Things are really happening in the BPM space lately. And some of the real interesting changes are occurring in the cloud and social spaces. In fact, one vendor, Appian is focused heavily in these two areas (along with mobile), and even recently issued a press release trumpeting their leadership in cloud BPM. While this market has more to play out, Upside Research definitely thinks that Appian is taking BPM in the right direction with thoughtful approaches to enterprise BPM requirements. Read our full analysis of Appian and Cloud BPM in our recent IT Briefcase column.