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We performed a comparison between Bizagi and ServiceNow Now Platform based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Rapid Application Development Software solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
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Pros
"I like the integration part, and I also like how they use the database, such as the data when they implement all the data side, and how you can easily integrate it with their widgets.""Its cost is the most valuable. It is not as expensive. It is also easy to make different types of processes for the users.""I like the ease of use and the fact that you can download and use their free version, which is unlimited. However, while it's unlimited use, some features aren't available.""The ability to write our own code inside each activity is beneficial. Sometimes we need to create functionality that doesn't come out of the box, and this allows us to do that.""The most valuable feature is that it is compatible with Visual Studio and .NET, and we can program it. Its speed is very good, and it is also stable and easy to deploy.""Bizagi is flexible. I can share things with other consultants because it is the most commonly used software in my community. It has been a great and good resource for us in making sure that we adhere to the process.""The documentation capabilities are very good. Very structured documents and process versions are valuable features, and being able to communicate that to our customers is also a very good feature. It has a good balance between the effort and the result. So, you don't need to be too detailed. You can document while you are modeling, which is a very good feature.""This is a free solution that allows us to create quality visualizations for our company."

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"What I like most about the ServiceNow Now Platform is the flexibility of using JavaScript. I also like that the platform allows custom scripting, server-side scripting, and client-side scripting. Another valuable feature in the ServiceNow Now Platform is the Flow Designer which allows dragging and dropping code, and low code activities.""ServiceNow Now Platform is quite useful, scalable, and flexible. The user interface is very good.""At this point, over and above what ServiceNow actually is, the key is that it's really nothing but a web service. Whether it's a form or anything, the best part is that you can easily leverage anything of ServiceNow for any application anywhere just by calling the REST endpoints and handling the request messages.""The simplicity is great.""The solution is fast enough for our workflow automations and has integration capability. It aligns with many use cases in our organization and for others we have planned.""Now Platform's best features are collaboration, configurability, and customizability.""ITOM Discovery is a great feature.""The incident management has been the most useful feature for us."

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Cons
"Can be difficult for new users.""Cloud support for their process mapping tool could be better. To map all your processes in any way and call your data, you need to download their on-premise setup or their desktop setup. Cloud support for process mapping is limited, and they should work on that.""The solution's interface could be a bit more user-friendly and I would like to see more integrations with other Office products, not just Office 365.""Its performance needs to be improved. The main thing is that it is limited, especially in terms of the response times. When the processes become a bit large, it is very awkward to work with the Bizagi modeler. When you have already modeled but start to rearrange, it is quite a bit of an effort to change the stuff. When you rearrange lanes or have new structures, it goes rather squiggly up and down and so on, which could be improved. The visual outputs of the DIREPs of the process models are pixelated and have a bad image quality. It is a PNG or JPEG, and you cannot export it as a PDF. When you have rather large processes, you should be able to arrange them hierarchically. Currently, it is not supported. If you use sub-processes and inflate a process, suddenly the arrangement is totally different, and although you know the process, you have to look where is it now. You need a good understanding of the levels of your processes before you start in Bizagi. It can have automatic support for optimal presentation. In BPM, you should have it from the top left to the bottom right. However, in most cases, people don't know how they should arrange it. Therefore, it would be nice to have a suggestion system for different arrangements to be able to better present the process.""Bizagi could be improved by more automation and machine learning. Now that I'm learning more about data analyzers, I'm realizing that many people have problems with data and how to understand them.""Bizagi doesn't have integrations with other solutions, such as ERP systems. In the industry and your company, you have a lot of systems with which you need to integrate, but Bizagi doesn't have such integrations, which makes it very difficult. Its scalability can also be improved. It is good for a startup, but when you need something more complex, it is not good.""It should provide the ability to create a simple application. It can be used for database modeling diagrams and forms, but it should also support CRUD, that is, create, read, update and delete.""In business process mapping, you have pools and dark pools. I don't see that Bizagi differentiates between a regular pool and a dark pool."

