Commerce - Perspectives on Commerce Strategies, Key Drivers, and Tools

Commerce Perspectives on Commerce Strategies, Key Drivers, and Tools

How (and How Not) to Engage Your B2B Customers

The work is far from over once you have someone on your site. Now is the time to provide a seamless ordering experience that keeps them coming back. Can they configure products online? How easily can they get a quote? Is the content you’re serving up helping them when they need it while moving them […]

Read more

How (and How Not) to Acquire B2B Customers

This is where it all begins – the first interactions with your customer. B2B customer acquisition isn’t just about getting that first sale; it’s where you start building a relationship. That means a solid, consistent brand presence has to shine through. Consumers are doing more research prior to purchase, so your content has to be […]

Read more

5 Steps to Achieve PCI DSS Compliance in Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Meeting Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance can be very complex and costly. If you are not clear how to achieve PCI compliance in a hybrid cloud environment, this article will guide you through the key points and considerations to get you there. Firstly, there are various architectural options to choose from: […]

Read more

How Docker Containerization Reduces CI/CD Deployment Costs

Whenever I hear the word “container,” the first thing that comes up in my mind is the containers on large cargo ships. The same context applies to the containerized application in IT as well. The containers on the cargo ships are packed with goods to ship to their destinations. Similarly, in IT, we can use […]

Read more

Upgrading to IBM WebSphere Commerce V9 – The Focal Points of a Complete Strategy

Almost all businesses that leverage IBM WebSphere Commerce are familiar with the development and operations (aka, “DevOps”) of a fully integrated and tailored digital commerce solution, including development, deployment, and operations. Today, some processes may be viewed as inhibitors to progress and agility. Platform updates often require planned outages, small features, and new enhancements. Upgrades […]

Read more

Adobe to Acquire Magento – What That Means for Our Partners and Clients

Adobe recently announced its plans to acquire Magento Commerce, and the implications of this move will be felt throughout the commerce marketplace. Robert Sumner, Principal of our Adobe practice, wrote a blog post describing what this acquisition means for us, our partners, and our clients, as well as how we’re working with Adobe to develop […]

Read more

The IBM WebSphere Commerce V9 Mentality: More Than an Application

Companies on IBM WebSphere Commerce have long viewed new versions of the platform as incremental updates to the existing software and its features. Teams focused most of their efforts on how best to migrate existing implementations in their current state to the newest version of the platform and the migration itself was viewed as a […]

Read more

How to Reduce Cart Abandonment: Be Quick, Flexible, & Predictable

Surprise costs related to shipping and taxes and a long, complicated checkout process are listed among the top reasons for shopping cart abandonment, and the problem only grows on smaller, mobile devices. So, how can consumer and B2B retailers reduce cart abandonment? Provide a simple, transparent checkout process that meets customers’ expectations without any unpleasant surprises. Enable […]

Read more

Three Common Pitfalls of B2B Digital Transformations

If it happens once, it is an anomaly. If it happens twice, it is a coincidence. Three times, a curiosity. Four times, a pattern. This is how I have learned to observe businesses as they plan the digital transformation of their e-commerce in efforts to meet customer expectations. B2B businesses usually feel that their business […]

Read more

Perficient Digital Wins Two B2B Excellence Awards

During last night’s Magento Imagine Excellence Awards, Perficient Digital – along with our clients Regis Corporation and Watsco, Inc. – received two awards for our performance in the B2B space. Along with Regis Corporation, we won the award for Best B2B Buyer Experience, for Regis’ recent replatform to Magento. The new site solved pain points […]

Read more