Best Appian alternative

If you are in a search of Appian alternative, explore bpm’online studio, intelligent business process management and low-code platform with out-of-the-box solutions and templates


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Main reason to look for Appian alternative

Appian is a renowned provider of business process management and low-code platform. It allows many organizations to rapidly develop apps for their business requirements.

Appian customers mention a lot of different reasons why Appian is not the best option to achieve desired outcomes and accelerate app development, among which are the lack of proper documentation, inability to easily configure business processes on the go, bulky user interface, and inability to manage big volumes of data.

Bpm’online BPM and low-code platform as the best Appian substitution

Being the top vendor in business process management and CRM market, bpm’online provides a powerful BPM and low-code platform with out-of-the-box solutions and templates to accelerate change and alignment.

The top differentiators of the solution include intelligent technologies (AI and ML) to automate the processes, thereby increasing operational efficiency and overall performance; out-of-the-box solutions for marketing, sales and service backed by the powerful BPM platform; low-code technology that enables organizations to accelerate development with little to no coding.

Bpm’online studio is a highly scalable solution, which allows for adding or removing any features with the growth of your organization. Its intuitive and easy-to-use interface reduces the time required for onboarding and accelerates user adoption. The system extensive integration capabilities provide users with the ability to integrate bpm’online with almost any third-party application, empowering it with even more capabilities.

Thousands of businesses worldwide use bpm’online products to help manage customer-facing processes and deliver an amazing customer experience

Bpm'online Studio Logo Appian Logo
Target market Midsized and large businesses Midsized businesses
Trial 14 days 30 days
Monthly price per user $25-$50 per user per month $75 per user per month
Mobile app iOS, Android, Windows iOS, Android
Customer support
  • Online
  • Business hours
  • 24/7 (live rep)
  • Online
  • 24/7 (live rep)
API + open + open
  • Cloud
  • On-premise
  • Cloud
  • On-premise
  • Documentation
  • Webinars
  • Live online
  • In person
  • Documentation
  • Webinars
  • Live online
  • In person
Customization + free +
Capterra rating 5/5 4/5
G2 Crowd rating 4.7/5 4.4/5
Software Advice rating 5/5 4/5

Benefits of bpm’online studio

Bpm’online studio features powerful business process management and case management tools that provide users with the ability to manage structured and unstructured processes of any complexity. The Process Designer is intuitive, and no tech skills are required to create or alter any process. Dynamic processes are easy to manage thanks to the drag’n’drop technology: users are able to effortlessly add or remove the stages or steps as well as change the stages sequence.

Bpm’online provides a unified ecosystem of business apps – bpm’online marketplace, which includes:

  • pre-built connectors to integrate bpm’online with 3rd party applications and accelerate productivity.
  • ready-to-use apps to extend the functionality of bpm’online products
  • out-of-the-box solutions that deliver task-specific or industry-specific features and capabilities.

Bpm’online marketplace helps accelerate productivity and benefit from extended bpm’online capabilities.

By deploying bpm’online studio, customers get a powerful system with out-of-the-box capabilities and processes to accelerate development, integration and implementation.

Take advantage of the extensive bpm’online studio capabilities right away!

Bpm’online was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™:
CRM Suites for Midsize Organizations, 2016.
In addition, bpm’online has been recognized as a Strong Performer
in The Forrester Wave™: Sales Force Automation Solutions, 2017,
The Forrester Wave™: Lead-To-Revenue Management Platform Vendors, 2016;
and The Forrester Wave™: Customer Service Solutions For Midsize Teams, 2017
as well as included into The Forrester Wave™: Dynamic Case Management, Q1 2018.

Bpm’online has been named a Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation, 2017 and the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management, 2017; recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for the CRM Customer Engagement Center, 2017, 2016, 2015, included into the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites, 2017 and Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a Service, 2018.

Nucleus Research consecutively positioned bpm’online in the Leaders Quadrant of the Nucleus CRM Technology Value Matrix 1H 2018 for its unprecedented agility to modify processes on the fly.

Ovum, one of the leading global technology research and advisory firms worldwide, has Bpm’online named among the world’s top 10 CRM vendors in latest Ovum CRM Decision Matrix. Bpm’online has been recognized for its process-centric approach and intuitive platform.

CRM Magazine, the leading publication of the industry, named bpm’online the Leader in Enterprise CRM Suite and Midmarket CRM Suite categories of the CRM Market Awards 2017 by CRM Magazine. This is the third year in a row that bpm'online made it onto the leaderboard in Midmarket CRM Suite category, with impressive scores all around.

bpm’online has been honored as Gold Stevie® Award Winner for the Best Relationship Management Solution of the Year in the 11th Annual International Business Awards. Winners were selected from over 3,500 nominations.

In 2015 for the second time in a row bpm’online is selected as ISM Top 15 CRM Award winner by, ISM Inc., Customer-Centric Strategic Advisors. The company is positioned as a leader in the fast-paced CRM industry.

Bpm’online received a 2015 CRN® Enterprise App Award for its bpm’online mobile CRM application. Bpm’online’s mobile app was selected by a CRN editorial panel based on a combination of critical factors including functionality; suitability to task; ease of use; innovation; and potential value to solution providers, their customers and the market in general.

bpm’online is proud to be named the winner of the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2013 - the pan-European awards event for IT, ISV and Telecoms channels.

Bpm’online named a CRM Watchlist 2016 winner among the top global CRM vendors.

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