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Appian Named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers Choice for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms

Appian Contributor
February 26, 2021

McLEAN, VA  – Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) today announced that it has been recognized as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms (LCAP). Appian is the only vendor to receive this distinction in the categories for Global Enterprises ($10B+ USD), Large Enterprises, North America, and the Finance industry.

Gartner Peer Insights offers feedback and ratings from end-user professionals who have experience purchasing, implementing, and/or using low-code application platforms.

According to Gartner, “To qualify for the Customers’ Choice distinction, vendors must have a product that is listed in this market on Gartner Peer Insights, have their overall rating (out of 5 stars) above or equal to the mean rating for that market, and receive 50 or more eligible published customer reviews during the one-year submission period.”

As of December 31, 2020, Appian had the highest number of reviews within Gartner Peer Insights for the LCAP market: 109 reviews with an Overall rating of 4.7 out of 5. Access the new February 2021 “Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms” report here.

A sample of Appian end-user reviews submitted over the last 12 months includes:

“Speed to market and value realisation – Appian in a nutshell!”

— Technology Professional in the Finance Industry 

“Powerful low-code platform with lots of future scope.”

— Solution Delivery Manager in the Healthcare Industry 

“Perfect tool for rapid development.”

— Appian Developer in the Transportation Industry 

“Fantastic experience with Appian’s low code platform!”

— Senior Business Process Engineer in the Finance Industry 

Appian’s Latest Version: Driving Customer Success with Low-code Automation

Appian also today announced the latest version of the Appian Low-code Automation Platform, offering a host of new features that make it easier than ever for customers to rapidly build apps and workflows that combine people, technologies, and data in a single workflow.

Appian’s new release, generally available in March 2021, includes:

  • Low-code RPA:
  • Build powerful bots through low-code development.
  • Automate repetitive tasks with bots that leverage computer vision to work across platforms and Citrix environments.
  • Unify RPA with your human workforce, and scale across your enterprise – without complex coding.
  • Data Fabric: 
  • Easily unify enterprise data within Appian to build rich applications.
  • Create engaging and interactive data visualizations that drive smarter decisions.
  • Enhanced Intelligent Document Processing (IDP):
  • Go beyond optical character recognition and leverage AI to accurately process large volumes of documents without human intervention.
  • Seamlessly integrate humans to handle exceptions that continuously train and improve machine learning engines.
  • DevSecOps:
  • Collaborate among developers to quickly build and deploy updates to business applications.
  • Associate developer work in Appian with ticket and issue tracking tools like Jira.
  • Appian Cloud now has ISO 27017 and ISO 27018 certification. These two new certifications are internationally recognized standards that provide additional controls for cloud-specific security risks.

“Appian continues to strip away the complexities of building, scaling, updating, and using powerful enterprise applications and automation solutions,” said Pavel Zamudio-Ramirez, Chief Customer Officer at Appian. “We believe the capabilities of our platform, combined with industry-leading propositions like the Appian Guarantee, drive the end-user experiences that make us a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice.”

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Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-user reviews, ratings, and data applied against a documented methodology; they neither represent the views of, nor constitute an endorsement by, Gartner or its affiliates.

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