New iGrafx Release Brings Mobile Access, Enhanced Organizational Collaboration, and Even More Powerful Analytics to Business Process Management


iGrafx® 2013 provides advanced business process analysis; improved process and enterprise modeling; and expanded process collaboration with mobile access and Microsoft® SharePoint® integration.

iGrafx 2013, introduced recently by the BPM solution provider iGrafx, further establishes the company’s leadership in the marketplace by providing new and enhanced features that enable organizations at any level of process maturity, to aggressively pursue process excellence and business transformation.

iGrafx 2013 heightens the user experience by providing additional key features and functionality that are well suited for particular roles and responsibilities.  The ability for business and IT users alike to effectively contribute to business transformation is made even easier with features ranging from on-the-go mobile collaboration and enhancements like quick-start templates, to advanced analysis features that bring opportunities for process improvement into focus. 

“iGrafx 2013 is the natural next step in our quest to provide our customers with the best solution to support effective business process optimization within their organization,” said Ken Carraher, President of iGrafx. “Our new release arms continuous improvement initiatives with the technology needed to refine and streamline business processes, enabling increased productivity and thereby realizing profits more quickly.”

Expanded collaboration is a key focus of the new iGrafx release, increasing visibility of process information throughout the enterprise as well as allowing easier access to process documentation and workflow.  iGrafx 2013 integration with Microsoft®  SharePoint®  will allow organizations to expand the reach of business process management to users of their corporate content management system.  Support of mobile platforms such as tablets and smartphones will enable users to consult and collaborate on processes with more flexibility.

“iGrafx strives to help our customers be more productive in their day-to-day tasks related to process improvement, but also to encourage critical process information to be accessible to more people,” explained Gretchen Burthey, VP of Marketing and Product Management.  “Paired with the recent release of the iGrafx Cloud, iGrafx now offers multiple ways for organizations to conveniently collaborate on processes from anywhere.”

The new release continues the iGrafx legacy of ease of use and learning coupled with robust analysis capabilities.  New features help users to get started quickly and create presentation-ready diagrams with minimal effort.  The new release also introduces efficient methods to accelerate the creation of process and enterprise architecture structures and custom SAP process projects. Additional Business Process Analysis features in iGrafx 2013 provide increased value to companies with process improvement goals by offering comparative analysis at a glance with enhanced Value Stream Mapping functionality, highlighting critical paths for process optimization and simulating advanced process scenarios.

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About iGrafx

iGrafx process management solutions empower people across organizations to contribute to business optimization and achieve operational excellence. The only solution that effectively aligns the activities of both IT and Business roles, iGrafx unites the entire organization around a single platform for process knowledge and analysis. iGrafx focuses on delivering the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use tools for organizations at any level of process maturity to become and remain world class competitors.

For more information, please visit www.igrafx.com.


Nathaniel Palmer
Author: Nathaniel PalmerWebsite: http://bpm.com
VP and CTO
Rated as the #1 Most Influential Thought Leader in Business Process Management (BPM) by independent research, Nathaniel Palmer is recognized as one of the early originators of BPM, and has led the design for some of the industry’s largest-scale and most complex projects involving investments of $200 Million or more. Today he is the Editor-in-Chief of BPM.com, as well as the Executive Director of the Workflow Management Coalition, as well as VP and CTO of BPM, Inc. Previously he had been the BPM Practice Director of SRA International, and prior to that Director, Business Consulting for Perot Systems Corp, as well as spent over a decade with Delphi Group serving as VP and CTO. He frequently tops the lists of the most recognized names in his field, and was the first individual named as Laureate in Workflow. Nathaniel has authored or co-authored a dozen books on process innovation and business transformation, including “Intelligent BPM” (2013), “How Knowledge Workers Get Things Done” (2012), “Social BPM” (2011), “Mastering the Unpredictable” (2008) which reached #2 on the Amazon.com Best Seller’s List, “Excellence in Practice” (2007), “Encyclopedia of Database Systems” (2007) and “The X-Economy” (2001). He has been featured in numerous media ranging from Fortune to The New York Times to National Public Radio. Nathaniel holds a DISCO Secret Clearance as well as a Position of Trust with in the U.S. federal government.