Appian Congratulates University of South Florida for Gartner® Eye on Innovation Award Win

Throughout the pandemic, USF information technology was used Appian Low-Code Platform as a component of its technical architecture for the rapid deployment of new solutions that have helped reduce the spread of COVID-19. For several weeks, the team also created applications that provided students with financial, academic, and emotional support. These included programs to freeze exceptions in recruitment, apply assessment options, interact with virtual consultants, and apply for financial assistance from the CARES Act, through which nearly 4,000 applications were approved in the first months of the pandemic. This also included co-creation Appian Campus Pass a solution that helped the university create a safe environment on site for students, faculty, staff and contractors.

“The CampusPass solution has played an important role in our ability to manage health and safety at a large metropolitan university with multiple campuses,” said Dr. Donna Peterson, Dean of the College of Public Health and Chair of the COVID-19 Task Force at USF. “It has created a sense of comfort for our community that we have been able to solve this huge problem, and it has helped us keep the number of positive cases low compared to other universities of our size.”

Alice Way, Senior Director of Digital Innovation and Transformation at USF, has led the Appian University program for the past eight years. She said: “We had more demand than IT could meet, so then we knew we needed to find new ways to increase speed and speed up delivery. It put us in a position of strength when the pandemic started, because we had already learned how to deploy quickly. applications in scale and high quality ”.

Paul Zamudio-RamirezAppian’s Chief Customer Officer, said: “We believe that USF deserves this award, both for the strength of their IT strategy and performance, and for their continued commitment to student success and the health and safety of the entire community. ».

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