Process Application Platforms

Here’s our collection of research reports and resources focused on understanding, comparing, selecting and successfully delivering business value from Process Application Platforms.

Orientation and strategy

These MWD Advisors reports provide background and context for you if you’re just starting out on the road to selecting and using a Process Application Platform.

Architecting the new wave of automation
Four questions to ask yourself at the start of a BPM selection
Schrodinger’s BPM
Beyond your first project: four ways to think differently about your BPMS
Scaling and sustaining BPM success with a Centre of Excellence

Technologies and vendors

These MWD Advisors reports look in-depth at offerings from key vendors in the Process Application Platform market and help you decide what’s likely to be a good fit for your requirements.

Process Application Platforms 2018: Vendor shortlisting guide
MWD’s Assessment Framework for Process Application Platforms

Process Application Platforms assessment report series 2017:
AppianBizagi, Bonitasoft, OpenTextOraclePegasystemsSoftware AG, TIBCO
BPM technology review series 2015 (soon to be updated):

Other vendor profile reports: K2UltimusOutSystemsITESOFT, Red Hat, MatsSoft, AuraPortal

On the Radar reports (focusing on innovative, specialist vendors):
Work-Relay, BP Logix, Camunda, CelonisComindware, KiSSFLOW

Case studies and leadership

These MWD Advisors reports look in depth at the journeys that successful organisations have been on – looking at how they’ve driven real business change by using Process Application Platforms.

NHS Blood and Transplant uses process and decision automation to transform organ allocation
Turkey’s İşbank drives huge back-office efficiencies by digitising operations
NOVO BANCO delivers radical business digitisation with BPM innovation
BPM case study: IBM’s Enterprise Transformation
BPM case study: Courts of Puerto Rico
BPM case study: Maersk Line
BPM case study: Competency Centre in a large Swiss bank


OutSystems bags $360m in funding to fuel expansion, innovation
Unwrapping PegaWorld and Pega Infinity
Box gets (more) serious about process with Progressly acquisition
Appian: all in on Case Management, Intelligent Automation
IBM attempts a digital business automation reboot
ProcessMaker’s workflow journey