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App Platforms Among Tools Behind Mobile Maturity

Mobile devices are permeating the enterprise as businesses embrace the bring-your-own-device movement, even if they don’t have a cohesive strategy behind those plans. Application development platforms are among the technologies that are making this innovation possible. A recent report from BrianMadden.com explained that the challenges that are associated with enterprise mobility have yet to be ... Read More

Ascend is Doing Great Things. Here’s Why It Matters.

Recently, Appian had the pleasure of hosting Marina LeGree, Founder & Executive Director of Ascend Athletics, for an hour long informational session filled with eye-opening and passionate stories of the non-profit’s accomplishments. Marina grew up in Washington State, and was one of three girls in the family. One key factor that has stuck with Marina ... Read More

Customer Relationships Made to Last

Ryan Taggerty is a dedicated practitioner in a highly skilled but nostalgic field of expertise. Dr. Tagg, as he is known professionally, is a doll doctor. His is a disappearing discipline because, as Ryan says, “they are no longer made to last.” The same might be said of customer relationships. Here’s what to keep in ... Read More

Funtime Friday: Bust a Move on a New BPM Groove

Happy Funtime Friday! Over 25 summers ago, Young MC’s iconic song, “Bust a Move,” broke down musical barriers on radio and MTV playlists. Rolling Stone called the ground-breaking song “the hit that changed Hip-Hop…[an] inescapable, a G-rated funk-bomb integral to hip-hop’s eventual mainstream acceptance.” In the field of building easy, powerful enterprise business applications, you could also ... Read More

SIBOS 2016: Transforming the Landscape

Transforming the Landscape For one week every year, SIBOS—the premier financial services event organized by SWIFT—connects 8,000+ business leaders, decision makers and thought leaders from financial institutions, multinational corporations, and technology partners.   Business transformation is the theme for this year’s Sibos conference. Quite an appropriate topic, since the pace of change in financial markets ... Read More

Throwback Thursday: Enterprise Mobility Is Dead

Throwback Thursday: Enterprise Mobility Is Dead Almost two years ago, we declared Enterprise Mobility dead! (Yes…seriously!) And frankly, in the right context, it is dead. Mobile business just business as usual these days. And that’s the point. Read more in this week’s edition of Throwback Thursday! Zach Messler Enterprise mobility is dead. Yes. You read ... Read More

Federal News Radio Featuring Appian Mobile

As I touched on in my blog post earlier this month, I had the pleasure of sitting down at Federal News Radio to discuss Mobile Solutions for Federal Government, and how Appian works in that realm on July 19th in Washington, D.C. You can listen to the full interview here and listen to leaders from ... Read More

BPM Holds Key to IoT Success in Retail

Business process management (BPM) software is a critical supporting tool in Internet of Things (IoT) strategies. The IoT hinges on not only moving data between different sources, but also allowing for automated process decisions as that data feeds into different software platforms. BPM provides the process standardization and optimization needed to enact such measures to their ... Read More

The Business of Government – Simplified

We’ve all seen it. Lists that are published by government audit agencies or watchdog groups about IT projects over budget, behind schedule, and with no clear path forward. Sometimes you’ll see projects hitting the $1,000,000,000 mark and wonder, “how could they possibly spend that much money on a software development project?”   Unfortunately, we see ... Read More

Funtime Friday: Pokémon Lessons for Digital Business

I love Pokémon GO!  Like many are, you might say I’m addicted. Hold on. Let me back up. Unless you’ve been stranded on a remote island somewhere in the Pacific, you’ve most likely heard about the newest gaming sensation that is Pokémon GO.  This augmented reality app has seen unimaginable growth in its first couple ... Read More