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Analysts gather and assess the requirements of various groups and roles within their organization.
They communicate application requirements through design of the business workflow and user experience. Analysts define user roles and responsibilities in the context of records, reports, tasks, and news feeds. After completing training, it is recommended that Analysts complete the Appian Analyst Credential Exam.
Recommended background for an Analyst:
- Familiarity with requirement-gathering methodologies
- Understanding of fundamental web development concepts like navigation and pages
- Analyst 100
Designers implement and configure application requirements by creating records, process models, business rules, forms, and news posts, as well as assigning security roles. They should deliver an intuitive, organized, and consumable end-user experience. Designers oversee deployment of the application in various environments. After completing training, it is recommended that Designers gain some project experience to successfully complete the Appian Designer Credential Exam.
Recommended background for a Designer:
- Familiarity with the concepts of BPM and BPMN diagramming
- Understanding of development concepts like variables, functions, and data types
- Prior development/design experience
- Designer 200
- Designer 201
- Designer 202
In addition to implementing a functional application, a Lead Designer should be able to manage the overall quality of a solution under varying requirements and scope. They should have an advanced understanding of data, process, and interface design techniques that will help to optimize a solution for user experience, performance, and scalability. After completing training, it is recommended that Lead Designers gain project management experience to successfully complete the Appian Lead Designer Credential Exam.
Topics like Advanced Data Design, Advanced Application Design, Interface Management, and Application Delivery will give Lead Designers a more holistic perspective of application components and teach them how to make effective design decisions.
Recommended background for a Lead Designer:
- Project experience as an Appian Designer (including best practices)
- Database Experience
- Preferably Designer Credentialed
- Lead Designer 300
- Lead Designer 301
- Lead Designer 302
A developer takes designer-level knowledge to the next level by building custom plug-ins. Developers will learn how to build and deploy: functions, Smart Services, servlets, custom data types, and service-backed records as Java modules. As a developer, you’ll be able to extend the out-of-the-box functionality to meet your company’s custom needs.
Recommended background for a Developer:
- Understanding of Appian Designer level functionality
- Strong background in programming languages, specifically Java
- Developer 400
- Developer 401
An Appian Administrator is responsible for configuring and maintaining the Appian infrastructure by monitoring the system’s ongoing health and applying upgrades and hotfixes. The Administrator should also create and adhere to backup procedures and maintain policies for disaster recovery and high availability.
Recommended background for a Administrator:
- Familiarity in networking
- Familiarity with web servers (Apache, IIS, etc.)
- Admin 500
- Admin 501
While the other learning paths focus on concepts specific to a each role, all roles could benefit from Agile training. Appian’s agile training prepares students for project delivery success through hands-on practice applying Agile best practices and techniques.
- Agile Fundamentals
- Agile Diagnostics
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