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Score 5.4 out of 100
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Score 7.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Datacap

It's well suited to extracting data from structured documentation and can do this with relative ease. It's less suited to images or Excel and has difficulty reading these.
Ben Williams | 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

IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
7.0
Dashboards
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
7.9
Standard reports
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
9.0
Custom reports
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
4.0

Process Engine

IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
7.3
Process designer
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
8.1
Process simulation
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
7.1
Business rules engine
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
9.0
SOA support
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
6.0
Process player
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
7.0
Support for modeling languages
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
8.0
Form builder
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
6.9
Model execution
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
6.1

Collaboration

IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
7.6
Social collaboration tools
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
7.6

Content Management Capabilties

IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
6.0
Content management
IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
6.0

Pros

IBM Datacap

  • Ingest documents
  • Analyse text
Ben Williams | 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

IBM Datacap

  • Supporting documentation is poor
  • UI is old fashioned
Ben Williams | 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

IBM Datacap

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

IBM Datacap

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

IBM Datacap

IBM Datacap 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Generally they are very good and reactive to our requests. if we find an issue our error they are quick to add a fix to the next release if needs be.
Ben Williams | 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

IBM Datacap

It was cheaper with a better support package offered and no price per page scanned!
Ben Williams | 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

IBM Datacap

  • Increased productivity.
  • Better adherence to compliance as all documents are read and understood in the same way.
Ben Williams | 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

IBM Datacap

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

IBM Datacap
8.0
OpenText MBPM
7.1

Likelihood to Renew

IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
8.0

Usability

IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
9.0

Support Rating

IBM Datacap
9.0
OpenText MBPM
10.0

Implementation Rating

IBM Datacap
OpenText MBPM
10.0

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