SOURCE: Appian Corporation

Appian Corporation

April 20, 2011 08:55 ET

Appian World 2011 Conference Recap

Business Process Management Conference Highlights Mobile, Cloud and Social BPM

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2011) - Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, today announced the success of the Appian World 2011 conference. With more than 530 registrations from the U.S., Europe, Asia/Pacific and Latin America, Appian World 2011 delivered insights and best practices, visionary outlooks, and practical hands-on guidance for Mobile BPM, Cloud BPM and Social BPM.

The conference featured the unveiling of the newest version of the Appian BPM Suite and the revolutionary Appian Tempo mobile and social business interface. Appian CEO Matt Calkins outlined Appian's vision for helping customers tap the power of mobile, cloud and social technology. He also announced Appian's stunning Q1 2011 results, including a 202 percent increase in software sales over Q1 2010.

Other conference highlights included:

  • Keynote presentations from Janelle Hill, vice president at Gartner Inc.; Clay Richardson, senior analyst at Forrester Research; Sandy Kemsley, founder of Kemsley Design LTD and Column2; and Keith Seaman, Acting Director of the Business Transformation Agency

  • Appian customer case study presentations from Amazon, UPS, Nokia Siemens Networks, Edward Jones Trust Company, CME Group, Clayton Holdings, psHEALTH, Pinnacle People, and more

  • Panel discussions on mobility, cloud delivery and social technology with Appian customers and partners including Archstone, AGF Trust, C.R. Bard, Oakbrook Solutions, Power Service Products and others

  • A "BPM for Government" breakout session and panel discussion with Amazon, Horizon Industries, Serco and SRA International

  • A full Partner Pavilion featuring Appian's growing ecosystem of solution partners, including AnyDoc Software, Cognizant, Corticon, CollabraLink Technologies, IMC, Intellidyne, Macedon Consulting, Navigar Consulting, Princeton Blue, and others

  • Extensive BPM education and free training on Appian's business process management software

"Appian World 2011 was a standing-room only event focused on the three major inflection points in BPM software, and in enterprise IT in general," said Matthew Calkins, president and CEO of Appian. "We are honored that so many of our customers, partners and members of the BPM community gathered with us to explore the current state and future direction of mobility, cloud delivery and social business technology in BPM software."

About Appian
Appian is the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software. Appian's combination of simplicity and power provides everything business users need to drive transformational process improvement -- on the desktop or via mobile devices. Commercial and government organizations around the globe use Appian to increase agility and collaboration, and accelerate business performance. Appian empowers more than 3 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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