May 25, 2004

Appian Announces RAM Consulting as New Strategic Partner

Process Automation Experts Team with Appian to Concentrate on the Transportation Industry

Vienna, VA., May 25, 2004 Appian Corporation, the leading provider of process-driven enterprise solutions for business and government, today announced the company’s new partnership with RAM Consulting Corporation. As part of the Appian Affiliate Partner Program, RAM Consulting will work directly with Appian to focus on eProcurement solutions in the areas of state, county, and local government, with an emphasis on transportation, highway, and civil engineering projects.”We expect to see great things from this newest partnership,” said George Barlow, Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Appian. “RAM Consulting provides unparalleled expertise in process automation and standardization. Together we can work with government to make great strides in process and knowledge management – particularly in the dynamic world of eProcurement.”Headquartered in Dulles, Va., RAM Consulting uses process automation and standardization efforts to help government and business entities achieve their goals. The RAM Consulting portfolio of projects and services utilizes the disciplines of database development, Web technologies, CAD and GIS tools, document management, civil engineering, and publishing.

“Appian’s proven track record for deploying process and technology solutions in large and complex environments is a perfect fit for our process automation expertise,” said Ranjit S. Sahai, President and CEO of RAM Consulting Corporation. “As government agencies try to do more with lesser resources, solutions such as Appian’s eProcurement will help them deliver on their eGov initiatives efficiently and quickly. We are excited to be joining forces with Appian to extend the reach of quality solutions to the transportation industry.”

“Partnerships and strategic alliances are a smart way to help strengthen what we can offer our customers,” added Barlow. “Our relationships with process and technology experts like RAM Consulting serve to enhance our ability to deliver integrated, industry-leading technology solutions to government and business.”

Appian’s Strategic Partner Program brings together the world’s leading software, services, and hardware companies to deliver a comprehensive suite of capabilities and expertise to address the product strategies and business initiatives critical to Appian’s customers.

More than 14 technology and services companies currently participate in Appian’s Strategic Partner program, including EMC, Sun, and Verity.

About RAM Consulting
RAM Consulting Corporation serves state and county government agencies automate their internal processes and engineering functions through the development of custom software and the implementation of world class solutions synergistically that integrate well within the agency’s infrastructure of database, Web, engineering, CAD and GIS technologies. For more information, visit, send email to, or call 703.766.2820.

About Appian

Appian provides a leading low-code software development platform that enables organizations to rapidly develop powerful and unique applications. The applications created on Appian’s platform help companies drive digital transformation and competitive differentiation. For more information, visit