The BPM/workflow systems market is starting to heat up with Metastorm today announcing that Osborne Clarke in now implementing to company's BPM software. This follows announcement's last week by rival BPM systems developer FloSuite that Glasgow-based McGrigors was rolling out FloSuite software plus a raft of announcements by LexisNexis Visualfiles on the take-up of its M2 matter management system.

Commenting on the deal, Nathan Hayes, Head of Infrastructure & Technology at Osborne Clarke, said “Metastorm BPM enables us to create more streamlined business processes that improve efficiency and billable productivity. It also allows our processes to flow continuously by feeding into our other key systems and applications. We already have a list of over 25 processes to automate.” The firm will also be using Metastorm BPM with wireless connectivity to Blackberry and integrateing with the firm's Thomson Elite practice management system and Interwoven for document management.

Other recent Metastorm wins include Addleshaw Goddard, Cameron McKenna and SJ Berwin.