Gartner Research

Market Snapshot: Business Process Management Suites, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 22 October 2014

ID: G00270436

Analyst(s): Janelle Hill , Fabrizio Biscotti


The BPMS market remains solid, despite a recent slight decline. Our growth forecast remains strong, largely driven by interest in adding intelligence and digitalizing processes. Seventy percent of the BPMS market is controlled by 10 vendors, although many smaller vendors continue to thrive.

Table Of Contents


  • Shifting Business Priorities
  • Merger and Acquisition Activity Disrupts BPMS Spending
  • Interest in Cloud, Mobile, Social and Big Data Versus BPM
  • Buying BPMSs Versus Buying Individual BPM Technologies
    • Establishing an Enterprise-Standard BPMS
    • The Emergence of Alternative Delivery Models, Especially Off-Premises
  • Lack of BPM Skills
  • Digital Business and Process Reinvention Will Fuel Growth
  • Market Share Data
  • Forecast
  • Market Notes
  • Market Definition
    • Application Infrastructure and Middleware
    • Business Process Management Suites
  • Vendors in the Market

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