Appian is a Leader in 2020 Nucleus Research Low-Code Value Matrix

Appian Contributor
December 14, 2020

Appian is the clear leader for mission-critical app development

Nucleus Research recently released its 2020 vendor evaluation for Low-Code Application Platforms, in which Appian is ranked as the clear leader against 15 low code application platform (LCAP) vendors.

Vendors were evaluated on the basis of functionality and usability, including integration with other platforms and tools, ability to export as a standalone app, availability of out-of-box components such as templates, built-in AI, analytics, data management functionality product scope and customer feedback.

Why this research matters

Nucleus views Appian as the best low-code platform for mission-critical app development and driving serious ROI. As a quantitative-focused organization, Nucleus was highly impressed by the value we drive for clients, such as:

  • US Air Force - $83 million+ in savings
  • Bank of the West - $10 million+ in savings
  • Honeywell - $10 million+ in savings
  • Husky Energy - $22 million+ in net-back new revenue

Nucleus interviewed many Appian customers and found significant benefits attached to accelerated deployment times, employee productivity, simplification of application development and governance, enhanced collaboration between technical and non-technical users, and enterprise scalability and performance.

Customers highlighted:

  • 20 percent savings on IT spend
  • 45 percent increase in productivity
  • ROI of fewer than five months

Nucleus says about Appian's strength as a unified low-code automation platform:

"The Appian platform excels in automating manual work, simplifying complex processes, and streamlining developers and business-level users' decision-making process. The platform's visual design paradigm and pre-built templates enable a developer to skip writing code and focus on delivering impactful business applications. Non-technical users can also leverage Appian's citizen development capabilities to create applications without compromising the platform's performance, governance, and security."

Appian delivers the capabilities modern enterprises need to achieve true digital transformation with a powerful unified low-code platform that includes advanced low-code tools for Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Business Process Management (BPM), Decision Rules, API Integration, Case Management, and AI.

The Appian platform excels in automating manual work, simplifying complex processes, and streamlining developers and business-level users' decision-making process. The platform's visual design paradigm and pre-built templates enable a developer to skip writing code and focus on delivering impactful business applications. Non-technical users can also leverage Appian's citizen development capabilities to create applications without compromising the platform's performance, governance, and security.

With Appian Low-Code Automation Platform, organization can:

  • Build Apps Fast using visual tools that empower IT and line of business to create beautiful, powerful apps.
  • Embrace Multi-experience Development for engaging, consistent user experiences across web, mobile, and other digital touchpoints.
  • Leverage No-code Integration to connect and act upon data across databases, cloud services, and legacy systems no migration necessary.
  • Realize the Power of Hyperautomation by creating apps that automate end-to-end processes by orchestrating humans, bots and AI.
  • Deploy with Confidence with DevSecOps and its built-in security-focused, continuous delivery.
  • Deliver Enterprise Grade security, scalability, and reliability to support mission critical business apps.

To read the full report, download the 2020 Nucleus Research Low-Code Value Matrix

To learn more about Appian's low code platform, visit https://www.appian.com/platform/