BPM vs Low-Code Platforms — Do they have anything in common?

Purpose

BPM Platforms have been built to bring operational excellence to departmental and enterprise workflows.
Modern BPM platforms can go one step further and bring value for non-process driven business applications, but you cannot build an enterprise-grade application for every business need.
Low-Code Platforms were born to address a different problem. As new software application demand rose, so did the need for talented programmers and developers who could build any type of software application rapidly. But businesses were not able to scale this consistently due to lack of quality software developers across the board.
Welcome, Low-Code Software. Low-Code Platforms fundamentally altered traditional software development methodologies. They empowered novice developers with basic programming knowledge to build any type of software application rapidly.

Audience

BPM Software is targeted towards operational heads, business users and department heads. As it directly relates to improving their work efficiency, visibility, and measurement.
Low-Code Platforms are targeted towards IT Heads, Development Teams and Architects. As it helps them deliver business applications faster, better and cheaper. Given the skills and time required for each.

What can you build with it?

Typical use cases for BPM Apps would be any process app that is document and workflow centric. Customer Service, Approval Processes, Back office processes, review processes are a few examples. Such applications are still relevant to most industry domains, where work moves from one desk to another or one mailbox to another in modern times.
Low-Code Platforms are employed to develop any type of software application, web or mobile. They can internally use workflow/ BPM engines to handle things done by BPM platforms as well.
Customer-facing web apps, Vendor Portals, Employee Portals, Ecommerce Mobile Apps, Legacy Modernization Apps, etc. are a few examples where Low-Code software excels.

The Bottomline

BPM Software though aging is still relevant to handle workflow and process-driven application requirements. They do this better than any other cross-breed platform in that space.
On the other hand, Low-Code Platforms are instrumental in bringing down the time and skills required to build any type of software application across web and mobile.
Depending on your business need and timelines you can choose one over the other.
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