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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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Perficient wins Beacon Award for IBM Watson solution

We’re happy to announce that Perficient won the 2017 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Watson Solution, presented this week during IBM’s PartnerWorld Leadership Conference. The Beacon Awards recognize select business partners who deliver exceptional IBM-based solutions that drive business value and transform the way clients and industries do business in the cognitive era. This year’s […]

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Perficient Achieves Platinum Status in IBM PartnerWorld Program

IBM has redesigned their partner program to reflect an increased investment in cognitive and cloud solutions, and to better recognize partners with a strategy aligned to this cognitive solution path. We are happy to announce that Perficient has achieved Platinum status in the new IBM PartnerWorld program. Earning the highest tier within the PartnerWorld program, […]

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Perficient Shares Experiences at World of Watson Opening Panel

Today kicks off World of Watson 2016, the latest evolution of IBM’s premier data and analytics conference. During the opening session for the partner summit, Perficient was asked to share our experiences with the Watson portfolio, since we were one of the first participants in the partner ecosystem for Watson. Christine Livingston, Perficient’s Watson Practice […]

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Perficient Speakers at World of Watson 2016

With World of Watson, IBM has expanded its annual data and analytics user conference to encompass cognitive business applications. Perficient is proud to be a sponsor of World of Watson 2016, which is being held October 23-27 in Las Vegas. If you haven’t already registered, there’s still time to secure the pre-conference rate:  If […]

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Perficient takes leading role in SMRP 2016

A premier asset management organization, the Society of Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP), is a nonprofit society formed by practitioners to advance the reliability and physical asset management industry. To provide their 5,000+ members the opportunity to learn, mentor, and network, the SMRP hosts an annual conference. We interviewed Kevin Clark, a member of the […]

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Data Integration Challenges with Cloud-Based CRM

Adoption of cloud computing and SaaS applications continues to increase as advances in technology address concerns with security, privacy and customization limitations. The global SaaS market is projected to grow from $49B in 2015 to $67B in 2018, attaining a CAGR of 8.14% (Roundup of Cloud Computing Forecasts and Market Estimates, Forbes, Sept 27, 2015) […]

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Perficient Announces New ECM Partnership with Alfresco

In May, Perficient formalized a partnership with Alfresco to expand our capabilities in the Enterprise Content Intelligence space. Alfresco provides modern enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software that enables organizations to unlock the power of their business-critical content. Based in San Mateo, CA, Alfresco provides ECM and BPM solutions with controls […]

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Join us for the Science of IoT on June 14

The Internet of Things has taken the Life Sciences industry by storm, challenging norms, the status quo, standards, barriers, and most notably, regulated constraints. IoT solutions are already dramatically impacting and improving processes around clinical trials, biotech, and pharmaceutical and device manufacturing. To examine the evolving role of IoT in the industry, IBM’s Watson IoT […]

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All Things Data – Day 3 Informatica World 2016

Informatica World wrapped up last week with some exciting product discussions, including Informatica Product 360, Data Governance, and Cloud Data Management. The Informatica Cloud product team entertained business and IT on the ease of use and time to value of data readiness using Informatica Cloud including Cloud Big Data, Cloud MDM, and Cloud Data Integration. […]

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Meet with Perficient at IBM Vision 2016

Perficient is proud to once again sponsor the IBM Vision conference, the premier business analytics and performance management conference for finance, risk management and sales compensation professionals.  Visit us during the event from May 9-12 at booth #2 in the EXPO Hall, where you can learn how we’ve leveraged our expertise to deliver award-winning solutions […]

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Telecom Implements Splunk to Help with Network Optimization

It’s no secret that data is accelerating at a dramatic pace in terms of volume, velocity, variety, and variability. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), unstructured data accounts for more than 90% of the information in today’s organizations and its use is accelerating. Of the many different types of Big Data and unstructured data, machine data […]

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Digital Transformation in Energy & Utilities with IBM Watson

For energy and utilities organizations, power outages and related incidents are typically the cumulative impact of many small incidents spread over time. It’s rare that a major outage is reported without some prior indication of part or process failure. The difficulty lies in proactively uncovering those issues before a significant incident occurs. Energy and utilities […]

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Perficient honored with top IBM Analytics Award at Insight

Saturday evening, at the start of IBM’s Insight conference, Perficient was presented with the Worldwide Analytics Business Partner of the Year award. This award encompasses all solutions under IBM’s Analytics software brands, including Business Analytics, Enterprise Content Management, Information Management, Big Data and Watson. We’re thrilled that IBM continues to recognize our significant investment and […]

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Perficient at IBM Insight 2015

IBM Insight, the premier big data and analytics user conference, is quickly approaching and we’re excited to connect with you at the event. Perficient is proud to be a Gold Plus Sponsor of IBM Insight 2015, which is being held October 25-29 in Las Vegas. Visit us at booth #751 in the EXPO Hall, where […]

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Perficient Acquires Market Street to Expand Analytics Expertise

We’re excited to announce the acquisition of Market Street Solutions, a firm specializing in the development, implementation, integration and support of big data, analytics and financial performance management solutions. Market Street is a fantastic addition to the Perficient team, with a great reputation, customer-centric mentality, and solid client roster, positioning Perficient for continued growth in […]

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A Big Data Play for Sports Fans

Data visualization and prediction tools are becoming more and more consumable, so that we’re seeing use cases that reach beyond complex business scenarios into the arena of sports. As fans gear up for fantasy football season, there’s a new array of data analysis and visualization tools to help optimize draft picks or lineups. Tools were […]

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Discovering Insights in Customer Data for Personalization

Earlier this summer we looked at how retail organizations were leveraging vast quantities of customer data and advanced analytics to personalize customer experiences, meeting the increasing demands of the marketplace, and ultimately preventing churn. The story of an ever-expanding landscape of customer data is well known, but extracting value from that data continues to be […]

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Proactively Address Maintenance & Quality Issues with Analytics

As seen across a variety of industries, capital and operational budgets have yet to rebound due to uncertainty around the speed of economic recovery. This continued financial pressure forces companies to get the most out of current assets. To address these challenges, companies are looking for solutions to predict equipment or asset failure so they […]

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Digital Transformation with Watson Explorer

Digital Transformation is more than a catchphrase – we believe it’s a business imperative and the key to business success. Trends analyst Altimeter defines digital transformation as “the realignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital customers at every touch point in the customer experience lifecycle.”  Success in […]

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