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Perficient Announces $5M in eBusiness Contract Wins

St. Louis, MO – October 23, 2002 -– Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading provider of eBusiness solutions to Global 3000 companies, announced today that, over the past quarter, it has won new contracts worth over $5 million. The contracts include new clients and new projects for existing clients. Services that Perficient provides via its affinity services agreements with its partners are not included in this figure.

New clients to Perficient include Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), Amdocs, Charter Communications, Exelon Corporation, Pearson, Stratyc, US Recordings, Washington University in St. Louis, and Yahoo!. Existing clients signing new contracts include Ameren, Bic Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Communications Data Group (CDG), ChevronTexaco, Commscope, Express Scripts, Fair Isaac, Kirkwood Community College, KV Pharmaceutical, Notiva, NRG Energy, Paragon Life, ScreamingMedia, Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), Toronto Dominion Bank, UniGroup, Union Bank of California, and U.S. Bank.

“"These wins are a further demonstration of our market strength,"” said Jack McDonald, chairman and chief executive officer, Perficient. “"Additional contracts from existing customers validate our work product and customer service commitment, and business from new customers underscores the strength and viability of our expertise. These wins tell us we are succeeding on both fronts."

The organizations listed above have called upon Perficient to deliver solutions and services around the Enabled Enterprise model in areas including eBusiness infrastructure, enterprise portals, education and mentoring, user-centered design, enterprise application integration, custom application development, eBusiness strategy and planning, eCRM (online customer relationship management), eSupply chain, and second-generation eCommerce platforms.

About Perficient

Perficient (NASDAQ: PRFT) is a leading provider of eBusiness solutions to the Global 3000 and the architect of the Enabled EnterpriseTM, a solutions approach that helps clients acquire and strengthen customer relationships, reduce costs and empower employees. The winner of the 2002 VARBusiness Technology Leadership Award and a member of the 2002 VARBusiness Fast 50 (a list of the 50 fastest-growing solutions providers), Perficient has more than 150 full time professionals working in five Solutions Centers throughout the Central US and Canada. Perficient’'s partner network encompasses the world'’s leading software and service vendors including IBM, Gauss, Digex, Stellent, Vignette, ATG, Autonomy, ScreamingMedia, Microsoft, Oracle, webMethods, Sun Microsystems and Tibco. For more information, please visit

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