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IPO ready? Sure, but that doesn’t mean Appian’s pulling the trigger yet
Washington Business Journal Tech Flash (September 22, 2014)

Appian Corp. may have cemented its status as an initial public offering contender this year with an eight-figure financing from New Enterprise Associates. But...

Washington Business Journal Tech Flash

NEA deal valued Appian Corp. at $350M, says CEO Matt Calkins
Washington Business Journal Tech Flash (September 11, 2014)

New Enterprise Associates' $37.5 million investment in Appian Corp. valued the Reston-based enterprise software company at $350 million, Chairman and CEO Matt Calkins said...

Washington Business Journal Tech Flash

Software's Final Frontier: The Application Platform
Wired Innovations & Insights (September 11, 2014)

Matt Calkins, CEO of Appian discusses why and how a new breed of enterprise application platforms will revolutionize custom software in the next few years...

Wired Innovations

Appian isn't ready to IPO just yet. First, it wants to kill your clumsy custom software.
Washington Business Journal Tech Flash (September 11, 2014)

In this article, Appian CEO Matt Calkins discusses how he wants Appian to be known as "most innovative company in a $100 billion market"...

Washington Business Journal Tech Flash

GSA App Enhances Government Procurement Process
PYMNTS.com (September 8, 2014)

When procuring products and services, the U.S. General Services Administration’s Public Building Service (PBS) recently got a bit smarter. Earlier this year it deployed a system designed to accelerate and modernize the entire procurement process, from initial request to payment and close out.

What's next in payments and commerce

Mobile First: Why Mobile Security Should Not Be Your Concern
WallStreet & Technology (September 5, 2014)

Today's platform developers plan for mobile enterprise applications with the highest levels of security and access control. Soon the enterprise's issue of mobile security will become moot.

Information Tech Wall Street & Technology

Matt Calkins: GSA Public Buildings Service Deploys Appian Procurement Tool
ExecutiveBiz (August 19, 2014)

Appian has updated procurement request module application on the company’s work platform offering that the General Services Administration uses to perform enterprise-wide acquisition processes...

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4,212 Reasons to Turn the Insurance Industry into a Connected Enterprise
Insurance & Technology (July 24, 2014)

It's hard to believe, but the insurance industry routinely deals with at least 4,212 processes within 36 different insurance markets, across a practically limitless number of products. At any given time, your business will probably have to do business with one or more companies in one or more of these areas...

Insurance and Technology

Reducing Risk by Automating Cash Management & Securities Pricing
WallStreet & Technology (June 27, 2014)

Read how Janus Capital Group automated most of its core business processes for efficiency and improved accountability in this article.

Information Tech Wall Street & Technology

An acquisition-as-a-service approach could solve software procurement inefficiencies for government agencies
InformationWeek (June 10, 2014)

Appian's Vice President of Federal Sales Chris O'Connell discusses IT for the federal government, and how Acquisition-as-a-Service can solve software procurement inefficiencies.

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5 Enterprise Mobile Security Tips for Financial Firms
WallStreet & Technology (June 9, 2014)

Appian's Vice President of Industry Practices Evan McDonnell shares his thoughts on mobile security in the financial services industry.

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Get Business Buy-In When Replacing a Legacy System
The Enterprisers Project (June 4, 2014)

 LiUNA CIO, Matthew Richard discusses how to bring in cutting edge technology to a union with over 50,000 members.

Enterprisers Project

Punch Taverns looks to the cloud to drive beer sales
CITE World (May 29, 2014)

To manage the business, which includes a lot of remote workers along with a lot of third parties like lawyers and real estate agents, Punch turned to cloud and mobile services from Appian to help run the business...

Punch Taverns looks to the cloud to drive beer sales

Making Sense of Social
KMWorld (May 28, 2014)

Everyone knows that “social” is important, but it’s a messy and fragmented market, and difficult to sort out...

Making Sense of Social

Melbourne Airport flies high with modernised reporting processes
ZDNet (May 20, 2014)

Melbourne Airport is slowly moving its paper-based reporting processes into an automated system as part of modernising its business process management.

Melbourne Airport Flies High with Modern Reporting Processes

This airport CIO demands all new projects meet the SCAM test
CITE World (May 15, 2014)

The CIO of Dallas Fort Worth Airport sees the value of modern technology.

CITE World

Appian maintains its trajectory at AppianWorld 2014
MWD Advisors (May 14, 2014)

Author Neil Ward-Dutton writes about what was and was not new at Appian World 2014 and how that shows Appian's success and bright future.

MWD Advisors

Melbourne Airport in BPM Transformation
CIO (May 13, 2014)

New system modernises airport safety, security and environmental management tasks


Escape Technology Handcuffs To Unleash Business Transformation
Forbes (May 8, 2014)

Author Dan Woods discusses the Appian World 2014 conference and how technology is allowing businesses to revisit business process re-engineering.


As Google Glass come to market, will they first enter the home or office?
Washington Post (May 4, 2014)

To hear executives effuse about the promise of computerized eyewear is to listen to pitches where present and future blend into one...

Google Glass Article on Washington Post

Google Glass changing the Info Landscape
WUSA9 (May 4, 2014)

News station, WUSA9 reports on how Google Glass could become the next must-have gadget for consumers.

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My Excellent Google Glass, BPM, Healthcare Adventure: Appian World 2014 Trip Report
Electronic Health Record Workflow Management Systems Blog (May 4, 2014)

Workflow in Healthcare expert, Chuck Webster discusses his experiiences at Appian World 2014.

How to Become Just Enough of a Software Company to Succeed
CITO Research (May 2, 2014)

Dan Woods discusses application development, integrating data and Case Management and his trip to Appian's user conference in this article.

