September 7, 2006

Appian Reveals Winning Strategies for Building Customer-Centric Business Processes in Upcoming Webinar

International Author and Business Process Management Expert Shares Proven Methods for Achieving More with Less

Vienna, VA – September 7, 2006 Appian, the leading provider of Business Process Management Suites (BPMS), will host a free webinar titled “Creating Advantage through BPM” on September 12, beginning 2:00 p.m. EST. Companies will learn how to create and maximize their competitive advantage through customer-centric business processes from Andrew Spanyi, author and internationally recognized business process management expert. Enabling companies to strategically align their business processes with the needs of their customers will be one of the valuable lessons learned in this free 60-minute webinar. Attendees will also learn how to plan and execute business process improvements that are sustainable and scalable as their organization grows. With more than two decades of consulting experience with global companies, Mr. Spanyi brings practical wisdom and deep knowledge of the challenges facing today’s business leaders and IT organizations. He is also the founder and managing director of Spanyi International, Inc. He has written two books on process management: More for Less: The Power of Business Process Management and Business Process Management is a Team Sport: Play it to Win.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar and hear from Phil Larson, Director of Product Strategies at Appian, about how they can use BPM suites for building next-generation composite applications. In particular, he will demonstrate how organizations can use BPM functionality to drive efficiency and agility into their end-to-end processes in order to get and stay ahead of their competition.

When: Tuesday, September 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST.

Where: Please register by visiting:

Who: Andrew Spanyi, author of More for Less: The Power of Process Management
Phil Larson, Director of Product Strategy, Appian Corporation and Industry Liaison Chair of the Workflow           Management Coalition (WfMC).

Contact: For more information about the webinar, please contact

About Appian

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