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Reimagining the Way Life Sciences Companies Do Business

Digital transformation is a term that is being thrown around quite a bit in every industry and sector. But it is frequently misunderstood or misrepresented. Companies are trying to stay relevant and current by adopting specific new technologies to claim their move towards digital transformation. But it is much more than simply using new technology. […]

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Why Data Now Makes Every Company a Tech Company

Along with countless others in the IT consulting space, I’ve written about the challenges facing businesses as they undergo their various digital transformation initiatives. I find the topic endlessly fascinating, as it not only speaks to today’s business opportunities but explores what will be the foundation for the next century of innovation. Discussing how IoT, […]

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Benefits of Application Modernization: Get Insights from Data

A little over a decade ago, one of the world’s largest online retail brands launched a technology to support its business operations. Cloud computing (as it was called in 2006) was considered an emerging technology, and yet it spawned a revolution. Which company is behind it all? You may have already guessed, but it’s Amazon. […]

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Disaster Recovery – A Thing of the Past For Cloud-Based Companies

I was having a conversation with a colleague of mine about a client request. We discussed disaster recovery. In the new cloud-based computing architectures, it has become clear that this is one of the many new benefits from moving to the cloud. The following sections in this blog layout a few key elements that support […]

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[Guide] Unlock Your Potential with Application Modernization

Business leaders feel increasing pressure to drive innovation. Digital trends, escalating customer expectations, and the rise of startups born in the cloud are among the reasons. No industry is immune to these dynamics. Businesses must evolve to succeed, which is why so many organizations opt for digital transformation. Cloud technologies fuel an increasing amount of […]

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Steps to Create a Cloud Computing Center of Excellence

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. In general, a center of excellence (CoE) is a team of experts whose mission is to provide the organization best practices, guidance, and governance around a specific practice field. Establishing a CoE is often a first step to introduce […]

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Cloud Trends in 2019: Containers as a Base

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s Principal of Cloud Consulting, Joel Thimsen, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. It was just six years ago that containers truly came to the attention of the business world with Docker. Now the use of containers is widespread, […]

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Cloud Trends in 2019: Hybrid Cloud Rise to Continue

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s General Manager of API Management and Container Solutions, Annel Adzem, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. The story of innovation in recent years has been about software. Nimble new companies have disrupted industries and toppled “traditional” enterprises by […]

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Overcome the Gravitational Pull of Complacency to Achieve Change

On July 16, 1969, the massive Saturn V rocket lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver the astronauts of Apollo 11 to the moon for the first lunar landing. In a few weeks, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic event. During liftoff from the launch pad, the rocket’s […]

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Perficient Rings Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

From ambitious startup to formidable force, Perficient has come a long way in the past 20 years, and our performance and momentum have never been stronger. We held our initial public offering on July 29, 1999 – at the time with only 19 employees. On May 22, our executive team celebrated our 20th year on […]

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2 IT Modernization Strategies to Avoid the Complacency Death Spiral

Many organizations face cultural inertia against IT modernization. Companies typically treat IT as a cost center because of a history of expensive programs with cost overruns and missed deadlines. In a recent IDG survey, 64 percent of respondents cited outdated/legacy IT infrastructure among their top barriers to IT transformation. Therefore, implementing IT modernization strategies has […]

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Potential Impacts Beyond Cloud Applications & Infrastructure

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of Cloud Transformation. When an organization transitions to cloud technology, it will often change the way that organization thinks about IT solutions. Cloud technology allows an organization to operate in more of an experimental/disposable way. This freedom allows an organization to “try […]

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Organizational Impacts of Cloud Transformation

This is the third in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. I wanted to start out this blog with a short story from the medical field that illustrates one of the changes that can be expected by any organization moving to cloud. The story is about the Mayo Clinic, which was […]

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Dealerships Provide Luxury Through an Omnichannel Experience

Automotive dealerships are changing the searching and purchasing process. These dealerships are taking steps to implement a new omnichannel experience. Think back to the last time you bought a car. About your experience as a customer; thinking about vehicle details you are looking for, visiting dealerships, haggling with price or financing. Keep in mind, everybody […]

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Clouds Trend in 2019: DevOps as an Enabler

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s DevOps Consulting Director, Sean Wilbur, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. With cloud adoption soaring, businesses are being forced to find further advancements to stay ahead of the competition. Simply being on the cloud isn’t enough. Businesses need […]

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Cognitive Agents to Improve User Experience

In a world where over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created each day, having a tool to help deliver information to users efficiently is important. Cognitive agents are a tool that can improve user experience for both advisors and customers alike. This self-service technology is capable of understanding human language to provide accurate information […]

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The EU Has Released Guidelines for AI Ethics

It’s here. The European Union (EU) has officially declared AI as an important constituent of their economic growth and have put forth rules and guidelines to “trust” the AI system. Does this mean that the EU is trying to instill “human values” into AI? I don’t think so. The requirements that are defined for AI […]

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How Perficient Helps Businesses Leverage Technology to #RewriteTomorrow

Digital disruption is happening at lightning speed, and its impact spares no industry or business. Today’s technologies allow consumers to own every experience, forcing business leaders to re-examine every aspect of their business models. As the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America, we’ve spent the past two […]

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Key Features to Grow Your Business with Google Cloud Platform

Cloud is transforming the way IT is built and used. This can be seen specifically with cloud computing, which has made hosting infrastructure elastic. But what does all this mean for the end user? To start – cost savings, scalability, security and service upgrades, and disaster recoveries. As a leader in the cloud space, Google […]

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Top Reasons to Consider Self-Service Azure Bots

By now, if your organization has had conversations about digital transformation, chances are they have included discussions around artificial intelligence such as bots. If not, it may be time to jump start that dialogue. As virtual assistants that can help perform simple, repetitive tasks, such as making a reservation or addressing customer queries or issues, […]

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