"The benefit of this application is that I can immediately describe processes and form normative documents for these processes. For me, this is definitely a plus. Сurrently, I work in a company that is not involved in the structural alignment of business processes. They have huge gaps in this. Nothing is described and there are no norms. Therefore, the formation of regulatory documents, rules, and descriptions of processes, not only in graphic form, but also in documentary form is an absolute plus. I have not found this in other process programs."
"I really like the Collaboration Hub because it's so easy to communicate. And what is really important is that you can use it asynchronously. It doesn't matter if you're working in Italy or in America. You are using the same process and you can speak about the same process."
"As a business transformation suite, Signavio offers a number of integrated helpful tools. The Process Modeler helps with the conceptual work, but is directly integrated with the components of the Workflow Accelerator (Automation) and the Process Intelligence (Mining). This makes Signavio an indispensable service package."
"This functionality ("invite anyone for feedback") has substantially increased visibility over work-in-progress when it comes to process modelling and overall process management and it decreased the time spent on giving and receiving feedback through emails and through sharing screenshots/.ppt files/Visio files etc."
"Process management/Process governance is what we think Signavio is very good at."
"All in all, Signavio usability is excellent. Anyone can learn to use the tool quickly. This increases acceptance as employees are not facing a high learning curve. With the offered usability it is easy to model processes also live in workshops."
"We could increase the transparency and speed for the new ERP introduction. The status and changes by the new system are now clear to everybody and it is a great tool to train the people."
"In my opinion, the most valuable feature is the editor and its ease of use, and when people are looking at it, they can make comments about changes that need to be made."
"Stable design software with multiple functions and features. It's simple to install and easy to use."
"The Visual Paradigm business process forms for designing we good. There was not a lot of configuration for the process diagram."
"The initial setup is straightforward."
"The solution is very user-friendly. It's easy to just open it and start working."
"I love Visual Paradigm because it has many different types of diagrams. For any field of engineering, we can find a diagram."
"Some of the most valuable features of this process modeling tool are process simulation and process animation."
"The pricing model is attractive."
"I like the structure. I can see the diagrams and everything I created."
"Typically, a business process management suite would cover the whole lifecycle, from discovery to optimization and operations. This is running on the process server and providing some kind of low-code environment for developing business solutions. I think the latter part is missing, where SAP Connector comes in. Specifically, the execution of processes is missing, where you would design forms to take orders. This is typically part of some development environment for the process server to run processes from out of the models."
"The reporting is too slow and there is a limit of 250 processes."
"Moreover, the functionality to show different process variations with "views" could be improved to allow more customization of these views. I believe this would increase the user experience and administrative efforts maintaining these process variations."
"There is a need for more varied access packages. The access packages that I have used are not cheap enough. They also provide a complete set of tools that are not always used. Sometimes, you need more segregated things, e.g., Signavio includes functionality for a company that has not yet matured. Since there are no basic packages, the company must pay for a package that is not fully used. Typically, process management is started in a company of a certain maturity."
"There is room for improvement in the reporting function. At the moment, for example, while it is possible to report on how many users you had in the last month, you can't use it to tell you how many users you had from the first week to the second week. This is really a drawback because when you have an activity to promote Signavio or BPI, it would be good to be able to measure how many people you had in the system."
"If you start from scratch then I think this product would be ideal, but if you already have something then it may or may not suit you."
"The user management functionality in Process Manager is not as user friendly as the one in the Collaboration Hub."
"Signavio already offers a wonderful range of functions. If variant management and customer journeys are optimized, Signavio can definitely bask in the glory of BPM tools. We also see optimization potential in the management of licenses, e.g. no named users but rather floating licenses and integration into the company's active directory."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"The solution can be heavy on resource usage."
"More flexibility when choosing the type of diagram would be nice."
"I was looking to generate code from the diagrams, but it was not totally clear how to do it."
"From time to time, we experience some troubles when we work as teams."
The Signavio portfolio of web-based business transformation solutions helps companies to understand and optimize all of their business processes quickly and at scale, providing instant insights for informed decision-making. Signavio’s intuitive analysis, change management and execution solutions around process excellence include use cases like digital transformation, operational excellence and customer-centricity, placing them at the heart of global organizations.
Over 1 million users in more than 1,500 organizations worldwide rely on Signavio products to make processes part of their company’s DNA. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Signavio was founded in 2009 to address the need for a collaborative approach to process management.
Signavio was acquired by SAP in the first quarter of 2021. For more information, visit www.signavio.com
SAP Signavio Process Manager is ranked 4th in Business Process Design with 10 reviews while Visual Paradigm is ranked 8th in Business Process Design with 7 reviews. SAP Signavio Process Manager is rated 8.8, while Visual Paradigm is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of SAP Signavio Process Manager writes "Using the process repository, we can gather all our processes in one place". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visual Paradigm writes "Data modeling through an interface that makes it easy-to-use and understand". SAP Signavio Process Manager is most compared with Celonis, ARIS BPA, Camunda Platform, Visio and Bizagi, whereas Visual Paradigm is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Visio, Lucidchart, ARIS BPA and IBM Blueworks Live. See our SAP Signavio Process Manager vs. Visual Paradigm report.
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