Archive for July, 2018

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Misconceptions and the Missing Modules of Apache Sling

One of the concepts I see confused quite a bit is the relationship between Apache Sling and AEM. In their quest to find the right version of a bundle, many developers think of Sling as a single dependency of AEM. To understand this why this concept is incorrect and why it arises, we first need […]

Solved with CSS: Image Captions Done Right

There is a problem with the default styling of the figure caption (figcaption) element that is intrinsic to the way HTML and CSS work on their simplest level.  Elements don’t know or care about the other elements around them; they behave in their own way, no matter what content comes before or after them.  Let’s […]

Heading to Pivotal SpringOne 2018? Get 20% off with Our Code!

The summer months are flying by, and fall is quickly approaching. Continue moving forward with your innovation goals this September by meeting Perficient at Pivotal SpringOne Platform! This exciting four-day event will allow you to learn, build, deploy, and run cloud-native software, as well as connect with leading enterprises and cloud experts. As a leading […]

How (and How Not) to Retain Your B2B Customers

Your most valuable customers are the ones who keep coming back. How can you keep customers engaged enough to choose you again? How easily can your customers reorder or get practical information and education (guidelines) about products? Do you have dedicated client applications aimed at keeping them updated with useful information such as shipping status […]

Cancer Center’s Forecast Model Uses Hyperion Planning with ASO [Webinar]

Recently the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) transformed a traditional annual operating budget process into a more forward-looking, driver-based rolling forecast process. This innovative transition was accomplished through the implementation of a unique forecast model that uses Hyperion Planning with ASO integration. To learn more about this new and innovative model, tune […]

How I’m Breaking Ground in AI with Perficient Clients

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Apoorv Rajput, a technical architect, writes about his experiences working with our clients on artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives. I never shy away from stepping into an unknown territory. I am always up for new challenges. As a technical architect with Perficient’s artificial […]

Creating a Brand Community Among Your Customers

Everybody loves to be loved, right? Your brand’s community is the following of loyal customers that surrounds your products. A strong community can be an excellent resource for your brand, as it strengthens your retention rates, boosts repeat sales, and provides you with advocates who can help promote your products and support you during a […]

Retrospective on Google Cloud Next 2018

What should you take away from this year’s Google Next annual cloud conference? To begin with, containers were front and center. Quite literally. The main stage was composed of multiple large rotating containers which severed as periodic hosts for demos and the morning DJs. Containers weren’t the only themes this year; we heard a lot […]

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Why Google Uses Machine Learning in Search – Here’s Why #176

Eric has created a new machine learning app to help Mark improve his driving. Can anything perform such a miracle? In this episode of our popular Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Eric Enge explains what benefits Google tries to get from machine learning to improve the quality of search results.  Don’t miss a […]

Refactoring Java Legacy Deprecated API

Problem: There are certain java code refactoring in the long-running applications, that are due to deprecated legacy APIs, that needs to be replaced with latest APIs/libraries. For example, when we upgrade AEM server from 6.2 to 6.3, Apache Sling Commons JSON libraries are deprecated and we may need to replace its references with newer Gson […]

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Personalization Progression: Explicit Personalization for B2B

The overarching concept of personalization is to improve the customer experience on a site by utilizing information to present unique content that’s specific to each individual site visitor’s needs.

Working Together for the Win at Perficient

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Joy Kuhl, strategic account director, writes about why collaboration is key at Perficient. I’m so proud of the people I work with at Perficient. It is the most talented, smartest pool of colleagues with whom I’ve ever worked in my professional career. No Shortage […]

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