November 7, 2006

Appian CEO Matt Calkins Highlights the Role of BPM in Next Generation Applications at 2006 BPM Conference

Company Executives Showcased in Additional Panel and Theater Presentations, Discussing the Value of BPM for Increased Corporate Efficiency and Agility

Vienna, VA., November 7, 2006 Appian Corporation, the leading provider of Business Process Management Suites (BPMS), today announced the company is a Gold sponsor of the 2006 BPM Conference hosted by Shared Insight. Appian’s Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Matt Calkins, will host a breakfast event on Wednesday, November 15 from 7:30-8:30 AM to illuminate how companies can prepare and position themselves to benefit from the next generation of enterprise applications. The BPM conference will be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts from November 14-16.The breakfast event will provide an opportunity for attendees to network with their peers and hear how they can leverage their BPM suite-based applications to enrich their service oriented architecture projects and extend other Internet technologies, including wireless, voice and RFID.

In addition, Appian’s co-founder and vice president of Product Strategy, Michael Beckley, will participate in an interactive panel discussion, titled: “The Ins & Outs of Working with BPM Vendors.” This session will provide attendees an opportunity to ask questions of leading BPMS providers about the advantages and disadvantages of their respective solutions as well as their overall approach to BPM. The panel discussion will take place on Tuesday, November 14 from 4:00-5:00 PM.

Building on Appian’s high profile at the conference, John Lojek, Appian’s Director of Product Marketing will deliver a theater presentation on “Using BPM to Create Agile Applications” on November 14 from 5:10-5:30 PM. He will discuss how BPM suites provide an ideal framework for building agile composite applications and how organizations can leverage their BPM solutions to further drive efficiencies into their end-to-end business processes.

As a conference sponsor, Appian will be providing a first look at Appian Enterprise 5.5, the leading BPM software platform, and will demonstrate its capabilities during the Solution Showcase.

To register for the 2006 BPM Conference or to find more information about the event, please visit To schedule a meeting or view a live, hands-on demonstration, please visit the Appian Solution Showcase booth or contact

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