Pegasystems Partners with Business Objects to Enhance Business Processes with Real-time Business Intelligence

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 27 — Pegasystems Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGA), the leader in unified process and rules technology, today announced it has signed a technology partnership agreement with Business Objects (Nasdaq: BOBJ), the world's leading provider of business intelligence (BI) solutions. With this alliance, Pegasystems will work with Business Objects to help customers optimize business processes using real-time data analysis.

"We're excited to have Pegasystems join our Technology Partner Program, as it will help joint customers get the most out of their BI and BPM investments," said Wyatt Mullin, vice president of worldwide ISV channel, Business Objects. "Pegasystems is leveraging our network of partners to create this powerful integration, and the combination of Business Objects and Pegasystems expertise will greatly benefit our joint customers."

Pegasystems built its BPM suite using rules functionality to embrace change, allowing companies to quickly adjust to shifting market conditions. With Business Objects as a partner, the integration of BI and BPM allows organizations to not only analyze data used by business processes, but also analyze performance data about the processes themselves. As such, organizations can work quickly to fine-tune and optimize the full range of interactions among people, systems, policies and data.

"With Business Objects providing the process analysis and Pegasystems providing the process execution, customers are able to pair insight into how their business operates with the ability to actually change the way their business operates," said Ben Frenkel, Strategic Business Development, Pegasystems. "Organizations that possess the right information combined with an ability to act on it are clearly able to outperform their competitors."

About Business Objects

Business Objects is the world's leading business intelligence (BI) software company, with more than 39,000 customers worldwide, including over 80 percent of the Fortune 500. Business Objects helps organizations of all sizes create a trusted foundation for decision making, gain better insight into their business, and optimize performance. The company's innovative business intelligence suite, BusinessObjects XI, offers the BI industry's most advanced and complete solution for performance management, planning, reporting, query and analysis, and enterprise information management. BusinessObjects XI includes the award-winning Crystal line of reporting and data visualization software. Business Objects has also built the industry's strongest and most diverse partner community, and offers consulting and education services to help customers effectively deploy their business intelligence projects.

Business Objects has dual headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and Paris, France. The company's stock is traded on both the Nasdaq (BOBJ) and Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0004026250 — BOB) stock exchanges. More information about Business Objects can be found at

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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