March 2, 2006

Appian Recognized in KMWorld’s Prestigious List of 100 Companies that Matter for Second Consecutive Year

Industry’s Top Knowledge Management Publication Recognizes Leaders in the Knowledge Economy

Vienna, VA., March 2, 2006 Appian, the first Business Process Management (BPM) company to deliver advanced process, knowledge management, and analytics capabilities in a fully integrated suite, today announced it has been recognized in KMWorld’s elite “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management” list for the second consecutive year. Recognizing the critical role knowledge management plays in enabling enterprise-wide BPM, Appian’s native collaboration and content management features integrate tightly with process, encouraging collaboration amongst process participants and teams.”We are pleased that KMWorld has once again validated our leadership and innovation in this market,” said Kevin Spurway, Vice President of Marketing for Appian. “Our award-winning Appian Enterprise BPM suite facilitates knowledge sharing and allows people to work together more efficiently. Appian has had tremendous success in applying knowledge management in ways that enable customers to increase and enhance productivity while preserving their existing investments in IT infrastructure.”

In determining the organizations leading the knowledge economy, KMWorld editors consulted throughout the year with a wide range of KM practitioners, including analysts, industry experts, vendors and end-user customers. KMWorld’s list, which includes a diverse cross-section of companies who are implementing and advancing knowledge management in innovative ways, is intended to generate interest in and discussion about knowledge management tools and services.

“This is recognition of organizations that are leading the way in the knowledge economy,” stated Hugh McKellar, Editor-in-Chief of KMWorld. “It’s designed to encourage a broader discussion of KM. Criteria for inclusion differ, of course, as do the technologies recognized, but all companies have helped to create, redefine or enhance a market, and all of them demonstrate the capacity for customer-driven agile innovation.”

KMWorld has more than 50,000 subscribers, making it the leading information provider for the Knowledge, Document, and Content Management market. The publication is a subsidiary of Information Today, Inc., and offers solutions for improving business performance.

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