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HLTH 2019 Conference Highlights

Did you miss the HLTH 2019 conference?  HLTH is a great gathering of minds, companies, and governments in one place rallying around healthcare as a whole. With more than 6,000 attendees, over 300 speakers, and 950+ CEOs and founders, this conference centers around how to move healthcare forward. Kia Mousavi, from our Perficient Digital team, […]

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Google Is Going to Offer Checking Accounts Next Year

Google is going to offer checking accounts next year. That’s big, and scary, for a lot of banks. A Reuters article provided these salient quotes: “Our approach is going to be to partner deeply with banks and the financial system,” sure thin, general manager and vice-president of payments at Google, told the Wall Street Journal […]

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Say Hello to Big Changes in the Telecommunication Industry

Change happens in the business world. The telecommunication industry is no different. In fact, this industry is a principal example of the fluid, dynamic and rapidly evolving business environment. These changes are breaking-down the dividers between communications, technology and entertainment. Creating an entirely new telecommunications industry. Moving forward, the ever-changing telecommunications industry needs to focus […]

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All About Machine Learning with Oracle Analytics

  Perficient Presents at Oracle OpenWorld 2019 – Live from the show floor, a director in our analytics team delivers an overview of the machine learning capabilities of Oracle Analytics Cloud with its built-in ML algorithms. Machine Learning is a science that existed for several decades. However, it wasn’t until the last 10 years that […]

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Data Encryption and Application Programming in Financial Services

Previously, I outlined the how and why of server and endpoint protection. This blog will discuss the benefits of data encryption and application programming. Data Encryption All of a firm’s data should be encrypted both at rest (stored on media) and in flight (in transit on the network). This provides the best protection from a […]

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Phishing Attacks – How Your Old Passwords Can Come Back To Bite You

As a security professional, I spend a considerable amount of time building awareness around good password hygiene, and I am starting to see forward progress in efforts like moving users away from short passwords to longer passphrases.  But even as we are moving towards better password selection, most people don’t know that their old passwords […]

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How Cloud Improves Disaster Recovery

The following is the seventh blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our last blog in this series, we examined how security improves with cloud. In this blog, we will look at how cloud enhances disaster recovery (DR) practices and provides a better […]

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Major Players in Home Health Programs

Previously, I discussed what home health programs (HHP) are. In this blog I analyze the major players in the HHP. State Authority & Participation The Center for Medicare Services (CMS) oversees the Health Home Program, but each state has a Health Home Authority that creates and manages its HHP. States are required to follow the […]

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Robotic Process Automation Fixes Mistakes in Clinical Data Entry

Previously, I discussed life science subject screening and how robotic process automation can assist. This next installment of the series dives into robotic process automation (RPA) fixing mistakes in clinical data entry. Dirty clinical data is one of the most costly aspects of clinical trials. Not only does the review and clean-up slow down time […]

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Top 5 Digital Health Trends for Providers [Video]

Provider organizations are increasingly looking to digital solutions to provide a superior patient experience. Our digital health trends guide looks at five key, interrelated digital health trends impacting healthcare providers. Understanding these trends will help you navigate technology investments and transform data into powerful knowledge that can both enhance the patient experience and position your […]

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Data Ethics – The Profound Impacts of New Technology

Data ethics and security have been around a long time – as long as data. Constantly evolving. But, continued tech advancement has made a profound impact. So, data security and data ethics is more important than ever. 1. Magnified Relevance Tech has enabled an exponential increase of data. We know this. The more data, the […]

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Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Mike Porter

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. In 2018, we introduced our Chief Strategists, who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive. Get to know each of our strategists as they share unique insights on their areas of expertise. Understanding […]

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Is Your AI Strategy Haunted?

Many enterprises set out with good intentions to transform their organizations with AI, but fail to deliver without a strong AI Strategy in place.  A game plan that overlooks business requirements and scalability often sets AI journeys up for disappointment and turn leadership off to future investments. But you don’t have to let your past […]

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Machine Learning Models Have People Skills

I like seeing patterns across domains. Consider machine learning models and employees. Both models and people can be appraised. What is an employee appraisal? Employee “performance appraisal has three basic functions: (1) to provide adequate feedback to each person on his or her performance; (2) to serve as a basis for modifying or changing behavior […]

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Optimize Your Call Center and Financial Advice Methods with AI

Previously, I discussed artificial intelligence (AI) and the benefits it can have when transforming retirement services. In this next post, I look at call center optimization and how AI provides an in-depth look into financial advice. Call Center Optimization Call centers are a necessary evil for financial services organizations, and none feel the pain more […]

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Digital and AI Helping Financial Firms Gain Customers and Loyalty

We are continuing to see the big financial services firms catching up and in some cases leapfrogging other industries in their use of digital content and artificial intelligence to gain customers and loyalty. UBS recently announced many enhancements to its equity compensation plan services and digital platform, alongside access to personalized advice from a UBS […]

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Overcome Common Challenges of a Find a Doctor Search Tool

We frequently see a consistent pattern with the challenges many healthcare providers and payers face which prevents them from implementing a first-class Find a Doctor (FAD) digital experience. These typically fall into the below groups: Displaying lengthy bulleted lists of information that are not essential to the decision-making process which results in difficult to read […]

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How Cloud Brings Improved Security

The following is the sixth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. Cloud’s capabilities are far reaching and impact the whole business. While many have heard of the speed and agility that cloud enables and the innovation that allows, cloud’s capabilities go beyond that. […]

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Perficient’s Amazon Connect Team – Alan Ching

As a member of the Amazon Web Services Partner Network, Perficient combines cloud expertise with the power of AWS to enable quick access to innovative technologies. Clients can spend more time on their core business competencies and less time worrying about the technology behind it. A product within the Amazon Web Services platform, Amazon Connect […]

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The Importance of OCM in Application Modernization Projects

In the post Tips for Getting Started with Application Modernization, we touched on the importance of organizational change management (OCM) in application modernization efforts. In this blog, I want to explore that further and talk about why OCM is necessary when modernizing your applications – or in any project. What is OCM? Change management can […]

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