Gartner defines the intelligent business process management suite (iBPMS) market as the group of vendors offering an integrated set of technologies that coordinate people, machines and things. An iBPMS allows “citizen developers” — most commonly business analysts, but also business end users — and professional developers to collaborate on the improvement and transformation of business processes. Products provide capabilities to optimize business outcomes in real time for a specific piece of work. They also allow new, emergent practices to quickly scale across a function or enterprise.
Through better marketing efforts and messaging — such as co-branding in certain regions, co-creating whitepapers with Microsoft, and leveraging worldwide Microsoft events — AuraPortal has strengthened its position within the Microsoft-centric market segment. It also plays a key role in the Microsoft partner community by taking a leadership role in the EMEA Microsoft partner channel.
AuraPortal has increased its ease of use by introducing new UIs and improving forms design and forms execution. Furthermore, it has added high-availability and load-balancing functionality to support large-scale implementations.
AuraPortal’s partner, sales and marketing strategies revolve around a targeted goals/clients/industry model that has helped improve brand awareness in regions such as North America,South Asia and the Middle East. Customer references for AuraPortal this year indicated higher levels of satisfaction than in previous years.
AuraPortal secured a high position in comparison to the other vendors given that, amongst the many other excellent ratings, AuraPortal was positioned at the top of the important Visionaries quadrant.
AuraPortal bolsters its position within the Microsoft-centric segment through increasing marketing efforts and messaging (e.g., co-branding in certain regions, leveraging worldwide Microsoft events, and playing a visible role in the Microsoft partner community by presiding the channel partners in EMEA).
In order to facilitate citizen-developer-based application composition, AuraPortal has introduced a new set of easy-to-use connectors for Excel and email. These connectors are designed to help coordinate and sequence the execution of tasks, and orchestrate complex implementations.
AuraPortal’s Partner, sales and marketing strategies have started to pay off, based on perceived sales traction and greater brand awareness in regions such as North America, South Asia and the Gulf area.
AuraPortal confirmed its position among the top iBPMS vendors for all major use cases in this market.
AuraPortal has introduced advanced process management and case management capabilities. The new Universal Watcher feature (a service that subscribes to defined business events spanning running processes), combined with a simulation and scenario-testing environment designed with the business user in mind, adds to the process intelligence capabilities.
AuraPortal has a single integrated repository for processes, cases, content, web content, rules, collaboration and project management. This repository creates an environment that supports citizen developers in creating applications with little or no involvement from IT staff.
Rather than having to purchase the entire suite at one time, organizations can purchase individual modules as they mature their BPM capabilities.
AuraPortal has kept up with its tradition of introducing some of the latest process-management-related innovations. Besides its distributed task control (Dynamically Activated Divisions), it provides role- and needs-based access to specified parts of the process at execution time (Secure Rooms). Further, it has integrated priority and task scheduling. It makes use of a containerized approach to cases, in which contextual details can be exchanged between cases (even ones that have not yet been defined). Finally, it has predictive analysis that can be based on forward chaining reasoning and contextual awareness.
According to our reference checks, AuraPortal’s customer satisfaction is consistently very high.
Because of the modular structure of AuraPortal, the iBPMS is also attractive to midsize organizations, brings high-end capabilities to these organizations.
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From a global perspective, AuraPortal is the undisputed winner, far ahead of the rest with a score of 58.5 points. The table shows that AuraPortal BPMsurpasses its competitors in all categories except “Vertical Specialization”. It is also worth noting that in the two most important aspects: “Product Quality”, and “Value for Money”, AuraPortal has obtained the maximum marks (9 points), situating itself clearly above the rest.
The easy-to-read table above shows the results of their investigations based on the valuations made by the actual users of the products analyzed.
When preparing the “Decision Matrix Report on BPM Vendors”, OVUM analyzed and compared the leading Business Process Management (BPM) suppliers in the international market.
The figures in the table are extracted from the following radar published in the OVUM report:
In the BPM Comparison Matrix 2017, AuraPortal was certified by the prestigious firm TEC as one of the highest quality BPM in the global market; the evaluation process carried out by TEC resulted in astounding conclusions, as demonstrated in the BPM Comparison Matrix, represented in the image above.
The Matrix shows that AuraPortal BPMS is a remarkably stronger option, excelling in all areas with a vastly higher score in Process Collaboration, Process Analytics and Product Technology.
In the Process Analytics module, AuraPortal has remarkable coverage, supporting 100% of features. The average support offered by other BPM software solutions is 73%. This gives the AuraPortal software a huge advantage in Process Analytics.
AuraPortal supports a remarkable 100% of Process Collaboration characteristics. Other BPM software on the market average 67% coverage in this module, meaning the AuraPortal software solution has a massive advantage here.
In customer references, AuraPortal has a strong ease of implementation and ease of use from both IT and business user perspectives. Also, ease of integration with SAP via Web Services and ease of integration with SAP via SAP portal.
AuraPortal BPMS is fully Internet enabled and consists of a set of integrated applications suitable for virtually any organization.
AuraPortal is really good value for money with a very low maintenance percentage.
AuraPortal is a BPMS software package developed as a 100% Internet enabled platform that provides an enterprise-wide or departmental solution for the complete management of business processes. A unique feature that differentiates AuraPortal is its automatic, on-the-fly conversion of modeled processes into executable processes without the need for any IT intervention or programming code, leaving the full control of the process creation and maintenance in the hands of business people. The executable model of any process is carried out using a diagramming tool based on Microsoft Visio and BPMN standard notation.
BPMS oriented to business people capable of coping with the most complex processes directly from their models without any programming or IT intervention.
The construction of the new paradigm of CRM based on BPM processes instead of traditional approaches based on prebuilt structures.
A revolutionary new Business Rules system more powerful and easier to use without the need of rules engines and without any programming.
The inclusion of a Platform containing: Document handling, Content Portals, Families of elements (Items, Accounts, Areas and Projects) and Commerce through Internet in just one application.
Experts opinion: AuraPortal has been qualified by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant Report as the ‘Example of Next-Generation BPMS’ and by OVUM in its Decision Matrix for BPM as the product that ‘Excels in OVUM’s technology assessment study which was set by a highly competitive field’.