BALTIMORE, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Analysis (BPA), and Enterprise Architecture (EA) software for aligning strategy with execution, today announced that industry analyst firm Ovum placed Metastorm in the elite "shortlist" category in its recent report "Decision Matrix: Selecting a Business Process Management Vendor (Competitor Focus)."
The report evaluates BPM vendors based on a quantitative assessment of their market impact, end-user sentiment, and technology offering, and places them in one of three categories -- explore, consider, or shortlist.
Metastorm is placed in the elite "shortlist" category, which not only distinguishes its integrated software suite as "best of breed," but also designates Metastorm as a vendor that should always be on the shortlist for any enterprise evaluating BPM solutions. According to the report, Metastorm is at "the very summit of the BPM competitive landscape."
In the report Metastorm receives accolades for combining "excellence in core technologies with a clear articulated approach to BPM." The report also states that a strong indication of Metastorm's success is its outstanding user satisfaction rating, noting that "Metastorm has achieved the highest overall end-user assessment score."
The report also identifies several key differentiators for Metastorm, including its:
- Proven process integration layer,
- Comprehensive and consistent technology offering and outstanding technology assessment score,
- Seamless integration of human-centric and system-to-system processes across EA, BPA and BPM; and
- Continual progress in extending its portfolio.
"Metastorm is pleased with our position in the shortlist category in Ovum's recent 'Decision Matrix: Selecting a Business Process Management Vendor' report. Our outstanding performance is yet another testament to our holistic, enterprise approach to BPM -- a differentiator that stands us apart from the competition, and enables us to best serve the needs of our valuable customers. Metastorm will continue to provide best-of-breed capabilities across the three disciplines of EA, BPA, and BPMS to enable organizations to achieve enterprise process improvement and optimization," stated Bob Farrell, chairman & CEO of Metastorm.
For more information visit http://www.metastorm.com/ec/eoOvumDecisionMatrix0410/default.asp.
About Metastorm Inc.
With a focus on enterprise visibility, resource optimization, efficiency and agility, Metastorm offers market-leading software for enterprise and business architecture (EA), business process analysis (BPA), and business process management (BPM). As an integrated product portfolio, Metastorm Enterprise allows organizations to improve business results by better aligning strategy with execution. By combining the power of these three disciplines onto a common platform, Metastorm is helping organizations worldwide focus on the right business improvements, instill stronger governance, and accelerate time to value. For more information and success stories on organizations powering strategic advantage with Metastorm Enterprise, visit www.metastorm.com.
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