Anaplan Vs Appian BPM

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 04, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Anaplan or Appian BPM?

Anaplan is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Appian BPM, Anaplan is rated higher (89/100) than Appian BPM (80/100). Anaplan offers more features (9) to their users than Appian BPM (3).

Looking for the right Business performance management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Anaplan compares with Appian ?

Anaplan: Anaplan is a computer software company that developed a cloud-based business modeling platform, this platform enables the Connected Enterprise by providing planning and performance management solutions for every department, from finance through operations

Appian : Appian Corporation is a provider of Business Process Management software. According to  Gartner, Appian is a leader in Business Process Management Suites and as of 2010 was one of the six fastest-growing vendors in the world-wide Application Infrastructure and Middleware Software market.

Who's more expensive? Anaplan or Appian BPM?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Business performance management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Anaplan and Appian BPM.

Anaplan price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Anaplan is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Business performance management software. Appian BPM price starts at $90 per user/month , when comparing Appian BPM to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Business performance management software cost.

Bottom line: Anaplan is more expensive than Appian BPM.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Anaplan Vs. Appian BPM based on some of the most important and required Business performance management features. Anaplan: Business Performance Optimization, Dashboarding, Data mining, Capital Asset Planning, Graphical Data Presentation, Multi-Department / Project, Production budget, Project Budgeting. Appian BPM: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Anaplan’s target users are executives from sales, operations and finance, and its sales orientation that includes features such as modeling for maximizing sales per sale territory will apply to global companies with branches across the world. Appian BPM is perfect for companies of all shapes and sizes: starting from small business to large and multinational enterprises.

Anaplan

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

Starting from $49 per month

Officially launched in 2011, Anaplan is becoming one of the most prominent players in the budgeting software field, with a customer base increase of 500% in 2012 around the world, and clients such as Jive, Pand...

Categories: Budgeting & CPM, Business performance management, Banking CRM, Casino CRM.

Appian BPM

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $90 per user/month

Appian BPM is a business process management solutionthat can help users to manage work automations, business processes and social collaboration across the enterprise for customers, employees and systems. The so...

Categories: Business Process, Transportation management.

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Anaplan: 9 Features

Business Performance Optimization
Dashboarding
Data mining
Capital Asset Planning
Graphical Data Presentation
Multi-Department / Project
Production budget
Project Budgeting
Sales budget

Appian BPM: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Anaplan
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
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ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
$90 per user/month
Functionality
5
Review
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ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
4.2/10
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$9,995 per license
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14
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ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
6.4/10
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29
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Infor
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$150 per user/month
Functionality
38
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.