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Low-code platforms for application development

A revolution in digital transformation


What is Appian?

CDS is a trusted Appian Partner

CDS is a trusted Appian Partner with a large, highly skilled team of consultants, developers and designers creating innovative Business Process Management (BPM) and transformation projects.

We use the Appian low-code development platform to revolutionise the speed, flexibility and cost of developing Enterprise applications. And deliver powerful business applications up to 20x faster.

We can help integrate your legacy systems with ease – using Appian as ‘digital glue’. Or build new applications from the ground up. Using Appian to build the low-code solutions your business needs to grow, thrive and digitally transform – to the tightest timescales.

With Appian we can deliver the speed of enterprise low-code development together with the power of industry-leading intelligent automation. Appian combines business process management, artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA), data and integrations into intelligent automation.

That’s why Appian has been named a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Process Management Suites nine consecutive times, and as a Leader in Forrester’s Low-Code software. It’s the secret weapon to put your digital transformation on the fast track.

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CDS Appian features and benefits

Appian features

  • Process mining
  • Business Process Management
  • Case Management
  • Low-code applications
  • Low-code data and integrations
  • Mobile and multi-experience
  • Portals
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Intelligent Document Processing

Appian benefits

  • Powerful, flexible, built-in reporting
  • Manage all your resources through a single workflow
  • Standard cross-platform functionality
  • Create scalable and secure customer experiences
  • Use RPA to automate manual, repetitive tasks to improve efficiency
  • AI can use your data and business logic to suggest your next steps

How Appian can support your business process

Full-stack automation (RPA and AI)

Appian technologies include a range of automation capabilities suited to the needs of your organisation. robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), and intelligent document processes allow you to automate your legacy repetitive tasks across all systems. These intelligent automations ensure business logic is followed, increase efficiency and produce quality communications.

Process mining and low-code data

As of 2022, process mining is now integrated into the Appian platform, increasing the speed of insight to action workflows. Alongside this, Appian’s low-code data and integration technologies make accessing data from internal and external sources simple, reducing the need for extensive migration tasks whilst automatically performance-tuning your data.

Content creation

The Appian SAIL (Self-Assembling Interface Layer) Design Suite allows you to quickly build and deploy engaging, easy-to-use interfaces using UI frameworks to provide a dynamic, multi-platform user experience.

An Appian case study

Social Work England is a non-departmental public body. They needed a single purpose-built digital platform to meet an extensive number of requirements spanning case management, regulation, education and training.

Once CDS had established an in-depth understanding of the organisation's needs, they worked to tight deadlines deploying cutting-edge Appian low-code technology that allowed them to build applications up to 20x faster.

The Social Work England platform is a single, fully-integrated system that is cloud-based, resilient, scalable and accessible, housing the millions of documents associated with the work of 96,000 social workers across England.

Read full case study here

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Why choose Appian and CDS?

Low-code development platform

Appian low-code enterprise application platform saves time and money: business applications are built, developed, and deployed up to 20x faster, with easier integration and platform modifications that help your organisation evolve.

Business process management (BPM)

Update and digitise your BPM system to modify and manage your complex processes into a single workflow with Appian’s platform. Stop working in silos and transform your business operations, increase productivity, and deliver great customer experiences.

Digital case management software

Reduce your dependence on spreadsheets and simplify workflows by digitising case management. Your case management system will allow instant, digital access to the information you need and automate your legacy, collaborative tasks (service management, incident management and investigations).

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