Pegasystems Executive Setrag Khoshafian to Present at Transformation and Innovation 2007 Event May 21–24

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — May 16, 2007 — Pegasystems Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGA), the leader in unified process and rules technology, today announced that its vice president of BPM Technology, Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, will present "Enabling the Service Oriented Enterprise" at the second annual Transformation and Innovation event being held at the Washington Dulles Hilton May 21–24.

In addition to his presentation, Dr. Khoshafian is among several speakers at this event who are also contributing authors to the 2007 BPM & Workflow Handbook. The Transformation and Innovation event marks the official launch of the 2007 Handbook, which is published annually in collaboration with the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC).

The prolific author of 10 books on business process management (BPM) including a 2007 Auerbach Publications book, Service Oriented Enterprises (see, Pegasystems' Khoshafian contributed a significant chapter to this year's handbook entitled "BPM Center of Excellence Manifesto."

WHO: Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, vice president of BPM Technology at Pegasystems and contributing author to the BPM & WfMC Handbook

WHAT: "Enabling the Service-Oriented Enterprise," a presentation by Dr. Khoshafian at the Transformation and Innovation 2007 Event

WHEN: Tuesday, May 22 from 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

WHERE: Washington Dulles Hilton Hotel

About Transformation and Innovation 2007

Held in partnership with the WfMC, Transformation and Innovation 2007 features over 50 case studies and leadership sessions on Business Process Management, Service-Oriented Architecture, and Business Transformation. Also featured is a full-day workshop presented by the WfMC. Highlights include a keynote from WfMC Chairman Jon Pyke, presentations from WfMC members on Business Process Simulation, the Service-Oriented Enterprise, Leveraging BPM for Risk Management, as well as a full-day tutorial on the leverage of BPM standards including XPDL, BPMN, BPEL and Wf-XML. For more information see

About the 2007 BPM & Workflow Handbook

The 2007 BPM and Workflow Handbook is published by Future Strategies Inc., in collaboration with WfMC, and will be launched on May 22nd at Transformation and Innovation 2007 in Washington, D.C. As part of the official launch, a series of presentations presented personally by the authors themselves on thought-provoking issues selected from their papers and case studies have been incorporated into the conference program. For more information see

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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