Perficient: helping verticals align their business and IT strategy
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Perficient helps the Fortune 2000 utilize technology solutions to reach their business objectives. They have deep industry expertise and develop custom solutions combining business analysis, solution design and their rich technical expertise with industry-leading software platforms.
Perficient have partnered with IBM’s Lotus, WebSphere and Information Management Lab Services Organizations for over ten years. Perficient is also an IBM Education Partner and has developed and delivered several Lotus and WebSphere technical courses, including the first available WebSphere Content Manager v.6.1.5 course.
We recently caught up with Vishal Rajpal, a subject matter expert around many facets of SOA, who will be speaking at a number of sessions at Impact 2010.
What do customers rely on Perficient's IBM practice for?
Customers rely on Perficient's IBM Practice not only for our deep expertise on various IBM products but also for critical business solutions for various industry verticals like Healthcare, Telco, Energy, Financial Services, and Retail. Our strategy teams have helped customers in every vertical align their IT strategy and roadmaps with the business and embrace new technology directions inside their organization. Our delivery teams have helped numerous customers implement complex enterprise solutions which involve Portals, Business Process Management Systems, Business Rule Management Systems , Business Integration, Commerce, Content Management, Information Management and Business Intelligence Solutions We provide training in all areas and can put together a roadmap for your company's enterprise initiatives.
Why did you decide to participate at Impact 2010?
Perficient has been a Premier IBM business partner for more than 10 years. We are among the few certified partners on all five IBM Brands and have a very large customer base using IBM products for their IT Solutions.
Impact is one of IBM premier conferences for Business Partners and Customers. It gives us an opportunity to reconnect with our various customers and provides an opportunity for various industry leaders from Perficient and IBM to discuss changes in the enterprise technology landscape.
What are you most looking forward to at Impact?
We look forward to the announcements about the new offerings/products from IBM this year and attending the various informative keynotes and educational sessions. We do have a booth at Impact (booth S-17) and are looking to showcase our various solutions around SOA , BPM , Portals , Information Management, Commerce and Business Intelligence. We have also been nominated for various awards and are looking forward to winning a bunch of them at Impact this year.
Is there a specific technology or innovation that you feel will be particularly significant in coverage at Impact? What is changing the space right now, from your perspective?
A lot is happening in the technology landscape. Most organizations are looking at ways to help reduce costs, and technology is a key driver to help with that. Key technology areas and innovations which are going to be key at Impact include IBM's offering around Cloud Computing and the changing landscape around BPM -- more specifically around WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition and Lombardi's TeamWork offerings. IBM has a great story for organizations looking to grow or launch various BPM and Cloud Computing Initiatives.
You are speaking in several sessions at Impact. Which one would you most recommend to your customers and why? Can you give us an overview of what you'll be covering?
In addition to our exhibitor booth S-17, Perficient will be leading three informative sessions:
BRMS Solutions in the Enterprise: Real-World Use Cases
Accelerated Value Roundtable - Service Oriented Architecture and Business Process Management
Accelerating your SOA Time to Value with "Triton"
Best Practices for Service Oriented Architecture
Vishal is a regular speaker at information technology events, frequently speaking on IBM’s WebSphere products and portal technologies and more recently on SOA technologies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Pune University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
You can follow Perficient on Twitter @Perficient_IBM.