Appian Announces the Latest Version of Appian 7
April 30, 2014
ENHANCEMENTS TO DESIGNER AND END-USER EXPERIENCE EXTEND WORK PLATFORM INNOVATIONS IN MOBILITY, COLLABORATION, DATA NAVIGATION AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Reston, Va.— April 30, 2014—Today at the Appian World 2014 conference, Appian will showcase the latest capabilities of the Appian 7 Suite, the industry’s leading Business Process Management (BPM)-based Work Platform. The new release includes enhancements to both the end-user and designer experience, allowing organizations to more easily reap the benefits of smarter, faster decisions and actions that Appian delivers. Appian continues to set the pace for innovation in the BPM market. Global industry leaders choose Appian as a platform for rapid delivery of applications that tightly integrate process management with enterprise data navigation, native mobility, social collaboration and flexible Portable Cloud delivery.
The new release continues to enhance Appian SAIL (Self-Assembling Interface Layer), Appian’s unique architecture for delivering dynamic and responsive web and native-mobile user interfaces through a “write once, deploy everywhere” approach. Appian SAIL makes it easier than ever to design truly modern enterprise applications that drive adoption and use by offering the same intuitive, responsive experience across any device type.
This newest version of Appian also builds upon key features, including:
Data Integration Connectors – Specifically designed for Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS), Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft SharePoint, Salesforce, SAP, and Oracle Siebel to further enable convergence of data from across systems.
Interface Designer – New Appian Interface Designer for SAIL give designers more flexibility in building dynamic SAIL forms. Features include expression function search and suggestions, embedded testing of interface designs, and a real-time performance view highlighting detailed metrics on interface rendering time.
Editable Grid – New Editable Grid for SAIL allows designers to create rich spreadsheets for users to read, update, and interact with their data in an intuitive interface on the web or on mobile devices.
Branding – Administrators may now change the brand of the Appian web interface through an admin console.
“Appian customers accelerate smarter decisions and responsive action with the most advanced, user-friendly Work Platform for today’s modern worker,” said Matt Calkins, President and CEO at Appian. “This new release continues our mission of increasing BPM’s business value by making its benefits available to everyone throughout an entire organization.”
Appian provides a low-code development platform that accelerates the creation of high-impact business applications. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance.