GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

Appian and Accenture Federal Services Collaborate Simplify the Government Procurement Processes

Appian | December 09, 2020

Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) today reported a joint effort with Accenture Federal Services (AFS), an auxiliary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), to additionally disentangle the federal acquisition measure through low-code robotization. Through the joint exertion, AFS is growing new delivery accelerators to upgrade Appian's Acquisition Solutions, which streamline the acquisition cycle and approve that the cycle completely follows the Federal Acquisition Regulations for defense and regular citizen organizations, their enhancements and approaches.

"Federal procurement teams are often bogged down by systems and manual tasks that complicate the acquisition process, increase risk, lower efficiency and add unnecessary costs," said Aaron Jackson, digital platforms lead at Accenture Federal Services. "Appian's low-code automation platform, coupled with Accenture's experience in automation and artificial intelligence, simplifies the acquisition process and delivers tremendous value, helping organizations eliminate process bottlenecks and ensure timely delivery of products and services."

In the present computerized scene, federal pioneers are entrusted with mechanizing complex work processes a lot while being needed to safely bind together information, individuals, the advanced labor force, and all business measures. This places a hefty weight on obtainment groups that are attached to obsolete frameworks and have severe spending limitations. To change, organizations must use their present IT ventures and broaden the capacities of their inheritance frameworks, which should be possible with a low-code computerization stage.

"Accenture is a long-time collaborator with Appian, and we are thrilled to expand our relationship into federal services," said Marc Wilson, senior vice president of Global Partnerships & Industries, Appian. "Partners play a key role in helping garner awareness for the benefits of low-code automation and we continue to see success when we work together. The new delivery accelerators being created by Accenture Federal Services for the Appian Government Acquisition solutions suite will further aid the government to make changes in their digital automation strategies that have lasting impact."

The new delivery accelerators from AFS seamlessly incorporate into the new Appian Award Management arrangement, which progresses the cycle for contract closeout, while rearranging selection and fast execution.

About Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

About Appian

Appian provides a low-code automation platform that accelerates the creation of high-impact business applications. Many of the world's largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance.

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