Press Release

Appian World 2016: Realize Your Vision

Appian Contributor
April 12, 2016

BPM Industry’s Leading Conference to Highlight the Future of Business Transformation

RESTON, Va.—April 12, 2016— Appian, the leading BPM and Case Management platform provider, today announced that Appian World 2016 will be held May 11-13 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. In addition to enlightening talks from the industry’s leading business and technology executives, Appian’s annual global user conference will feature product training, technology showcases, insights from Appian experts, and a host of Appian customers discussing how they are achieving rapid digital business transformation with the Appian Platform.

“This year’s Appian World will center on the theme of ‘Realize Your Vision’ – how can you make your company better at being yourself?” said Samir Gulati, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Appian. “We’ll focus on creating and enabling new ways to highlight an organization’s key differentiators, and unlocking the tools and knowledge that will help them be great at being different.”

Appian World 2016 will feature renowned graffiti artist, entrepreneur and number-one best-selling author Erik Wahl. Drawing from his experience as both a businessman and an artist, Wahl’s talk will center on the theme ‘UNTHINK,’ which encourages attendees to harness creative thinking to accelerate business success. Industry analysts sharing their market insights will include Clay Richardson, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Richard Marshall, Managing VP of App Design and Development at Gartner Inc., and Neil Ward-Dutton, Principal at MWD Advisors.

Appian customers and partners presenting at the conference will include: Amerihealth, Bridgestreet Global Hospitality, Capital Group, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Fidelity Investments, Incentive Technology Group, Incessant, Janus Capital, Johnson & Johnson, KKR, KPMG, Lam Research, NBTY, Persistent Systems, Macedon, Scripps Networks, Sprint, Syniverse, Target Group, Tata Consultancy Services, Telefilm Canada, The University of South Australia, The University of South Florida, Triad Retail Media, United Matbouli Group, Vuram and Vontobel Asset Management.

The conference will also include live demonstrations of integrations between Appian and the world of robotics, featuring a custom-programmed, life-sized robot. Additionally, this year Appian will recognize the best apps in the Appian App Market as part of the inaugural AppMarket Awards. Winners of the AppMarket Awards in categories such as Best Use of Mobile, Best Component, and Best Overall App will be invited onto the main stage to be recognized for their creations, and will be highlighted in future activities such as webinars and blog posts. Submissions are open until April 15th.

Appian World 2016 (#Appian16) will bring together more than 1,000 Appian customers and partners, IT thought-leaders and business visionaries representing a myriad of industries, ranging from financial services, healthcare, education and telecomm, as well as federal and state government.

Click here for more information or to register for Appian World 2016.

About Appian

Appian helps organizations build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. Combining people, technologies, and data in a single workflow, Appian can help companies maximize their resources and improve business results. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance.

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