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Microsoft Announces Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise for Advancing Application Modernization

Application modernization and innovation has remained a top priority of enterprises for the past several years. The economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic (and subsequent aftershocks) has only escalated this priority. In a related post, we recognize the challenges of modernizing and migrating legacy applications, which include “legacy knowledge, custom-built processes, databases, and solutions […]

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Essentials for Elevating the Employee Experience: A Primer for Microsoft Viva

In the wake of last year’s sudden shift to remote work, businesses made significant changes for frontline workers. Now, companies are preparing for the next normal – hybrid work. A recent Microsoft study defines hybrid work as some employees returning to work in an office while others continue working from home. “Hybrid work isn’t the […]

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Transforming Collaboration in Healthcare with Microsoft Cloud [On-Demand Webinar]

With COVID-19 as the catalyst for accelerating digital healthcare, this event shed light on a myriad of opportunities for innovators. Besides virtual health visits, healthcare organizations realized that obsolete, fragmented healthcare technologies and manual processes were a thing of the past. As detailed in a related blog, the Microsoft Power Platform offers new ways to […]

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The Importance of Application Modernization for Businesses in 2021

Application modernization is a growing area of focus for enterprises, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Why? Because business leaders feel increasing pressure to drive innovation. Digital trends, remote work, and escalating customer expectations are among the reasons. No industry is immune to these dynamics. Businesses must evolve to succeed, which is why […]

Why Change Management is a critical part of digital transformation

Perficient Earns Microsoft Adoption and Change Management Advanced Specialization

Successful digital transformation hinges on effective organizational change management. Our dedicated team of change management experts help the world’s largest enterprises and biggest brands effectively navigate the adoption of new technologies, systems, and processes. Today, we’re thrilled to announced that Perficient has earned the Microsoft Adoption and Change Management Advanced Specialization. A Gold-Certified, award-winning Microsoft […]

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Perficient Named as a 2021 Microsoft Healthcare Partner of the Year Finalist

Microsoft recently announced the finalists and winners of its 2021 Partner of the Year Awards. We’re delighted to share that Perficient was recognized as a finalist for the Healthcare Partner of the Year Award. This honor positions Perficient among a global field of top Microsoft partners that have demonstrated excellence in innovation and implementation of […]

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Microsoft Teams Updates (July 2021)

Welcome to July! Microsoft has a cornucopia of updates across various areas of Teams: Meetings, calling, chat and collaboration, management, and security! In this blog, we’ll cover some of the latest and greatest announcements announced last month, many of which you can start using today! Meeting Updates Attendance Dashboard Now as a meeting organizer, whenever […]

How to Achieve High-Availability for Azure SQL by Using Auto-Failover Group

An auto-failover group is an Azure SQL database feature that replicates one, or a group of databases to the secondary Azure SQL server in a different region. This feature is used to failover all the databases in the failover group in case of disaster and the failover is automatic. High availability is a crucial component […]

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Adopting a Zero Trust Approach to Security – Part 2

Welcome back! Our last blog on adopting a Zero Trust approach to security gave you a high-level overview of the core principles in a Zero Trust security model. In this blog, we’ll start by discussing o the first and most important pillar, identity. Identity is the primary control plane for the Zero Trust model, which […]

How to Publish and Subscribe Messages to a Queue Using MSMQ

Now that you’ve learned how to install MSMQ technology in your technology stack, you can now set up publishing and subscribing to messages as well. Follow the steps below to set up the code for publishing, which allows the sender application to send the message to the queue. Step 1: Create the Publisher Application. For […]

How to deploy Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft announced a new employee experience platform called “Microsoft Viva” in early February 2021. According to Microsoft, this platform brings the following tools in a single place, Microsoft Teams. Employee engagement (Viva Connections) Wellbeing (Viva Insights) Learning (Viva Learning) Knowledge discovery (Viva Topics) What is Viva Connections? The “Viva Connections app” is the central landing […]

Adopting a Zero Trust approach to security – Part 1

Zero Trust has become somewhat of a buzzword over the past couple of years and has been coined the new gold standard of security models as technology has changed. So what exactly does “Zero Trust” mean, and should your organization start considering adopting this model? In this blog, we’ll discuss the Zero Trust security model […]

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