Nintex recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct an independent Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to help business and IT decision makers experience the significant business benefits and cost savings provided by the Nintex Platform.
Forrester’s research included an in-depth look at quantifiable and more subjective benefits organizations report with Nintex for Office 365 including the speed and ease to build and deploy workflows as well as organizational agility and compliance improvements.
To conduct the TEI study, Forrester hosted deep-dive interviews with two long-standing Nintex customers including a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Europe with 300+ Nintex workflows and a global manufacturing company headquartered in the United States with 150+ Nintex workflows.
Prior to implementing the Nintex Platform both enterprise customers had fragmented business process environments that were complex and costly. Business workflow automation requests would either be completed by central IT, satisfied through the purchase of an additional tool or outsourced to consultants. Implementing these solutions often took significant time for custom coding and could cost up to $20,000 per workflow.
Forrester leveraged two Nintex customer interviews to form an unbiased composite organization for this study. Then they used their proprietary model to calculate benefits and costs associated with using Nintex Workflow for Office 365.
The composite organization in this study is a global company with 70,000 employees. It uses Nintex Workflow for Office 365 to digitize internal processes and deliver improved productivity to employees. Given Nintex’s power and ease-of-use, central IT teams can use the platform to build sophisticated, cross-organization workflows, and establish a workflow governance team to support departments and lines of business modifying and building workflows on their own.
Nintex Workflow for Office 365 integrates with an organization’s Office 365 environment to power the creation of workflows in the cloud with a browser-based, drag-and-drop workflow designer. Organizations use Nintex Connectors to easily connect Office 365 applications with various cloud systems within a workflow. Custom connectors can also be created using Open APIs with Nintex’s Xtensions® framework.
“Nintex has a rich history of partnering with Microsoft to help customers successfully automate processes across their business systems. We’ve also become Microsoft’s top global co-sell partner by continually leveraging Microsoft’s latest technologies including Office 365 and Microsoft Azure,” remarks Dustin Grosse, Nintex Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer.
Forrester’s latest TEI study on Nintex also underscores the value of the platform’s strong integration with Microsoft and demonstrates that customers save up to 1,700 total hours of productivity per automated workflow per year with Nintex Workflow for Office 365.
Nintex customer Crowley Maritime uses Nintex Workflow for Office 365 to automate contract approvals, customer onboarding, payroll processes and more. The organization reports time-savings and productivity benefits that align with the TEI findings.
“Nintex Workflow for Office 365 is quick, easy and cost-effective. Powerful workflows can be quickly built on the Nintex Platform without technical resources. This allows our IT organization to focus on higher-value work and our most complex processes,” says Michael Buckingham, Crowley Maritime Office 365 Manager.