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Appian Accelerates App Development by 17x According to New Forrester Study

Lauren Papagalos, Product Marketing Manager
June 16, 2021

The data is in: Appian accelerates application development by 17x and provides a 389% return on investment (ROI) with less than six months payback. 

These findings come from the Forrester Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Appian, which examines enterprises’ return on investment after deploying the Appian Low-Code Automation Platform. Through customer interviews, data collection, and subsequent financial analysis, the study confirms that Appian helps organizations significantly improve efficiencies, cut costs, and automate workflows.

The report identifies a number of benefits, including the following:

  • 17x accelerated application development. 
  • 50% reduction in development costs.
  • $13.42M in savings over three years.

Customers also reported the platform’s application agnosticism, scalability, and flexibility when responding to their needs as other top benefits.

“Something that used to take us five weeks to develop, we can now develop by tomorrow using Appian.” —CIO, financial services

Read the study to learn how customers leveraged Appian to build new applications faster and at reduced cost. Find out how organizations have used the Appian platform to automate complex workflows, allowing them to decommission multiple legacy applications while improving employee efficiency.  

Download the full study on to learn how Appian has helped enterprises accelerate application development, improve time-to-value of applications, and increase ROI.