Lessons from the Resilient Enterprise – How Winners Build for Change

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Today's global enterprises are confronted with a wide array of unplanned disruptions, including events such as Hurricane Katrina and 9/11. International supply chain expert Yossi Sheffi will describe how a company building for change and flexibility throughout its supply chain is able to reduce risk AND create a competitive advantage in the increasingly volatile marketplace. BPM industry thought leader Alan Trefler will explain how BPM systems provide organizations with the ability to be agile in responding to the inevitable…change, planned and unplanned.

Today's global enterprises are confronted with a wide array of unplanned disruptions, including events such as Hurricane Katrina and 9/11. International supply chain expert Yossi Sheffi will describe how a company building for change and flexibility throughout its supply chain is able to reduce risk AND create a competitive advantage in the increasingly volatile marketplace. BPM industry thought leader Alan Trefler will explain how BPM systems provide organizations with the ability to be agile in responding to the inevitable…change, planned and unplanned.

Do not miss this exciting opportunity to hear Yossi Sheffi, Author and Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT, and Alan Trefler, Founder and CEO of the BPM company, Pegasystems Inc., discuss:

  • Building flexibility in business processes throughout a company to create a competitive advantage

  • Empowering employees with technology that helps them "go through the walls" to achieve corporate goals

  • Taking BPM to the next level- planning for unplanned change

Featured Speakers

Yossi Sheffi

Yossi Sheffi, MIT Professor, author of "The Resilient Enterprise", and Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Dr. Yossi Sheffi is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he serves as Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. He is an expert in systems optimization, risk analysis and supply chain management, which are the subjects he teaches and researches at MIT. He is the author of numerous scientific publications and a book on transportation networks optimization. Under his leadership, the Center launched many new educational, research, and industry/government outreach programs, leading to substantial growth. He is the founder and the director of MIT’s Master of Engineering degree. In 2003 he launched the MIT-Zaragoza program, building a new logistics university in Spain based on a unique international academia, government and industry.

Alan Trefler

Alan Trefler, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Pegasystems

Alan Trefler is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Pegasystems Inc. His interest in computers and expert systems originates from collegiate involvement in tournament chess. Trefler has consulted extensively in the use of advanced technologies and was granted a U.S. Patent for Pegasystems' distinctive Inherited Rule Base Architecture, which provides the framework for Pegasystems' rules-based Business Process Management solutions.

Trefler founded Pegasystems in 1983 and the company now has approximately 500 employees and revenue over $100 million. Trefler founded Pegasystems in 1983 and the company now has approximately 500 employees and revenue over $100 million. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Pegasystems has regional offices in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim.

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