BPM Vendor Metastorm to Acquire CommerceQuest
Metastorm's human-based BPM offerings are expected to merge with CommerceQuest's service-oriented integration tools to provide a solution for process management challenges.Business process management software developer Metastorm announced Wednesday its intent to merge with CommerceQuest Inc., which also provides BPM software, along with integration capabilities. The terms of the deal are undisclosed. The combination of the two companies makes sense in that Metastorm Inc.s software allows users to model, automate and manage business processes that require human interactionpart of a process that needs to be approved by a manager, for instance, before the next stage in the process can be enacted.
CommerceQuests software, on the other hand, takes a more process-driven service-oriented integration approach.