May 15, 2007

Appian Recognized as a Finalist for the 2007 American Business Awards™

Fifth annual Stevie® Awards will be presented on June 11 in New York City to Recognize Leading Technologies

Vienna, VA., May 15, 2007 Appian, the leading provider of Business Process Management Suites (BPMS), today announced that The American Business Awards has named Appian Enterprise a finalist in the Best New Product or Service category of the annual Stevie Awards. Appian Enterprise is a comprehensive suite that provides fully integrated process, knowledge and analytics capabilities to drive quantifiable ROI and expedite the delivery of next-generation, process-driven solutions. Appian Enterprise enables customers to design, manage and optimize cross-functional end-to-end business processes empowering business users like never before. Hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars” (New York Post, April 27, 2005), The American Business Awards are the only national, all-encompassing awards program honoring great performances in business.

“Being named a Finalist in The American Business Awards is an important achievement,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. “It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of national recognition. We congratulate the companies on their achievement and wish them well in the competition.”

Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 11 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 700 executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The ceremonies will be videocast on the Internet and broadcast on radio, and hosted by Larry Wilmore of TV’s THE DAILY SHOW with JON STEWART.

“Appian has invested heavily in providing our customers with innovative technology that helps them improve their businesses and provides a competitive advantage,” said Philip Larson, Director of Product Management at Appian. “Appian is widely recognized by customers, partners and leading analyst firms for the significant advantages our technology provides, and this award further validates of our vision and implementation.”

More than 2,000 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories. Members of the Awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners this week from among Finalists. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April through early May.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.

About the Stevie Awards
Hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars,” Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.


About Appian

Appian delivers an enterprise platform for digital transformation that enables organizations to revolutionize their customer experience, optimize their business operations, and master global risk and compliance. Powered by industry leading Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management capabilities, Appian’s low-code approach radically accelerates the time it takes to build and deploy powerful, modern applications, on-premises or in the cloud. For more information, visit www.appian.com.