Thought Leaders Drive Next-Generation BPM at PegaWORLD 2007

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – November 1, 2007Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM), hosted a highly successful thought leadership conference, where over 600 attendees explored how the world's most innovative companies are using Pegasystems' revolutionary SmartBPM® software to transform their businesses and develop the agility necessary to drive growth in today’s dynamic global markets. A common theme at PegaWORLD 2007 was the increasing use of SmartBPM across enterprises, heralding the emergence of what one industry analyst called “dynamic BPM.”
The event, one of the largest in the BPM industry, brought together executives from 5 continents representing the insurance, financial services, healthcare, transportation, automotive, government and other industries. More than 30 speakers from world-class companies, including executives from MasterCard, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, HSBC, AIG, The Hartford, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase, CSC and others presented, along with well-known industry analysts from research firms Gartner and Forrester. The keynotes, case study sessions and executive panel discussion featured real-world customer examples of BPM in action at leading organizations across a range of industries, driving growth, enhancing the customer experience, and improving productivity.
PegaWORLD 2007 also featured a Partner and Technology Pavilion where Pegasystems demonstrated 31 of its content-rich solution frameworks and showed its “living laboratory” of a BPM Center of Excellence, as a resource for clients. The Pavilion also showcased nine strategic partner sponsors, describing their SmartBPM implementation capabilities and demonstrating complementary products.
At the show, Pegasystems honored key partners for their strategic BPM advances in the past year and their contributions to the success of Pegasystems customers. Partner Awards were given to:










  • Capgemini: Pegasystems Innovation Award – Enterprise BPM Architecture


  • Satyam Computer Services Ltd.: Pegasystems Innovation Award – Banking Solutions


  • Virtusa Corporation: Pegasystems Innovation Award – Engineering Excellence


  • Cognizant Technology Solutions: Pegasystems System Integrator Alliance Partner of the Year


  • IBM: Pegasystems Technology Partner of the Year



“We are delighted to bring together customers, partners, and BPM visionaries at one of the industry’s largest events,” said Alan Trefler, founder and CEO, Pegasystems.   “PegaWORLD 2007 allowed our customers and partners to discuss new applications for BPM and demonstrate how our Build for Change® technology can solve critical business issues, increase productivity and boost customer service.  We look forward to continuing to help our customers realize even greater agility and growth with SmartBPM.”
Click www.pegaworld2007.com for the complete agenda for PegaWORLD 2007.
Pegasystems also announced the location of PegaWORLD 2008:




Date:               October 19-22, 2008
Location:        Gaylord National Resort and Convention    Center, Washington DC

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 www.pega.com.

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