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Making the Case for RPA

Starting your RPA journey In today’s digital process automation landscape, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has become a hotly sought-after tool to help solve all that plagues your business process shortcomings. While RPA does have its advantages, its true performance and productivity advantages will come to light when tied to specific use cases. In this blog […]

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Perficient Partners with IBM Watson Health for Cancer Care

I am pleased to share the news that Perficient Health Sciences recently entered into an agreement with IBM Watson Health, to become a SaaS partner for Watson for Oncology in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute[1], in 2018, an estimated 1,735,350 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, […]

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5 Steps to Monetize Your APIs

APIs are a foundational technology that enables companies to participate in the digital economy. APIs have the potential for value creation such as the establishment of new channels for products and services and the enablement of entirely new digital businesses models. The ecosystem created by connected enterprises, customers and suppliers via APIs has an economic […]

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How to Gain Valuable Insights from Untapped Data Using AI

You probably know your organization needs to invest in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to take advantage of the deluge of data that mobile and digital users are creating, but do you know why or how? LEGACY ANALYTICS METHODS AREN’T EQUIPPED TO PROCESS ALL DATA TYPES The majority of data is unstructured (around 80%) which means it […]

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Perficient and IBM Host Blockchain Event in Denver

Blockchain is leading many of the most successful companies to an integrated ecosystem with their customers and suppliers to deliver the speed, convenience, trust and transparency demanded by the market. Becuase Perficient and IBM have seen this impact firsthand, we partnered to bring together 65 of Denver’s supply chain leaders to discuss how process innovation and […]

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5 Steps to Modernize Your Mainframe with Pair Programming

It seems like once I stopped mainframe coding in COBOL and RPG and moved to Java, I have been continuously involved in mainframe retirement projects. There may be no bigger and slower moving pending disaster than the state of the corporate mainframe. The mainframe itself stands in stark contrast; they are better and faster than […]

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Value of Business Rules Engine with APIs

Why Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)? Digital transformation is center of strategy for many organizations. Every organization has unique challenges to implement their digitalization given their existing IT platforms, Legacy systems, cloud adoption.  APIs (Application programming interfaces) provides way for many to integrate, connect & innovate old-new IT platforms, and capture data from various sources. Nowadays, […]

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Maximo Utility Working Group (MUWG) Spring in Houston

It’s a beautiful time to be in Houston this week, nice temps, not overly humid and an awesome time to learn more about IBM Maximo and other capabilities. Today and tomorrow are the actual conference with additional training options Thursday. Today opened up with a positive and informative few general sessions kicking off with a […]

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IBM Introduces Updates to WebSphere Commerce

More business is moving online and IBM has noticed, recenltly updating WebSphere Commerce to provide greater flexibility and scalability while reducing the total cost of ownership for implementation. Modularized into loosely coupled components (otherwise known as microservices), these new innovations remove the need of managing and tuning a singular application, resulting in greater customization opportunities. […]

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RPA Solution Considerations

The Case for RPA Building a robotic work force with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software sounds like something from the future, but it has already been a growing force in modern companies. Integrating two incompatible systems is one of the long-time challenges solution engineers face. Too often, we are left with workflows that require employees […]

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Supply Chain and Business Operations Next Disruption

Anyone thirsty and near Denver, CO, on May 8, 2018? How about a cold brew and some details about how you too can transform your supply chain / business operations and disrupt your industry with Blockchain? To set your company apart from the others, you’ll need to operate in an integrated customer focused ecosystem. Suppliers […]

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Maximo Automation Scripting – Keep it Simple

Recently I was tasked with making one of 3 fields mandatory on a Maximo application. Doesn’t sound like rocket science, and in the past, my first thought would have been to work out a fun and complicated set of Conditional Expressions. Then I got to thinking, wouldn’t it be easier to just do an If-then […]

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Maximo MXLoader – Data Loading

As I continue my series on Maximo Data Loading, I move to another tool I have turned to many times, the Maximo MXLoader. This was developed by Bruno Portaluri while he was at IBM. As of February 2018, he is no longer with IBM, but his tool still holds a lot of value and is […]

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Perficient Named One of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana

As a somewhat new employee to Perficient, it was very cool to find out that Perficient has been named to the Indiana “Best Places to Work” list for 2018 by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies group. As a remote (work from home) employee, it is often difficult to get involved in ‘office’ […]

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Maximo Application Data Import Export – Data Loading

In this first part of my Maximo Data Loading series, I will cover the Maximo Application Data Import Export functionality. This is great functionality that was introduced in version 7.5, and many today still do not utilize it’s functionality. This allows you to go into any Maximo application, and export data from a query or […]

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IBM Think: The AI Powered Marketing Landscape

Gerry Murray, Research Director at IDC, presented on the AI Powered Marketing Landscape in the cloud. He presented a “lay of the land” of AI-powered marketing providers in their first-ever MarketScape on Artificial Intelligence in Enterprise Marketing Clouds. Gerry focuses on the Marketing Technology Research practice.  He takes a use case approach which is great because […]

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Perficient Digital Named IBM WCE Partner of the Year for Commerce

Perficient Digital was just named IBM’s 2018 WCE Partner of the Year for Commerce. The IBM Excellence Award, announced yesterday during IBM’s PartnerWorld at Think 2018, recognizes our ongoing growth and relationships with key customers, and thought leadership around the IBM Watson Customer Engagement Commerce platform. In today’s businesses, the experience companies provide their customers will […]

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IBM Think: How Watson Works Inside the Platforms You Use Today

Embedding Watson in a software platform gives you a chance to create a “great marriage.” Four companies are doing this well: DXC and Customer Care SAP Ariba for Procurement LivePerson with RBS for Customer Care Salesforce and Watson with Orange Bank for Customer Care DXC and Customer Care DXC isa combination of CSC and HP […]

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IBM Think: Journey To AI Part 2

Watson and Cloud David Kenny, SVP of IBM in Watson and Cloud Three things to think about: Reimagine your workflows Enterprise version of AI needs to deal with security, transparency, etc. IBM works with Salesforce, Workday, and Box. Want to make it easier for every developer. That why we extend Watson Services with Apple CoreML […]

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IBM Think: Journey to AI

This keynote looked at AI’s progress in cultivating new knowledge in the enterprise and in transforming critical industries like healthcare, telecommunications and financial services. IBM’s Dr. John Kelly and David Kenny and special guests examined the underlying complexities of developing new AI technologies and how forward-thinking leaders are using AI to reimagine workflows within their […]

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