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Deliver Workflow Automation to Your Customers

Add workflow automation to your software products through a powerful engine that scales with your business.

Enhance Your Products with Workflow Automation

Software vendors in a variety of industries have recognized the value in offering workflow automation in their products. While you can build your own workflow engine from scratch, it is a resource-intensive effort that can add considerable overhead to a project. A compelling alternative is to embed an existing workflow engine in your product.

Workflow Engine Checklist

When looking for a workflow engine to add to your product, keep these things in mind:

  • Can the workflow engine be embedded? For Java-based products, can the engine be embedded as a library?
  • Can the workflow engine integrate with the product via a REST API and/or a Java API?
  • Does the engine use open standards such as BPMN for process models and DMN for business decisions?
  • Will business stakeholders need a graphical user interface that they can use to edit the processes and decisions that are implemented in the product?
  • Do you need to enhance the workflow engine with tools for other purposes, such as live process monitoring?
  • Is the workflow engine available under an open source license that allows it to be embedded in a product?
  • Can you purchase an OEM license to benefit from additional features, support, and maintenance?
  • Is the technology and the company behind it well-established in the market?

Camunda Engines are Lightweight, Embeddable, and Flexible

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Design

  • Create, edit, and deploy process diagrams using the BPMN standard
  • Work with large, complex DMN decision tables in an easy-to-use interface
  • Collaborate across business and IT teams to design and share workflows

Automate

  • Embed the Camunda BPMN Workflow Engine and DMN Decision Engine directly in your Java applications
  • Enhance your product with lightweight engines that are designed for lightning-fast workflow and decision execution
  • Take advantage of clustering to support high availability and scalability
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Improve

  • Provide business and IT stakeholders with customizable reports and dashboards
  • Keep stakeholders informed about real-time process activity through configurable alerts
  • Use BPMN heatmaps to identify bottlenecks and continuously improve workflows

Interested in using Camunda as the foundation of your centralized process automation platform? Contact us to talk to an expert.

Case Study: Sparta Systems

On their quest for a leading standard as well as a competent technology to manage workflows for all of their next generation cloud-based products (SaaS), Sparta Systems decided against internal development and chose instead to implement Camunda Platform.

Judy Fainor
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Judy Fainor
Chief Architect

We wanted to offer an out-of-the-box capability that would enable business analysts to create and deploy business processes. Camunda met all of our evaluation criteria and was easily embeddable within our existing Java application and proved to be a great partner throughout the entire process.

Markus Stecher
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Markus Stecher
Director, Product Development

From a technical point of view, the seamless integration of Camunda Platform in Java EE-based enterprise scenarios (in our case, inside a Glassfish application server) is a major advantage. This integration leads to several unique selling points of Camunda Platform, such as the multi-tenancy solution we need, Java EE-conformant deployment of process applications, and improved management of asynchronous jobs (e.g. timer-driven events).

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Our team of experts is ready to help you build a process automation platform that excites your teams and works for your business. Our experienced consulting team can assist you with every step along the way. We also offer training to ensure your team has all the skills necessary to implement process automation with Camunda.

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