Clay Richardson from Forrester Research is a proponent of tackling and structuring big data with big process. In a recent blog post and in his riveting keynote presentation at Appian World 2012, Richardson discussed the four cornerstones to successfully tackle and implement big process across the enterprise by:
Cloud computing, in particular, plays a key role in accelerating thedeployment of enterprise applications and delivering faster time to value to the business. More and more customers are going to the cloud and choosing the Software-as-a-Service model for flexibility, scalability, cost effectiveness, and deployment speed.Yankee Group has found that 41 percent of large enterprises with more than 10,000 employees already deployed or were considering deploying a cloud platform within the next 12 months in 2011, compared to just 32 percent in 2010 (Source).
This number is consistent with Appian's 2011 results, where Appian Cloud BPM represented 37 percent of total customer license orders that year. Here are a few Appian customers who chose cloud to deploy their enterprise applications:
Still not sure about putting your valuable business processes and data in the cloud? Appian partners with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to power our cloud infrastructure. As the pioneer and leader in cloud computing, AWS delivers a highly reliable, scalable, and cost-effective infrastructure platform to hundreds of thousands of customers in 190 countries. The AWS Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, CJ Moses, provided an overview of the different levels of security, data privacy control, and extensive certifications awarded to AWS at Appian World 2012. Visit the AWS Security and Compliance Centerto learn more.
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Appian is a software company that automates business processes. The Appian AI Process Platform includes everything you need to design, automate, and optimize even the most complex processes, from start to finish. The world's most innovative organizations trust Appian to improve their workflows, unify data, and optimize operations—resulting in better growth and superior customer experiences.