Pegasystems Earns Best in Biz Award for Second Consecutive Year

Pega Intelligent Virtual Assistant named Bronze winner for its AI-powered smart assistant capabilities

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – November 30, 2017Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced that Pega® Intelligent Virtual Assistant has been named a Bronze winner for Best New Product of the Year in the Enterprise category of the seventh annual Best in Biz Awards. This marks the second consecutive year that a Pega solution has won an award in this category.

The award recognizes Pega Intelligent Virtual Assistant’s use of artificial intelligence (AI) to evolve bots from simple chat and data aggregation novelties into dynamic customer engagement tools. This AI-powered bot provides customers and employees with smart digital assistants from almost any conversational interface – from SMS and email to Facebook, Alexa, Slack, and beyond. Pega Intelligent Virtual Assistant – part of the Pega® Platform – turns these channels into sophisticated digital agents that make personalized customer service possible using natural language in voice or text, making bots more useful and gratifying for customers and employees to use.

The Best in Biz Awards is an independent business awards program judged by a panel of 50 press and industry analyst members in North America. The seventh annual program received more than 650 entries from public and private companies of varying sizes, industries, and geographies.

For a full list of winners, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2017-winners.

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“Chatbots and virtual assistants hold real potential for improving customer engagement. As bots proliferate across more channels, the challenge for the enterprise is to avoid creating more silos that can create disconnected experiences for employees and customers,” said Ying Chen, head of product marketing, platform, Pegasystems. “This recognition from Best in Biz validates the need for a different approach – one that provides a continuous experience across all channels.”

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About Pegasystems

Pegasystems Inc. is the leader in software for customer engagement and operational excellence. Pega’s adaptive, cloud-architected software – built on its unified Pega® Platform – empowers people to rapidly deploy, and easily extend and change applications to meet strategic business needs. Over its 30-year history, Pega has delivered award-winning capabilities in CRM and BPM, powered by advanced artificial intelligence and robotic automation, to help the world’s leading brands achieve breakthrough business results. For more information on Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) visit www.pega.com.

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