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Appian Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Build bots, fast.

Automate any end-to-end process without ever writing a single line of code.

Appian RPA: More than simple task automation.

Automate any business process.

Automate manual and repetitive tasks, either on their own or as part of a larger end-to-end business process.

A bridge to transformation.

Complete automation—including Appian RPA, IDP, AI, business rules and more—gives you the right technology for the right use case, so you can create performant and resilient automations that require less maintenance.

Quick time to value.

Automate fast with visual, drag-and-drop, low-code RPA that citizen and professional developers can use to scale process excellence across your enterprise.

Fast and flexible deployment.

Deploy your new digital workforce of Appian bots on our trusted and secure Appian Cloud and deploy across Windows, Linux, Citrix, and Mac environments.

Get your work done fast. With the right automation tool.

Appian helps you automate any complex end-to-end workflow—and for the tasks that are repetitive, rules-based, and involve systems without APIs, Appian RPA is the efficient, scalable, and resilient solution.

See how RPA enhances the Appian Low-Code Platform.


"Appian RPA is our first choice for automating critical or complex processes. Leveraging reusable components has allowed us to reduce the development time of a bot by 15%."


"Appian RPA, as part of a unified automation stack, delivers the speed and scalability we need."

Automation Kick-Start

Complimentary use-case validation and value assessment.

If you understand the value of RPA but aren’t sure if your use-case is a good candidate for automation, the Automation Kick-Start program is perfect for you. Our automation experts will review your use case and offer you an assessment of its validity and potential ROI.

Low-Code RPA.

The right technology, for the right use case.

  • Multiple environments.
    Deploy in Windows, Linux, Citrix, and Mac environments.
  • Low-code development
    Empower your business users to run bots for increased efficiency.
  • No-code integration.
    Orchestrate your data, systems, web services, and AI without complex coding.
  • Appian Cloud.
    Simplify access and adoption of RPA with our globally available and highly secure cloud.
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  • Low-code development.
    Visually compose bots with intuitive low-code design tools.
  • Automation Kick-Start.
    A complimentary use-case validation so you can choose the right project and get started quickly.
  • RPA Task Recorder.
    Simply record your task actions and Appian RPA will create a ready-to-automate workflow.
  • Turn-key RPA.
    Packaged libraries and credentials have bots up and running fast.
  • Bot marketplace.
    Download and deploy fully functioning bots for faster time to value.
  • Complete automation.
    All the tools you need to optimally automate any end-to-end business process, including RPA, IDP, BPM, Decision Rules and more.
  • End-to-end process control.
    Centrally govern Appian workflows, RPA bots, IDP, AI, data, systems, and third-party RPA.
  • Monitor all automation.
    Manage and track all automation activities from request to completion.
  • Reporting and analytics.
    Conduct impact and ROI analysis for RPA and workflows to help your COE scale automation.
  • AI recommendation engine.
    Enhance automations with intelligent system recommendations and process compatibility scores.
RPA Complete Automation
  • No API? No problem.
    Appian RPA connects systems and applications to automate tasks and processes without the need for APIs or custom integrations.
  • Intelligent document processing.
    Automate the classification and data extraction of structured and semi-structured business documents.
  • Dynamic exception handling.
    Best-in-class case management capabilities handle exceptions and ad-hoc activities, fast—with humans in control.
  • Build your automation pipeline.
    Strategically plan your automation expansion by collecting and prioritizing automation requests from across the enterprise.
Business Process Automation
FedRAMP Compliant RPA

FedRAMP Compliant RPA

Appian RPA is the only FedRAMP compliant RPA solution to run in a native cloud. Appian Cloud is FedRAMP compliant and has received an Agency Authorization to Operate (ATO) at the Moderate level.

You’re in the driver's seat.

Our Automation Planner and Control Center provide a central location to manage all of your automation activities, plus the ability to gather data-driven insights about your digital workforce operations.

Automate the classification and data extraction of business documents.

Appian Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) helps you eliminate manual document processing and increase efficiency with straight through processing for most structured and semi-structured forms.

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