SOURCE: Appian Corporation

Appian Corporation

March 01, 2010 09:02 ET

Appian Named a "Company That Matters" by KMWorld Magazine

Business Process Management Leader Recognized for Prominence in Knowledge Management Industry

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) -  Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and on-demand business process management (BPM) technology, today announced that it has once again been named one of the "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management" by KMWorld. The list will be publicized in the March issue of KMWorld magazine.

Now in its tenth year, the annual list is compiled by the KMWorld network of knowledge management practitioners, theorists, analysts and end-users. Hugh McKellar, KMWorld Editor-in-Chief, said, "In today's knowledge economy, Appian marries content to both structured and unstructured business processes, giving knowledge workers the guidance they need to do their jobs more effectively."

The Appian BPM Suite provides the fastest way to deploy robust process applications. Appian is the only 100% web-based BPM platform, delivering the ease of use, comprehensive features and flexibility required to accelerate process improvement. Through its native integration of process, content management, collaboration, portal/forms, rules and more, Appian empowers business decision makers, while also allowing IT to easily extend, integrate and personalize BPM applications. Appian Anywhere, the first and only complete BPM Platform-as-a-Service, delivers all the power of Appian via a low-cost, low-risk subscription model. The Appian Forum online community further speeds BPM success with downloadable pre-built applications and templates.

"We are honored to once again be recognized by KMWorld for the value we deliver to today's knowledge worker," said Appian President and CEO Matthew Calkins. "Our focus on combining comprehensive capabilities with extreme ease of use is the cornerstone of achieving rapid value from process improvement initiatives."

About KMWorld
The leading information provider serving the Knowledge, Document and Content Management systems market, KMWorld informs more than 45,000 subscribers about the components and processes -- and subsequent success stories -- that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc.

About Appian
Appian is the global innovator in enterprise and on-demand business process management (BPM). Appian provides the fastest way to deploy robust processes, collapsing time to value for new process initiatives. Businesses and governments worldwide use Appian to accelerate process improvement and drive business performance. Appian empowers more than 2.5 million users from large Fortune 100 companies, to the mid-market and small businesses worldwide. Appian is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. region, with professional services and partners around the globe. For more information, visit

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