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Top 3 Ways to Turn Relationships Into Revenue With Dynamics 365

Sometimes, the difference between winning deals with your customers or walking away empty-handed involves one critical element – trust. If you haven’t earned your buyer’s trust, how likely are they to invest their company’s dollars in your product or solution? Not very. In fact, as stated in LinkedIn’s The State of Sales 2017 report, “77% […]

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Dreamforce 2018 is Here — Find Out Who’s Going

Tickets for Dreamforce 2018 Available Now The biggest software conference on the globe is back. With over 2,700 sessions aimed towards every job role in every industry and helping them succeed, there will several ways to connect with Perficient and other Trailblazers this September 2018. Don’t miss Dreamforce in San Francisco, CA on September 25-28, […]

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[Download] – 3 Reasons to Upgrade to WebSphere 9

The season of spring symbolizes renewal through spirit and business. In between cleaning out their homes and enjoying the fresh air, many are also reflecting upon how their goals are doing through the first quarter of the year. One area business leaders are looking at this year is how to improve their customer experiences. With […]

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Think Pink – The Future of IBM Connections

IBM Connect 2017 provided insights into the future of IBM Connections known as Connections Pink.  Jason Roy Gary, Director of Engineering and Distinguished Engineer and Baan Slavens, Senior Offering Manager provided insights as to what is to come in the future. The upcoming version of Connection will be a complete rewrite and not using any […]

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So, You Heard of Facebook Workplace? What Does This Mean?

Facebook has long been an icon in the world of digital transformation.  I can’t remember all the conversations I’ve had with business people who want a solution that is “like Facebook” even when they don’t really know what that means.  Facebook was one of the original companies that demonstrated to all of us the importance of consumerism […]

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Driving Engagement with IBM Connections and Gamification

The webinar combines one of my favorite speakers, Luis Benitze, with a topic that has been core to me for some years now: business collaboration and specifically IBM Connections. Luis is teaming up with Badgeville, a business partner focused on gamification and driving additional user engagement. IBM has been focused how work is changing and […]

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Sorting Through the Cloud Madness, Spring 2016

March is one of my favorite months. It’s a time of renewal, hope, and rejuvenation, with clocks being pushed forward an hour alongside the arrival of Spring. Being a sports fan, March is a great month for college basketball and March Madness, as well as the arrival of the professional baseball season. Around this time, the […]

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Can you see it? Better question, can you stream it?

IBM announced the formation of their Cloud video unit before IBM Connect. While there are a number of announcements and observations from Connect, I wanted to get this post out. The acquisition of Ustream caused IBM to announce their Cloud Video Service Unit and as the graphic shows, this business unit ties together several acquisitions as […]

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IBM Connect 2016 Opening General Session

IBM Connect 2016 kicked off today (February 1st) with a two-part opening general session. The second part focused on new product capabilities, demos and product direction. The first demo was IBM Verse, mobility and Connections as an integrated and seamless experience. The interface has been streamlined to include some great productivity capabilities.  Some of the […]

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Perficient at IBM Connect 2016

Living in Chicago means that winter isn’t a surprise; it may come later than expected (this year) or arrive with such fury that it shuts down the city (many years) but it arrives. Although it hasn’t been as consistent as winter, preparing for IBM Connect is something that has been occurring for several decades and […]

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IBM Leadership Alliance 2015 Kicks Off This Week

Today through Friday, I have the opportunity to attend the IBM Leadership Alliance in Boston. The Leadership Alliance will be focused on Mobile, Social, Analytics, Content and Forms as well as Cloud. I am excited to see what IBM is going with products such as Verse, Connections, WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Content Manager and Forms Experience Builder. […]

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Sharper Picture of Social Media Influence

McKinsey has a great article on recent research defining the impact social media has on consumers.  While I’ll let you go to their article and get the complete picture, I can say I was surprised that they found that 26% of purchases were influenced by social recommendations.  Keep in mind that a social recommendation counts […]

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Five Social Media Skills That Move Beyond the Ninja

  There are a plethora of gurus and ninjas in the social media space, aren’t there? They are early adopters of new social platforms and they can tweet, text and snap at the same time. But does your company need a ninja? Maybe…or maybe not. It’s important to be agile and to adapt to new […]

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Definite Scenarios to Consider Yammer (Workplace Social Media)

Are you unaware of what Yammer is? Are you unsure of why you should consider it? Here’s some insightful guidance: What is Yammer? “Yammer is a social network that’s entirely focused on your business (Brad Chacos, PC World).“ It is an easy to use platform for dynamic communication at all levels and facets of an […]

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Customer obsession: The next wave of competitive advantage

  Last week, I was fortunate to attend a presentation by Kyle McNabb, VP of Research Strategy at Forrester. He spoke about how empowered customers have given rise to a new era. “The device is not the problem, the problem is what we can do with the device,” he said. McNabb continued to tell the […]

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How to Make the Power of Digital Communities Work for You

  The demand for hyper-connected digital experiences continues with a shift in how organizations are approaching communication and brand interactions but many brands are still missing the mark. This means more than just having one-way marketing coversations with your audience on Facebook and Twitter or infusing mobile apps. Companies need next-generation experiences that are directly plugged into core business processes, […]

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Richer, More Personalized Customer Experiences for an API Economy

At the IBM Digital Experience 2015 Conference, Ajay Kadakia with IBM talked about legacy IT companies versus the newer cloud-based companies. The challenge is how to provide more agile, market reactive content off the legacy systems when competing against seemingly more agile, cloud based systems. Ajay talked about the digital disruption that is already underway: […]

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Big Data and the Skies

Earlier this week, I read a news article about the use of Twitter, or more accurately, the use of data collected from Twitter to prohibit a passenger from boarding a United Airlines flight. Strangely enough, the person banned from the flight was probably among the people who should know the most about cyber-security and perceived […]

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New Additions to Delve

This post goes one level further in showcasing features within Office 365 which makes day in life more productive (Read the previous post in this series) In order to get more background on Delve, read my previous articles here 1. Delve 2. Everything about Delve 3. How Delve makes life easier 4. Global Rollout “Check out […]

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Change is in the Air

The strategy is complete, implementation of the mobile application and analytical system is finished, data scientists are providing useful analytical research.  But is your enterprise getting the value out of your digital transformation investments? A company’s culture, people, and business processes usually provide the largest barrier to realizing the value from digital investments.    Yes, we […]

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