January 5, 2012

Cloud Business: Appian Touts Cloud Computing, IT Strategies for 2012

In its newly released report, Appian has stated that improved emphasis on cloud computing, mobile technology and social media in both federal and commercial operations will drive a strong IT trend in 2012...


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December 11, 2011

Intelligent Business Operations: BPM & Analytics in the Event-Driven Enterprise

In recent years, Complex Event Processing (CEP) has emerged as a key technology that leading businesses use to differentiate themselves from competitors...


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December 11, 2011

Capital Buzz: A rundown of the up-and-comers, Part 1

The Post 200 charts the region’s biggest companies and organizations in 2011. Who is waiting in the wings? To get some ideas, the Buzz asked some local executives which companies and busi­ness­peo­ple are on their radars for 2012 and beyond...


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December 11, 2011

Cloud First Policy Spurs Innovation At Department Of Education

In today’s era of budget austerity, every federal agency must improve processes, cut costs and deliver value quickly. BPM (business process management) is one technique that can help develop applications that achieve these objectives....


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November 11, 2011

Using BPM to automate workflows

Ever since cars began to roll off the production line in the early 20th century, automation has been an important feature of working life, and many mundane office tasks are now automated through the use of workflow systems...


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November 10, 2011

The who, what and where of winning with business process improvement

Two business process management veterans share how they succeeded at business process improvement and set up a BPM program for continuous enhancement...


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November 8, 2011

Business process improvement is about more than efficiency gains

Business process improvement begins with efficiency gains, but BPM goals are becoming more about external customers and rapid, real-time improvements...


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November 6, 2011

How one CEO uses his unique style to drive growth

Company co-founder, president and CEO Matthew Calkins leads Appian his way, and it’s difficult to quarrel with success....


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November 2, 2011

Appian readies hiring push, possible relocation

Appian Corp. is certainly hiring and it may be moving, but, the company says, it is definitely not selling. The 12-year-old enterprise software company plans to add about 40 people to its roughly 200-strong workforce next year, said CEO Matthew Calkins. The hires will include positions in sales and marketing, software engineering and professional services, most of them at Appian’s Reston headquarters...


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September 12, 2011

Crawford & Company Boosts Customer Service with Appian’s Mobile, Social BPM

Claims management provider Crawford & Company is using Appian’s BPM Suite to speed up the processing of customer claims, support a worldwide customer portal and deploy BPM to mobile users....


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August 20, 2011

Claims Management Firm Chooses Appian for Mobile Development

Crawford & Company, an independent provider of claims management solutions, has purchased the Appian Business Process Management (BPM) Suite, a technology platform that will radically alter the way the company develops software applications...


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August 15, 2011

The Accidental Government Contractor

At age 26, Matthew W. Calkins walked away from a five-year career at MicroStrategy without a business concept, without a plan and without any customers...


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August 5, 2011

Crawford Acquires New BPM Technology

Crawford & Company has acquired the Appian Business Process Management (BPM) Suite, in a move that should radically alter the way the claims management group develops software applications...


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July 25, 2011

Insurance Technology – Appian Unveils Comprehensive Mobile BPM

Appian has announced various improvements to its mobile capabilities with features such as private label branding and platform independence, the company has stated...


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July 19, 2011

Federal Tech Talk Interviews Appian CTO

Appian Chief Technology Officer Michael Beckley joins host John Gilroy to talk about changes in business process management...


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July 7, 2011

Companies Showing Interest in Cloud-based BPM

Ann All spoke with Samir Gulati, vice president of marketing for Appian, about the company's cloud-based business process management solutions. The company offers a complete platform-as-a-service and a host of industry-specific and horizontal software-as-a-service applications, many of which are available for free download from the Appian Forum online community...


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July 5, 2011

How Mobile BPM Can Be a ‘Game Changer’ for Business-Critical Projects

A growing number of enterprises are accepting the reality that their IT applications must go mobile, as some 270 million mobile devices shipped in 2010 – a 55% increase over 2009, according to IDC....


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June 17, 2011

How to Be a Cloud

When Utah decided a private cloud was the way to accommodate a statewide data center consolidation project, it fundamentally changed how its IT department does business...


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June 10, 2011

IDN Expert Voices: Convergence of Mobile, Social and BPM

More enterprises are embracing cloud, mobile and social networking projects. As each proves its own value, IT and business decision-makers are looking to bring them together to capture even more value. IDN 'Expert Voices' speaks with Samir Gulati, Vice President at Appian, about how ‘Mobile BPM’ unites mobility, BPM, collaboration and cloud...


