Kintone vs. Oracle BPM Suite

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kintone
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Kintone is a customizable digital workplace platform that lets the user manage data, tasks, and communication in one central place. Over 23,000 customers use Kintone’s no-code platform with more than 1.5 million database and workflow applications custom built for their businesses. Kintone is provided by Cybozu Inc., a Tokyo-based public company founded in 1997. Boasting users among the largest F500 companies, Kintone's no-code platform with granular governance aims…
$24
per month per user
Oracle BPM Suite
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
The Oracle Business Process Management Suite is an integrated environment for developing, administering, and using business applications centered around business processes.N/A
Pricing
KintoneOracle BPM Suite
Editions & Modules
Professional Subscription
$24
per month per user
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
KintoneOracle BPM Suite
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAll subscriptions have a minimum 5 users requirement. We also offer Nonprofit Subscription (only applies to 501(c)3 orgs), GOV subscription and EDU subscription at $15/month/user. For Enterprise accounts, please contact us directly for custom pricing.
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Features
KintoneOracle BPM Suite
Low-Code Development
Comparison of Low-Code Development features of Product A and Product B
Kintone
9.1
43 Ratings
3% above category average
Oracle BPM Suite
-
Ratings
Platform Security9.134 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform User Management9.340 Ratings00 Ratings
Reusability9.138 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform Scalability9.240 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Kintone
-
Ratings
Oracle BPM Suite
6.0
5 Ratings
30% below category average
Dashboards00 Ratings6.04 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings6.05 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings6.04 Ratings
Process Engine
Comparison of Process Engine features of Product A and Product B
Kintone
-
Ratings
Oracle BPM Suite
7.4
6 Ratings
13% below category average
Process designer00 Ratings8.06 Ratings
Process simulation00 Ratings7.06 Ratings
Business rules engine00 Ratings9.06 Ratings
SOA support00 Ratings8.06 Ratings
Process player00 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Support for modeling languages00 Ratings7.04 Ratings
Form builder00 Ratings4.05 Ratings
Model execution00 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Collaboration
Comparison of Collaboration features of Product A and Product B
Kintone
-
Ratings
Oracle BPM Suite
6.0
4 Ratings
30% below category average
Social collaboration tools00 Ratings6.04 Ratings
Content Management Capabilties
Comparison of Content Management Capabilties features of Product A and Product B
Kintone
-
Ratings
Oracle BPM Suite
7.0
3 Ratings
15% below category average
Content management00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
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User Ratings
KintoneOracle BPM Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
8.9
(48 ratings)
8.0
(8 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.3
(5 ratings)
6.0
(2 ratings)
Usability
7.8
(5 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(46 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
6.8
(4 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Configurability
9.3
(42 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
5.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Professional Services
3.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
2.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
KintoneOracle BPM Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
Kintone
Kintone is great if you want a software that will help you in managing your data, and keep track of which tasks are assigned to whom. It also helps to streamline communication and information in one central place. However, it is not for you if you are looking for something complex that has to manage a lot of data.
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Oracle
Oracle BPM is well suited to organizations and environments that have a good understanding of their business processes and organizational structures. Trying to introduce a tool such as Oracle BPM into the organization without a good grasp on how the business operates is a recipe for disaster as the implementation will uncover all of the dirty secrets of an organizations business processes and bring them to light. BPM is not to be utilized for smaller service orchestrations or technical service implementations, these should be handled by the Oracle SOA Suite using the BPEL process manager, leaving BPM to handle the organizational business processes, referring to and including lower level services and BPEL processes as needed.
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Pros
Kintone
  • Flexibility. You can build apps (without coding) to serve a wide range of processes and projects.
  • Ease of use. The interface is intuitive.
  • Training. There are resources readily available to train new users. Even starting from scratch, I felt like I was up to speed in just a few hours.
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Oracle
  • Oracle BPM [Suite] can support unlimited number of cases. No limitations in cases raised.
  • Oracle Weblogic can handle multiple traffic. [It] can handle lots of heavy load[s].
  • Oracle BPM has extensive integration with database[s]. Huge number[s] of customization can be created.
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Cons
Kintone
  • I feel that Kintone is not well enough known yet. This means that other apps/APIs are not necessarily easy to connect with Kintone. Yes, you can use Zapier though for interfacing with other apps.
