April 24, 2007

Appian Highlights Vision, Technology and Industry Leadership at Shared Insights BPM Conference

Appian Presents Vision for Shaping the BPM Industry and Showcases Next-Generation BPM Platform

Weston, FL., April 24, 2007 Appian, the leading provider of Business Process Management Suites (BPMS), today announced that the company will be highlighting its technology and market leadership at this week’s Shared Insights BPM Conference on Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 25, 2007. As part of the conference, Appian will be participating in several sessions and events to deliver expert insights on how organizations can leverage BPM solutions to improve productivity, increase visibility and gain corporate agility. During the conference, Appian’s CEO and Founder Matt Calkins will host the BPM Breakfast and will participate in a panel discussion, highlighting emerging trends in business process management and process improvement. Using BPM as a process improvement platform, organizations can harness the power of service-oriented architecture (SOA), integrate extended internet technologies (including wireless and voice), and orchestrate the activities of people and teams, ultimately creating corporate agility. Calkins will also provide insights into how companies can leverage their BPM solutions to both address emerging business challenges and take advantage of future business opportunities.

On the show floor, John Lojek, Appian’s Director of Product Marketing, is conducting a theater presentation, titled: “Using BPM to Create Agile Applications.” These sessions will provide attendees with real world examples and techniques for utilizing BPM technology to drive efficiency into end-to-end processes, so that they can adapt quickly to address market changes and stay ahead of the competition.

“The Shared Insights BPM Conference is widely regarded as one of the best commercial conferences in the industry, and Appian is proud to play a prominent role in such a respected event,” said Matt Calkins, CEO and Founder, Appian. “Appian’s involvement in this conference provides us the ability to not only provide our insights and vision for optimizing BPM implementations using innovative technologies, but it also allows us to connect with some of the most sophisticated and informed users in the industry. This interaction is extremely valuable as we continue deliver innovative solutions, like our Appian Anywhere on-demand solution, to address real-world pain points.”

Illustrating its industry leadership, Appian will have a dominant presence at the Shared Insights BPM Conference, including the following activities:

“Using BPM to Create Agile Applications” Theater Presentation on the Show Floor
Tuesday, April 24, 5:40 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. John Lojek, Appian’s Director of Product Marketing, will discuss how BPM suites provide the next-generation framework for building agile composite applications.

Appian Sponsored Breakfast with CEO and Founder Matt Calkins
Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. As adoption accelerates and standards mature, BPM is no longer just about process management; it’s about process improvement. Attend this breakfast and learn how BPM will shape business in the future.

Vendor Panel with Appian CEO and Founder Matt Calkins
Wednesday, April 25, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Appian CEO and Founder Matt Calkins explains how process movement will soon change the way business is conducted.

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.