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What is ARIS?

Software AG's Business Process Analysis Platform, ARIS, uses robust architecture and process management / analysis capability to drive integrations with the existing business processes along with information technology and SAP systems.

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  • Custom reports (6)
  • Standard reports (6)
  • Process designer (6)
  • Dashboards (6)
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ARIS Elements



ARIS Advanced



ARIS Enterprise

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  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Product Demos

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Reporting & Analytics

Users can report on and analyze usage, performance, ROI, and/or other metrics of success.

Avg 8.1

Process Engine

Designing and building process models

Avg 8.4


Collaboration tools allowing BPM experts to collaborate on model design

Avg 8.2

Content Management Capabilties

Lightweight tool for managing content

Avg 8.1
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Product Details

What is ARIS?

ARIS is a solution for professional business process management and modeling. Whether documenting the "as-is" state of operations for quality or certification reasons, or designing the "to-be" in terms of continuous improvement in a transformation program, ARIS establishes a single source of truth regarding all process excellence topics across the organization. It is for any organization looking to digitally transform their business, increase operational excellence and customer experience and ensure compliance in execution. ARIS helps users to make the most out of processes with Process Mining, Risk & Compliance Management, and RPA.

The Vendor describes ARIS benefits

  • ARIS is a comprehensive platform for process excellence.
  • Focus on simplicity and ease of use.
  • ARIS covers business & IT architecture from all angles in a structured way, that can be analyzed.
  • Flexible meta model with >100 diagram types out of the box and with custom reporting and analysis capabilities.
  • Customer-driven product development based on best practices.
  • Strong partner ecosystem.
  • Large BPM community (

The vendor states its customers from companies of all sizes and across all industries, boasting more than 10 million users worldwide, improve their processes with ARIS.

ARIS Features

Process Engine Features

  • Supported: Process designer
  • Supported: Process simulation
  • Supported: Business rules engine
  • Supported: SOA support
  • Supported: Support for modeling languages
  • Supported: Form builder

Collaboration Features

  • Supported: Social collaboration tools

Reporting & Analytics Features

  • Supported: Dashboards
  • Supported: Standard reports
  • Supported: Custom reports

Content Management Capabilties Features

  • Supported: Content management

Additional Features

  • Supported: Customer Journey Mapping
  • Supported: Strategy design
  • Supported: Company and rollout
  • Supported: Model comparison
  • Supported: Process Governance engine (for e.g. approvals, change requrests)
  • Supported: Risk & Compliance Management
  • Supported: Process Mining

ARIS Screenshots

Screenshot of Start page of ARIS Elements.Screenshot of Modeling a BPMN diagram using the web-based ARIS designer.Screenshot of A process landscape in the ARIS portal.Screenshot of A customer journey landscape in the ARIS portal.Screenshot of The steps view of a process model, automatically generated, enriched with multi-media content. An easier way to get process knowledge to employees.Screenshot of A management dashboard in the ARIS portal.

ARIS Video

The ARIS Transformation Suite

ARIS Integrations

  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • SAP Solution Manager
  • SAP EnableNow
  • Custom 3rd party integration via API
  • Alfabet
  • webMethods

ARIS Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesGlobal

Frequently Asked Questions

Software AG's Business Process Analysis Platform, ARIS, uses robust architecture and process management / analysis capability to drive integrations with the existing business processes along with information technology and SAP systems.

Pega Platform and ADONIS Business Transformation Suite are common alternatives for ARIS.

Reviewers rate Custom reports highest, with a score of 9.8.

The most common users of ARIS are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Reviews and Ratings


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Users have provided valuable recommendations based on their experiences with ARIS:

  1. Check training material before using the software: It is suggested to review and understand the training material provided with ARIS. This will optimize its usage and help users fully utilize its capabilities.

  2. Consider ARIS over Visio for enhanced capabilities: Users recommend ARIS as a preferred tool for business process modeling and analysis, especially when compared to Visio. They highlight that ARIS offers more robust features and functionalities, making it suitable for automating internal business processes.

  3. Gain thorough knowledge of ARIS's features: Users emphasize the importance of acquiring a comprehensive understanding of ARIS's features. By mastering these capabilities, businesses can effectively address their specific challenges and solve complex business problems.

Overall, users consider ARIS as one of the best tools in the market for process modeling. They stress the significance of proper training, understanding ARIS's extensive feature set, and utilizing correct models and conventions to capture information effectively.

Attribute Ratings


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Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Queries and adhoc analysis
  • Out of the box and custom reports
  • Table based modeling
  • Simulation
  • collaboration feature
  • Very high priced tool
  • Ability to import Visio should be improved
  • Automatic layout should be improved
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Query feature is excellent to extract information in a specific manner.
  • Ability to create custom reports.
  • Collaboration feature is very good.
  • Semantic checks to check validation errors.
  • cloud based central repository.
  • Better Visio import.
  • Ability to export to Visio and PPT.
  • Very high priced hence limits its usage across our clients.
Kimaya Ghag | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • BPMN, EPC based modelling of business processes
  • Enterprise Architecture modelling and consulting using support of TOGAF and ArchiMate with extended packages to ARIS BPA
  • Continuously evolving product based on upcoming and current industry trends
  • Supports IOT modelling and also cloud based infrastructure management
  • 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
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