Pegasystems Reports Record Attendance for 2013 Developers Conference
Over 1,700 attendees shows Pega momentum building within developer community.
HYDERABAD – 27 October, 2013 – Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and a leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and mobile application development platform (MADP) solutions, today initiated its Pega Developers Conference 2013 at the Hyderabad International Convention Center (HICC). The conference is designed to meet the significant demand for knowledge sharing from the growing community of Pega designers and developers in India, and has brought together delegates from some of the world’s largest organizations.
The two day conference offers practical immersion in the latest and most advanced features of the Pega Build for Change® platform. It began with keynote presentations by Mr. Suman Reddy, Vice President and Managing Director, Pegasystems India; Mr. Alan Trefler, Founder and CEO; and Mike Pyle Senior Vice President of Engineering. The keynote addresses were followed by a session from Mr. Kerim Akgonul, Senior Vice President of Products, and Steve Bixby, Senior Director, Product Management, who highlighted the company’s Pega 7 technology and spoke about the significant advancements the solution provides, including how it can help accelerate time-to-market for new applications.
The conference continued with a customer keynote address by Ms. Rachna Bahadur, Managing Director, Global Group manager, Centralized Operations – Information & Services, JPMorgan Chase, Ms Bahadur showed how JPMorgan Chase is leveraging a Pega-based organization-wide Business Process Management Center of Excellence to support its lines of business. The next session from Dr. Rob Walker, Vice President of Decision Management and Analytics, and Saleem Abdelsayed, Senior Director of Product Management, addressed the future of customer engagement and how intelligent, omni-channel customer strategies, which leverage predictive analytics and decisioning and mobile platforms, can help significantly improve marketing, sales and service interactions.
After the sessions concluded, delegates moved to the Technology Pavilion which provided attendees with the ability to learn about new technology and educational offerings from Pega. The opening day of the conference witnessed participation of more than 1,700 delegates from various IT domains such as developers, system integrators, business analysts, project managers from leading IT companies in India.
The two day conference has several sessions and learning tracks on current and industry relevant topics, including ‘Aligning Business Applications to Business Objectives’, ‘Designing an Elegant User Experience’, and ‘How the World’s Leading Companies Address Real Business Challenges’ which will provide great insights on the success strategies for global businesses.
Quotes & Commentary:
“At Pegasystems, we have a culture which celebrates innovation. Our vision for the Pega Developers Conference is to create a world-class knowledge sharing platform to enable the growing Pega community to get hands-on exposure to our latest technologies.” said Mr. Alan Trefler, Founder and CEO of Pegasystems, delivering the first keynote address on the opening day. “India is a region with immense talent and we are excited to receive such an overwhelming response to the Pega Developers Conference. We are confident that at the end of this conference there will be a great take-away for all attendees in terms of practical ideas and new strategies for growth and innovation.”
“We are excited to be a part of this initiative by Pegasystems as it gives us an opportunity to collaborate with the rest of the ecosystem and share our experiences,” said Ms. Rachna Bahadur, Managing Director, Global Group manager, Centralized Operations – Information & Services, JPMorgan Chase, while delivering the keynote address about the future of Customer engagement. “We use Pega technology to support our business initiatives globally and an intiative such as Pega Developers Conference 2013 provides all the participants with tremendous opportunity to enhance their skillset and drive increased productivity for their organizations. I am delighted to see such a wonderful response to this event.”
Addressing the attendees on the opening day of the conference, Mr. Suman Reddy, Vice President and Managing Director, Pegasystems India, said, “I welcome you all to Hyderabad for the first edition of Pega Developers Conference 2013. With a one-of-its kind format, we bring to you a whole new world of opportunities and possibilities with our latest offering – Pega 7. It is an immense pleasure to host the first edition of Pega Developers Conference in Hyderabad, as the region consists of one of the largest technology hubs in India. The Pega Developers Conference comes as yet another milestone achieved in the seven year journey of Pegasystems in India.”
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 www.pega.com.
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