Gartner Research

Using the BPM Four Corners Framework to Evaluate a Vendor's BPMS Strategy

Published: 08 June 2009

ID: G00167398

Analyst(s): Michele Cantara, Janelle Hill


Business process management suite vendors are pursuing several different long-term product strategies. This first of three reports explains how to identify the degree to which a vendor's BPMS strategy will support process agility and business user empowerment.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Key Findings
  • What Is a BPMS?
  • When Should You Use a BPMS?
  • The Gartner Four Corners Framework for BPM: Identifying the BPMS Sweet Spot
    • Build to Change vs. Build to Last
    • Business-Driven vs. IT-Driven Process Change
    • Understanding Each Corner
  • Bottom Line

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