2014-11-06T12:42:00Z

What needs improvement with Appian?


Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Appian.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Real User

They are continuously improving the platform. Three months ago I would have suggested they make smart service creation easier (using their API to create components), but they have done that. My only request is that they decrease the license costs.

2019-08-23T18:17:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We've used a good number of Business Process Automation tools in the past and none of them have given the value for money we are seeing with Appian. Appian enables us spend the least time designing beautiful and robust interfaces that automatically render in Web browsers and native mobile apps securely without any additional effort. With very little learning curve, an Appian designer will start designing very complex and dynamic interfaces that consume data from everywhere. We would however like to have more granular control for interface styling in future releases. Appian releases updates to the platform every quarter.

2019-08-18T17:47:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would like to see better monitoring for business events in synchronization with business rules. There should be a better development for Cases, because it is not really a capability of the product. You have to develop the behavior. The documentation needs to be improved.

2019-07-05T14:34:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardConsultant

Support for complex models really needs significant improvement Flexibility in the architecture is not there Management or reusable assets is extremely limited and poorly designed Business rules are not aligned to industry best practices Authoring tool slow to use resulted in limitations on how quickly solutions can be built Integration to project SDLC (such as testing methods, build systems etc needs work)

2014-11-06T12:42:00Z
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