Thursday, June 26th, 2014

BPM Software Leader Recognized as Top Company in the DC Area for Exceptional Strategy and Mission

RESTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- Appian, the market leader in modern business process management (BPM) and Case Management software, today announced it has been named a "2014 Top Workplace" by The Washington Post. The company ranked 11th in its category out of 150 winning organizations. Appian was noted for exceptional employment practices, including a commitment to employee autonomy, rewarding creativity and excellence, and employee benefits. The survey was conducted by a third party source based on independently-solicited employee feedback.

In addition to its overall ranking, Appian received a special award for strategy. Employees expressed that they believe Appian's mission is compelling and clearly defined, and that company leadership ensures the entire company is working toward the same goal.

Last year, Appian was recognized as the #1 company to work for in the nation in its size category, according to At the same time, the Washington Business Journal ranked Appian a "Top 20 Best Places to Work 2013" in its category.

Appian executive management runs the company under a policy called "Right to Amaze." This policy ensures that every Appian employee has the right to think creatively, act autonomously, and amaze their peers and managers through a "best idea wins" philosophy, regardless of position title. The "Right to Amaze" policy is essential in supporting Appian's top priority: the success and satisfaction of its customers. Delivering transformational value and customer service excellence is derived from the quality of Appian's people.

"Appian will continue delivering innovative, high-value customer solutions thanks to the passion, creativity and excellence of our employees," said Matt Calkins, President and CEO of Appian. "Commitment to innovation is only possible when you hire -- and retain -- stellar talent and allow it to flourish."

Appian continues to hire aggressively across the organization to meet the global demand for its modern Work Platform. For information on employment opportunities, visit Appian Jobs.

About Appian
Appian's market leading Business Process Management (BPM) Suite seamlessly integrates work automation with native mobile and social capabilities. All the data, all the processes, all the documents and all the collaborations -- in one environment, on any device, through a simple social interface. The Appian BPM Suite is available on-premise and in the cloud, with complete portability. More than 3.5 million users, from Fortune 100 companies to the mid-market and small businesses worldwide, trust Appian to power their critical business processes. For more information, visit

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