Pegasystems' Top BPM Executive to Highlight Rules' Role in BPM at DCI Business Process Management '04 Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 14, 2004 — Pegasystems' (NASDAQ: PEGA) top business process management (BPM) executive will lead a session on managing the lifecycle of business rules at the DCI Business Process Management '04 Conference in Boston on June 15.


Setrag Khoshafian, Pegasystems' vice president of BPM technology, will present "Business Process and Rules Management Lifecycle" during the conference's Technology Showcase at 5 p.m. at the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel. DCI is one of the world's top forums for exchanging ideas and practical experience in enterprise BPM. Pegasystems will also demonstrate its smart BPM platform, PegaRULES Process Commander Version 4, in booth 202 on the show floor. Demonstrations will take place on both June 15 and June 16.


Khoshafian's presentation will focus on smart BPM lifecycle management for agile enterprises. The traditional modeling-design-deployment-performance monitoring cycles of BPM often do not take the rules dimension into consideration. Khoshafian will explain how rules come into play in all phases of a smart BPM lifecycle.


"Many companies talk about rules in the context of BPM, but they're usually only addressing part of the issue: the process rules or the practice rules. Our products incorporate both, enabling organizations to change their processes and create new ones in minutes to respond to market conditions," Khoshafian said. "We call this 'simply smart BPM' because we've used the inherent intelligence in corporate computing systems to automate the complex tasks of managing process and practice rules across multiple enterprise IT systems. This makes businesses more agile and shows almost immediate return on investment."


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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 www.pega.com.

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