SAINT LOUIS (Nov. 5, 2013) – With the onslaught of digital, unstructured information including data coming from mobile devices, social media and the Internet, organizations are challenged with managing content to make more informed business decisions. As a result, companies have increased their focus on enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, deploying tools and strategies that allow for the comprehensive management of their unstructured information, wherever it exists.
To help clients navigate these challenges, Perficient, Inc., (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, is growing its portfolio of solution products and has produced a wide array of applications and utilities that can be customized to solve specific enterprise challenges. Among its enhanced solutions portfolio, Perficient now delivers configurable ECM and business process management (BPM) solution accelerators utilizing IBM technologies like IBM FileNet P8 for its customers across a variety of industries including financial services and energy and utilities.
“Gleaning information from the vast amounts of content that exists in today’s world to make proper business decisions is forcing enterprises to rethink their content management strategies,” said Jack Finnegan, general manager of Perficient’s IBM ECI practice. “With the development of our intellectual property products, Perficient can now help our clients innovate more efficiently and reduce total cost of ownership through the implementation of existing applications. Specifically, we’ve enabled our clients to address their content challenges through our IBM ECM frameworks, and the beauty of these templates is they have repeatable functionality, which leads to significant time and cost savings.”
As an IBM ECM Preferred Partner and 4-Time North American ECM Partner of the Year, the Perficient IBM ECM team has implemented hundreds of successful content management projects. Recently, Perficient partnered with a leading financial services institution to update the company’s existing ECM and BPM technologies and platforms. The financial services firm needed to migrate all of its content, which included more than 90 million documents, to an updated IBM FileNet P8 content repository. Perficient’s unique migration approach leveraged its proprietary Content Migration Tools to extract content directly from the underlying storage device. Perficient completed the migration with zero impact to critical business processes and well within the required time frame of the financial services firm.
Witness Perficient’s ECM, Information Management and Data Analytics Expertise at IBM IOD 2013
Perficient is highlighting its growing solutions portfolio, including its ECM products, at IBM’s Information On Demand 2013 conference, showcasing how companies can transform their information from unstructured data into powerful business insights. IOD is one of the largest global technical expos held by IBM that focuses on Big Data and analytics, and will be held Nov. 3-7 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
During the conference, Perficient and its client Mass Mutual will discuss a successful ECM and information management project in the session “A Tale of Two Migrations: A Contrast between Two Large-Scale Migrations of Image Services to IBM FileNet” on Tuesday, Nov. 5. In addition, Perficient case management expert Christine Livingston also will highlight Perficient’s BPM expertise in the session “Incident Management for Energy and Utilities with IBM Case Manager.” Livingston’s session will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
Perficient serves as a gold sponsor of IOD 2013, and its experts are available in Booth 818G to discuss how it helps companies leverage IBM software to extract actionable insight from data through business analytics, activate the potential of unstructured data with enterprise content management, and gain a single view of data through information management solutions.
“Companies in every industry face an unprecedented amount of data both inside and outside of their organizations. This has led to a growing demand for new analytics and information management solutions, not just the traditional reports of yesteryear,” said J-P Contreras, general manager of Perficient’s IBM Business Analytics practice. “As an IBM Premier Business Partner, Perficient works with clients in the healthcare, financial services and retail industries to deliver IBM software implementation expertise and solution accelerators to help clients leverage data and transform it into actionable intelligence.”
In addition to its work with financial services firms, Perficient’s healthcare experts work with healthcare companies to deliver the IBM Healthcare Provider Data Model, which allows for rapid analytics for healthcare providers. The data model is complemented by an ACO33 Quickstart, which delivers analytics that allow clients to manage their accountable care organizations. Also, at a time when the retail industry struggles to leverage customer data to drive loyalty and positive experiences, Perficient offers its Retail Pathways Solution, which is a pre-packaged data mart, reporting and analytics model that helps retailers measure key performance indicators.
During IOD, Perficient experts are available to discuss these industry offerings and also will demonstrate the company’s IBM solution accelerators for clients, including:
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For more information on Perficient’s information management, enterprise content management and analytics expertise utilizing IBM technologies, visit www.perficient.com/partners/IBM.
For updates throughout the event, follow Perficient experts online at http://www.perficient.com/iod and via social media by viewing their IBM blog at blogs.perficient.com/ibm and on Twitter @Perficient_IBM.
To schedule a media interview with a Perficient IBM expert, please contact Liz Drazen at 314-529-3563 or email@example.com.
Perficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. Perficient’s professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and three offshore locations, in Eastern Europe, India, and China. Perficient helps clients use Internet-based technologies to improve productivity and competitiveness, strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners, and reduce information technology costs. Perficient, traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, is a member of the Russell 2000® index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Perficient is an award-winning “Premier Level” IBM business partner, a Microsoft National Systems Integrator and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, a Gold Salesforce.com Cloud Alliance Partner, a TeamTIBCO partner, and an EMC Select Services Team Partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com.
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