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Perspectives on topics that impact operations

2020 Embrace the Moment Gala for Michigan Council of Women in Technology

The Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) virtually presented the 12th annual Embrace the Moment – MCWT Digital Signature Gala on Saturday, October 17, 2020. This event empowers female leaders in Michigan who change the world through technology. I had the opportunity to attend this unique event and learn more about the incredible initiatives […]

What Businesses Should Expect for Commerce This Holiday Season

Before we could blink, summer ended, and the holiday season is now just around the corner. The COVID-19 pandemic has already impacted several facets of digital commerce, and many businesses will have to make certain adjustments as holiday spend continues to move online. Here are some tips that will prepare your business for the digital […]

How to Better Serve Your Clients with Automated Fulfillment Systems

The goal of each business is to meet and exceed customer expectations by accurately fulfilling orders even when against extreme demand. Many organizations choose to fulfill with at least one manual rules-based approach based on factors like proximity. While this may seem like an ideal solution, there are automated supply chain methods companies can implement […]

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Improve Warehouse Fulfillment with Pick Path Solutions

Defining a Pick Path will increase efficiencies and improve your warehouse fulfillment metrics.  In a physical warehouse, materials are grouped together and can be used in manufacturing or they can be finished goods that are to be shipped to a distribution center, a storefront, or directly to the consumer.  To optimize the operations in a […]

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In Pursuit of Supply Chain Excellence: Perficient Webinar Featuring Forrester Consulting

Ecommerce has revolutionized the way businesses in every industry operate and provides endless possibilities to expand sales channels, grow revenue, and elevate the customer experience. But with digital growth comes new complexities, and many companies are missing out on the benefits of ecommerce due to manual, rule-based order management processes. By shifting your focus to […]

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Inventory Control Solutions need a focused perspective

Why Practice Inventory Control? Every company that is trying to get its grips around what they have talked about Inventory control. Companies that are trying to understand what they need to meet their demands are looking into Inventory Controls.  The concept of Inventory Control is straight forward.  Knowledge of what you have and what you […]

Announcing Perficient’s Forrester Consulting-Commissioned Study: Get Supply Chain Right!

We are excited to announce the launch of our recent study, Get Supply Chain Right! Intelligent Fulfillment Boosts Customer Service And Return On Inventory Investment. This commissioned Forrester Consulting study includes the results from a survey of more than 200 supply chain professionals to gain insights on how intelligent order management and automated supply chains […]

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How Splunk Analysis and Kafka Connect Works

General Introduction Splunk Connect for Kafka is a sink connector that allows a Splunk software administrator to subscribe to a Kafka topic and stream the data to the Splunk HTTP Event Collector. After the Splunk platform indexes the events, you can then directly analyze the data or use it as a contextual data feed to […]

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Technology and Fun Merge at Perficient’s Lafayette Delivery Center

Meet Some of Our Perficient Colleagues from Lafayette, Louisiana “I work in the QA practice for Lafayette Delivery Center (LDC). I have worked in Quality Assurance (QA) lead capacity for multiple clients. I have helped set up Automated Testing framework and best practices. I also work with QA Center of Excellence at LDC and host […]

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4 Secrets To Compromise Time & Build A Superior Team

Time is a constant adversary in project and task management.  Managers are often inundated with a performance quandary.  Execute a series of tasks that they can easily complete in a manner of minutes.  Or delegate these tasks to another person and take more time and effort in the process.  The balance between completing these quick […]

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[Guide] Digital Health Jump Starts: Build Payor/Provider Resilience During COVID-19

COVID-19 appears certain to be a long-term challenge, with successive, overlapping waves of surge and retreat. Healthcare providers and payors remain immersed in the pandemic. Deaths and hospital admissions are well above normal levels, requiring emergency response measures to manage and care for thousands of patients. Many questions, nuanced by geographic and demographic considerations remain: […]

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Scheduled & Opportunistic Counting – How to understand the difference

The use of Scheduled and Opportunistic Counting will improve your inventory controls.  Cycle Counting utilizes both of these methods of counting.  The utilization of both methods will increase the accuracy of your on-hand reporting.  Inventory accountants need this to confidently and accurately report these numbers to investors and banks.  So, what exactly is scheduled and […]

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