IBM ECM WF and client Comparison

Report
Client Comparison
Client for
Windows® V8.3
eClient V8.3
IBM WEBi V1.0.3
Portlets V8.3 (V3.1)
Navigator
ADVANTAGES
• Dynamic user
interface
• Preferences and user
defaults
• Speed
• Proactive privilege
checking and error
checking
ADVANTAGES
• Easy to deploy and
maintain (install and
update once)
• Cross-platform
browser support
(Windows,
Macintosh, Linux™)
• Most complete server
support
ADVANTAGES
• Easy to install,
deploy and maintain
• Easy to customize
appearance
• CMOD integration
ADVANTAGES
• Easy to administer
and customize in
configure and edit
mode
• Easy to install,
deploy and maintain
via WebSphere®
Portal administration
• Easy to customize
appearance (portal
themes, skins, portal
layouts)
• Easy to integrate with
vendor portlets
ADVANTAGES
• Easy to install,
deploy and maintain
• Can view CM8 and
CMOD
• Team space concepts
• Doc comparison
• Content Analytics
• Thumbnail views
without opening
documents
• Drag and Drop
• Tree view of
documents
• Mobile access iOS
• External data sources
for drop down lists
• Pre population based
on field selection
• Preview office
documents
• Customizable
DISADVANTAGE
• Deployment
• Older technology
• Speed depends on
workstation
DISADVANTAGE
• No supported
customization
• No web 2.0
• No drag and drop
• Limited email
capabilities
• No office integration
• No CMOD integration
DISADVANTAGE
• No drag and drop
• Limited email
capabilities
• No office integration
• Limited workflow
• Limited
customization
DISADVANTAGE
• Completely
customized
• Does not work out of
the box. Tools only.
• Limited functionlaity
• Additional cost in
WSPortal
• Requires
development
• No office integrtaion
DISADVANTAGE
• No office integration
Workflow Comparison
WebSphere
Business Process
Server (MQ
Workflow)
IBM Case Manager
FileNet BPM
ADVANTAGES
• Unified BPM asset
repository and control
center
• Integration with legacy
systems
• Integrates with Case
Manager and BPM
• Mobile application
• Social toolbar
• Real time monitoring
• Federated task view
• Industry templates
ADVANTAGE
• 360-degree view of
work
• Widget enabled
• Document centric
• Out of the box
integration with
FileNet, CM8, CMOD
• Fast deployment
• External data access
and integration
• Easy customization of
user experience
• Ad-hoc workflow
capabilities
• Real time monitoring
of work
• Plus BPM highlights
ADVANTAGES
• Web 2.0 mashup
based framework
• Document centric
• Standard-based
Process Modeling for
Business
• Standards-based
Process Design Tool
• Process Simulation
• Process Tracking and
Analysis
• Event-Driven
Processing
• Process Versioning
and Easy
Administration
• Fully Integrated
Content Management
DISADVANTAGES
• Greater complexity
• Additional cost
DISADVANTAGES
• Document centric
• Separate application
DISADVANTAGES
• User experience
• CM8 integration
• Document centric
eClient WF
WEBi Workflow
ADVANTAGES
• Simple workflow
• Document centric
• Parallel routing
ADVANTAGES
• Simple document
routing
• Document centric
DISADVANTAGES
• Document centric
• No reporting
• No simulation
capabilities
• Limits to workflow
designs
• No notifications
DISADVANTAGES
• No parallel routing
• No reporting
• No simulation
• No multi-step
selection
• Simple functionality
• Limits to workflow
designs
• No notifications

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