December 4, 2007

Appian and Valion Consulting AG Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver BPM Solutions Across Switzerland

Appian, an innovative global provider of business process management (BPM) technology, and Valion Consulting AG, a leading Swiss consulting company in the field of performance and process management, today announced they have entered into a strategic partnership. 

The Appian and Valion Consulting partnership will continue the companies’ penetration into the Swiss marketplace and offer a unique and complete BPM solution to businesses. By incorporating both collaboration and business intelligence in the context of BPM, the Appian solution will provide Valion Consulting with a distinct advantage for its existing clients as well as prospective business. 

Valion Consulting is already working with Swiss enterprises, particularly those in the transportation, logistics, banking and insurance industries, that are looking for agility and innovation in their business processes to build up and defend their competitive advantage. This existing experience, coupled with the innovative Appian BPM suite, will make process improvement a reality for all employees in an organisation. 

Valion Consulting Partner Marco Brogini, Ph.D.: “The partnership with Appian has a strong strategic importance for Valion Consulting. Appian’s BPM suite fits extremely well in our service portfolio because of its ease of use and strong team-based and collaborative nature. We found that by working together, we will truly be able to help Swiss enterprises bridge the gap between business and IT. This flexibility offered by Appian provides a superior platform for us to deliver new process-driven solutions, while also increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of existing customer solutions.” 

Appian Managing Director, EMEA, Justin Thomas: “Valion Consulting has vast experience in the BPM market. Together, Appian and Valion Consulting will empower Swiss organisations to simplify process innovation, delivering real-time visibility and control to improve the critical processes that determine business performance. Appian is looking forward to building a strong, long-term partnership with Valion Consulting to make process improvement a reality for Swiss enterprises.” 

About Valion Consulting
Valion Consulting helps companies manage and implement their strategy by aligning performance with business operations. Valion Consulting offers highly competitive services by combining strong conceptual and industry know-how, technical expertise with the best-of-breed software products provided by our partners. 

Valion Consulting has been founded in January 2007, is located in Bern Switzerland and currently employs 15 consultants ( 

Valion Consulting’s service offerings include Performance and process management, planning and implementation of Management Information Systems and packaged software, application development, application maintenance and support. 

Committed to quality, Valion Consulting adds value to its client’s businesses through well-established and structured methodologies, tools and techniques. Valion Consulting is an ISO 9001: 2000 certified organisation. In keeping with its focus on continuous process improvements, Valion Consulting adopts Six Sigma practices as an integral part of its quality and process frameworks.

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