June 2, 2005

Appian Showcases Industry-Leading BPM Suites as Premier Sponsor of Gartner’s Inaugural Business Process Management Summit 2005

Appian Executives, Customers, and Partners will Discuss the Benefits of Leveraging Collaborative BPM Suites to Build Process-Driven Composite Applications

Vienna, VA., June 2, 2005 Appian Corporation, the first Business Process Management (BPM) company to deliver advanced process, knowledge, and analytics capabilities in a fully integrated suite, today announced its participation as a Premier sponsor at Gartner’s inaugural BPM Summit June 6-7, 2005 in Arlington, VA. As a Premier sponsor, Appian will be represented in several venues, highlighting the importance of implementing web-based, collaborative BPM suites. During the conference, Appian will host a BPM Suite Workshop session, which is open to all attendees. Michael Beckley, Vice President of Product Strategy at Appian, will discuss the limitations of stove-piped enterprise applications, focusing on the benefits of leveraging a more open, flexible BPM suite framework for building and orchestrating reusable applications and services across the entire enterprise.

The workshop will be followed by an interactive Case Study Panel, in which Appian partners and customers will highlight their use of BPM suites to address specific, process-centric challenges in areas including compliance, operations, and procurement, government process management, and utilities and energy risk management. Audience participation is encouraged at this moderated session.

Solution Session/BPM Suite Workshop:
When: Monday, June 6th at 3:15 pm in Regency Ballroom E
Presenter: Michael Beckley, Vice President Product Strategy for Appian
Topic: Process-Driven Applications: Using BPM Suites to Build Next-Generation Enterprise Applications

Interactive Case Study Panel:
When: Monday, June 6th at 3:45 pm in Regency Ballroom E
Topic: BPM Suites
Panelists: Caroline Leies, Vice President, MorganFranklin Corporation
David Rymer, Director of Know-How at Minter Ellison
Stephen Smith, Senior Vice President, Rummler-Brache Group
Michael Beckley, Vice President Product Strategy, Appian

Executive Networking Coffee and Chocolate Lounge:
Hosts: Appian’s Executive Team
When: Tuesday, June 7th from 4:30 – 7:30 pm
Where: Potomac 2 Hospitality Suite

“As a leading provider of BPM suites and solutions, we are pleased that Gartner has invited us to participate as Premier sponsor of this event,” said Kevin Spurway, vice president of Marketing, Appian Corporation. “This conference is an acknowledgement by Gartner, the leading industry analyst authority on global technology, of the growth, interest in, and potential for business process management. We look forward to showcasing how our customers are leveraging Appian Enterprise, which provides sophisticated collaboration and knowledge-centric tools that speed processes and allow business users to capture and manage enterprise data and best practices.”

For hands-on Appian Enterprise 4 BPM Suite and Appian’s BPM-based solutions tutorials and demonstrations, or to speak with a business process expert, please visit Appian at booth #2 during the Vendor Showcase reception.

Gartner Business Process Management Summit 2005 will provide business and IT executives and project managers with the strategies and business rules they need to develop an overall business process management (BPM) strategy. Attendees will learn how to build flexible global, cross-functional operations to support accelerated technology changes, increased systems integration, while addressing increasing regulatory compliance demands. Additional information and the full agenda are 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.