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Score 7.9 out of 100
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Score 7.2 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

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

ARIS
8.4
OpenText MBPM
7.0
Dashboards
ARIS
7.5
OpenText MBPM
7.9
Standard reports
ARIS
9.1
OpenText MBPM
9.0
Custom reports
ARIS
8.5
OpenText MBPM
4.0

Process Engine

ARIS
7.4
OpenText MBPM
7.3
Process designer
ARIS
9.1
OpenText MBPM
8.1
Process simulation
ARIS
8.2
OpenText MBPM
7.1
Business rules engine
ARIS
8.0
OpenText MBPM
9.0
SOA support
ARIS
5.0
OpenText MBPM
6.0
Process player
ARIS
6.0
OpenText MBPM
7.0
Support for modeling languages
ARIS
7.6
OpenText MBPM
8.0
Form builder
ARIS
8.3
OpenText MBPM
6.9
Model execution
ARIS
6.7
OpenText MBPM
6.1

Collaboration

ARIS
8.0
OpenText MBPM
7.6
Social collaboration tools
ARIS
8.0
OpenText MBPM
7.6

Content Management Capabilties

ARIS
8.8
OpenText MBPM
6.0
Content management
ARIS
8.8
OpenText MBPM
6.0

Pros

ARIS

  • Process documentation
  • Process mapping
Anonymous | 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

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

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

ARIS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ARIS

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

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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
    1. designer
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    OpenText MBPM

    General

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

    OpenText MBPM Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    ARIS
    8.9
    OpenText MBPM
    7.1

    Likelihood to Renew

    ARIS
    OpenText MBPM
    8.0

    Usability

    ARIS
    7.0
    OpenText MBPM
    9.0

    Support Rating

    ARIS
    8.0
    OpenText MBPM
    10.0

    Implementation Rating

    ARIS
    OpenText MBPM
    10.0

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