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Appian

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159 Ratings

Appian

Top Rated
159 Ratings
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Score 8.3 out of 101

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Score 7.8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Appian

Surely Appian is not a Site Development Tool. So we should avoid the use of a system for just UX development. We should look for process automation as much as we can mature the use cases.
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Red Hat Decision Manager

If the rules are going to be managed by IT people JBoss BRMS is good enough, if you're looking for a tool that will be used only by business analysts, you'll probably like to find for another BRMS
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Pros

  • I have observed after version 17.1 we have a lot of good features in Appian that improve usability (UX). This adds real value in this competitive Digital space.
  • You can understand business use case and convert it to a logical process automation.
  • Process Modeller has improved a lot and providing smart services use adds more value.
  • Service integration helps us to seamlessly integrate with third-party systems
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  • Supports continuous delivery
  • It can be used by business analysts
  • Smooth integration with jBPM and the ability to integrate within a custom app if that's needed
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Cons

  • There is an improvement required for Reporting part.
  • UX can also improve such as in consideration of some CMS system. Sometimes business usually compares the UX with some CMS systems like SharePoint.
  • Tableau or any other visualization tool integration is Key to provide Single customer View.
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  • The UI could be better
  • It takes time to understand how it works and how to create rules
  • Better documentation would be appreciated
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Likelihood to Renew

Appian9.5
Based on 11 answers
If given the chance I would use Appian again. It was a good tool and they are constantly improving it. It was fairly easy to use and any developer who knows JavaScript can customize it to their hearts desire. Once I got used to how it operated my creativity increased and I began thinking of many different types of workflows I could create both for the company and for myself.
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Usability

Appian8.8
Based on 28 answers
Appian is very easy to use and configure, it's very customizable and takes seconds to move around user interfaces to suit.The process builder is drag and drop, which emphasizes the rapid development.
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Support

Appian8.3
Based on 52 answers
Appian updates happen automatically and regularly (about every two months or so). We are informed when updates are coming to understand the timing, and in our short timeframe (about 6 months) we have had no issues with functionality breaking
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In-Person Training

Appian9.0
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As analyst I participated in a developer boot camp. At times it was hard to keep up but most of the time it made sense. Trainer took the time to explain and slowed pace down to answer questions etc.
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Online Training

Appian10.0
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Really great training platform. Very visual and easy to use.
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Alternatives Considered

Experience with TIBCO business process design, however, that was several years ago. No other experience with other business process design software.
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If you have a low budget to invest probably JBoss BRMS is the option for you, if your budget is not restricted you'll probably like to consider Bizagi
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Return on Investment

  • Master data process increased speed of processes 50%.
  • Product management processes increased timely information by 25% faster with decision making.
  • Improved accuracy of data across the enterprise as reduced issues by 20%.
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  • The learning curve is high so it was not easy to adopt
  • The integration with jBPM is good
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Appian

General
Free Trial
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Red Hat Decision Manager

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
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