Posts Tagged ‘Azure’

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Application Modernization: Reviving a Technical Coding Challenge

Our Custom Development Solutions group has been working to revive our Tech Challenge coding competition culture and ultimately decided why re-invent the wheel? A lot of our client work is focused around application modernization, so why don’t we modernize an old Tech Challenge application?   Background In 2008, Bryan Dougherty, now our General Manager, created […]

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Building Modular Pipelines in Azure Data Factory using JSON data

Azure Data Factory (ADF) pipelines are powerful and can be complex. In this post, I share some lessons and practices to help make them more modular to improve reuse and manageability. Why Modular Pipelines? Pipelines are composed of activities, as the number of activities and conditions increases, the difficulty in maintaining the pipeline increases as […]

Perficient Named 2020 Microsoft Health Innovation Award Winner

We are honored to announce that we have been named by Microsoft the 2020 Microsoft Health Innovation Award winner in the category of Enable Personalized Care. The award recognizes healthcare organizations and technology solution partners that leverage Microsoft technology to provide innovative solutions to help enable personalized care, empower care teams, improve operational outcomes, protect […]

Why Azure Red Hat OpenShift Helps Developers Innovate

The following is the fourth and final in a series of blogs about how innovation is necessary for businesses – and how Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a managed offering from Microsoft and Red Hat, enables that innovation. In this fourth blog, we’re going to highlight how Azure Red Hat OpenShift helps developers focus on innovation […]

Healthcare bot for call centers during COVID-19 crisis

Chief AI Strategist Chats About COVID-19 Healthcare Bots

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock (social distancing?), you know that healthcare providers worldwide are facing major challenges related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. One of these challenges is the rapid spike in call volume overwhelming call centers and providers. Many of the calls pouring in require human support to answer questions, but staffing […]

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Data Architecture: 2.5 Types of Modern Data Integration Tools

As we move into the modern cloud data architecture era, enterprises are deploying 2 primary classes of data integration tools to handle the traditional ETL and ELT use cases. The first type of Data integration tool is GUI-Based Data Integration solutions. Talend, Infosphere Datastage, Informatica, and Matillion are good examples. These tools leverage a UI […]

A Smarter Azure Migration: The Cloud Economic Assessment

According to Gartner, the average enterprise will overspend by 70% in the first 18 months of cloud deployment. Organizations have come to accept the public cloud as an inevitable destination for computing resources, applications, and data. Cloud offers an incredible range of services, resiliency, cost optimization, and reduced operational overhead. However, there is work to […]

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How Cloud Improves Processes to Bring ROI

The following is the ninth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our previous blog, we highlighted the potential cloud offers as it pertains to making savings and generating revenue. In this blog, we’re going to examine a real-life example of this through […]

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Programmatically Creating Synonym Maps in Azure Search with Sitecore

When performing searches in your Sitecore site, users may not know the exact term they should be using to get quality search results. For example, a user on a healthcare site may search the term “heart” expecting search results related to terms like “cardiovascular” or “chest.” Even further, some search results may not even contain […]

How Cloud Improves Disaster Recovery

The following is the seventh blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our last blog in this series, we examined how security improves with cloud. In this blog, we will look at how cloud enhances disaster recovery (DR) practices and provides a better […]

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Resiliency – A Core Pillar of Any Business-Critical App in the Cloud

Cloud offers undeniable benefits when it comes to building cost-effective agile solutions. Enterprise-wide pushes to modernize application stacks have added fuel to cloud migration initiatives. As more and more monoliths are decomposed and redesigned using a distributed microservices architecture, the large portfolio of cloud-native services makes developing and deploying in the cloud faster and economical. […]

Azure Subscription Transfer from Tenant to Tenant

The Checklist One of the benefits of today’s cloud-based world is portability. The ability to easily move full application environments around in the cloud can be both positive and negative. This portability can create a “casual” attitude about events such as moving full “production” environments around. This casual attitude can lead to modern day catastrophes […]

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