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Score 7.2 out of 100
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Score 7.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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

Oracle BPM Suite

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.
Shawn Ruff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Reporting & Analytics

OpenText MBPM
6.9
Oracle BPM Suite
7.4
Dashboards
OpenText MBPM
7.8
Oracle BPM Suite
7.5
Standard reports
OpenText MBPM
9.0
Oracle BPM Suite
7.5
Custom reports
OpenText MBPM
4.0
Oracle BPM Suite
7.4

Process Engine

OpenText MBPM
7.3
Oracle BPM Suite
6.8
Process designer
OpenText MBPM
8.2
Oracle BPM Suite
5.4
Process simulation
OpenText MBPM
7.2
Oracle BPM Suite
7.4
Business rules engine
OpenText MBPM
9.0
Oracle BPM Suite
6.9
SOA support
OpenText MBPM
6.0
Oracle BPM Suite
6.6
Process player
OpenText MBPM
7.0
Oracle BPM Suite
6.7
Support for modeling languages
OpenText MBPM
8.0
Oracle BPM Suite
8.0
Form builder
OpenText MBPM
6.8
Oracle BPM Suite
5.8
Model execution
OpenText MBPM
6.2
Oracle BPM Suite
7.9

Collaboration

OpenText MBPM
7.5
Oracle BPM Suite
7.0
Social collaboration tools
OpenText MBPM
7.5
Oracle BPM Suite
7.0

Content Management Capabilties

OpenText MBPM
6.0
Oracle BPM Suite
7.0
Content management
OpenText MBPM
6.0
Oracle BPM Suite
7.0

Pros

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

Oracle BPM Suite

  • Modeling business processes - it is providing an interface where users can drag and drop many kinds of shapes to build a business process.
  • HumanTask - I consider this as being the key strength of Oracle BPM. It allows you to create approval flows in different ways and it manages the long-running processes (while waiting for people to interact with the flow).
  • The user-interface for user tasks - it is one place where you can see all tasks and their progress. Admins can see and interact with other people's tasks.
Cristian Bodnarasec | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Oracle BPM Suite

  • Again, it takes a decent amount of IT knowledge to realize the full potential of the Oracle BPM Suite
  • It can tend to feel sluggish unless you slightly exceed the minimum system requirements
  • There are so many features that it can be difficult to know which ones to use and which ones not to use in a given situation
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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

Oracle BPM Suite

Oracle BPM Suite 6.0
Based on 2 answers
In many scenarios it should have provided more features. It took a lot of effort while debugging, making it difficult to maintain.
Shouvik Das | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

OpenText MBPM

OpenText MBPM 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Although it is intuitive to use it does require training
Harish Rajput | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle BPM Suite

Oracle BPM Suite 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Not easy to debug errors.
Shouvik Das | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

OpenText MBPM

OpenText MBPM 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Great customer service for an API support related query
Harish Rajput | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle BPM Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

OpenText MBPM

OpenText MBPM 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Oracle BPM Suite

Oracle BPM Suite 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Overall satisfactory
Shouvik Das | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

Oracle BPM Suite

IBM's Rational RequistePro was considered as an alternative but due to the client's good experience with existing Oracle services, BPM Suite was finally decided upon.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

Oracle BPM Suite

  • Documenting a flow to a client allows communicating the intention of a development and thereby minimizing changes that could delay the calendar.
  • Simulating macro processes allows you to visualize at an early stage the figures of a project in order to better manage resources.
Miguel Angel Merino Vega | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

OpenText MBPM

General

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

Oracle BPM Suite

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

OpenText MBPM
7.2
Oracle BPM Suite
5.3

Likelihood to Renew

OpenText MBPM
8.0
Oracle BPM Suite
6.0

Usability

OpenText MBPM
9.0
Oracle BPM Suite
6.0

Support Rating

OpenText MBPM
10.0
Oracle BPM Suite

Implementation Rating

OpenText MBPM
10.0
Oracle BPM Suite
6.0

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