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Cross-Industry Success with Tableau

Organizations are turning to self-service data visualization and analytics tools like Tableau to explore enterprise data without limiting users to pre-defined questions or IT requests. We’ve helped many companies across a variety of industries implement these data discovery solutions with great results. The following high-level overviews are a sample of these implementations, highlighting the power […]

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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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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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Join Perficient at Informatica’s Cloud Virtual Summit

Whether your organization is currently evaluating cloud platforms and primarily storing data on-premises or you’ve made the journey to cloud and are adopting a hybrid model, accurate and timely access to data should be a focus. Regardless of where you are on your cloud journey, a flexible data management platform helps you to deliver what […]

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Perficient wins Cognitive Analytics Award for IBM Watson Solution

Earlier this week, Perficient won the 2017 IBM Beacon Award for an Outstanding Watson Solution. These awards are selected by a panel of IBM executives, industry analysts, and media members, to recognize partners that are delivering exceptional IBM-based solutions and transforming the way clients and industries do business in the cognitive era. This year’s award […]

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Data Lakes vs Data Warehouses in Healthcare

In a recent post, Perficient’s Arvind Murali explained how the rise of Big Data and data lake technology is not an indication that traditional data warehousing is obsolete. There is a place for both solutions, since they address different challenges, and plenty of opportunities for integration as well. According to Gartner, there is a market […]

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Big Data-based Rules Authoring & Event Stream Processing

With traditional rules engines and event processing solutions, there is still a significant reliance on IT to implement changes, as the underlying rules engines are often static. Companies are now looking beyond legacy business rules management systems, to options that automatically detect and adjust to business events in data streams. The following include a few […]

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