Silverlight which limits it to certain versions of Internet Explorer and the interface has seen better days. Their other application, Kofax Kapow, has a much more mature and intuitive interface. This supposedly is being replaced in the next major iteration but I have doubts it will be successfully done.
  • The product is expensive. It is also the Cadillac of workflow platforms with document transformation built in. In many cases the product can do what you want it to do but there may be other more cost effective platforms.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ARIS

ARIS 7.0
Based on 1 answer
I am a BPM and Enterprise Architect Consultant and hence have been using different BPM and EA tools for consulting practice. Until now I have used Opentext Provision EA,Sparx EA, MS Visio and IBM Blueworks. All of the tools used are good and have their own unique features and capabilities. ARIS BPA is widely used by my current organization for different projects.
Kimaya Ghag | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax TotalAgility

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Support Rating

ARIS

ARIS 8.0
Based on 4 answers
It has good, even complex functionality that is provided by its library and ability to create relations between items, yet it is not hard to use. Anyone can use it in a short time. It provides reporting abilities and good documentation with the availability of exporting options. The only drawback I have seen was user management/login issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax TotalAgility

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Alternatives Considered

ARIS

ARIS has its own EPC notation which is very easy, hence a preferred notation amongst many. It has some enhanced features like the ability to create custom reports, queries, adhoc analysis, and simulation, which not all tools offer. However, it is very high priced compared to some other tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax TotalAgility

Kofax TotalAgility is a beast of a package that gives you a thousand ways to tackle a problem, but it may not be the best platform for your needs. It is more of an enterprise platform that integrates well with other systems with moderate development time. Other packages may be cheaper, easier, and faster to implement depending on needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ARIS

  • Increased process efficiencies.
  • Single source of truth.
  • Better process analysis.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kofax TotalAgility

  • Kofax TotalAgility is very expensive. Some customers have reported that using the KTA workflow has increased productivity and has a good ROI overall. The customers have not shared true numbers for me to give details.
Gail Perian | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ARIS

General

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

ARIS Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
ARIS Enterprisecontact us
    SaaS Edition
    ARIS Elements$1001
    ARIS Advanced$2001
    ARIS Enterprisecontact us
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    Kofax TotalAgility

    General

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

    Kofax TotalAgility Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    ARIS
    8.9
    Kofax TotalAgility
    8.0

    Usability

    ARIS
    7.0
    Kofax TotalAgility

    Support Rating

    ARIS
    8.0
    Kofax TotalAgility

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