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Perficient Expands Analytics Expertise with Southport Acquisition

We’re excited to announce the acquisition of Southport Services Group, an award-winning MicroStrategy consulting firm specializing in the development, implementation, integration and support of analytics, business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. Southport deepens Perficient’s analytics expertise and enables us to provide more powerful data-driven digital transformation solutions for our customers. Additionally, this acquisition increases Perficient’s […]

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What is the Future for Data Science Platforms?

What will the future hold for data science and machine learning platforms? Most of you already saw Gartner’s perspective in their latest Magic Quadrant on the evolution of data science that was released at the beginning of 2018 and are familiar with the outcome. However, did you ever ask yourself why SAS, KNIME, RapidMiner, and H2O.ai became […]

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Personalization Using Neural Networks

What do I want to watch tonight? What is the next book I might want to read? Those types of questions are usually answered through the suggestions that are embedded into your screen when you’re about to make your selections either on your phone, computer, tablet, or television. Initially, or as I recall, these recommendations were […]

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Modeling as Proof of Concept (POC)

Why do I give my precedence to build the model as Proof of Concept (POC) instead of following established methodologies such as CRISP-DM, SEMMA, AIE, MAD Skills, etc.? Even though most of the Data scientists will say that they are two different things and used for different purposes; one is a methodology or a step […]

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The Benefits of Using Cloud-Based Platforms for Data Science

As everything in this world matures and goes through the steps of evolution, Data Science is not much different. Even though it became more affordable for the companies to jump on the Data Science bandwagon and generate quick wins, Volume, Velocity, and Variety are still the bottleneck for most of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects. […]

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Machine Learning Vs. Statistical Learning

Most of the time as a data scientist I get asked the question, what is the difference between Machine Learning and Statistical Learning? Even though you would think that the answer is obvious, there are a lot of novice data scientists that are still confused about those two approaches. As a beginner data scientist, it […]

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The Tensorflow Weakness is a Gluon Strength

On October 12, 2017, Gluon became available to the public. Microsoft’s partnership with Amazon finally has a chance to outshine Google with its great TensorFlow. Gluon is a deep learning multiplatform tool which currently utilizes Apache MXNet and soon will work on Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (CNTK) as well as other platforms to come shortly after. […]

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Watson Use Cases in Customer Service

According to a recent Forrester report, usage of chat bots and automated customer interaction tools is growing, but the success rate is dramatically low. While more than half of global organizations are using these tools, or planning to use the solutions soon, failure rates are often reported around 70%. One factor contributing to this failure […]

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Perficient Discusses Watson Solutions with IBM CEO

IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty, hosted a panel with top Watson solution providers to discuss partner experiences with the Watson platform. As an IBM Watson Beacon Award winner, a Watson Talent Partner, and a multi-year IBM Analytics Partner of Year, Perficient was invited to participate in the panel. Christine Livingston, our Watson Practice Director, represented the […]

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Optimizing Analytics in Retail with Geospatial Data

Predictive analytics solutions have incorporated the fundamentals of location-based analytics for years, but these were typically cumbersome tools that were confined to small groups of specialists.  With the abundance of location data generated from smart phones and connected devices, the potential of geospatial data has expanded dramatically, especially in the retail industry. At a basic […]

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