Pegasystems to Host Conference on Government Systems Modernization and Transformation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – October 19, 2011– Pegasystems Inc., (NASDAQ:PEGA - News), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and software for customer centricity, today announced it will host a free one-day educational conference on October 28 that highlights recent innovations in systems modernization and  transformation in the public sector.  The conference, being coordinated with State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), is geared for agency and IT professionals working within state and local government.

The event includes presentations, networking, question-and-answer periods and case study solution demonstrations.  Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, Chief Evangelist and VP of BPM Technology at Pegasystems and author of Service Oriented Enterprises, will deliver a session on accelerating agency modernization and transformation, starting by first closing the gap between business and IT.  Emily Burns, Principal, Product Marketing at Pegasystems, will discuss why leveraging dynamic case management is critical for government agencies.  Both will highlight case studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of this approach.

The DIR, which informs state agencies and universities of technology opportunities in order to achieve greater efficiencies and streamline operations, is serving as an educational sponsor for the conference.  It is awarding three hours of continuing education credit for the morning sessions.  Please visit here for a complete agenda, and here to register for the event.

When: Friday, October 28, 2011, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Central Time

Where: The Commons Center
J.J. Pickle Research Campus
University of Texas at Austin
10100 Burnet Road
Austin, Texas


Quote & Commentary:

Dave Dantus, Director, Public Sector Solutions, Pegasystems

"At a time when government agencies are feeling enormous pressures and constrained resources, it’s important to not only provide value through solutions, but to also enable collaborative efforts and on-going education to our clients in the public sector.  Now, more than ever, these agencies are looking for more efficient ways to more effectively manage a wide array of programs and simultaneously become more agile."


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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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