September 4, 2008

Appian and Anone Announce Innovative BPM Partnership

Business Process Management Leader Forges Strategic Alliance with French Business Solutions Provider

VIENNA, Va.— September 4, 2008 Appian, an innovative global provider of business process management (BPM) technology, and Anone®, a Paris-based global distributor of pioneering Corporate Performance Solutions, today announced a strategic partnership. Through the alliance, Anone will deliver advanced BPM solutions, based on the award-winning Appian Enterprise BPM Suite and supported by Anone’s consulting expertise, in France and across Europe. The partners say the aim of the agreement is to accelerate enterprise success in process innovation and build on existing deployments with current joint customers such as Enterprise Rent-A-Car, AXA Investment Managers, General Dynamics, and the Department of Homeland Security. The partnership will be supported by product integration, as well as shared and coordinated sales and marketing activities.”Appian Enterprise is the most powerful, yet easy to use, BPM platform on the market,” said Viet Nguyen, Managing Director of Anone. “Anone delivers proven methodologies for realising maximum value across all the primary components of BPM. Together, we will deliver the highest-value solutions to Anone’s customers.”Appian Enterprise, the only 100% Web-based BPM suite, is a comprehensive solution that simplifies process collaboration and innovation between business and IT. Designed for business users, Appian Enterprise puts the power of process innovation in the hands of the business decision makers, while allowing IT to easily extend, integrate and personalise its BPM applications. The suite includes integrated document management capabilities as well as real-time analytics and monitoring for the most complete and responsive reporting. Appian Anywhere, the first and only complete BPM suite delivered via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, delivers all the power and functionality of Appian Enterprise in a hosted environment.

Anone provides consulting expertise across the four main areas of BPM activity: Modelling, Execution, Integration, Monitoring and Reporting. The company also delivers proven specialised and vertical best-practices in areas such as Asset Management, Banking, Pharmaceuticals, and more. Anone’s services assist clients in realising maximum return on investment and minimised total cost of ownership.

“Appian and Anone are well-positioned to meet the growing demand for BPM in the French market and throughout Europe,” said Justin Thomas, Appian’s Managing Director for EMEA. “Leading European companies are increasingly turning to process innovation as the key to reducing costs, improving competitive position, achieving required compliance, and driving quality.”

About Anone
Anone delivers Corporate Performance Solutions including Business Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management and Business Process Management. Anone provides customers with software applications and methodologies that manage corporate business processes and data, transforming their potential into strategic assets. The company combines more than 10 years of Corporate Management experience with a network of independent experts, and very close partnerships with targeted high-end software vendors. For more information, visit

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