Posts Tagged ‘social business’

Data Ethics – The Profound Impacts of New Technology

Data ethics and security have been around a long time – as long as data. Constantly evolving. But, continued tech advancement has made a profound impact. So, data security and data ethics is more important than ever. 1. Magnified Relevance Tech has enabled an exponential increase of data. We know this. The more data, the […]

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% […]

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, […]

[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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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