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2012 “State of the CIO” Survey Results

CIO released its 2012 “State of the CIO” survey results in January. The summary article states that, “Overall, as 2012 unfolds, companies plan to complete major initiatives using technologies that they expect will change the role of CIO… These include analytics, cloud, mobility and social media.” CIOs in regions throughout the U.S. will examine what ... Read More

Analyst Firm Ovum Names Appian the Top BPM Software Vendor in 2011 BPM Decision Matrix Report

Global IT industry analyst firm Ovum has published its annual “Decision Matrix: Selecting a Business Process Management Vendor” report, a comparative evaluation of the top BPM software vendors. Appian has been named the #1 vendor on Ovum’s prestigious “Shortlist.” This is based on unmatched scores across Technology criteria (including a call-out of our innovation around ... Read More

Appian CEO Matt Calkins to Discuss Mobile, Cloud and Social BPM at IQPC’s Process Excellence Week Orlando

Appian is the sponsor of the Process Management track at IQPC’s Process Excellence Week Orlando, January 16-20 at the Buena Vista Palace, Lake Buena Vista, FL. On Day 2 of the conference, Appian Matt Calkins will deliver a presentation that should not be missed by anyone looking to understand how to make Mobile BPM, Cloud ... Read More

Appian BPM Software in Lock-step with Federal CIO VanRoekel’s Plans to Modernize Government IT

New Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel has pledged to continue the policies of his predecessor, Vivek Kundra – and to extend them even further in driving innovation in government IT. In Silicon Valley for his first public speech earlier this week, VanRoekel outlined a vision that includes continuation of Kundra’s “Cloud First” policy, while ... Read More

See Beyond the Mobile, Cloud and Social Theory at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2011 Orlando

Appian is a proud sponsor of Gartner, Inc.’s upcoming Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2011 in Orlando, Florida. Gartner’s Symposium Series is all about the CIO. Orlando attendees (October 16-20 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel) will enjoy an entire conference track dedicated to business process improvement (certainly a sign that BPM practices and BPM software continue ... Read More

Emerging Tech for Insurance: LOMA Looks at Mobility, Cloud and the Customer Experience

This Thursday and Friday, the insurance sector will have the chance to focus on the new technology innovations that are helping to reshape the industry. The 2011 Emerging Technology Conference, hosted by LOMA October 6–7 at the Westin Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Fl., will explore cutting edge advances around mobile, cloud and other technologies, ... Read More

Enterprise Software – Are You Playing to Win, or Playing Not to Lose?

Software applications have become the central nervous system of large companies.  Everything those companies do to deliver their goods or services is governed by or assisted through software.  A company’s success in the marketplace is therefore a function of how refined and capable their software is, and how quickly they can adapt it to changing ... Read More

Forrester Experts Discuss BPM, the Future of Enterprise Applications and the Mobile, Cloud and Social “Game Changers”

Several of Forrester Research’s leading thinkers on BPM, BPM software, application development and the customer experience participated in a roundtable discussion on empowering customers through business process transformation. Connie Moore has posted an excerpt of the discussion on her Forrester blog. It is a thought-provoking read that talks about the future of enterprise applications, the ... Read More

Hurricane Season: Time to Work From Home Feds

More federal employees may be working from home this year — at least in some areas of the country (I’m thinking about anywhere up and down the Atlantic Seaboard). Thanks to a busier than normal hurricane season, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry issued a ... Read More