MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - October 23, 2009) -


Tom Cooper, director of Product Architecture, at Workscape, Inc., a leading provider of integrated HR solutions and services


Will deliver a keynote presentation titled "From XCON/XSEL to Today: An Engineer's Perspective on Rule Technologies"


Cooper's presentation will take place on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. The event will be held from Monday, October 26 through Friday, October 30, 2009.


Adolphus Hotel, 1321 Commence Street, Dallas, Texas


Focused on highly configurable, scalable architectures for complex HR systems -- especially in Workscape's specific areas of talent management and benefits administration -- Cooper has worked extensively on expert systems and object-oriented systems. A champion of agile methodologies, Cooper is responsible for helping to set the direction of the architecture of Workscape's award-winning products. He will share his knowledge of expert systems technology in a keynote presentation to the attendees of October Rules Fest, an event that brings together the designers, founders and inventors of rule-based technologies and methodologies. More information about October Rules Fest (ORF) can be accessed at

About Workscape

Workscape is unique in its ability and demonstrated domain expertise in addressing the talent management, benefits administration and employee communication challenges of hundreds of organizations and millions of workers across the country and across the globe. For the past decade, Workscape has been delivering Web-based software and services that are proven to help organizations reduce healthcare costs, improve adherence to compensation budgets and ensure alignment between employee activities and corporate goals. As a result, our employee-centric approach has consistently helped organizations to achieve the highest return on their greatest workforce expenditures: healthcare benefits and employee compensation. For more information about Workscape, visit or call 888-605-9620.