Top 50 APPIAN BPM Tool Interview Questions with Answers

Hey Developers today good news for you is that if you are preparing for BPM tool and make your career in it, then you are lucky, because you can crack interview easily, and the most favorable thing in this is that you have very less competitors these days in market, because very less resource are available in market these days. So if you are preparing for it then company will take you easily if you have some knowledge about it.
Here we come with top BPM(Business Process Management) Interview Questions for freshers as well as experienced, as you know BPM tools now on demand in market there are many tool available in market and continually becoming famous.
Like PEGA BPM, IBM BPM and Appian BPM tool.

Today we will gone through Appian BPM interview questions.

What do you understand by BPM?
Business process management (BPM) is a field in operations management that focuses on improving corporate performance by managing and optimizing a company's business processes. It can therefore be described as a "process optimization process."

What is BPM Software?
Technology that automates, executes, and monitors business processes from beginning to end by connecting people to people, applications to applications, and people to applications.

Name any top compatitor of Appian BPM suit?
Pegasystems BPM Suite

What are the top features of Appian BPM suit?

What are the advantages of using BPM tools?
Decreased Costs
At first glance, BPM seems to deliver the same major benefit as traditional enterprise application technology like ERP: increased workforce productivity (as a result of streamlining business operations and automating repetitive tasks). BPM platforms, however, go far beyond creating efficiency. Knowledge sharing capabilities and embedded collaboration help improve decision-making. Process performance reports (and even continuous process improvement help optimize workflows. Notifications and triggers help reduce errors and eliminate waste. And an intelligent rules engine enforces best practices. Thus, BPM platforms not only help organizations increase workforce productivity, but they also improve product quality and reduce corporate risk. The result? Within months of deployment, these improvements deliver substantial cost savings to companies.

Increased Revenue
In addition to decreasing costs, BPM platforms also help an organization raise its overall revenues by increasing product output, accelerating cycle time, and improving customer service. Straight-through processing helps accelerate delivery times. Dashboards help prioritize business activities by their influence on sales. Process performance reports help identify bottlenecks and reduce hand-offs. Centralized enterprise knowledge helps speed decision-making. And closed-loop customer feedback processes help track performance. Over time, these enhancements result in a faster time-to-market and an improved company image, which ultimately increases sales and revenues.

Improved Agility
While decreased costs and increased revenue are the two most immediate and tangible benefits of business process management, the real value BPM delivers is intangible. In the long run, composite process applications built with BPM platforms help organizations become more agile. Intelligent rules ensure that processes adapt automatically to changes in the business environment. Collaborative tools bridge department boundaries while improving and speeding decision-making. And in-flight process modifications accelerate response to change by dynamically rerouting processes in real time. With these capabilities, a company is better equipped to switch gears and respond to its changing business environment – faster than its competitors!

Is BPM Appian an open source application?
No. It is proprietary.

What do you understand by Activities in BPM terms?
An activity is any work that is being performed in a process. An Activity is represented by a rounded-corner rectangle in a Business Process Model. There are two types of activities tasks and sub-processes.

What do you understand by Annotations?
Annotations can be used to add textual comments within a process diagram.

What do you understand by Artifacts?
Artifacts allow process designers to extend the basic BPMN notation to include additional information about the process in the process diagram. There are three types of artifacts: data object, group, and annotation

What do you understand by Association?
An Association is used to show relationships between data, text and other Artifacts and flow objects in a process. An Association is represented by a dotted line with a lined arrowhead in a Business Process Model.

What do you understand by Business Process Diagram (BPD)?
A Business Process Diagram is a simple diagram made up of a set of graphical elements that depicts a business process. There are four primary elements of BPD: flow objects, connecting objects, swimlanes, and artifacts.

What do you understand by Business Process Model?
BPMN defines a Business Process Model as a network of graphical objects, which are activities, and the flow controls that define their order of performance.

What do you understand by Business Process Modeling Notation?
Business Process Modeling Notation was developed by the Business Process Management Institute to provide a process modeling notation that is understood by all process modelers, users, analysts, etc.

What do you understand by Connecting Objects?
Flow Objects are connected together using Connecting Objects. There are three types of Connecting Objects: Sequence Flow, Message Flow, and Association.

What do you understand by Data Object?
Data Objects are used to show how data is required or produced by activities in a process. Data Objects are represented by a picture of a piece of paper folded at the corner in a Business Process Model.

What do you understand by Events?
Events are anything that “happens” during the course of a business process. Events can have a cause, referred to as a Trigger, and/or an impact, referred to as a Result. Events are based on where they occur in the flow process (start, middle, or end).

Why We need BPM tool, Can you describe any real world business process examples?

What's the difference between CRM and BPM systems?
CRM is an abbreviation for customer relationship management and is a phrase used to describe all aspects of interaction that a company has with its customer, whether it is sales or service-related. It's a business strategy that helps your business to better understand your customer, retain customers, provide excellent customer service, win new clients and increase profitably.

ERP is an abbreviation for enterprise resource planning
ERP software is used to manage the business. It integrates all facets of an operation, including product planning, development, manufacturing processes, human resources, financials and sales and marketing.



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