February 21, 2007

Appian to Deliver Expert BPM Insights as Premier Sponsor of the Gartner Business Process Management Summit

GARTNER Business Process Management Summit, San Diego, Calif., February 21, 2007 Appian, the leading provider of Business Process Management Suites (BPMS), today announced that company executives will be speaking at the upcoming Gartner Business Process Management Summit on February 26-28, 2007 in San Diego, CA. Appian is also a premier sponsor and exhibitor (Nautilus Hall, Booth 1) at the conference, which is attended by senior executives from around the world.

Several Appian executives will be in attendance, including Appian’s CEO and Founder Matt Calkins, who was dubbed an “Innovator and Influencer” by InformationWeek. He will lead a discussion on the latest trends in BPM and describe how it will change the way business is conducted. Appian’s Vice President of Product Strategy Michael Beckley, will also host a session focused on exploring the key success factors of BPM and moderate a panel of customers and partners who will share their experience with BPM solutions. The following Appian customers and partners will take part in the panel; Concur Technologies, Talisen Technologies, Telus and West Monroe Partners.

Appian’s Business Process Management Suite provides a comprehensive, flexible solution for businesses and enables them to automate, modify, and govern critical business processes in real time to support compliance with current regulatory laws at all times. The solution allows organizations to quickly and flawlessly adapt their processes as new laws are passed and as existing laws are reinterpreted by the courts.

“We are excited to showcase Appian’s BPMS vision and technology leadership at Gartner’s Business Process Management Summit this year,” said Phil Larson, Director of Product Marketing at Appian. “This is one of the most recognized and respected events in the industry and is the ideal venue to demonstrate the benefits that our award winning BPM technology can provide to businesses.”

Appian will host the following activities at the Gartner Business Process Management Summit:

BPM: Best Practices and Methods
Tuesday, February 27, 2007, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: Appian Vice President of Product Strategy Michael Beckley moderates an interactive panel of customers and partners who have come together to share their experiences with BPM projects. Audience participation is encouraged.

BPM: The Big Process Movement
Tuesday, February 27, 2007, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Appian CEO and Founder Matt Calkins explains how the big process movement will soon change the way business is conducted.

BPM: Beach Party Margaritaville
Tuesday, February 27, 2007, 6:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.: Attendees are invited to enjoy the perfect margarita, build their own cheeseburger in paradise at the burger bar, or win a Bose Wave radio.

About the Gartner Business Process Management Summit
The Gartner Business Process Management Summit is the only event designed to provide businesses with the realistic and practical means to maximize the combined results of a BPM implementation on the business and information technology. This three-day event offers a view of the business strategies and technologies that support process modeling, transformation and management while giving powerful strategic insights as well as actionable recommendations to ensure successful process improvements across the enterprise. Additional information is available at www.gartner.com/us/bpm.

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 www.appian.com.