  • It would be great if it could give more customized options to change the look and format of certain things. You can make price quote apps, for example, but have to rely on 3rd party apps or programming skills to customize the look and fields.
  • If you make a table as an input field, it cannot connect to other internal Kintone apps for lookups and such.
  • I think there is more potential to make more customized data graphs.
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Oracle
  • Oracle BPM is left behind by other tools more modern in terms of user experience, usability and ability to integrate with everything else.
  • To really harvest the potential of Oracle BPM you need to do it in JDeveloper and with ADF. This restricts its usage to very technical people.
  • The administration of the Oracle BPM tools has really put a burden on our team. It is running on Weblogic and we experience issues very often either with performance or with a bad configuration of the system.
  • As with all Oracle products, the price can be an issue for smaller shops.
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Likelihood to Renew
Kintone
I still think that there's a room for Kintone's future, and high expectations for them in additional features and innovative tools and supports. Truly hope that they will support email features, and standardized supports for various plug-ins with the 3rd party software and apps. In the meantime, we will have to consider our ways of doing our work in all aspects
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Oracle
In many scenarios it should have provided more features. It took a lot of effort while debugging, making it difficult to maintain.
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Usability
Kintone
Kintone is agile app and most of the time we can easily come up with new apps. However, there should be more feature-based drag and drop and or a visual-based usability, as we all want to minimize the number of clicks and dropdown menu selections as much as possible. Thanks.
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Oracle
Not easy to debug errors.
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Reliability and Availability
Kintone
Never had an issue with this.
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Oracle
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Performance
Kintone
No issues.
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Oracle
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Kintone
I have had very specific questions about different aspects of the software, and I have always been able to get a hold of someone who could help. If my sales rep didn’t know the answer, he would get me in touch with someone who did know the answer. The whole team is very ready to help. It definitely feels like they view my success as their success, which is so important with this type of software.
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Oracle
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
Kintone
Everyone has their own tastes of things and way they want to work. Asking them to adapt to the changes with the new tools or apps is always difficult. We would want to start with a very small but best example within the organization, which in our case was that the employees will not be bothered by the bosses by being asked to find the documents, status of the progresses, or major things/requests/projects.
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Oracle
Overall satisfactory
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Alternatives Considered
Kintone
Kintone is the easiest product to create from and the cost is the lowest I believe. In addition, reconfigurability and extendability are great. If you look for a low code tool, you can try Kintone. But as same as another low code tool, don't expect too much.
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Oracle
We evaluated Bonita and found that it might fit a smaller-sized company better; we found that Oracle BPM Suite scaled much more evenly. We almost went with one of the competitors, but in the end chose Oracle BPM Suite after we factored in the cost of VMware licensing. There are literally tons of analytics on the back end which are great for upper management, but not so much for average users, but this fits our business model quite well.
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Kintone
Should be multiple pricing packages.
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Oracle
No answers on this topic
Scalability
Kintone
I could see this work for all departments if implemented correctly.
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Oracle
No answers on this topic
Professional Services
Kintone
Needed improvement at the time.
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Oracle
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Kintone
  • It has helped us reduce the amount of people we need to track our inventory. We’ve saved time and money using less people.
  • We are able to see our data much better now and have a spot that we can all look at the database on the go.
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Oracle
  • You'll most certainly need a deep dive and extensive training before your users can even think of using the product and they are very expensive.
  • Lack of documentation makes it very difficult to manage the application if any error is encountered which will result in you ending up hiring a dedicated person to look into the application once it's deployed.
  • For a very large org., if properly implemented and used, it can help identify the cost-intensive and inefficient processes.
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ScreenShots

Kintone Screenshots

Screenshot of View apps from portalScreenshot of 4 ways to build an appScreenshot of Mobile accessScreenshot of Drag and drop interfaceScreenshot of Business app views