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AI Adoption Practices for the Enterprise [IBM Podcast]

Perficient’s Managing Director and Chief AI Strategist Christine Livingston recently joined IBM’s Big Data and Analytics team on its Making Data Simple podcast series. In this episode, AI adoption practices for the enterprise, Christine talks about her approach to AI within the consulting and enterprise industries, along with how she and her team have been […]

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IBM Cloud Pak for Data Unifies and Simplifies

Cloud can create tremendous advantages by helping you harness data-driven insight, but many enterprises are still faced with a significant legacy system presence. Many companies find that the basic cloud model doesn’t address transformation complexities such as skills gaps, compliance, integration issues, vendor lock-in, and more. That’s why IBM has designed Cloud Pak for Data […]

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B2B Supply Chain Imperative: Forrester + Perficient’s Perspective

Modern B2B customers have come to expect the same level of service, transparency, and customer service that they receive as consumers in their personal lives. But delivering that kind of experience requires a comprehensive approach to supply chain management, from technology investments to extensive data management integration. Perficient Digital’s order management experts, Pawan Gupta and […]

HCL’s Commerce Platform Philosophy

This week I, along with other thought leaders, had a chance to sit down and talk with Gary Schoch, HCL’s global GTM head for their newly acquired Digital Commerce platform (formerly IBM’s WebSphere Commerce). Gary discussed HCL’s perspective on the product and why HCL acquired the platform. He also spent time discussing the philosophy HCL […]

Building Your WebSphere V9 Roadmap for Retail

When news broke that HCL had acquired several IBM products, including the infamous WebSphere Commerce, many were left wondering how the platform would change. However, the general focus of WebSphere Commerce Version 9 (V9) is not set to shift, but rather, HCL plans to enhance the features of V9 to enable commerce players to enhance […]

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Building Your WebSphere Commerce V9 Roadmap for B2B

With HCL’s acquisition of several IBM products, including Websphere Commerce, many are wondering how those platforms will be affected. HCL has asserted that they are not setting out to change the strategic direction of WebSphere Commerce, but rather they aspire to add to it. This acquisition isn’t going to fundamentally change the architectural direction that […]

Meet Perficient Digital Commerce & DX Experts at IBM Think 2019

Perficient is sponsoring IBM Think 2019, which is happening in San Francisco February 12 – 15th.  We are excited to have a booth (Booth #320), but even more excited to be contributing to so many incredible thought leadership sessions on the topics of commerce, digital experience and order management. Several of our experts’ speaking engagements […]

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IBM Commerce and HCL: A Q&A with Our Chief Strategist

The digital commerce industry has been abuzz since last month’s announcement that HCL Technologies will acquire several technologies from IBM, including the entire Commerce portfolio IBM developed over the last two decades.  We asked our Commerce Chief Strategist, Mike Rabbior, to share his insights on what this news means for the commerce technology industry, our […]

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2019 Top Commerce Trend: HCL buys IBM Commerce and DX Products

One of the biggest shifts in the enterprise commerce solutions space in 2019 will be the acquisition by HCL of IBM’s collaboration and experience products. On December 7, 2018 IBM announced that they intended to sell a handful of software products to HCL, including WebSphere Commerce (the recently released V9 and multi-tenant IBM Digital Commerce […]