What is Appian?

"Appian is a low-code software development platform for business process management applications."

Appian is an integrated low-code platform that enables companies to build applications and perform a digital transformation.

The service is primarily aimed at companies that need a low-code building of business process management (BPM) applications, with a broad deployment. The platform offers automation of complicated processes, provides visual development tools and gives an intuitive and simple-to-use interface.

Along with app development, Appian offers business process automation solutions to set processes and procedures. The platform makes it easy to simply reference the object from one application to another, enabling information sharing at an organization level.

When it comes to deployment there are three options offered: cloud-based, on-premise, and hybrid.

Appian scored 89/100 in the App Builders category. This is based on user satisfaction (89/100), press buzz (47/100), recent user trends (falling), and other relevant information on Appian gathered from around the web.

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Appian Product Overview

  • Drag-and-drop design for web and mobile apps

  • Appian Records for live, unified data views

  • Appian QuickApps

  • BPMN-based process modeling

  • Case management

  • Content management

  • Process orchestration

  • Integrated rules engine

  • Analytics, dashboards and reporting

  • Collaboration

Languages: English, French, German, Italian

Appian Features

  • A/B Testing
  • Analytics
  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Customer Management
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Project Management
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Bug Tracking
  • Process Modeling
  • Form Builder
  • Process Reporting
  • Workflow Management
  • Access Management
  • Status Notifications
  • Reports
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Appian Pricing Plans

Trial Edition

  • Test drive Appian’s leading low-code app development platform
  • Separate and secure cloud instance
  • All platform functionality is available

Application Edition

1 user(s) / month
  • Business users quickly create and collaborate on a single application
  • All platform functionality is available

Enterprise Edition

1 user(s) / month
  • Harness the power and speed of Appian across all your enterprise applications
  • Unleash digital transformation throughout your organization without artificial limits
  • All platform functionality is available

Plans starting from: $90.00/month Credit card required: No

Appian FAQs

Does Appian offer an API?

Yes, it offers API.

Does Appian offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?

Support: Webinars, Online Support, Phone Support, Knowledge Base.

Does Appian offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?


What is Appian generally used for?

This service is generally used for low-code BPM software development.

What platforms does Appian support?

This service offers cloud-based, installed-Windows, installed-Mac, and hybrid deplopment.

Does Appian integrate with any other apps?

Integrations: Dropbox, DocuSign, SharePoint, Twilio, Salesforce App Cloud.

Who are the main user groups of Appian?

Main users of Appian are large enterprises across financial, insurance, life sciences, healthcare, government and others that are struggling to meet the IT and business demands of digital transformation.

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