May 25, 2012

IT Services Company, RIIS, and BPM Software Leader, Appian, Partner to Provide Accelerated Business Process Management Solutions to Clients

The Appian BPM Suite’s modern cloud, mobile and social capabilities combined with RIIS’ expert services and best practices will accelerate implementation of BPM for clients’ key business initiatives

SOUTHFIELD, Mi. and RESTON, Va.—May 25, 2012— RIIS LLC, an IT services firm specializing in application development, announced a new partnership with Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software.

The partnership will combine RIIS’ expertise in application development and consulting with the benefits of the Appian BPM Suite. The Appian BPM Suite makes BPM universally accessible and personalized to individual needs, allowing all levels of an organization and its customers to benefit from a high quality process and user experience. Through the partnership with Appian, clients will be able to leverage RIIS’ extensive knowledge of web and mobile development to fully realize the benefits of the Appian offering for greater customer engagement, more agile operations and reduced costs.

“There is great need for knowledgeable and experienced service providers for BPM software, and we can fulfill that need,” said Godfrey Nolan, President and Founder of RIIS. “Appian and RIIS are both big picture organizations that want to help companies build rapid, efficient solutions that make them more productive. Appian is the leader in human task management – assigning the right task to the right person at the right time – and transforming business processes with cloud computing, mobile access and social collaboration. We will work with Appian to deliver quality solutions to clients that drive process improvements and eliminate inefficiencies.”

A partnership between Appian and RIIS is a strategic business decision as both organizations have large footprints in the Telecom and Healthcare verticals and can leverage that experience to make a positive impact for BPM improvements in those markets. Along with providing professional services to current Appian customers, another goal of the partnership is to extend the Appian user-base into small and mid-size companies.

“We are eager to work with the development team at RIIS to extend our footprint in the telecom and healthcare industries as well as other verticals,” said Marc Wilson, Vice President of Global Partnerships at Appian. “The speed and flexibility of our platform and RIIS’ expertise and best practices will provide customized solutions that deliver value more quickly than traditional approaches. Together we can help clients rapidly realize the value of the Appian BPM Suite for modern mobile and social business.”

About RIIS
RIIS (Research Into Internet Systems) LLC is an IT solutions provider that partners with organizations that need consulting or development expertise to deliver customizable solutions with real business value. RIIS, headquartered in Southfield, MI, is a company of independent thinkers who specialize in BPM and visualization using an Agile software development methodology in the mobile space and on the web. Always on the cutting edge of technology, RIIS uses top talent and the most robust software and processes to deliver custom development solutions to clients that exceed their expectations. For more information, visit

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