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Watson Use Cases in Customer Service

According to a recent Forrester report, usage of chat bots and automated customer interaction tools is growing, but the success rate is dramatically low. While more than half of global organizations are using these tools, or planning to use the solutions soon, failure rates are often reported around 70%. One factor contributing to this failure […]

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Insights from Informatica World 2017

As mentioned last week, Perficient was a proud sponsor of this year’s Informatica World conference. We met with many Informatica customers and companies evaluating the suite of products. The event was also a great opportunity to hear from other thought leaders in the areas of Big Data, MDM, and cloud. It was clear from Informatica […]

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Perficient Sponsors Informatica World 2017 in San Francisco

Informatica World 2017 is underway and we’re excited to sponsor this year’s event. This event is the premier user conference for Informatica, covering Big Data, master data management, cloud integration, next generation data strategies, and more. Attendees are learning the latest in Informatica product roadmaps, technical deep dives, and roundtable sessions. In addition to terrific […]

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Perficient Discusses Watson Solutions with IBM CEO

IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty, hosted a panel with top Watson solution providers to discuss partner experiences with the Watson platform. As an IBM Watson Beacon Award winner, a Watson Talent Partner, and a multi-year IBM Analytics Partner of Year, Perficient was invited to participate in the panel. Christine Livingston, our Watson Practice Director, represented the […]

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Optimizing Analytics in Retail with Geospatial Data

Predictive analytics solutions have incorporated the fundamentals of location-based analytics for years, but these were typically cumbersome tools that were confined to small groups of specialists.  With the abundance of location data generated from smart phones and connected devices, the potential of geospatial data has expanded dramatically, especially in the retail industry. At a basic […]

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Common Security Risks for ECM Systems

Cybersecurity is a hot topic across all industries, with most companies recognizing the importance of identifying and mitigating risk factors across IT environments. Recent news headlines have focused on external threats, but internal risks represent over $40 billion in losses annually. When developing an enterprise security plan, it’s important to account for common IT security […]

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3 Essential Elements of an Intelligent Data Platform

There are 4 major shifts in the market for data integration: Moving from a massive enterprise data warehouse to Hadoop for cost savings Moving from enterprise data models to data lake architecture for a quick time-to-value when on-boarding new data Hybrid on-premises/cloud approaches including a variety of enterprise SaaS applications Real-time streaming analytics and self-service […]

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5 Themes from Gartner Summit and World Economic Forum

At the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) and Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, a few themes were resounding and common between the two large conferences. These themes all centered on driving innovation across the world with new data and analytics solutions, enabling “responsive and responsible leadership”. WEF was clear that over the coming years, jobs […]

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5 Reasons to Consider Informatica Lifecycle Management (ILM)

I recently implemented an Informatica Lifecycle Management (ILM) project at a national auto financing company and I would like to share some details about what I learned about ILM and the benefits my client received.  ILM is a mature and robust data archiving tool used by many organizations to manage and archive large sets of […]

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Millennial Generation and their Relationship with Data

During closing statements at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Alibaba’s Jack Ma made the following recommendations: Focus on the next 30 years where the technology invented is going to help people Focus on people less than 30 (Internet Generation) since they will dominate the world Focus on companies less than 30 employees (small business) […]

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