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"The business process modeling is the most valuable feature.""The most valuable feature is automation, which is quite strong and we are quite happy with it.""The solution's most valuable aspect is the fact it is highly configurable. We can do configurations very easily.""The dashboards are helpful because you can display reports directly on your screen.""It provides a solution for integration orchestration. This solution is for any organization in the banking, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, and all domains and industries.""It's a flexible solution."

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"The most valuable features are those involving decision making, analysis, and anything related to event documents because those processes are related to content as well.""It is easy to set up workflows that notify the user depending on certain events.""The content management is great.""The most valuable feature is its stability, which is why we are using it."

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"The UI of the solution is not good. They should work to update the solution and make it better and fresher.""Sometimes, we feel like we are not getting the full features of the content management capabilities.""The setup and installation process could be made easier.""I feel that the features are not user-friendly.""The initial setup is actually a really complicated process.""In terms of improvement, it could be less complex."

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"We are now using microservices but there are some areas where the coordination with FileNet is problematic.""Once a workflow is launched then it stays static forever, which is a problem because if there is a change in the business then you cannot change the workflow.""90% of the feedback we receive states that the UI is not very user-friendly.""The interface needs to be more user-friendly."

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  • "When you compare with Laserfiche and M-Files, IBM is expensive."
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  • "Pricing is in the mid-range, it is not cheap, but it's not expensive."
  • "This is not an expensive solution and we are using the standard license."
  • "IBM Case Foundation is a little expensive."
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    We researched both IBM solutions and in the end, we chose Business Automation Workflow. IBM BPM has a good user interface and the BPM coach is a helpful tool. The API is very useful in providing… more »
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    The ease of use for the front end within IBM is most valuable. It is a quick win for creating any process because IBM supports proprietary screen building.
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    Business Automation Workflow
    Case Foundation, FileNet Business Process Manager
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    IBM Business Automation Workflow combines business process management and case management capabilities in one workflow solution. It integrates the capabilities of business process and case management into a single workflow offering. It unites information, process, and users to provide a 360-degree view of work to drive more successful optimized business outcomes. IBM Business Automation Workflow on Cloud provides the same capabilities that are offered in the IBM Business Automation Workflow offering, all within a ready-to-use, cloud-based environment that is hosted in IBM Cloud data centers and managed by IBM.

    IBM Case Foundation is for organizations that need to harness unstructured information and integrate it with business processes to drive critical business decisions. It enables organizations to create, manage and optimize case-based processes and is designed to decrease development costs while significantly improving process performance. Case Foundation links specific pieces of content with a structured workflow. It's an on ramp for organizations that choose to move from document-centric workflow solutions to the advanced capabilities of IBM Case Manager.
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    Sample Customers
    Key Bank, Barclays, Control€xpert, MIR Insurance Brokers, Conqord Oil
    Suncorp Group Limited
    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm71%
    Engineering Company14%
    Computer Software Company27%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Insurance Company8%
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Company Size
    Small Business25%
    Large Enterprise75%
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise38%
    Large Enterprise38%
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    IBM Business Automation Workflow is ranked 11th in Business Process Management (BPM) with 6 reviews while IBM Case Foundation is ranked 27th in Business Process Management (BPM) with 4 reviews. IBM Business Automation Workflow is rated 7.4, while IBM Case Foundation is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of IBM Business Automation Workflow writes "Offers the ability to create a case file identification". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Case Foundation writes "Harness and integrate unstructured information with business processes". IBM Business Automation Workflow is most compared with IBM BPM, Apache Airflow, Camunda Platform, ARIS BPA and K2, whereas IBM Case Foundation is most compared with IBM BPM, Camunda Platform, OpenText 360 for SharePoint, Appian and Pega BPM. See our IBM Business Automation Workflow vs. IBM Case Foundation report.

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