Appian Unveils Public App Market
October 5, 2015
Wide Range of Pre-built Business Applications and Components Accelerate Time-to-Value for Appian Customers
Launch of the App Market Highlights Rapid Growth and Diversity of Appian’s Partner Ecosystem
RESTON, Va.—October 5, 2015—Appian, provider of the leading Business Process Management (BPM)-driven application platform, today unveiled the new Appian App Market where customers can view and access a large inventory of pre-built business applications and platform components for use in accelerating deployments on the Appian Platform. These applications and components are developed by Appian and its global partners. Partner-developed solutions are available from Appian partners, but many of the Appian-developed solutions and components are available at no additional charge to Appian customers directly from the App Market. At launch, the App Market includes over 70 business applications and components, a growing number driven by Appian’s rapidly expanding partner ecosystem.
To access the Appian App Market, go to https://www.appian.com/appmarket/.
An informational video about the App Market is available on YouTube.
“Appian’s App Market provides a new way for us to accelerate delivery of transformational business solutions on the Appian Platform,” said Jerry Iacouzzi, Advisory Principal, KPMG. “KPMG’s strategic alliance with Appian addresses the urgent need faced by IT and business teams to innovate, while optimizing processes and reducing costs.”
“A key for organizations to accelerate their digital transformation is to combine custom application development on industry leading platforms,” said Ranga Puranik, President, Persistent Systems. “Persistent has partnered with Appian to create a Center of Excellence, where we’re developing solutions for our customers that combine both aesthetic sensitivity and programmatic rigor. The Appian App Market is a terrific opportunity to showcase these offerings to new customers.”
“We are pleased to be a part of the Appian App Market to introduce our flagship Appian solution, Incessant Business Operations Suite (iBOS), to a larger user base,” said Nutan Pagadala, CTO, Incessant Technologies. “Leveraging the modern capabilities of Appian’s platform, iBOS helps organizations achieve business agility by connecting people, processes and key resources of the organization in a seamless fashion.”
The Appian Platform offers the fastest time-to-solution for the creation and delivery of innovative enterprise applications that integrate enterprise data, process management, native mobility, social collaboration and portable cloud/on-premise hosting. The applications available on the Appian App Market further accelerate deployment times for a variety of application types and uses cases, while the Market’s downloadable components extend the platform’s capabilities through pre-built specialized functions. All applications and components are vetted and approved by Appian prior to availability on the App Market.
Business applications listed on the App Market address a wide variety of industry and horizontal use cases, including:
- Third Party Diligence (from KPMG)
- Automated Incident Management (from Cognizant)
- Insurance Policy Case Management (from Persistent Systems)
- Asset Management (from Incessant Technologies)
- Retail Banking Digital Account Opening (from HCL)
- Private Wealth Management (from Princeton Blue)
- Case Management Framework (from Appian)
To promote the broad array of applications available on the App Market, Appian is launching a new webinar series in conjunction with partners who have listed apps on the Market. The first webinar in the series will address governance, risk, and compliance issues and will feature KPMG and a presentation of KPMG’s Third Party Diligence App.
Platform components on the App Market allowing hot download into a customer’s Appian environment include specialized capability extenders such as:
- Dropbox Integration
- Fitbit Connector
- Barcode and QR Code Utilities
- Social Content Crawler
- Excel Reader
- SFTP Smart Services
“Appian is committed to driving the execution of our customers’ digital business transformation strategies,” said Samir Gulati, Vice President of Marketing at Appian. “Our new App Market is a wonderful showcase of additional accelerators to jump-start an Appian deployment, or easily extend platform functionality.”
Appian provides a software development platform that combines intelligent automation and low-code development to rapidly deliver powerful business applications. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk and compliance.