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"From a total cost of ownership perspective, running this on the cloud is more efficient than having someone in the company take care of the infrastructure."

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"The solution is very user-friendly. It's easy to just open it and start working.""It is easy-to-use and it helps understand its data modeling structure through the intuitive user interface.""I love Visual Paradigm because it has many different types of diagrams. For any field of engineering, we can find a diagram.""The pricing model is attractive.""Stable design software with multiple functions and features. It's simple to install and easy to use.""I like the structure. I can see the diagrams and everything I created.""The initial setup is straightforward.""Some of the most valuable features of this process modeling tool are process simulation and process animation."

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Cons
"ARIS' flexibility and power add a certain complexity. And if ARIS could be more streamlined, I think customers would have a better handle on what to do with it in the end. So if you're not a tech geek, you might struggle to understand what you should do with it as a customer because it's that powerful."

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"It's still early for me to comment since I've only been using it for two months, but the responsiveness when diagramming needs to be improved.""More flexibility when choosing the type of diagram would be nice.""From time to time, we experience some troubles when we work as teams.""Visual Paradigm is heavier and has more complexity than one of its competitors, e.g. Lucidchart. It could have been better if it was more simplified.""There are some connectivity issues that crop up rarely when used with SQL Server.""The solution could be more compatible with other products in the future.""I was looking to generate code from the diagrams, but it was not totally clear how to do it.""The solution can be heavy on resource usage."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The licensing model of ARIS Cloud is leaner and more beneficial to the customer. The new license model is great. With the on-premise, you needed to subscribe to many more types of licenses. Now there are licensed bundles available on the cloud."
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  • "You can use Paradigm on a subscription basis and you can choose from different tiers of subscription."
  • "You can move between the tiers from month to month so you are not restricted to one pricing model."
  • "The pricing of Visual Paradigm is very appropriate and affordable. There are no hidden costs involved."
  • "This product is fairly cheap, but if you want more complex features, e.g. integration with other products, it does require an additional cost."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:From a total cost of ownership perspective, running this on the cloud is more efficient than having someone in the company take care of the infrastructure.
    Top Answer:The licensing model of ARIS Cloud is leaner and more beneficial to the customer. The new license model is great. With the on-premise, you needed to subscribe to many more types of licenses. Now there… more »
    Top Answer:On the one hand, ARIS is very flexible, so you can do everything with it. You can even conduct a survey, which we are doing now, and send it via Aris. On the other hand, ARIS' flexibility and power… more »
    Top Answer:The Visual Paradigm business process forms for designing we good. There was not a lot of configuration for the process diagram.
    Top Answer:This product is fairly cheap. If you want more complex features, e.g. integration with other products, it does require an additional cost, but I do not need those functionalities currently.
    Top Answer:I was looking to generate code from the diagrams, but it was not totally clear how to do it.
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    Also Known As
    Process Live, ARIS Simulation, ARIS Aware, ARIS Connect
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    Overview

    ARIS is the market-leading solution for professional business process management and modeling. Whether you want to document the "as-is" state of your operations for quality or certification reasons or design the "to-be" in terms of continuous improvement in your transformation program, ARIS is the best choice for establishing a single source of truth regarding all process excellence topics in your 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 you to make the most out of your processes with Process Mining, Risk & Compliance Management, RPA and much more.

    What makes the difference?

    • The most comprehensive platform for process excellence in the market
    • Easy to use
    • Covers business & IT architecture from all angles
    • Full flexibility and >100 diagram types
    • Customer-driven development based on best practices
    • Strong partner ecosystem

    ARIS is the market-leading solution for any organization and ideally suited to digitally transform the organization, increase operational excellence and customer experience and ensure compliance in execution.

    Visual Paradigm is a UML tool. The tool is designed for a wide range of users including software engineers, system analysts, business analysts and system architects, or for anyone who is interested in reliably building large-scale software systems using an object-oriented approach. In addition, Visual Paradigm supports the latest standards of UML notation.
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    Sample Customers
    Tesco, Weifu, Airbus, Siemens, Proximus, Alicorp, Sekerbank, Bancor, Emirates NBD, Dubai Municipality, BRC, Suva, U.S. Army, Australia Post, Westfalen Weser Energie - ARIS serves customers across all industries and of every size. Companies trust ARIS as the market leader for process excellence with more than 10 million users worldwide, from 1 user companies to the Fortune 500.
    Adobe, Apple, at&t, Caterpillar, Intel, NASA, Nokia, Toyota
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Government8%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company38%
    Financial Services Firm25%
    Aerospace/Defense Firm13%
    Government13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Government9%
    Educational Organization7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business33%
    Large Enterprise67%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise72%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business57%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise29%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise60%
    Buyer's Guide
    Business Process Design
    June 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Camunda, Sparx Systems, Software AG and others in Business Process Design. Updated: June 2022.
    609,272 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    ARIS Cloud is ranked 14th in Business Process Design with 1 review while Visual Paradigm is ranked 9th in Business Process Design with 7 reviews. ARIS Cloud is rated 9.0, while Visual Paradigm is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of ARIS Cloud writes "There has been a dramatic improvement in the ease of use as well as the accessibility and interconnectivity of information". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visual Paradigm writes "Data modeling through an interface that makes it easy-to-use and understand". ARIS Cloud is most compared with SAP Signavio Process Manager, ARIS Architect and Designer, IBM Blueworks Live and Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, whereas Visual Paradigm is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Visio, Lucidchart, No Magic MagicDraw and Bizagi.

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