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Appian Named a Leader in Cloud-based Dynamic Case Management by Independent Research Firm

RESTON, Va., March 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Appian (NASDAQ:APPN), a leading Low-Code and BPM platform provider, today announced it has been named a Leader by Forrester Research, Inc. in the independent analyst firm’s “The Forrester Wave™: Cloud-Based Dynamic Case Management, Q1 2018” report. Appian received the highest score in the “Current Offering” category and among the highest scores in the “Strategy” category in the report. Appian also achieved the highest score possible in the “Market approach” and “Planned enhancements” criteria.

The Forrester report states that “DCM solution platforms are tackling increasingly complex use cases. The ability to abstract complexity through information and task design models, English expression editors for rules, integrated UI development tooling, and preconfigured templates and frameworks is the essence of a quality DCM product.”

The report notes that overall, Appian offers “a flexible platform that accelerates programmer productivity with strong cloud options.”

“We can implement an Appian system in two weeks, which is unheard-of with other systems,” said Howard Coffin, Global IT Director at Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets.

The report also stated: "Appian’s data designer is the most improved [feature], with an auto-discovery feature that allows you to quickly associate data fields in an external system, and an interface design model for RESTful APIs. These tools – combined with the “record type” abstraction – allow data to be easily modeled and brought together at various stages of the case life cycle.”

The report continues: “Enterprises select [Appian] for mobile and web proficiency, low-code design tools, strong cloud deployment support, and the Appian 'Records' capability to support case style work patterns."

“Appian customers are leveraging intelligent automation capabilities within our cloud platform, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA), to drive real digital innovation in their businesses,” said Michael Beckley, Appian’s Chief Technology Officer. “Forrester’s recognition is, in our opinion, a testament to our commitment to provide a cloud-based platform that customers can rely on to deliver dynamic case management solutions.”

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