Pipefy alternative for real-life processes
In this article, we analyze and propose Flokzu BPM as an alternative for automating real life processes and workflows that present requirements and complexities that Pipefy does not support.
Pipefy is a user-friendly tool, especially designed for linear or sequential processes. However, it may not be the most suitable option for processes involving conditional paths or more complex customization requirements. In this regard, Flokzu emerges as a more versatile and adaptable solution.
Key Differentiators:Flokzu offers advanced features, such as a script engine that allows form customization to meet specific needs. Furthermore, it is compatible with BPMN, an international standard backed by OMG, facilitating the understanding of non-linear processes. Additionally, our platform excels in version management and provides an essential testing environment (Sandbox) for automation. On the other hand, Flokzu provides robust support for integration with other systems through Web Services, ensuring effective communication between your organization’s assets.
In Conclusion:Pipefy is suitable for simple linear workflows, while Flokzu is the preferred choice for more complex processes involving branching, parallel tasks, and the need for integration with other systems.
|Gateways in the workflow, supporting non-linear processes and different paths based on conditions (using fields and Boolean logic).||Limited||✓|
|Process visibility and understandability. In other words, modeling using a standard (BPMN 2.0).||No||✓|
|Full Web Service Integration, both in the process form (to retrieve or send data) and in the workflow (conditions, assignments, etc.).||No||✓|
|Process Versions and Sandbox for process managing, testing, and agile deployment.||No||✓|
|Full Document Management System, including field types, advanced searches using data and metadata and full-text search on attachments.||Limited||✓|
|Scripting engine to achieve advanced/complex behaviors on the user interface and validations.||No||✓|
|External participants support, allowing non-authenticated users to start process instances (public form). Moreover, letting them participate in the middle of the process execution.||Limited||✓|
|The user interface, public forms and emails customizations using HTML and scripting.||Limited||✓|