Press Release

Announcing the Appian World 2018 Online Hackathon

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February 26, 2018

Low-code platform hackathon judges include Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, development influencer Alan Shimel, and Forrester analyst John Rymer

RESTON V.A. — Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) is offering up to $10,000 for the winning projects in the Appian World 2018 Hackathon. The online Hackathon, open now and accepting submissions through March 27, will showcase the effectiveness of low-code development for business applications. Participants are not required to be Appian customers.

Finalists will be invited to attend Appian World in Miami, Florida from April 23-25 where they will demo in-person to an all-star panel of judges, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. First, Second, and Third place winners will be announced from the main stage of the conference.

To register for the Hackathon, visit https://appian.devpost.com/. In order to be considered, include a demo video (hosted on YouTube, Vimeo, or Youku). This should incorporate a step-by-step visual demo, and additionally, a way to access your working application for judging and testing.

The top-three Hackathon winners will receive the following:

  • First Place
    • $5,000 cash and four free passes to Appian World 2019
    • Appian deluxe promotion:
      • Featured promo on Appian.com, Appian AppMarket (if app is in the market), and Appian Community
      • Joint webinar and collateral
      • Blog post on Appian.com
      • Press release
  • Second Place
    • $3,000 cash and two free passes to Appian World 2019
    • Appian promotion:
      • Featured promo on Appian AppMarket (if app is in the market) and Appian Community
      • Blog post on Appian.com
  • Third Place
    • $2,000 cash and one free pass to Appian World 2019
    • Appian promotion:
      • Featured promo on Appian AppMarket (if app is in the market)
      • Blog post on Appian.com

Appian World 2018 conference registration is available here.

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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