KPMG, Groundswell, Ignyte, and Perficient win global Appian awards

24 April 2024 Consulting.us 2 min. read

KPMG, Groundswell, Ignyte, and Perficient were winners at the 2024 Partner Awards of Appian, a platform for low-code enterprise software development.

“We are excited to celebrate our partners and the invaluable contributions they make to move businesses forward,” said Chris O’Connell, VP for partners & alliances at Appian. “The Appian Partner Awards recognize the profound impact our partners have on businesses worldwide, showcasing their dedication, expertise, and commitment to delivering exceptional value to our shared customers.” 

KPMG won the “Transformation Award” for strategic business outcomes. The Big Four firm completed various large-scale transformations for companies in government, financial services, and life sciences. These included developing and implementing an Appian solution within seven weeks, leading an enterprise-wide transformation of an outdated legacy system, and automating business processes across several functions.

KPMG, Groundswell, Ignyte, and Perficient win global Appian awards

Groundswell (part of GyanSys), a Vancouver-based IT consultancy, won the “Growth Award” for its Appian practice. The firm saw significant growth in certified practitioners – with a 137% increase in practice headcount. Groundswell’s focus on training and flexible hiring yielded a 30% increase in total certifications and an 88% proportion of new hires being hybrid or fully remote.

Ignyte, a Washington, DC-based IT consultancy, won the “Innovation Award” for an impactful solution. Leveraging the pre-built features and customizability of Appian’s platform, the firm built a grants solution to help federal and state agencies modernize their spending. The solution is recommended by the General Service Administration’s quality management organization.

Perficient, a St. Louis-based IT consultancy, won the “Delivery Award” for speed and project excellence. The firm boasts high rates of repeat business and high satisfaction scores. Perficient’s global delivery model uses a team across the Americas, Europe, and India to provide cost-effective delivery that can scale to meet changing demands.