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December 15, 2009

Benenden Healthcare Society Picks Appian BPM for Case Management

According to Appian, the company is the only business process management, or “BPM,” provider to deliver all the features needed to rapidly deliver BPM applications. Their BPM suite has now been picked by Benenden Healthcare Society for case management...


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December 15, 2009

Accelerating ROI with BPM

New research from Aberdeen Group validates what many business and IT leaders have discovered for themselves: accelerating process improvement efforts through business process management (BPM) is yielding significant returns as organizations continue to grapple with the unstable global economy...


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November 13, 2009

Business process management strengthens AKO/DKO portal

Business process management [is one of the most important developments of the year]. In addition to the Go Mobile effort, Army Knowledge Online is focusing on expanding the use of the BPM tool that is integrated with the AKO/[Defense Knowledge Online] portal...


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October 15, 2009

Why SOA Needs BPM

Recently there have been a number of articles written about the relationship between SOA and BPM...


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October 8, 2009

Waterfall contracts and iterative development don’t mix

The post title is the best quote from Tom Higgins, CIO of the Territory Insurance Office in Australia, who came all the way from Darwin to speak at both the Gartner and Forrester conferences this week...


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October 5, 2009

Appian 6 BPM Suite Drives “Process Acceleration”

Despite the downturn in the overall economy, budgets for IT dev projects are on the rise in 2009, according to the majority of senior business leaders and software development professionals surveyed by IDC...


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October 1, 2009

Appian Upgrades BPM Suite

Among the ease-of-use features in Appian 6 is one-click import, export and publishing of models, rules, expressions, forms and all other components of a process application. In addition, the upgrade offers application-centric portal views for end users...


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September 30, 2009

Appian Delivers Web-based BPM Platform

Collaboration and improved process tools hit Appian which has press releases falling like Fall leaves to celebrate the launch of version 6 of its BPM suite...


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September 28, 2009

Appian 6 Takes Dead Aim at SMB Market

Appian on Monday released its latest business process management offering, Appian 6, an on-premise and on-demand suite that now includes one-click import and export functionality for moving process applications to and from disparate computing environments...


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September 28, 2009

Speeding Up the ROI in BPM: Appian Explains

What follows is my podcast with Malcolm Ross, the Director of Product Management at Appian. Malcolm has been directly involved in the implementation and development of enterprise BPM solutions, which is a good thing, as in this podcast we discuss some exciting new BPM developments at Appian, which they announced today...


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September 28, 2009

Appian revs web-based BPM suite

Business process management (BPM) firm Appian will later today announce version 6, which it claims is the fastest way to design and deploy robust business processes...


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September 25, 2009

Talking with Appian’s Matt Calkins

Continuing to catch up on summertime news, I talked this week with Matt Calkins, CEO of business process management (BPM) software and services supplier Appian. Appian had announced a great first half of 2009 back in late July, saying among other things...


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August 13, 2009

BPM software shines in the recession

The recession has forced software vendors to focus on one metric, return on investment (ROI), Matthew Calkins, CEO of Appian, told InternetNews.com. He added that business process management (BPM) is designed to deliver on that metric...


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August 13, 2009

BPM: The Next Stage of End User Programming

For as long as businesses have used computers, there has been a continual tension between the business end users and the IT application providers...


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July 13, 2009

Grants System Helps Chicago Control Public Health Spending

About two-thirds of the Chicago Dept. of Public Health's annual $200 million budget comes from grants, most notably from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, while one-third is funded by the city's corporate budget...


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July 9, 2009

The Process Practitioner – An Independent Review of Appian Enterprise and Appian Anywhere

This is the third in a series of articles evaluating tools used by process professionals...


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July 1, 2009

Appian upgrades links to SharePoint, makes portals “actionable”

Interest in enterprise mash-ups should not entirely dim interest in enterprise portals, should it? They may blend. They both gather disparage system data into a single view...


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July 1, 2009

Missouri Shows How to Manage Facility Energy Consumption

The state best known for its Gateway Arch has become a model for intelligent building planning, monitoring and energy management...


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June 25, 2009

New Release of SharePoint Connection from Appian

Appian has announced a new release of the Appian for SharePoint module. The new release features ease-of-use enhancements, including Form Pickers and new packaged Appian Smart Services, as well as updates to the Appian for SharePoint Web Services interface...


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June 23, 2009

Appian Unveils New Version of Appian for SharePoint Module

Appian, the global provider of business process management (BPM) technology has announced that it has released a newer upgraded version of the Appian for SharePoint Module...


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June 22, 2009

Appian Enhances Appian for SharePoint Module

Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and on-demand business process management (BPM) technology, today announced a new release of the Appian for SharePoint module...


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May 12, 2009

Appian Government Customers Discuss the Imperative for Process Efficiency

Appian continues to lead the transformation of government organizations to meet mission-critical objectives in a constrained economic environment...


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April 19, 2009

Appian Anywhere SaaS Case Study

As many of you know, I have been pressing the metal to the floor on BPM in the cloud. So, I was interested to see the Appian Webinar last week...


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April 2, 2009

BPM, the Tool to Succeed in Hard Times: Appian Explains

My timing was perfect when I hit the Appian booth at the Gartner BPM Summit. I was in search of a live podcast, and Matthew W. Calkins, CEO of Appian, was passing through having just given a well-received keynote speech and only had minutes to spare...


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April 2, 2009

How (not) to Fail with BPM

Many good articles have been written on how to succeed with BPM, particularly related to an enterprise’s first projects. They often cover project selection, tool selection, project team composition, deployment preparation and organizational change...


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March 25, 2009

Concur Drives Organizational Maturity with Appian Enterprise BPM


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March 13, 2009

BPM Success at Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s Request Services Department, part of the company’s global IT operation, is responsible for enabling the fulfillment of requests for a variety of technology products and services from thousands of employees worldwide...


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March 13, 2009

9 Vendors Lead Gartner Magic Quadrant for BPM Suites

The business process management market, although led by a healthy number of established vendors is evolving from best-of-breed standalone solutions into broader platforms and suites...


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March 6, 2009

TIO deploys Appian’s business process management suite

Territory Insurance Office, a government-owned commercial insurance and financial services provider in Australia, has deployed the Appian's business process management suite to manage all insurance claims related to the Territory Government's Motor Accidents Compensation Scheme...


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February 26, 2009

SSH Corporation Selects Appian for Business Process Management

As part of this new deal, Appian Enterprise BPM Suite will be deployed by SSH to streamline IT helpdesk support processes to users across various groups, such as service requests, user account creation and incident reporting processes within the company's IT department...


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February 5, 2009

CFO is King in 2009: Talking BPM With Appian

What follows is my podcast with Malcolm Ross, Director of Product Management at Appian. Malcolm Ross has been working with clients to implement business process management software for over eight years, and in this podcast we drill down on improving financial operations with BPM...

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