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National Health IT Week: The Power of Healthcare BPM

This is the second post in the Appian National Health IT Week Series.  Business Process Management (BPM) has unique contributions for better Health IT. Currently, if you need a healthcare software application, you have two choices: buy software someone else created or pay programmers to create new software for you. In the first case, you’re ... Read More

Happy National Health IT Week: An Appian BPM in Healthcare Series

Today begins the 10th annual National Health IT (HIT) Week. Across the United States, hundreds of organizations come together to raise awareness of the importance of information technology in healthcare: how IT can improve the quality of healthcare and patient safety, as well as foster meaningful interaction between patients and providers. National HIT Week (#NHITweek on Twitter) ... Read More

Introducing the Appian App Market

The verdict is in. Businesses need apps — apps to increase productivity and performance, engage with customers and partners, reduce risk and improve compliance, and manage more efficiently. Appian’s application platform enables organizations to build better, more engaging, more powerful apps, and do it at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional approaches. ... Read More

Mobile Financial Services Heading to Next Level

Financial services firms have been working to update their processes and customer-facing offerings in light of increased mobile device use for a while now, and they may have to kick efforts into a new gear to keep up with innovation. A recent Ovum study found that while consumer adoption of mobile financial services is still ... Read More

BPM Key as CIOs Try to Wrangle Consumerization

Consumerization in the enterprise is often discussed as an IT concepts, and CIOs are the ones bearing the brunt of responding to the trend. The reality that consumerization represents a new way to work, and organizations need to adjust their processes to make sure their technology can respond. Business process management tools are adapting to ... Read More

The Great Business Apps Redux…Coming to a City Near You

Apps on your iPhone are great. Apps on your Android are great. Apps on your smartphone? Your tablet? Your phablet, even? Great. Great. Great. Hey! What about apps for your business?   [cue the crickets…]   With all of the information to manage, systems to integrate, processes to track, collaboration, communications, and more, it’s no ... Read More

Ensuring Quality Management for Clinical Trials

“Quality is everyone’s responsibility.”  – Dr. W. Edwards Deming “Quality means do it right when no one is looking.” – Henry Ford Quality. It is essential for the well-being of any organization as well as customer satisfaction. Pharmaceuticals and life science companies are at the forefront of establishing new and improved ways to ensure quality for ... Read More

Custom Apps Already Showing Their Potential

Many businesses are beginning to work hard to customize applications and services in an effort to develop more nuanced operational functions. However, many organizations can be overwhelmed by the complexity of creating strategic, custom apps, and end up falling behind competition. Business process management tools are beginning to resolve these issues as they now provide ... Read More

Watch: Appian Training Lead Designer Credentials

What makes a great analyst? A great designer? A great anything? Often, it starts with training. At Appian Training, our goal is to deliver the best training programs. Period. It’s because of this commitment to your success…to your growth…that we continually develop new material. To date, Appian training has focused on the Analyst and Designer ... Read More