Perficient Webinars

Perficient experts frequently host technology webinars to discuss the latest enterprise technology trends and share best practice recommendations. All webinars are complimentary and listed below.

Upcoming Webinars

Optimizing Siebel CTMS with Electronic Trip Reports

Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Completing clinical and site visit trip reports electronically through a clinical trial management system (CTMS) saves sponsors and research organizations time and money. However, due to their unfamiliarity with how they work and how 21 CFR Part 11 pertains to electronic signatures, companies shy away from utilizing electronic trip report solutions to their full capacity.  

Please join Perficient’s Param Singh, Director of Clinical Trial Management Solutions, for a complimentary webinar that will cover:

  • Components of trip reports
  • Common trip report challenges
  • Live demo of trip report completion and approval process in Siebel CTMS

Tips and Techniques for Improving the Performance of Validation Procedures in Oracle Clinical

Thursday, August 07, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CT

Ensuring the validity of patient data in your clinical data management and EDC system is essential. However, without a way to programmatically identify discrepancies and inconsistencies, such a task can inadvertently leave bad data in your system. Through validation procedures, an endless assortment of expressions and formulas, Oracle Clinical offers the powerful ability to clean and compare patient data.  

Please join Perficient's Dr. Steve Rifkin, a leading expert in Oracle Clinical, for a complimentary one-hour webinar in which he will discuss the structure of validation procedures, as well as provide various tips and techniques for developing procedures that improve the performance of edit checks.

Align Patient Outcomes with Financial Data: a Formula for Correlating Cost and Quality

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

An organization’s financial health is influenced by clinical processes, but understanding the degree of impact can be challenging since data may not be linked or is located in silos. Implementing a transparent model that integrates clinical and financial data allows healthcare executives to see a full view of their trends and opportunities.  

Join Perficient as our healthcare experts demonstrate the integration of clinical and financial data to identify profitability across service lines, patients and encounters.  

This webinar will discuss the cost crisis in healthcare, challenges healthcare organizations are facing, and how to:

  • Uncover true patient costs and value based purchasing
  • Understand quality and cost outcomes by aligning clinical and financial data
  • Identify trends and opportunities, and create actionable steps to improve business
  • Accelerate data integration with Perficient's High-Performance Costing Expressway
  • Leverage actionable visuals via dashboards with Oracle Business Intelligence tools
  • Evaluate patient complications, outcomes and detailed costs with Oracle’s Enterprise Healthcare Analytics Data Model

Best Practices for a Successful SharePoint Migration or Upgrade to the Cloud

Thursday, August 14, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Many organizations are taking a hard look at the cloud and what Office 365 has to offer. Migrating your content management and collaboration platform from on-premises to the cloud doesn’t have to be a daunting process. With proper planning, you can ensure a smooth move.  

Whether you are a chief information officer or an IT executive, this webinar will provide you with the key details needed for a successful upgrade to SharePoint Online in Office 365. In this one hour session, we will share:

  • Top reasons to move from on-premises to SharePoint Online
  • Challenges and technical considerations when migrating to the cloud
  • Options for migrating to Office 365/SharePoint Online
  • Best practices for secure cloud computing with SharePoint Online

Salesforce Innovation: Advanced Tips for Maximizing Salesforce

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT is always innovating and improving what their cloud solutions can do, so there is always something new to learn!

Join us as we delve into a few of the newest Salesforce enhancements, including Salesforce1 and Summer '14 highlights. Designed for advanced users and administrators who would like some expert advice, tips and shortcuts to efficiently master Salesforce, this webinar is part of Perficient's popular "Salesforce Tips" series developed to share best practices and shortcuts to leverage the power of Salesforce.

Topics include:

  • Best practices for mobile-first configuration
  • Tips for report and dashboard configurations
  • Summer ‘14 enhancements for Outlook, activities and user permissions  


This webinar is part of Perficient’s popular “Salesforce Tips” series designed to share best practices and shortcuts to leverage the power of Salesforce.

Integrate Patient Data to Improve Flexibility, Connectivity and Quality of Care

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CT

Healthcare organizations rely on information to make smarter, faster and more impactful business decisions. However, information is often stored in separate, disconnected silos making it challenging to use the data strategically. It is critical for healthcare organizations to streamline application to application integration and retire obsolete technology to stay competitive.  

Please join Perficient as we analyze business problems, translate business needs into solutions and discuss our approach to solving these challenges. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • Retire obsolete, inflexible, non-scalable technology to stay competitive in the ever-changing healthcare environment
  • Develop an integrated health care system that is reliable, scalable and easy–to-manage
  • Improve efficiencies for your healthcare professionals by eliminating redundant data input
  • Deliver better patient care by providing a complete and integrated patient record
  • Integrate health systems to enable telehealth opportunities by connecting medical devices for data collection into electronic health records and health information exchange systems

View Your Digital Channel Through the Customer's Eyes with IBM Tealeaf

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Today’s consumer driven economy is giving way to a new customer-centered world, a world driven by ‘connected consumers’ where companies need to create relationships with their customers by listening, adapting and understanding their wants and needs.  

Successful companies have mastered understanding the online customer experience using IBM Tealeaf. By capturing each online interaction, IBM Tealeaf solutions provide the visibility, insight and answers that organizations need to deliver a successful online customer experience.   

