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What Makes a Great Business App?

What’s your favorite app? Why? We all have apps we love. Me? I couldn’t live without Pandora. It’s easy to use, and it meets a need, helping me more pleasantly navigate my daily Washington, DC metro-area commute (which has to be near the top of the worst commutes in the world…but I digress). But, what about ... Read More

CIOs on the IT Landscape Complexity and the Need for Agility

I recently moderated a CIO roundtable to address the challenge of how enterprises free themselves from stove-piped or commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications with disruptive technology. I think the market has arrived at a crossroads. The CIOs I met were extremely frustrated by the ‘how’ and who’ to address the above mentioned challenge. Over the last couple years ... Read More

Embracing the Data Challenge With BPM [VIDEO]

Every business has unique challenges, but in the age of data, one thing is constant: Data is critical in enabling organizations to thrive and prosper. But as the amount of information that companies need to store and access skyrockets, a challenge emerges: How do you integrate data and business processes in a way that makes ... Read More

Mobility 4.0 Highlights BPM’s Role as an Application Platform

Application platforms have been playing a larger role in businesses as smartphone and tablet use rises, and many organizations are finding that integrating data and processes across different applications is creating significant value. The potential of effective application platforms that include process tools has been fueling innovation in how businesses use mobile devices. According to ... Read More

Get to Know the Appian World Sponsors

In Washington, DC the sun is shining, the temperatures are warming up, and the kids finally have a full week of school with no snow days – it must be spring time! That also means Appian World is quickly approaching.  If you haven’t already registered to attend the BPM event of the year, you are ... Read More

Pitching your development ideas – Part 1

As application developers, most of our work goes towards the development of new features or apps. Most of the time, these features come from the stakeholders: those that define the vision and carry the the responsibility of finding just the right balance of what to improve upon, fix or add. But inspiration can come from ... Read More

Must Attend Sessions for Appian World 2015

We know we’ve made it tough on all of our attendees for Appian World 2015.   There are so many sessions to choose from covering such a wide variety of important topics that it will be a challenge to take it all in.  So here are some tips on what sessions to attend given your ... Read More

Elevate the Customer Experience

How many times a day do you receive calls about products not working? Or with the need for help in understanding a service? Then you’ve likely experienced how frustrating it can be to handle a large volume of calls, but without an optimized interface. Representatives must be able to work efficiently to stay up to ... Read More

Get to Know Appian World Speaker, Dr. Michio Kaku

A renowned theoretical physicist, best-selling author, and TV personality will be addressing Appian World attendees this spring. To help you get to know him a little better, following are ten interesting things about the remarkable Dr. Michio Kaku. 1.) Michio Kaku is a physicist.  “I’m not a science fiction writer, I’m a physicist.” 2.) Michio Kaku ... Read More