April 28, 2015

Latest Version of Appian 7 Accelerates Delivery and Increases Adoption of Powerful Enterprise Apps

Enhancements to Designer and End-User Experiences Unveiled at Appian World 2015

RESTON, Va.—April 28, 2015—Today at the Appian World 2015 conference (#Appian15), Appian is unveiling the latest version of Appian 7, the industry’s leading Business Process Management (BPM)-based application platform. The new release enhances the application designer and end-user experiences when building, launching, maintaining, and using enterprise applications created on Appian.

Malcolm Ross, Appian’s Vice President of Product, will deliver a main-stage presentation at the conference detailing how new capabilities in the Appian Platform further the company mission to enable enterprise-wide business transformation for Appian customers.

“Digital transformation initiatives are hampered by the time and effort required to deliver innovative applications to business users, as well as by the resistance those users can have to change,” said Ross. “The latest release of Appian 7 accelerates delivery and adoption of enterprise apps to create new ways to work—and new ways to engage customers—in today’s world of mobility, Big Data, cloud computing, and social collaboration.”

The new release marks significant enhancements in application design and governance, interface construction, integration capabilities, enterprise mobility, and more. Appian’s new Application Designer streamlines creation, navigation, and deployment of Appian applications, and capitalizes on Appian’s leadership in visual composition as opposed to complex coding. The new Appian Sites capability along with enhancements to Appian SAIL make it easy to create dynamic user interfaces tailored specifically to heads-down task workers, knowledge workers in the office and in the field, as well as customers, partners and vendors. Appian’s new Web API Dashboard allows designers to create custom Web APIs to meet their unique application needs, resulting in increased flexibility and faster integration. Mobile functionality is enhanced with offline capabilities so work does not have to stop when connectivity is disrupted. Additional updates include performance enhancements, language support, and more.

This newest version of Appian introduces and builds upon key features, including:

Designer Experience

  • New Application Designer interface delivers a more intuitive design experience
  • Real-time impact analysis provides visibility into design object relationships for fluid change management
  • New patching methodology lets designers quickly find recently modified objects and add them to a patch
  • New summary of security view enables instant security audits on applications
  • Web APIs – create custom Web APIs to meet unique application needs

User Experience

  • Sites – a focused interface for heads-down task workers
  • Enhanced offline mobile capability allows a user to complete a process form with no network connectivity
  • Tempo –  Several enhancements make the familiar Appian UI more intuitive and user-friendly, easing adoption

About Appian

Appian delivers an enterprise platform for digital transformation that makes it easy for organizations to move fast and revolutionize the customer experience. Powered by industry leading Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management capabilities, Appian’s low-code approach radically accelerates the time it takes to build and deploy powerful, modern applications, on-premises or in the cloud. The world’s most innovative organizations use Appian to revolutionize their customer experiences, transform their business operations, and master global risk and compliance.