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5 Technology Quotes to Motivate You Through a Monday

How To Make it Through a Monday Some people love Mondays and some people hate them. If you love Mondays, more power to you. Embrace the week with a fresh perspective, smile, and share your favorite tips to crush your work week in the comments below. If you hate Mondays, you might consider a strategy […]

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Perficient Mentioned in Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Workplace

Gartner recently published their annual Hype Cycle for the Digital Workplace report. The report explores emerging technologies gaining acceptance and consideration as Digital Workplace strategies within various industries such as: Cloud Office Microapps Intranet as a Service This year, Gartner mentioned Perficient as a Sample Vendor in the Intranet as a Service category. But, what […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Salesforce Communities

As a Salesforce Gold Partner, we love to work with the whole gamut of Salesforce solutions. In particular, many of our technical consultants specialize in Marketing Cloud, Sales Cloud and Communities (among other things). Communities happen to be one of my favorite offerings to work with and implement. They’re rich in features, and they can […]

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Managing Coexistence and Interop in Microsoft Teams (Part 1)

One of the biggest concerns when switching from Skype for Business to Teams revolves around the ability for the two products to work together. However, what is often overlooked is what will be required to meet these expectations. Fear not, in this article we’ll be discussing the high level in’s and out’s for interoperability and […]

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Salesforce Communities 101: How to Get Started

Typically, a community is defined as a unified group of individuals. When it comes to business and marketing outcomes, the word “unified” is the most important part of that definition. You want to be unified in your goals. Unified in product and brand strategy. Unified in the desire and passion to grow your customer and […]

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5 Reasons Why Partner Communities Are Critical to Your Success

In today’s world, people expect to have data, information and tools at their fingertips. If you’re in the manufacturing or automotive industry, your channel partners (a.k.a. dealers or distributors) are no different. They want immediate access to data, such as leads, conversions and KPIs. They want to be able to find blog posts, product information […]

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Building a Community with Engaging Content and Killer Design

Vlocity, a Forbes Cloud 100 company and strategic Salesforce ISV, provides industry-specific cloud and mobile software that embeds digital, omnichannel processes for customer-centric industries. Vlocity’s cloud and mobile applications transform customer processes and experiences in the communications and media, insurance and financial services, healthcare, energy and utilities, and government and nonprofit industries. A Disjointed Community […]

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How to Create Connected Employees with Salesforce

Carrix, Inc., operates more cargo terminals than any other company in the world. With marine terminal and rail yard operations in more than 250 strategic locations around the world, Carrix is unmatched in skill, experience, and productivity. No Community = No Connection With operations across five continents and a vast network of interconnected transportation solutions, […]

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How to Develop Your Salesforce Brand

Salesforce is known to open up doors, not just for the people using the technology at organizations, but also for the people managing it. As a proud Salesforce Admin or Salesforce community manager, make the most of your position! Salesforce (and their partners) offer a lot of opportunities to develop your personal brand and engage […]

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From Search to AI-Powered Relevance with Coveo

At Coveo Impact 2019, Vincent Bernard from Coveo presented about the use of Coveo Cloud to maximize the value of relevance on a website. 3 Main Ingredients for a Good Search Experience Vincent described three main ingredients or best practices for web site search that all work together: Machine Learning Query Suggest – not just […]

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Six Reasons Clients Love Salesforce Community Cloud [INFOGRAPHIC]

While there are way more than six reasons to love Salesforce Community Cloud, here are the top six reasons that keep coming up again and again with our customers. In addition to increased loyalty and increased retention, Salesforce Community Cloud opens up a world of connection to the different stakeholders your business interacts with. To […]

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Why We’re Excited for NASCO Converge 2019

Helping Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies Win in the Market This year’s NASCO conference, Converge 2019, will kick-off June 3-6, 2019. This conference will be centered on where collaboration, innovation, and technology intersect. NASCO is a Blue-owned organization, dedicated to helping Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans across the nation build a better healthcare […]

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Welcome to the Collaboration Economy. Is Your Business Ready?

From Sharing Economy to Collaboration Economy Whether you’ve booked a rideshare car service, stayed in a stranger’s empty room on vacation, or found Fido a new home away from home, there’s a good chance you’ve witnessed the sharing economy. It’s this growing business trend that is beginning to impact the way businesses run for not […]

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The Secret to Functional, Collaborative Salesforce Communities

Vlocity is a San Francisco-based company that delivers industry-specific cloud and mobile software that embed digital, omnichannel processes for customer-centric industries. They are also a Strategic Partner to Salesforce and have many tools developed to help their customers and partners drive results and ensure success. However, Vlocity’s VisualForce community lacked engagement and was difficult to […]

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3 Ways Self-service Communities Bring In Profit Past Support

Self-service communities open the Salesforce platform up as a place to do business with your customers, past just providing support. Saving Human Agent Time = Saving Company Money Implementing a self-service community is an easy recommendation when customer have questions like, “How do I reduce support or call center costs?” or “I’m concerned about agent […]

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Salesforce Employee Community Builds Culture for SSA Marine

Building Culture Through an Employee Community SSA Marine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carrix, Inc., operates more cargo terminals than any other company in the world. As Carrix was seeking to modernize their operation, they knew investing in technology would set them up for the best long-term success. After a successful Sales Cloud implementation with […]

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The Salesforce Team Spills: Why Perficient

What It’s Like Working at Perficient Have you ever gotten off a team conference call and felt so powerful and inspired you were convinced your team could conquer the world? via GIPHY It feels good, right? Admittedly, while not every single call is like that (and a second cup of coffee by the declarer of […]

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Iron Mountain Stops Spreadsheet Madness with a Partner Community

Investing In Your Partners Pays Off With aggressive sales revenue goals for partner channels in 2018, enterprise information management services company Iron Mountain wanted to enable partners to register and track deals during the channel sales cycle in a way Excel spreadsheets were not able to provide. Perficient partnered with Iron Mountain to design a […]

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How We Create & Measure Case Deflection in a Salesforce Community

Outstanding CX is the New Norm In 2015, a Gartner study predicted that by 2019 more than 50% of organizations will invest more money into the customer experience. In 2019, we can safely say that number is more than just 50%. With trends like personalization, omni-channel support, and AI becoming the norm, customers are evolving […]

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8×8 Launches PartnerXchange Platform for Channel Enablement

New Salesforce Community Drives Channel Onboarding, Enablement, and Customer Sales 8×8, Inc. is a leading cloud provider of voice, video, collaboration, and contact center solutions for over one million users worldwide. As 8×8 is a company known for helping other businesses to transform their customer and employee experience, Perficient was honored to “transform the transformers” […]

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