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Perficient Thought Leaders to Demonstrate Business Intelligence Solutions Expertise at Microstrategy World™ 2019

A Certified MicroStrategy Business Partner, and go-to partner for leveraging MicroStrategy 2019™, Perficient will lead innovative sessions from top strategists in BI, AI and digital healthcare

SAINT LOUIS (Jan. 30, 2019) 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 serve as a Gold Sponsor and showcase its expertise in delivering business intelligence solutions utilizing MicroStrategy at MicroStrategy World 2019, MicroStrategy’s annual enterprise analytics and mobility conference, held February 4-6, in Phoenix, Arizona.  

In 2019, business intelligence (BI) trends point toward smarter analytics adoption and data management convergence with modern BI platforms. Today’s enterprises are challenged with understanding and aligning these trends to their BI, Big Data and analytics objectives in order to enhance the customer experience and gain a competitive advantage. Perficient, a certified MicroStrategy business partner, has delivered hundreds of successful analytics-oriented projects that enable organizations to future-proof their business intelligence environments, allowing users to act on the data in real-time, while placing greater emphasis on user experience and time-saving solutions.

"With our deep expertise in delivering BI and analytics solutions as a go-to business partner with MicroStrategy, we’re excited about the continued growth, opportunities and success in our relationship with MicroStrategy,” said John Jenkins, vice president, Data Solutions at Perficient. “The right BI and analytics strategies have the power to impact all facets of an organization and the experiences it provides to its employees and customers. We look forward to sharing our expertise, including key MicroStrategy implementations, from our experts on BI, AI, digital healthcare and more at MicroStrategy World.

Dive Deeper into BI Trends with Perficient’s Top Strategists 
During MicroStrategy World 2019, Perficient’s top strategists will explore the impact trends like AI and mobile continue to have on how organizations leverage data, and will provide insights into developing and implementing strategic solutions to drive growth and transform their businesses.

Enabling the Intelligent Enterprise™ 
The Intelligent Enterprise, the ultimate data-driven organization, needs the tools and capabilities to achieve results in today’s constantly changing environment. Perficient’s Mike Porter, managing principal, Strategic Advisory Team, and Steve Thompson, director, MicroStrategy Practice, Perficient will outline important steps to become a more Intelligent Enterprise, and share insights into what companies can do to create a scalable, insightful Intelligent Enterprise and achieve higher value as quickly as possible.

The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 2 – 2:45 p.m., Phoenix Convention Center, North building 229B.

Healthcare Data Strategy 
Delivering mobile analytics tools to the fingertips of healthcare leadership provides the ability to proactively manage increased patient volumes, patient movement, labor costs, and financials. In fact, it’s critical to achieving the triple aim of cost, quality and outcomes. In this session, Juliet Silver, Perficient’s Healthcare Chief Strategist, will highlight how organizations can tackle these operational opportunities and achieve a return on their investment with MicroStrategy.

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 9 – 9:45 a.m., Phoenix Convention Center, North building 224A.

Artificial Intelligence: A Deeper Look at the Next Wave of Digital Transformation
Artificial intelligence is poised to rapidly disrupt and transform industries in the same way digital transformation has impacted our world. Enterprises looking to invest, deploy, plan and experiment with AI will learn how to build an AI roadmap with Christine Livingston, Perficient’s AI Chief Strategist. The session will highlight capabilities and identify opportunities to introduce artificial intelligence to your customers and move beyond a proof-of-concept.

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 2 – 2:45 p.m., Phoenix Convention Center, North building 225AB.

Automated Insights and the Final Frontier in Sales Analytics: Using NLG to Complete the Last Mile in BI
Natural language generation (NLG) technology empowers sales teams with analytics that deliver clear, actionable intelligence, resulting in better business outcomes. In this joint presentation, Roberto Trevino, director of program innovation at Perficient, and Locky Stewart, Strategic Partnerships and Alliances, Automated Insights, will share how an innovative combination of NLG and MicroStrategy technologies converts business data into action-oriented information that’s quick and easy for busy sales teams and executives to consume within the workflows and applications they already use every day.

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 2 – 2:45 p.m., Phoenix Convention Center, North building, 221B 

Expertise in Action: Explore BI Solutions Shared by Perficient’s Customers 
At MicroStrategy World, two key customers AllianceBernstein and UBS will further explore how they transformed their businesses by leveraging MicroStrategy BI solutions.

AllianceBernstein: Going Mobile with MicroStrategy
Global asset management firm AllianceBernstein (AB) needed to achieve a single, integrated view of its customer relationships to better engage new clients and service existing relationships. During MicroStrategy World, AB Senior Vice President and Head of Business Intelligence Kevin Rosenfeld will demonstrate how the company digitally transformed the way its wholesalers manage their business with the creation of a customized mobile sales enablement application. Together, AB and Perficient co-developed a MicroStrategy-based mobile application called SIMON (Sales Intelligence Mobile Optimized Network) that provided the AB sales team with real-time, mobile-first information about their clients and their client’s needs. This application earned AB a MicroStrategy Customer Award for Innovation in 2018.

The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 4:15 – 5 p.m., Phoenix Convention Center, Room 227 ABC.

UBS:  How a Financial Institution Uses MicroStrategy
In a highly regulated industry like financial services, streamlining processes and automating reporting can greatly improve business operations. In this customer session, UBS Executive Director Scott Cooke will demonstrate how the financial institution transformed from a manual data sources environment with data architectural challenges, to a more automated, forward-looking, banking dashboard for sales and product reporting and process improvements using MicroStrategy. Cooke specifically will review details of the solutions that enabled data to be more readily available, introduced a streamlined process for business analysts to focus on growing the business, and increased user adoption across the MicroStrategy platform at all levels of the organization. 

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 2 – 2:45 p.m., Phoenix Convention Center, Room 227 ABC.

"Business intelligence, data and analytics solutions have the power to drive meaningful, measurable, and sustainable improvements for our customers,” said Jim Butz, general manager, Perficient’s MicroStrategy Practice. “By working with MicroStrategy, we’re driving solutions that will have the greatest impact in shaping an organization’s digital transformation journey. At MicroStrategy World 2019, we’re thrilled that two of our clients, AllianceBernstein and UBS, will demonstrate how they transformed their business by leveraging next-generation analytics solutions.” 

Connect with Perficient at MicroStrategy World 
In addition to its speaking sessions, Perficient’s thought leaders will be available in booth #300 to discuss how Perficient strategically collaborates with MicroStrategy to deliver the new MicroStrategy 2019 offering to customers in North America. Perficient’s experts will lead the conversation around insights and answers for implementing the next wave of enterprise intelligence from MicroStrategy.

"The recent availability of MicroStrategy 2019 comes at a time when our relationship is accelerating at a rapid pace,” said Jenkins. “That’s a huge win for our customers who are already seeing the impact that our MicroStrategy solutions can bring to them.”

Perficient will also be hosting in-booth demonstrations utilizing MicroStrategy’s new HyperIntelligence capabilities for facial recognition, as well as showcasing BI delivery solutions available with MicroStrategy.

As a MicroStrategy 2018 Partner Award Winner for Best Project, our experts are uniquely positioned to integrate these versatile platforms to help revolutionize business intelligence environments. Perficient brings a proven delivery methodology for BI strategy, planning, application development, mobile support, visualization, and infrastructure. As a certified MicroStrategy business partner for more than 13 years, Perficient’s team of experts has created MicroStrategy accelerators to enhance the user experience and integrate with third-party applications. 

Connect with Perficient’s MicroStrategy, business intelligence experts and thought leaders through the Perficient blog and on Twitter: @Perficient.

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. For more information, visit

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