February 27, 2007

Concur Technologies Selects Appian Enterprise BPM Suite to Automate Processes

Appian’s BPM Suite increases efficiency by automating business processes

Vienna, VA., February 27, 2007 Appian, the leading provider of Business Process Management Suites (BPMS), announced today that Concur Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNQR), the world’s leading provider of on-demand Corporate Expense Management services, has selected the award-winning Appian Enterprise BPM Suite to increase the efficiency of its processes in support of implementation and service delivery for its clients.”As a leader in Corporate Travel and Expense Management, Concur Technologies is constantly searching for innovations to help us increase the quality and efficiency of our services,” said Cristen Rankin, Business Process Analyst at Concur Technologies. “Appian Enterprise enables us to easily increase the efficiency of our processes in response to the demands of our clients. Moving forward, we plan on automating other processes on Appian Enterprise.”

As the foundation for documenting, controlling, automating and reporting on business processes, Appian Enterprise provides the scalability to quickly automate critical processes. The industry-leading Appian Enterprise BPM suite 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 automate, execute and optimize cross-functional business processes from beginning to end.

Appian Enterprise provides organizations with the industry’s most sophisticated platform for rapidly developing and deploying next-generation composite process applications. Appian’s award-winning Business Process Management Suite (BPMS), Appian Enterprise, is the industry’s only enterprise-class BPM solution to combine best-of-breed process management with broad collaboration and strong analytics functionality.

“Companies of all sizes rely on Concur Technologies to deliver the most efficient travel and expense management solution available, so Concur understands the importance of efficient business processes,” said Matt Calkins, CEO at Appian. “Appian Enterprise delivers the structure and control required to support Concur’s needs, enabling them to be flexible in managing their business processes while increasing their productivity.”

Appian has developed dozens of horizontal and vertically focused solutions in the areas of sourcing and procurement, compliance, government, finance and human resources.

About Concur Technologies, Inc.
Concur Technologies, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of on-demand Corporate Expense Management services. Concur’s end-to-end corporate travel and expense management service seamlessly unites online travel booking with automated expense reporting, controlling spend before it occurs while streamlining travel procurement and employee reimbursement. Concur’s services also automate the process of managing vendor payments and employee check requests, eliminating paper, optimizing supplier relations and providing enhanced visibility. By providing a 360 degree view into all employee travel and procurement expenses, Concur’s robust services help companies enforce policies and monitor vendor compliance, delivering unprecedented control and valuable insight. Concur’s suite of on-demand services reach millions of employees across thousands of organizations around the world — streamlining business processes, reducing operating costs, improving internal controls and providing enhanced visibility and actionable expense analysis. More information about Concur is available at www.concur.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.