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June 8, 2011

SIST Adds Appian BPM Capabilities to its Product Line For Value Addition

In an effort to enhance the value of its comprehensive set of engineering and technical services with the addition of Appian's industry-leading BPM software capabilities, SI Systems Technologies (SIST) forged a strategic partnership with Appian, the industry leader in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software...


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June 6, 2011

Matt Calkins Discusses the Appian BPM Suite

Matthew Calkins, the President and CEO of Appian, the global leader in business process software, discusses the history of business process software in today's global economy and what the future hold's for business process software in a presentation at Appian World Conference...


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May 10, 2011

Success Stories: Federal Procurement & Hiring

Broken systems for procurement and hiring are holding some agencies back from meeting their missions. Not everyone is struggling, though. Appian CTO and co-founder Michael Beckley discusses success stories and how they happened. He also shares how some agencies have improved both procurement and hiring processes to save taxpayer dollars and improve government overall...


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April 25, 2011

Appian Achieves 200 Percent Sales Growth in Q1 2011

Business Process Management or ‘BPM’ is a phenomenon grabbing attention of enterprises worldwide as it helps them streamline their overall business procedures in an enhanced manner.

The Appian Corporation, a provider of enterprise and cloud-based business process management BPM software solutions, has announced that first quarter of the present year was the best quarter in the history of the company, during which it realized a growth of over 200 percent in sales of BPM software solutions when compared to the same quarter last year....


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April 14, 2011

CME Case Study at Appian World

Who knew that the venerable Chicago Mercantile Exchange had rebranded themselves as the CME Group? Not me, so when I sat at the Appian dinner yesterday with John Verburgt, their Director of BPM, I probably sounded like a bit of a newb....


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April 14, 2011

Matt Calkins Keynote at Appian World

Matt Calkins, CEO of Appian, provided us with some vision around how BPM is changing, and how Appian is delivering on that. They’ve experienced significant growth in sales in the past year, and more than 40% of their business is on their cloud platform...


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March 29, 2011

Not playing games with process

If you want to succeed in business, you might do what Matthew Calkins does: He plays games...


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March 17, 2011

Gartner Recognizes Appian Customers UPS and Nokia Siemens Networks with BPM Excellence Awards

Appian customers UPS and Nokia Siemens Networks have received Gartner (News - Alert), Inc.'s 2011 BPM Excellence Awards...


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February 25, 2011

BPM 2011: Appian Marries Cloud, Mobile, Social for Real-Time BPM

This month, Appian started shipping its latest BPM upgrades in Appian BPM Suite. The new features may redefine how everyday workers use BPM to get updates, improve visibility and participate in business-critical decisions...


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February 14, 2011

Appian Unveils New Version of Business Process Management Suite

Appian, a developer of enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, has launched a new version of its BPM Suite...


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February 10, 2011

Appian launches new version of BPM Suite

Appian, a provider of enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, has launched the new version of the Appian BPM Suite, which delivers mobile, cloud and social BPM...


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February 10, 2011

Getting mobile and social into BPM

As the realisation comes to the software market that the new generation of workers need user interfaces that fit with the lifestyle of Facebook, Twitter and mobile phones with apps, we are starting to see how various software companies are meeting these changes...


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February 9, 2011

Appian Tempo

I had a chance for an advance briefing of Appian’s Tempo release last week; this is a new part of the Appian product suite that focuses on mobility, cloud and social aspects of BPM for social collaboration...


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February 9, 2011

I See Enterprise Collaboration’s Future and Its Name Is BPM

In 1974 music critic Jon Landau wrote an article in which he famously claimed "I saw rock and roll's future and its name is Bruce Springsteen..."


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February 9, 2011

A new way for BPM from Appian

Appian has introduced the latest version of its namesake BPM Suite. The company explains the release extends process visibility and participation through native mobile device access, real-time collaboration, filtered and personalized views of key business events, integration to external systems, and the ability to take direct action in a familiar and intuitive social media interface...


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February 9, 2011

Appian launches social play

Appian, probably best known as a pure play BPM vendor has tossed its hat in the social ring with the latest release of its BPM suite...


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January 1, 2011

2010 Promise and Reality award winners

The winners of the KM Promise and the KM Reality awards were announced in November at the 2010 KMWorld Conference in Washington, D.C. The Promise Award winner is delivering on the promise of an innovative technology that helps users realize positive business results, and the Reality Award winner is an organization that has made knowledge management a positive reality...

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