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Getting Started with California Consumer Privacy Act Compliance

Compliance with the CCPA requires robust processes for identifying, governing, distributing, and securing consumer personal information. The first steps are to document the current usage of this information: Data inventory: Generate lists of personal data related to clients, investors, employees, counter parties, prospects and other entities. Data recipients: Compile a list of entities, such as […]

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Data Lake and Information Governance – The Key Takeaways

A Data Lake can be a highly valuable asset to any enterprise, and there is a myriad of technology solutions available for leveraging the processes to feed, maintain and retrieve information from the Lake. But all this technology is, if not worthless, significantly less valuable, if the environment is not well governed and managed. This […]

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How to Get Context-Sensitive Help in Siebel Tools

There is a better way to get help in Siebel Tools! Suppose you are trying to get help about a business component field property (for example, force active):   You could navigate to the help menu and choose Contents:   Siebel Tools will return a list of all places in which “Force Active” is referenced. […]

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Governance in Healthcare: Information Assists Consumer Experience

In today’s world of omni-channel, multi-variant, personalized, and contextualized patient and member interactions, information and data alone is not the only asset that must be managed in order for healthcare organizations to meet their stated business goals, and consumer engagement and experience objectives. Healthcare organizations need context around data to gain the insights and make […]

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Go-To-Market Strategy in the Clouds

I’ve embarked on a new journey with Perficient. After more than four years as part of the management consulting team, I am now responsible for launching our go-to-market (GTM) strategy for our firm’s cloud services. One of my first projects focuses on our partnership with Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) providers like Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Red Hat […]

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The Innovation Dilemma in Financial Services

Customers place a lot of value on innovation when selecting financial services products. They now identify “Innovative” as an attribute that stands out in terms of differentiation. Yet, most retail banks and credit unions struggle with innovation (as do most companies). In 1997, “The Innovator’s Dilemma” was published. It is considered one of the most […]

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Installing Siebel Tools To Be Read-Only

Recently, we had a requirement to create an installation of Siebel Tools that would run against the server database and be READ_ONLY with no ability to change the user that had WRITE privileges. The users of this machine knew the password for SADMIN, and also had the ability to create a new user that had […]

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Logging in Datapower

Datapower have built in publish-subscribe mechanism that is robust and flexible for logging. As many transactions flow through many events occur. Some of these events occur because of normal processing and some of the other occurs because of exceptions. Log Target: Log target capture messages that are posted by various objects and services that runs […]

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Creating Deployment Policy in Datapower

What is deployment policy? Deployment policies are used to modify or filter objects during import. Deployment policies use matching statements and clause types to control the inclusion of configuration data among imported configuration packages. The policy contains a sequence of clauses to include, exclude, or change configuration data during the import. Depending on the clause […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Nov. 2018]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, […]

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Key Metrics to Measure Performance of Your Healthcare App

In today’s digitally savvy world, consumers-patients-members expect to interact with healthcare organizations across a number of mobile devices whilst on the go, just as they do with organizations across other industries. As a result more and more healthcare providers and payers are leveraging mobile apps to connect with consumers-patients-members to make their services more accessible […]

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Perficient Helps Adjust to the California Consumer Privacy Act

The first step any financial institution must take in its response to the new CCPA law is to evaluate its exposure and current state of readiness. We can help firms identify gaps, including areas that need immediate action and longer-term changes to support the program. Areas that may require immediate action include any of the […]

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Hidden Properties in Siebel Tools

A colleague of mine recently informed me that there are hidden properties in Siebel Tools. This post will share how to make these properties available. In your Tools.cfg file set this value: ClientConfigurationMode = All The complete list of object types can be found here. Some of the more interesting object types include: Applet | […]

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GDPR Compliance – Encryption

On 25th May 2018, everybody woke up to find their inbox “spammed” with mails from companies about redefining their data privacy policies containing the term GDPR. Every site that one logged into had a pop up, “We have updated our Data Privacy Policy”. So, what is this all about? Small Word, Big Impact It is […]

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New Data Shows Why Consumers Change Banks

We know that banks and credit unions have long relied on inertia as one of the primary forces that kept consumers from switching. You literally had to be driven away by horrible service or high fees – it was just way too much of a hassle to change accounts, get new checks and set up […]

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Guide: The Rebirth of Governance in Healthcare

Governance in healthcare organizations is undergoing somewhat of a resurgence, or rebirth, as the industry begins to recognize not only the value of governance for information and data, but also content and knowledge – both critical assets to organizations intent on delivering branded and differentiated consumer experiences. As digital transformation takes hold, the quest to […]

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Do AI Applications Have a Limit in Financial Services?

Dominant financial services institutions, currently, focus on; a scale of assets, mass productions, relationship exclusivity, switching costs, and dependence on the integrity of humans. However, the future will change with the assistance of artificial intelligence. With the adaptation of new technologies, leading companies will begin to implement data-driven decisions, personalized customer experiences, and workflow optimization. […]

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OpenWorld: Analytics Roadmap, The Next Generation is Near

Del Clark, Dave Granholm, and Stefan Schmitz spoke on the future of analytics: When information is delivered in the context of a key business role or process, there is immediate understanding. However, it’s more than contextual information—it’s about key performance indicators to manage performance, exploring drivers of performance, and leveraging machine learning to enhance your […]

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Gartner IT Expo: Real Time Data Drives Fanatics Growth

        Amit Jain, Director of BI and Data Visualization at Fanatics, spoke on what they are doing to keep the world’s largest seller of licensed sports merchandise, ahead of the competition.  It means having a technology platform that is as agile as the athletes in the game. Built on AWS and powered by […]

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