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We performed a comparison between K2 and Oracle BPM based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Business Process Management (BPM) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
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Pros
"The integration capabilities have been very useful.""The workflow engine of K2 is its main strength. Its workflow engine is probably one of the best, and that's the reason why Nintex bought K2. It can clearly handle any complex process or scenario. K2 is almost low-code. It is a no-code or low-code solution. You don't have to read a whole lot of code. It is pretty much GUI based. Their support is also excellent. The biggest advantage of K2 is SmartObjects, which allow you to separate the data from the application. It is a standalone application that allows you to build a data source from different places, which a lot of other applications also do. It is called SmartObjects technology, which is pretty powerful. If I have data from different applications, such as JD and ServiceNow, I can just create a SmartObject based on a data source and use it. I have some forms that have six, seven, or eight applications in a single form with data from different places.""The most valuable features of this solution are that it's no code, it's very flexible, and it's easy to design.""The setup is easy.""K2's best feature is that it can solve complex tasks, issues, and projects with little coding.""K2 is reasonably priced."

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"What I found most valuable in Oracle BPM is that it has a lot of out-of-the-box integrations. The solution also provides a lot of adapters which is very helpful.""The processor management system is quite fast and scalable. We have 10 developers using this solution and it supports 25,000 users.""One of the most valuable features of Oracle BPM is the workflow itself. It is quite intuitive.""It is easy and cheap."

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Cons
"Currently, it's taking quite some time to deploy a package, it needs improvement""K2's support for DevOp team corporations is weak.""There have been some glitches, and the workflow fails frequently.""K2 is a workflow solution, and there is no RPA solution with K2. This is where K2 lacks a little bit. It is just a heavy workflow solution. It doesn't have a supplemental product like RPA. If you want to use RPA, you have to use Blue Prism, UIPath, or something else. If you use Nintex, it has an RPA solution. It is a form-based application, and they are doing everything electronically. The initial investment in K2 is heavy because it is a BPM software. It does not have a low cost because they charge you the same for one workflow or 100 workflows.""The Workflow Designer needs improvement.""It's very tedious to manage."

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"Oracle BPM could probably be improved with respect to the cost. When you are using this product, it'll be a bit costlier for the ROA. I think they should do some discounts on these products, especially for the licenses.""Oracle BPM is hard to configure.""Every time we roll out a new version of processes, we have to migrate to a new process. The process of this migration was not very smooth. We later decided that it would be easier for us to stop all processes, deploy a new version and then restart.""Though Oracle BPM is a stable solution, it's very heavy, so this is one area for improvement. If Oracle can make the components of Oracle BPM lighter, and if the deployment for the solution could be easier, that would make Oracle BPM better."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The initial investment in K2 is heavy. Currently, the expenditure is $28,000 for a year. After we go to the cloud, it is going to be per seat and probably cheaper. Currently, there are unlimited users."
  • "There is an initial fee when purchasing and a fee for maintenance afterward."
  • "For the initial hundred users, the cost is $21,000 per year, which I find too high."
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  • "The licensing for this product is very costly. We pay for a yearly license to use Oracle BPM."
  • "This solution is very expensive. You are charged per license and an additional 20% for support."
  • "I don't have information on the exact cost of Oracle BPM because a different team handles that, but it's pretty high. Oracle products are very costly. I would rate pricing for Oracle BPM three out of five. Though the pricing is high, the solution has a lot of features."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:K2 is reasonably priced and you pay for licenses. It costs less than half a million, and you own your licenses yearly. Additionally, you pay 400,000 for support and maintenance, but similar tools… more »
    Top Answer:The solution's flexibility can be improved. K2 needs to be fully code-free, and they should try Endeavor to make it code-free. It will help to hide the complexities of smart objects. Improvements can… more »
    Top Answer:I don't have information on the exact cost of Oracle BPM because a different team handles that, but it's pretty high. Oracle products are very costly. I would rate pricing for Oracle BPM three out of… more »
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    K2 blackpearl, K2 Five
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    Overview

    K2's process automation platform helps your company grow and take automation to a new level. Tackle any business problem—large or small—and create an app to solve it, without writing lines of code.

    The Industry's Most Complete and Unified BPM Solution A complete solution for all types of processes that provides a unified process foundation, user-centric design, and social BPM interaction. Reduces complexity and risk and increases business efficiency, visibility, and agility.
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    Sample Customers
    SEA Corp, Omnicom Group, Verizon, STIHL
    State Revenue Office Victoria, New South Wales Health, REDISA, Panduit, Total E&P Indonesie
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    Computer Software Company18%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Government9%
    Insurance Company8%
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    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Government8%
    Company Size
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    Small Business43%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise43%
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    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
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    Buyer's Guide
    K2 vs. Oracle BPM
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about K2 vs. Oracle BPM and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
    653,757 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    K2 is ranked 15th in Business Process Management (BPM) with 6 reviews while Oracle BPM is ranked 22nd in Business Process Management (BPM) with 4 reviews. K2 is rated 7.8, while Oracle BPM is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of K2 writes "A low-code solution that saves a lot of time and resources and has the best workflow engine and SmartObjects technology". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle BPM writes "Stable, has a lot of features and out-of-the-box integrations, but it's heavy, and the technical support isn't good". K2 is most compared with Nintex Workflow, Camunda Platform, IBM BPM, Pega BPM and IBM Business Automation Workflow, whereas Oracle BPM is most compared with Camunda Platform, IBM BPM, Apache Airflow, SAP Signavio Process Manager and webMethods Integration Server. See our K2 vs. Oracle BPM report.

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