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Perficient to Demonstrate IdeaCentral Salesforce Lightning Bolt Applications at Dreamforce 2017

ST. LOUIS (November 1, 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 demonstrate two new Salesforce Lightning Bolt applications for increasing customer and employee engagement during Dreamforce 2017, Nov. 6-9 in San Francisco.

IdeaCentral for Customers provides a self-service mechanism for organizations to facilitate customer feedback and engagement. IdeaCentral for Employees encourages digital workforce collaboration to improve innovation. The solutions feature pre-configured online community templates and drag-and-drop components for ease of use and rapid setup.

Both apps were built with Salesforce’s Lightning Bolt, a framework that enables companies to accelerate the creation of communities, next-generation portals, and customer-facing websites. Lightning Bolts suit a wide variety of business and vertical industry needs and are now available on the Salesforce AppExchange. With more than 4,000 solutions, five million customer installs and 70,000 peer reviews, AppExchange is the most comprehensive source of cloud, mobile, social, analytics, artificial intelligence, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies for businesses.

“Companies need to be able to quickly create and deploy industry-specific experiences that engage customers and partners all connected to CRM,” said Mike Micucci, senior vice president and general manager, Product, Salesforce Community Cloud, Salesforce. “By leveraging the power of Salesforce Lightning Bolt, we’re empowering a broad ecosystem of partners to package their expertise into new solutions that accelerate our customers’ time to market.”

Perficient’s Salesforce experts will demonstrate both IdeaCentral apps at booth No. 1829 in the Moscone Center and discuss how organizations can extend the Salesforce Platform to provide exceptional customer experiences, empower digital workforces, and unlock business innovation. Perficient is a Platinum Salesforce Consulting Partner, 2016 Partner Innovation Award winner for Innovation in Healthcare and Life Sciences, and a proud sponsor of Dreamforce 2017.

“We’re excited to unveil our new IdeaCentral apps at Dreamforce 2017,” said Happy Luther, general manager of Perficient’s Salesforce practice. “Together with Perficient’s creative firepower and Salesforce’s expertise, our Salesforce Community Cloud customers can jumpstart customer success by extending the power of the Lightning framework to enhance the customer and employee experiences.”

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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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