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Perficient Teams with Bowstreet

AUSTIN, Texas – July 28, 2003 – Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT) a leading eBusiness solutions provider to Global 3000 companies in the Central United States, today announced an alliance with Bowstreet™, the leading provider of development tools for adaptive J2EE applications.

“We’re excited to partner with Bowstreet and offer its Bowstreet Portlet Factory application with our industry-leading WebSphere Portal solutions,” said Jeff Davis, Perficient’s Chief Operating Officer. “Our experiences delivering IBM-branded solutions to large corporate clients validate that the market is demanding the ability to quickly create customized portlets for their WebSphere environments. Bowstreet’s Portlet Factory application is an excellent solution.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Perficient will resell Bowstreet’s Portlet Factory Express application and will earn a significant revenue share on successful installations. Bowstreet will gain access to Perficient’s stable of more than 120 deeply-certified business and technology consultants for service implementations.

” The combination of Perficient’s domain expertise and Bowstreet’s proven technology will help businesses derive substantial value from their portal solutions,” said Jeff Seifert, director of worldwide business development, Bowstreet. “As a key member of Bowstreet’s newly formed channel, Perficient will work closely with Bowstreet to aggressively market our combined portal solution throughout the United States.”

About Perficient

Perficient is the leading provider of eBusiness solutions to Global 3000 companies in the Central United States. Perficient helps companies acquire and strengthen their customer relationships, reduce their costs and empower their employees by helping them create Enabled Enterprises™, Web-based infrastructures with dynamically-integrated business applications that extend enterprise technology assets to customers, employees, suppliers and partners. Perficient is a “Premier Level” IBM business partner—and one of only five WebSphere service providers retained worldwide by IBM. For more information about Perficient, which has more than 140 professionals in the Central US and Canada, please visit http://www.perficient.com/.

About BowStreet

Bowstreet™ is the leading provider of development tools for the creation and maintenance of adaptive J2EE applications. With Bowstreet’s award-winning automation framework and patented reusable software components, development teams can rapidly build adaptive portlets, Web Services, or J2EE Web applications that stand-alone or integrate directly into an existing infrastructure. Unlike with traditional RAD tools, Bowstreet-built applications are inherently designed for maximum adaptability, allowing for the creation of multiple iterations from a single model without the need for costly reprogramming. The Bowstreet development framework is used by more than 50 companies including Wackenhut, Kroger, Calpine, Cisco, Dupont, GM, John Crane, Northwestern Mutual, and Sun Microsystems. Bowstreet is headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts and has offices in Boston, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. www.bowstreet.com.

About IBM

IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of e-business on demand. For more information about IBM, visit www.ibm.com.

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