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Appian named Smart Process Applications leader

VM Consulting, master distributor and solution provider of Appian in South Africa and Africa, today announced Appian has been named a leader in: “The Forrester Wave: Smart Process Applications, Q2 2013 Report”.

The report states: “Appian scores high in BPM, collaboration, mobility, and SaaS. Appian has been one of the top vendors in dynamic case management and BPM, and it also scores well in terms of collaboration and mobility. Its fully integrated platform that is SaaS-based is a strategic strength.”

The report goes on to add: “Appian is a good choice for clients in financial services, public services, healthcare, insurance, retail, and pharmaceuticals who want solutions for improving case and service activities and are starting to look at improving project activities.”

Forrester scored Appian high in the evaluation process, as Appian ticked all five boxes when it came to the five core elements of Smart Process Applications – awareness of relevant data and content, capture and output of document and forms, analysis of targeted inputs, collaboration to create content, and business process management to managed steps of the activity.

“Why is this of importance?” says Vanessa Miller, Managing Director of VM Consulting. “Smart Process Applications are critical to CIOs and their organisations, as the right application can assist in the effectiveness of their human-centric business activities. A Smart Process Application should make people more effective and productive participants in a business process and not reduce or eliminate their evolvement.”

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