BPM, SaaS or Custom Development – Making the Right Choice

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Custom software development, BPM-based development and SaaS-based development all have their own strengths and weaknesses. So before starting a new software project, you first have to determine what development approach fits best with your objectives.

In this webinar, Reint Jan Holterman, Publisher at BPM Leader, explains how to assess which development method is most appropriate for which type of project. He will also show you an easy-to-use calculator to make a balanced decision which method to use for your next software project.

This webinar explains:

- The evolution in Software Development in brief
- The characteristics of custom, BPM-based and SaaS-based development
- The 7 criteria for selecting the best approach matching your objectives

FREE ACCESS TO THE WEBINAR: http://bit.ly/UgJgWB

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BPM, SaaS or Custom Development – Making the Right Choice

  1. 1. BPM, SaaS, or Custom Development – Making the Right Choice Reint Jan Holterman Founder & Publisher, BPM Leader
  2. 2. Agenda • About Bonitasoft • Introducing Saas, BPM and Custom Development – Custom Development Characteristics – BPM Characteristics – SaaS Characteristics • Selection Criteria • Q&A 2
  3. 3. 2,7500,000 DOWNLOADS 60,000 COMMUNITY MEMBERS 875 CUSTOMERS 140 EMPLOYEES 170 TECH & SI PARTNERS 3
  4. 4. 4
  5. 5. Bonita BPM Subscriptions Team collaboration • Shared repository • Productivity features End-User Centric • Advanced portal • Mobile • Process templates Mission-critical • Clustering • Error management • Live reconfiguration Subscriptions • Commercial license • Professional support • Software upgrades
  6. 6. Bonita BPM is… …a powerful BPM Suite • Fully functioned for all budgets and projects of any size • Open Source: flexible, transparent, affordable …for technical projects • Modular architecture • Embeddable workflow engine …for business solutions • Applications generated directly from the process model • Tailor to your specific requirements for HR, Finance, etc.
  7. 7. BPM, SaaS or Custom Development: Making the Right Choice Reint Jan Holterman Publisher at BPMLeader.com
  8. 8. Introducing BPM Leader • Largest independent community for BPM professionals • 14,000 members worldwide • 80,000+ pageviews / month • 170 registered bloggers • Growth in 2013: 50% All rights reserved. © 2014
  9. 9. Introducing myself • Independent Marketing & Business Consultant • 17 years in the Software Industry • Founder and Publisher at BPM Leader All rights reserved. © 2014
  10. 10. Perspective on software development All rights reserved. © 2014 Striving for simplification
  11. 11. Perspective on software development All rights reserved. © 2014 IDE or workbench
  12. 12. Perspective on software development All rights reserved. © 2014 Composing code
  13. 13. Perspective on software development All rights reserved. © 2014 Services
  14. 14. Custom Development the process of creating software for some specific organization or other user All rights reserved. © 2014 Source: Wikipedia
  15. 15. Characteristics of Custom Development • Flexible • Skills are widely available • Full IP ownership • Poor time-to-market • Costly • Poor predictability (both time and costs) • Maintenance efforts are high All rights reserved. © 2014
  16. 16. BPM All rights reserved. © 2014 a set of techniques for the continuous, iterative improvement of all processes involved in running a business Source: OMG
  17. 17. Characteristics of BPM • High business agility • More control to business analyst • Provides transparency • Can be delivered relatively fast • Moderate maintenance costs • Full IP ownership All rights reserved. © 2014
  18. 18. SaaS All rights reserved. © 2014 a development approach where specific remote services are combined and invoked via the Web in order to create a new application
  19. 19. Characteristics of SaaS • Focus on core strengths • Best-of-breed approach • Predictable costs • Highly scalable • Brittle solution • Low maintenance costs • Poor IP ownership All rights reserved. © 2014
  20. 20. Selecting the Right Approach All rights reserved. © 2014
  21. 21. Project Triangle All rights reserved. © 2014
  22. 22. Software Quality Model F unctionality U sability R eliability P erformance S upportability All rights reserved. © 2014
  23. 23. Combining Methods All rights reserved. © 2014
  24. 24. Software Development Approach Triangle All rights reserved. © 2014
  25. 25. 7 Key Criteria All rights reserved. © 2014 Time Scope Usability SupportabilityPerformance Reliability Costs
  26. 26. Run the Numbers All rights reserved. © 2014 http://www.bonitasoft.com/run-the-numbers
  27. 27. Q & A • Download whitepaper • Visit Bonitasoft.com • Videos, whitepapers • Visit BPM leader • Mail info@bpmleader.com All rights reserved. © 2014 http://bit.ly/bpm-saas-custom
  28. 28. BPM, SaaS or Custom Development: Making the Right Choice Reint Jan Holterman Publisher at BPMLeader.com
  29. 29. 31 CORPORATE WEBSITE Product & services descriptions, references, webinars, white papers and other resources OPEN SOURCE COMMUNITY Forums, contributions, source code twitter.com/ bonitasoft facebook.com/ bonitasoftbpm linkedin.com/groups?g id=3182097 youtube.com/ bonitasoft Thank you, and… STAY CONNECTED WITH US!

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