Wave Report

The Forrester Wave™: Business Process Management Suites, Q3 2010

Pegasystems, Appian, IBM, and Software AG Lead The Pack

August 24th, 2010
CR
Clay Richardson
With contributors:
Craig Le Clair , Ralph Vitti , Connie Moore

Summary

Forrester evaluated 11 leading business process management (BPM) suite vendors against 148 criteria reflecting the requirements of business process professionals running large-scale BPM programs. We found that Pegasystems and Appian lead the pack with the best overall combination of modeling, design, and development features for business and technical roles driving process improvement. IBM, Software AG, and Savvion are also Leaders with competitive products that offer industry-leading development environments and improved tools for business stakeholders. Additionally, Lombardi and Metastorm fall into the Leader category, with impressive collaborative process design environments and Web 2.0 features. Oracle, Global 360, HandySoft, and Fujitsu are Strong Performers with compelling products that have their own unique strengths.

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