About Appian

Appian is a low-code development platform designed for businesses of all sizes. It enables users to build business process management (BPM) applications. Key features include case management, BPM, three-step app development and application integration.

Appian’s low-code platform allows users to automate complex processes and create custom apps, which can be deployed on any device.

The social collaboration feature allows users to connect with other team members for project discussions. Appian offers pre-built connectors for integration with other applications without the need for code. Additionally, it offers data and analytics for interactive reports and document management.

Appian provides multiple deployment options including cloud-bas...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Unix, IBM OS/400, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 10

64 Reviews of Appian

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.19 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

4.0

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(24)

24

4 stars

(32)

32

3 stars

(6)

6

2 stars

(0)

0

1 stars

(2)

2

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July 2020

Wayne from Sprint

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 10,000+ employees

Industry: Telecommunications

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

July 2020

Business Process Management Suite - Appian

Pros

The most powerful feature of this platform for us was the ability to integrate seamlessly into quite a number of upstream and downstream systems using a variety of integration methods (connected systems, pub/sub methods, web services of various types and shared data among others). With thousands of users working across complex, often long-running business processes, this was a key enabler.

Cons

Recent releases have added capabilities only to the Appian Cloud based product, would like these also available to on-premise installations.

Reasons for Choosing Appian

Capabilities, cost and ability to develop internally rather than rely on professional services offerings from the vendor.

April 2017

Gabriele from QuintilesIMS

Company Size: 10,000+ employees

Industry: Pharmaceuticals

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

April 2017

Great support and services

Adopting Appian was a fairly long affair for us, but I firmly believe, as I did then, that the opportunities for business transformation are huge. The software itself is still being honed and there are some aspects of usability that could use improvement. The user provisioning capabilities could be improved as well. The services offered by Appian PS are superior and the prod support experience is impeccable.

Pros

Flexibility and applicability. Multiuser and multi developer features. Technical support is outstanding.

Cons

The UI model could use more sophistication. The delivery model could use some simplification, especially the unification of design and designer. Provisioning users for complex apps with a large number of groups can be cumbersome.

April 2017

Parag from Bank of the west

Company Size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Industry: Financial Services

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

2.0

Value for money

3.0

Customer support

3.0

Functionality

4.0

April 2017

Appian feedback 2017

Good workflow, Still to mature into a robust tool with better ui capabilities + performance monitoring and debugging capabilities

Pros

Good workflow capabilities

Cons

Very basic ui Immature deployment and monitoring capabilities

April 2017

Peter from BC Teachers Federation

Company Size: 201-500 employees

Industry: Education Management

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

3.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

April 2017

Bc teachers federation Appian systems

I have managed the Appian systems through 5 versions and many application implementations. It is an excellent producer for application development, support no workflow. I thoroughly enjoy supporting the various servers and systems

Pros

Ease of enhancement, application and social media development

Cons

Complexity of some of the process models, difficult system to res,tart.

January 2018

Vijay from Infobahn Softworld

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

January 2018

Appian - the perfect BPM tool that has Agile in mind

Pros

Its low code platform allows for rapid development, which fits well with the Agile framework. The user experience is enhanced with standard interfaces that are familiar throughout the Appian package. Appian has covered all the bases with all the plugins you could possibly need. From web APIs to SQL integration.

Cons

Appian lacks in on-premise support for high availability requirements. Appian training is linear and does not cater for real life problems. On-premise organisations suffer from the multiple releases/updates throughout the year. It seems every release has major updates.