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"The Robotic Process Automation features are not mature enough. ServiceNow could work toward that because we can leverage RP only from this platform.""The initial setup requires a lot of customization based on the individual company's processes.""The UI is very bad and needs to be updated.""ServiceNow is not open source, so there is a license you must pay. As for how much it costs, what I have observed is that it often depends on your subscriptions. Suppose that you go with some subscriptions such as IDSM or any type of package like it, then the license cost will be impacted accordingly. Similarly, the cost is also adjusted based on your headcount of how many users will be using it.""What I didn't like in the ServiceNow Now Platform is testing, particularly with Visual Studio. It had a bad integration with Visual Studio because you can't compile and run it from there. You have to debug on your own and then find out where the error is through test scripts. The testing component in the ServiceNow Now Platform isn't that great. What I'd like to see in the next version of the ServiceNow Now Platform is an improvement in testing and writing scripts, and if there was a feature to just run it from the modules, then that would be great, instead of finding the error manually and checking where it is.""The price is a bit high and can be a bit of a barrier for some customers.""The reporting capabilities need to be improved, otherwise we need to pay for performance analytics.""The solution doesn't allow users to create custom tables, which would be a big improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "It has a very high price. Many clients complain about the price for maintaining the application on Bizagi."
  • "Make sure that your requirements are explicitly defined from the outset. This will help you choose the right setup and licensing for your needs."
  • "It is expensive."
  • "It is not expensive."
  • "We didn't use the licensed versions where you could exactly go into automatization. However, we looked at the pricing in the beginning, and the only thing that I remember is that it was too expensive for the things we were using because our clients would also have to license the product. One client said that it was too expensive for the benefit they get out of it."
  • "I'm trying the free unlimited version with unlimited use. But you have to pay to add some features."
  • "Some solutions are completely free. One would be the business process diagramming tool, the server beneath it, and the automation tool. You don't need to pay to map the business process, but you would need to when you want to execute any of the commands. So, basically, they lure you in with a free ride, and when you want to scale the solution, you'll have to pay for it."
  • "I used to be very pleased with the pricing. Now, it's a bit more complicated. I don't remember exactly, however, it might be $10 a month per user."
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  • "Most of the features are included in the licensing cost. However, if we need extra plugins that are not available at the ServiceNow Hub or store, then we have to pay extra for those."
  • "The pricing of this solution is done annually and it is very expensive."
  • "ServiceNow is not open source, so there is a license you must pay. As for how much it costs, what I have observed is that it often depends on your subscriptions."
  • "From what I heard, the license for the ServiceNow Now Platform is paid monthly, and on a scale of one to five, I'm rating it a three in terms of pricing, so it's on the cheaper side. I don't know of any additional costs associated with the ServiceNow Now Platform, apart from the standard licensing fees."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:I have been using Bizagi with a major project for a state government agency for about four years now. It is pretty straightforward to load in files that are BPMN 2.0 compliant. The option to load… more »
    Top Answer:It can be useful as a tool to improve your communications and the control of your processes. For example, when you have to explain a process to seven or eight stakeholders who think differently as… more »
    Top Answer:The modeling part of the software is free. Most of the time, it is used for this purpose. I think that we took a license. I have used the full version, but most of the time, I have been using the free… more »
    Top Answer:ServiceNow offers a lot of features when it comes to IT service management and IT operations management. What interested me in ServiceNow was that a lot of service management.
    Top Answer:As for what can be improved, the licensing and the pricing models are confusing. At least I found it a bit confusing. There are a lot of hidden costs in all these. It's a bit costly. But as a cloud… more »
    Top Answer:Our primary use cases for ServiceNow Now Platform include use incident management, problem management, case management, and our asset management. It's not used much for the business management part of… more »
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    Overview

    Bizagi’s industry-leading low-code process automation platform connects people, applications, robots, and information. As the most business-friendly and flexible solution on the market, Bizagi enables true collaboration between business and IT, delivering faster adoption and success. Fuelled by a community of 1 million users, Bizagi powers over 1,000 organizations worldwide including Adidas, BAE Systems, and Old Mutual. For more information visit www.bizagi.com

    ServiceNow is the fastest-growing enterprise cloud software company in the world above $1 billion (2018 revenue was $2.6 billion, up 36% year over year). We deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity to approximately 5,400 enterprise customers worldwide, including almost 75% of the Fortune 500.

    As a purpose-driven company, making work, work better for people guides everything we do.

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    Sample Customers
    adidas, Audi, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Post DHL & many more - 500+ customer globally.
    experian, beachbody, health partners
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Government15%
    Retailer9%
    Recruiting/Hr Firm9%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Government8%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company33%
    Retailer22%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Real Estate/Law Firm11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Government9%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business52%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise32%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise63%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise5%
    Large Enterprise80%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise70%
    Buyer's Guide
    Bizagi vs. ServiceNow Now Platform
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Bizagi vs. ServiceNow Now Platform and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
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    Bizagi is ranked 7th in Rapid Application Development Software with 23 reviews while ServiceNow Now Platform is ranked 12th in Rapid Application Development Software with 10 reviews. Bizagi is rated 7.8, while ServiceNow Now Platform is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Bizagi writes "Shortens the time spent between ideas and the final deliverable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ServiceNow Now Platform writes "Scalable and uniquely versatile, letting you leverage any part of it to any other application, anywhere". Bizagi is most compared with Camunda Platform, Visio, Bonita, ARIS BPA and SAP Signavio Process Manager, whereas ServiceNow Now Platform is most compared with ServiceNow, Microsoft Power Apps, Microsoft Azure App Service and Salesforce Platform. See our Bizagi vs. ServiceNow Now Platform report.

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