Appian Wins Financial Services BPM Excellence Award

June 14, 2011 No Comments

SOURCE: MarketWire

Appian, the global innovator in enterprise and cloud-based business process management (BPM) software, today announced it has won the FSO Knowledge Xchange Excellence Award 2011 in the “Excellence in Business Process Management Solutions” category. The Appian BPM Suite was chosen based on the proven value it delivers to the financial services industry, and its innovative capabilities, including mobile BPM, cloud BPM and social BPM.

“The global financial services landscape continues to change. Some firms lead the way to the future and others follow. The FSO Knowledge Xchange Excellence Awards honors those firms at the forefront of transforming financial services,” said Lisa Valentine, Managing Editor, FSOkx. “Our judges selected the Appian BPM Suite because it delivers a single platform that enables financial services clients to drive high-value process improvement to mobile devices, to the cloud, and through social networking. The solution provides users with a seamless experience that encourages collaboration.”

The awards were presented at the June 9, 2011 5th Annual Financial Services Industry Transformation and Outsourcing Strategies Summit. The FSOkx research team and a panel of judges comprised of thought leaders in the financial services industry conducted an extensive quantitative and qualitative analysis of nominations that looked at uniqueness of the solution, interoperability, services covered, client benefits, geographic reach, revenue impact, process improvement, level of transparency, and other criteria.

Financial services organizations trust Appian for rapid improvement of complex, mission-critical processes. Building on its powerful, flexible and easy-to-use BPM platform, Appian also provides solution templates that jump-start process improvement initiatives. This includes templates for Customer & Asset On-Boarding, Wealth Management, Credit & Risk Management, New Product Introduction, Customer Service, and other financial industry-specific process areas. For more information on Appian’s value for financial services organizations, download the “Driving Financial Organization Transformation Through Business Process Management” white paper at

“Appian’s BPM software helps a broad range of financial organizations capitalize on new growth opportunities, while overcoming on-going industry challenges,” said Matt Calkins, CEO and President of Appian. “We are honored to accept the FSOkx award in recognition of the transformational value our financial services clients have received.”

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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