Pegasystems and Industry Luminaries Present on Increasing Underwriting Effectiveness with Business Process Management

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov 30, 2005 — Pegasystems Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGA), the leading provider of smart business process management (BPM) software, will host a webinar on Wednesday November 30, in conjunction with Insurance Networking News, to address the most advanced processes insurance carriers and their distribution channels can capitalize on to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

WHO: Deborah Smallwood, Insurance Practice Leader, TowerGroup Dave Magnan, Principal Business Consultant, Pegasystems Inc. Moderator: Therese Rutkowski, Managing Editor, Insurance Networking News

WHAT: "Increasing Underwriting Effectiveness with Business Process Management" webinar. During this free online presentation participants will learn ways to:

  • Improve business performance — productivity, profitability, and agent satisfaction
  • Increase business agility to respond quickly to changes in business demand and regulatory requirements
  • Gain greater visibility into the underwriting process and speed application turnaround
  • Attain better control over the underwriting process — with consistent application of rules and faster time to market with new products and changed underwriting rules
  • Lower risk/claims through more effective underwriting

WHEN: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EST

WHERE: Log onto to register for the event.

"Insurance carriers continue to look for ways to maintain profitability in an environment of intense competition and increased regulation," said David Magnan, Principal Business Consultant, Pegasystems. "With BPM and a streamlined, automated underwriting workflow, insurance carriers can lower operating costs, while increasing underwriting effectiveness."

About Pegasystems

Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) develops strategic applications for marketing, sales, service, and operations. Pega’s applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega’s Global 3000 customers include many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful enterprises. Pega’s applications, available in the cloud or on-premises, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients’ strategic business needs. Pega’s clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use, and global scale. For more information, please visit us at

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