Legacy and ERP Modernization through BPM
Wednesday, June 27, 2012,
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Eastern
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How BPM can mitigate the risks of modernizing legacy systems
Modernization of legacy systems and ERP deployments is a daunting challenge facing most organizations today. The business case for modernization is strong: legacy systems slow businesses down and consume an unnecessarily large amount of money and time. IT departments focus most of their resources on maintaining legacy code and dealing with hard to change ERP or packaged/point solutions.
But, all too often, often modernization efforts take too long, run over budget, and fail to achieve the intended results. So how can businesses embarking on legacy modernization mitigate these risks?
Business Process Management (BPM) - especially with modern capabilities such as dynamic case management and analytics - can provide an ideal approach to bring IT and business together to build and deploy solutions with tangible business value.
In this webinar, Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, Vice President of BPM Technology at Pegasystems, shares over 25 years experience to explain how you can use BPM to modernize, extend, innovate, differentiate, and empower existing assets in legacy code or point solutions.
Join this webinar to:
- Identify the problems with legacy and ERP solutions and common pitfalls associated with modernizing them
- Learn how BPM – especially case management – can be used to wrap and renew ERP and/or legacy systems
- Understand the roadmap for ERP and legacy modernization and hear practical tips on how to get started
This Webinar takes place at 11:00 AM EDT (New York) / 16:00 BST (London) / 17:00 CEST (Paris) / 23:00 HKT (Hong Kong) / 01:00 EST (Sydney). For additional time zones, please use the time converter at http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html. If you miss the release time, don't worry - this webinar will also be made available on demand.
Dr. Setrag Khoshafian is one of the industry´s pioneers and a recognized expert in BPM. He has been a senior executive in the software industry for the past 25 years, where he has invented, architected, and led the production of several enterprise software products and solutions.Currently, he is Pega’s Chief Evangelist and strategic BPM technology thought leader involved in numerous technology, marketing, alliance, and customer initiatives. Previously he was the Senior VP of Technology at Savvion, a senior architect at Ashton-Tate, and OODBMS researcher at MCC.
Dr. Khoshafian has authored ten books and numerous reviewed articles on BPM and DBMS and is a frequent speaker and presenter in international workshops and conferences. His interests and expertise spans all aspects of BPM in the enterprise, including Predictive & Adaptive BPM, Dynamic Case Management, Social BPM, BPM for SOA, BPM for Legacy Modernization & Business Transformation, Real-Time Lean Six Sigma, BPM Methodologies & COEs, and Organizational Impact of BPM.
Dr. Khoshafian holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds an MSc in Mathematics.
BPM Professor: http://www.pega.com/products/bpm/bpm-professor
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