CITO Research

How to Blend BPM, Social Collaboration
InformationWeek (April 28, 2014)

David Carr writes on how social collaboration and business process management (BPM) might seem like strange bedfellows, but they can be better together.

Information Week - How to Blend BPM, Social Collaboration

Running Enterprises on Mobile Devices: Key Use Cases, Best Practices
eWeek (April 4, 2014)

In this slideshow, Appian highlights a number of companies using mobile devices for BPM.

Running Enterprisees on Mobile Devices

More Government Innovation= Less Traditional Application Development
Government CIO Magazine (April 1, 2014)

Christopher O'Connell, Vice President of Federal Sales at Appian Corporation talks about how Government Innovation is enabling agencies to fulfill their missions.

Government CIO

How to hire women in tech and 8 ways to help them succeed
FierceCIO (March 27, 2014)

It's a neverending struggle in the tech world for both companies looking to hire more women and women looking to climb the corporate ladder...


Appian’s Chris O’Connell Speaks to WashingtonExec MARCOM Committee on New Trends in Traditional Messaging
Washington Exec (March 26, 2014)

Chris O’Connell, Appian Corporation’s vice president of federal sales, discussees the need for companies to innovate technologically in order to maintain relevance and competitiveness in an ever evolving public sector marketplace.

Washington Exec

AWS storage doesn't have to be a complex undertaking, experts say
Tech Target (March 26, 2014)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a variety of storage options, but choosing between them doesn't have to be a complex undertaking.

Tech Target:  AWS storage doesn't have to be complex

The Wireless Office: Mobile Apps Help Organizations Work More Efficiently, Effectively
TMCNet - Internet and Telephony (March 18, 2014)

Mobile communications is transforming business. What people previously did at desktop computers they now do on smartphones and cellular-enabled laptops. So organizations now are creating mobile apps to enable their employees...


How 4,000 pubs are improving their business processes management
Computer Business Review (March 18, 2014)

Leading pub leasing company increases ties with Appian, a specialist in modern business process management (BPM) and case management software.

Computer Business Review

Getting Clients 'On Board' is Crucial
Financial Advisor (March 12, 2014)

A customer’s real relationship with a financial institution begins with "on-boarding"...

Financial Advisors

Driving Faster and Smarter Business Solutions With a Modern Work Platform
Forbes (March 12, 2014)

Business Process Management, the technology that reinvented workplace mobility, is itself poised to enter a new era...

Forbes Marketplace

Collaboration Tools for Insurers: Using Modern Business Processes to Unseat Tradition
Insurance and Technology (March 7, 2014)

Information exchange and collaboration is typically complicated within insurance companies. Learn how modern business processes can help.

Insurance and Technology

New Enterprise Associates Pours $37.5M Into Appian for Custom Business Apps
Wall Street Journal (March 5, 2014)

New Enterprise Associates, which has seen two portfolio companies that offer applications and software deliver $1 billion investment returns in the past two years, is now getting behind a different kind of software company.

Wall Street Journal

Appian collects $37.5 million from New Enterprise Associates as it plans IPO
Washington Post (March 5, 2014)

Reston-based Appian has added $37.5 million from New Enterprise Associates to its bank account, a move that executives said will prime the maker of business software for an initial public offering in a few years.

Washington Post

Appian CEO Matt Calkins: NEA deal 'absolutely lines us up well for an IPO'
Washington Business Journal (March 5, 2014)

New Enterprise Associates' $37.5 million investment in Appian Corp. doesn't fit the standard venture template...

Washington Business Journal

Mobilizing Money with iPads
Mobile Enterprise (March 4, 2014)

Bank of Tennessee improves customer service using mobile technology and BPM.

Mobilizing Money with iPads

5 Rules of Modern Application Development
IT Business Edge (February 5, 2014)

Michael Beckley, CTO of Appian defines five key rules for Application Development including how to handle Mobile and On-Cloud requirements.

IT Business Edge

Appian Announces 86 Percent Increase in Total Software License Orders Over 2012
Washington Exec (January 27, 2014)

Appian saw an 86 percent increase in total software license orders over 2012 for the Appian BPM Software Suite.

Washington Exec

Social BPM: Finding the business value behind the buzzword
Tech Target (January 17, 2014)

Real world examples of BPM Software working via social technologies are discussed in this article.

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Airport Moves to Cloud Platform
KM World (January 14, 2014)

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) wanted to modernize its business processes and turned to the Appian Cloud platform

KM World

4 Ways To Improve Federal Software Procurement
Information Week (January 14, 2014)

Agencies need to think beyond buying and customizing enterprise software systems and look for software that can be adapted as requirements change.

Information Week

2014 Market Outlook: Appian’s Chris O’Connell Says Government’s Ability to Deliver Innovative Solutions Hinges on Collaboration
Washington Exec (January 10, 2014)

In this article, Appian Vice President of Public Sector Sales Chris O’Connell discusses the need for collaborative solutions in Government.

Washington Exec

How Automated Sales and Distribution Optimize Financial Performance for Life Insurers
Insurance & Technology (January 10, 2014)

Evan McDonnell, Vice President of Solutions for Appian, discusses how life insurers can find financial success through the automation of sales and distribution processes.

Insurance and Technology

The New Year’s Resolution for CIOs: No More Legacy Apps
Wired (January 2, 2014)

In this article, Appian Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Michael Beckley discusses the need for CIOs to rid their organization of legacy software apps that are not cloud and mobile enabled.


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Appian to Highlight Adaptive Case Management at BPM Open House 2014
Posted on September 19, 2014 by Mike Ingrisano
As enterprise technology continues to modernize businesses across a variety of industries, it can be a tough task to figure out where to start. More and more organizations recogniz...
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