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Perficient to Present with CPI Card Group on Oracle Cloud Applications at Collaborate 17

ST. LOUIS (March 21, 2017)Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT) (“Perficient”), the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000® and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced it will present with CPI Card Group on moving financial management to the cloud, plus have experts leading six other sessions on Oracle Cloud and on-premises technologies, during Collaborate 17 in Las Vegas.

Collaborate 17, April 2-6 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, unites the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), and the Quest International Users Group (Quest) to educate and share best practices with Oracle business applications users. The conference empowers users of Oracle applications and database software to gain greater value from their Oracle investments.

Perficient will present at seven sessions (All are Pacific time):

Siebel Innovation to Modernize the User Experience – You Don’t Have to Settle for the Same Old Look
Time/date: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2
Venue/room: Breakers C
Presenter: Sujiyit George, technical architect, Oracle CX Consulting
George will discuss exceptional Siebel experiences using modern web design methods and explain how creative design approaches resolve usability complaints and reset user perception. He will present interface designs that challenge preconceived notions of Siebel and discuss leveraging the designs to achieve IT modernization.

BI Cloud Service Financial Reconciliation Between Planning and Budgeting Cloud and Transactional Data
Time/date: 9:45-10:45 a.m. Monday, April 3
Venue/room: Jasmine E
Presenter: Mazen Manasseh, senior solutions architect, Oracle BI Consulting
Organizations that rely on Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) lack a robust approach to navigating to transaction detail within the context of an Enterprise Performance Management summary. This session presents a Business Intelligence Cloud Service solution for reconciliation reporting between PBCS and transaction systems.

How to Go from Hyperion Financial Management to Cloud with a Horizontal Learning Curve
Time/date: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, April 3
Venue/room: South Seas A
Presenters: Doga Pamir, solutions architect, Oracle EPM US Consulting, and Tory Wilson of CPI Card Group
The presenters will examine how CPI Card Group – a leading provider of payment card production and related services – moved its consolidations from Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) to Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS), and explain what CPI Card Group learned and how to make the transition easier.

R2R Exploration Series – Intercompany Processing and Advanced Global Intercompany System (AGIS) – Simply Balance!
Time/date: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, April 3
Venue/room: Breakers F
Presenter: Matthew Makowsky, director, Oracle ERP Consulting
Global companies face a common challenge balancing intercompany accounts across ledgers. Failure to balance intercompany accounts and identify and eliminate intercompany transactions may put companies at risk of being audited. This session will show how AGIS can eliminate intercompany accounting errors.

Leverage OTBI for Real-time Reporting Requirements
Time/date: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday, April 4
Venue/room: Breakers K
Presenter: Pawan Kumar, project manager, Oracle BI Consulting
Customers using business intelligence (BI) applications or Oracle BI Cloud Service may want real-time reporting in certain business areas. This session will demonstrate how Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence can be leveraged and what other real-time reporting options are available using Oracle.

ODI Customizations to Achieve Fast-paced ETL for Oracle BI Apps
Time/date: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4
Venue/room: Jasmine F
Presenter: Pawan Kumar, project manager, Oracle BI Consulting
Integrating data from non-Oracle source systems with an Oracle prepackage solution is a common practice which requires new extract, transform, and load (ETL) routines to be written. This session will show how to save time and effort by leveraging best practices and key features of Oracle Data Integrator (ODI).

Accelerating the Drop Ship Sales Flow Saved the Day
Time/date: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Wednesday, April 5
Venue/room: Breakers J
Presenter: Amit Pandya, lead technical consultant, Oracle ERP Consulting
Pandya will discuss how one Perficient client that sold low-margin consumable supplies experienced a sales boom, then began suffering when daily volumes overwhelmed buyers but rebounded with a Perficient two-step sales solution that put sales, buyers, and customers back on Cloud Nine.

Engage with Perficient at Collaborate 17

Perficient experts will be on hand at Booth No. 822 to discuss customers’ technology needs and overall strategy of Oracle applications. Booth visitors will learn how Perficient can help map business processes against Oracle technology to deliver profitable, customer-centric solutions.

Through its partnerships with leading technology innovators, Perficient provides its clients business optimization, digital experience, and industry-driven technology solutions and support across many practice areas.

“Oracle offers significant value while meeting the business needs of corporate customers,” said Tom Munley, vice president, Oracle National Business Unit, Perficient. “The services Perficient offers around Oracle’s extensive suite of cloud and on-premises applications provide clients with the ability to solve their most critical problems and transform their core business.”

Perficient helps clients maximize their on-premises solutions and guides them on their cloud journeys. Perficient has achieved the Cloud Select partner designation in recognition of our expertise in implementing cloud and on-premises solutions for BI, Customer Experience, EPM, and ERP. In addition, Perficient’s Oracle consultants are certified to deliver the official Oracle course curriculum to customers via onsite training classes. Perficient owns and operates an Oracle Approved Education Center in partnership with Oracle University.

For information on Perficient’s expertise in Oracle technologies, visit, or follow Perficient experts on Twitter @Perficient and @PRFT_Oracle. To meet with a Perficient representative at the conference, contact Susan Welton, marketing manager for Perficient’s Oracle practice.

About Perficient
Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000® and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting, and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution, and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization, and industry solutions. Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Perficient is an award-winning Platinum Level IBM business partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Premier Partner, and a Platinum Salesforce Consulting Partner. For more information, visit

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