Archive for November, 2018

Invoking Lambda Functions with Amazon Connect

Amazon is continuing to release new features for Amazon Connect at a rapid clip. In this blog post I will take a deeper look at a new change to the contact flow configuration page that can make integrating with Lambda significantly easier. I will also detail some of the downsides you should be aware of […]

How 2018’s Sales Can Affect 2019’s Sales Tax Compliance

Editor’s Note: This guest blog post comes courtesy of Gail Cole with Avalara. In addition to the usual end-of-year activities, businesses of all sizes need to consider something new this year: The effects of 2018 on sales tax compliance in 2019. New sales tax requirements for remote sellers are coming online in numerous states since the June 2018 […]

OBIEE 12.2.1.2.0 Installation and Configuration (Win 2012R2)

System Requirements The system requirements for Oracle BI Applications installation: Oracle Fusion Middleware requires a minimum 1-GHz CPU Windows minimum physical memory required – 4 GB. Windows minimum available memory required – 8 GB. Additional System Requirements and Supported Platforms for Oracle Business Intelligence EE Release 12.2.1 can be found in Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (12.2.1.0.0) […]

Informal Networks Require Leaders to Look Below the Waterline

How do communications and influence flow through your organization? The most obvious and visible method is through formal channels. Leaders in corporate or business-line roles receive information from executives and these leaders cascade the information down the hierarchy through predictable channels like email and town hall and group meetings. The path of these communications can be easily traced down through the lines and boxes of […]

AI adoption allows employees and AI to co-exist

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Eric Roch

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. Earlier this year, we announced the first class of Chief Strategists, who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive. Get to know each of our strategists as they share their unique insights […]

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Creating a Scalable Application Ecosystem

The Model View Controller (MVC) pattern is a programming paradigm for creating organized, scalable applications. The MVC pattern cleanly separates applications concerns and shows developers to create complex applications without creating a tangled mess. This pattern separates the three common application concerns. Models hold and convey data. Views render the data to application viewers. And […]

JSS and Sitecore Marketing Automation Roadshow

I am excited to say that Corey Smith and I will be embarking on a multi-nation tour; virtual and in person. Here is a little bit about the session and running list of current dates. This tour is the happy by-product of a Sitecore Symposium session with JSS Gold Master (officially-unofficial title) and Sitecore Technology […]

Oracle Enterprise Management Updates

Oracle EDMCS Key Enhancements

Oracle’s commitment to rapidly expanding Enterprise Data Management Cloud Service (EDMCS) features can be seen in the latest updates to the SaaS offering. The enhancements outlined below represent a significant advancement in EDMCS’s ability to simplify dimension and hierarchy administration facing many organizations today.   Subscriptions Systematically applying dimension alignment across target systems is a […]

Your 3 Top Content Marketing Priorities for 2019

Many trends have come and gone in digital marketing over the years, but among those destined to endure, content marketing is near the top of the list. The primary reason content marketing has become such an indispensable tool is its incredible utility for almost any digital marketing situation. Effective content powers SEO, social media, branding, audience […]

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Avoiding Customization Regret – Part 2

In Avoiding Customization Regret – Part 1 covered the first three critical steps Train. Justify.Validate. At this point we will assume those steps are done and we are moving along in the process. Step 4 – Make Them Part Of The Process The end user needs to be part of the design process. The requirements […]

IBM Fills Gaps with Red Hat, Also Creates Internal Competition

Since the news broke about the Red Hat acquisition by IBM, there has been no shortage of articles analyzing the move, predicting its outcomes, and delivering judgments on the deal. But what about the perspective of the software developer, architect, or IT leader who has to make decisions about which capabilities to leverage from these, now […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: Learning to SPEAK

Learning to SPEAK was lead by Julia Gavrilova and Olga Kogen from XCentium.  They gave a little history of SPEAK and demoed a couple apps they have written.  I’ve got some ideas for apps to build in Sitecore, and now I’m ready to get started! What is SPEAK Sitecore Process Enablement & Accelerator Kit Toolkit […]

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