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The Cloud is Attracting a Crowd

Every day, another company realizes the wisdom and value of moving to the cloud. Through the remainder of this decade, this trickle of digital transformations likely will become a flood, according to the media and marketing organization International Data Group (IDG). The company’s recent survey of 900 decision-makers across the information technology landscape uncovered stunning […]

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Clouds in 2017 tech forecast bring sunny outlook for Perficient

America’s tech forecast for 2017? Plenty of clouds, says Forrester Research. The independent technology and market research firm recently issued Predictions 2017: Customer-Obsessed Enterprises Launch Cloud’s Second Decade, which outlines key factors expected to shape cloud computing in the coming year. In the report, Forrester said, “the cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as […]

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Perficient will Polish Cloud's Silver Lining in 2017

Predicting the future is easy. Nailing down those predictions – well, that’s something else entirely. But if there’s one thing that corporate infrastructure and operations leaders can expect in 2017, it’s this: The silver lining around enterprise cloud computing will shine even brighter. “The cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as enterprises around the […]

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Perficient will Polish Cloud’s Silver Lining in 2017

Predicting the future is easy. Nailing down those predictions – well, that’s something else entirely. But if there’s one thing that corporate infrastructure and operations leaders can expect in 2017, it’s this: The silver lining around enterprise cloud computing will shine even brighter. “The cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as enterprises around the […]

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Will technology make your doctor disappear?

Maybe soon, your doctor will be a supercomputer, not a person. The possibility was center stage in San Diego at the inaugural Fortune Brainstorm HEALTH conference, where executives with IBM Watson Health and Athenahealth, a provider of cloud-based healthcare services, debated how far cognitive computing will reach into doctors’ offices. Brainstorm HEALTH, sponsored by Fortune […]

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Take the worry out of going mobile

The future of business is in your hands right now – or on your wrist or in your pocket. More than two-thirds of consumer shopping and almost 40 percent of purchases occur with either a smartphone or tablet, according to Forrester Research. About 90 percent of e-commerce originates from mobile devices, and a growing segment […]

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3 Colleagues Explain How Perficient Helps Them Succeed

Today’s successful enterprises measure progress with more than just balance sheets. They count the number of top-notch people who can say the company’s nurturing environment enabled their talents to flourish. For nearly two decades, Perficient’s entrepreneurial mindset has attracted the kind of self-motivated and inspiring people who enable our company to expand and prosper year […]

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How to Avoid Damage From Phishing, Spear Phishing, and Whaling

“Phishing,” “spear phishing,” and “whaling” are not misspellings of aquatic sports. These words describe costly, illegal activities that use human engineering to steal, ransom and blackmail for profit, and Perficient’s information technology experts urge everyone to be aware of the distinctions and the dangers. Phishing is a fraudulent attempt, primarily made through email, to steal […]

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Office Visit: Something’s Always Brewing in Milwaukee

Nestled in Milwaukee’s historic Third Ward is a quaint, brick office building that houses about 90 Perficient colleagues. Conference rooms are named after different kinds of beers and cheese – Leinenkugel and Curd among them – a tip of the hat to Wisconsin industry and culture. Serious work happens here, unless the Green Bay Packers […]

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Glauberman makes SoDA pop for Perficient

When Steve Glauberman came to Perficient through the Enlighten acquisition in December 2015, Perficient got much more than a leader with broad success delivering excellent digital experiences. Glauberman, a general manager of Perficient’s new digital agency, Perficient Digital, also volunteers as vice chairman of the Society of Digital Agencies (SoDA), a high-profile trade association founded […]

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Canada lags behind U.S. in digital transformation, study finds

Many U.S. businesses still have miles to go on their digital transformation journeys, but Canadian businesses appear to lag even further behind. According to research by International Data Corp., just over 2 percent of Canadian businesses surveyed on digital transformation readiness considered themselves “digital disruptors” – aggressively exploiting digital technologies and innovating to create new […]

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Perficient’s Microsoft Practice is Ready to ‘Rise’ and Shine

Agility in any marketplace requires a willingness to evolve. With the acquisition of Rise Foundation, Perficient’s Microsoft practice is positioned to create, market, and sell products of its own. Rise Foundation is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application that transforms SharePoint for Office 365 or SharePoint 2013/2016 on-premises into an easy-to-use intranet or portal for the business […]

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Starbucks serves up wise words on digital transformation

Starbucks did not invent the coffeehouse. It only appears that way. The 44-year-old retailer and cultural touchstone that turned ordering a latte into a social statement grew fastest between 1987 and 2007, when it averaged two new stores daily. Then the Great Recession hit, people started cutting cappuccinos from their budgets as a first line […]

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Perficient Chicago Office Sponsors Trivia Night to Benefit Food Pantry

In Cook County, Ill., an estimated 800,000 Chicago-area residents are “food insecure” – uncertain as to when or from where their next meal will come. Perficient colleagues there are sensitive to the issue and so recently sponsored a trivia night in support of a nearby food pantry. The trivia night was only the latest philanthropic […]

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IBM makes life easier for enterprise Mac users

The decades-old conflict between PCs and Apple’s Macs softened a little more this week when IBM unveiled new services that further simplify integration of Macs into cloud-based enterprise environments. IBM and Apple have had a working relationship for years, but thanks to an expansion of IBM’s MobileFirst Managed Mobility Services portfolio, designed specifically to support […]

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IBM expands its tech, Big Data training efforts in Africa

IBM plans to pour more of its technical wisdom into the world’s second largest and second most-populous continent. The multinational tech company has announced it will spend $60 million over three years on expanding its technical training efforts in Africa. Central to this expansion will be a special partnership between IBM and an online education […]

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New IBM platform gives businesses a better view of the cloud

Thanks to IBM’s creation of a code storehouse to encourage collaboration, Big Blue has provided a big boost to open-source development in the cloud. The company’s new DeveloperWorks Open platform opens a door to open-sourcers who have wanted better access to IBM’s expertise and techniques in cloud and mobile technologies. The platform launched with about […]

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Wimbledon: A data competition off the court

Professional tennis amounts to more than serves and volleys these days. At the just-concluded Wimbledon championships, each match relied almost as much on gigabits and terabytes. Not far from the immaculate grass courts, dozens of tennis-savvy data gatherers scrutinized every point, every swing of the racquet, to give TV and online watchers precise, instantaneous analysis […]

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