Find out why 30% of Fortune 100 companies rely on IBM Tealeaf to help them become customer-centric organizations that deliver better digital customer experiences. During this webinar, we'll look at real customer implementation stories and discuss how your organization can: 

  • Increase conversion and adoption rates
  • Better understand online customer behavior
  • Eliminate roadblocks that erode customer satisfaction
  • Pinpoint and resolve the issues that have the most significant impact on revenue

Using the Right Content Strategy to Create a Personalized Digital Experience

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Content is much more than just static website copy - it's articles, blog posts, comments, video, audio, images and infographics. Content created to fuel a personalized experience represents only one aspect of an overall view of the customer. It's imperative for marketers to resonate with their target demographics by creating relevant content to help build relationships with existing and potential customers.  

Creating a strategy for what content type to use where will help you personalize and enrich a user's digital experience. In this webinar, we'll walk you through some key content strategies, best practices and ways to create great content to keep your users coming back. We'll also discuss how tools like Sitecore can help drive the personalized digital experience. 

The ABCs of Clinical Trial Management Systems

Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Gone are the days of using spreadsheets to manage clinical trials. Fortunately, a clinical trial management system (CTMS) such as Oracle Siebel CTMS, offers an effective method for streamlining business processes, reducing cost and saving time.  

Whether you are a sponsor running global trials or a research organization conducting hundreds of studies, we invite you to join Perficient’s Param Singh, Director of Clinical Trial Management Solutions, for a complimentary webinar that will cover:

  • What is a CTMS and who needs one
  • Key functions of a CTMS
  • CTMS selection process
  • System types and implementation options
  • Best practices

Binary Tree and Perficient: Best Practices and Solutions for Notes-to-Exchange Migrations

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Whether migrating from Lotus Notes and Domino to an on-premises Microsoft Exchange 2013 environment or Exchange Online in Office 365, this webinar will show you how to dramatically reduce the costs, complexities and timeline of your migration.  

Join Perficient and Binary Tree for a one hour session where René Strawser, a lead technical consultant within Perficient's Microsoft practice, will share common challenges around Notes migrations, different migration approaches and the benefits of using a third-party software. Binary Tree solution architect Perry Hiltz will present a technical deep-dive of their award-winning SMART migration software solutions, CMT for Coexistence and CMT for Exchange software, which can be used on-premises or remotely.

Improve Enterprise Collaboration with Smarter Tools for Patient Onboarding

Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Government regulations are impacting healthcare organizations across the country and healthcare consumers are at the forefront of this evolution. Organizations that have a customer relationship management (CRM) solution at the center of their overall business strategy can easily adapt to new regulatory requirements while meeting the needs of the connected consumer.  

During this webinar, Wesley Tidwell, Chief Operating Officer at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital, and Robert Fitzer, Microsoft CRM Practice Lead at Perficient, will demonstrate how Memorial Hermann leveraged Microsoft Dynamics CRM to handle specialty patient onboarding. The presentation will discuss key components of Memorial Hermann's CRM solution, including the specialty group on-boarding process to automate the method of bringing rehab patients into the system for both inpatient and outpatient tracking.  

If you are interested in automating patient onboarding, or simply looking to learn what customer relationship management is all about and how it could impact your healthcare organization, you’ll want to attend this session.

Migrating Clinical Data in Various Formats to a Clinical Data Management System

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

A biopharmaceutical company was seeking to migrate legacy clinical studies to Oracle Clinical, the company’s clinical data management system, in order to perform cross-study statistical analysis and comply with potential audit requests. The company’s CRO partners delivered the clinical data in a variety of file formats, including PDF, Excel, Word and SAS data sets.  

Please join Perficient’s life sciences clinical data management and application development experts for a complimentary webinar that will feature a customer case study discussing:

  • The customer’s situation and objectives
  • Data extraction, migration and standardization process
  • Quality assurance review
  • Custom tools used
  • Lessons learned

Automatically Retrieving and Loading Data into Siebel CTMS from Multiple CRO Partners

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

With more and more sponsors moving towards a clinical outsourcing model, the need to obtain data from multiple CRO partners in a standard format and place it into a sponsor’s CTMS has increased. Automatically retrieving and loading data in XML format via a custom utility and integration could be a viable solution and enable sponsors to have an accurate snapshot of all their studies at any given time.  

Please join Perficient’s clinical trial management and application development experts for a complimentary webinar that will feature a customer case study discussing:

  • The customer’s situation and objectives
  • Business reasons for using a custom utility and integration
  • Technical details and considerations
  • Lessons learned

Combining Patient Records, Genomic Data and Other Data to Enable Translational Medicine

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

The average academic research organization (ARO) and hospital has many systems that house patient-related information, such as patient records and genomic data. Combining data from a variety of sources in an ongoing manner can enable complex and meaningful querying, reporting and analysis for the purposes of improving patient safety and care, boosting operational efficiency, and supporting personalized medicine initiatives.  

Please join Perficient’s Mike Grossman, a director of clinical data warehousing and analytics, and Martin Sizemore, a healthcare strategist, for a complimentary one-hour webinar in which they will discuss:

  • How AROs and hospitals can benefit from a systematic approach to combining data from diverse systems and utilizing a suite of data extraction, reporting, and analytical tools, in order to support a wide variety of needs and requests
  • Examples of proposed solutions to real-life challenges AROs and hospitals often encounter