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Have You Heard of Poland's Blik?

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/PIKSEL Poland's Blik is one of many homegrown mobile payment service providers (PSPs) that have become integral to commerce in the countries they were launched. As local PSPs become more popular, relying strictly on global PSPs is no longer enough for businesses expanding to new geographies. They must address payment localization to build trust with customers and avoid losing sales.

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Morgan Stanley Supercharged Its Customer Journey. Learn How at Adobe Summit 2024!

Perficient Digital Transformation

Adobe Summit 2024 is right around the corner, and we’re excited to sit down with the executive director of marketing applications at Morgan Stanley Dorothy Joseph on March 27 at 11:30 A.M PST at The Grand Lux Café in The Palazzo. Perficient’s Jay Jackson, director of Adobe Digital Marketing and CDP, will host a fireside chat with Joseph about the global financial services leader’s successful journey to consolidate and optimize the Adobe Experience Platform.

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4 smart technologies modernizing sourcing strategy

IBM Services

Sourcing is getting smarter. To start, many organizations have already pivoted from a tactical to a strategic sourcing mindset—which can make all the difference when it comes to gaining and retaining a competitive advantage. Why? Because organizations with strategic sourcing mindsets look beyond price and cost savings-centered supplier selection initiatives.

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5 IT security lessons CTOs need to know in the age of deepfakes

The Scalers

This article was previously published for the Forbes Tech Council and was written by our CEO, Emilien Coquard. On October 3, 2023, a TikTok ad appeared with the biggest YouTuber in the world, MrBeast, offering iPhone 15s for just $2. It sounded too good to be true. And it was. Jimmy Donaldson (better known as MrBeast) revealed he wasn’t running a giveaway.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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What is managed DNS, anyway?

IBM Services

Managed DNS is where a third-party hosts and optimizes your DNS resolution architecture to provide the fastest, most secure, most reliable experience. Perhaps the easiest way to explain it is by looking at the opposite scenario: what if you don’t have a managed DNS service in place? Every query in the Domain Name System (DNS) follows the same logic to resolve IP addresses.

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Thinking About Expanding? Why Choose a BPO Call Center?

Intugo

Thinking About Expanding? Why Choose a BPO Call Center? As companies from the US and Canada explore the possibilities of reaching new markets, the decision for team expansion becomes critical. In this journey, choosing a BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) call center emerges as a strategic move that can redefine competitiveness. This article explores the compelling reasons behind opting for a BPO call center, with a special focus on why expanding to Mexico with Intugo is the key to unlocking

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Perficient Interviewed for Forrester: The Future Of Insurance

Perficient Digital Transformation

With new risks, shifting market dynamics, and the unstoppable march of technology, the insurance industry finds itself at a crossroads. The imperative for transformation has never been clearer, and this is highlighted in Forrester’s report, The Future Of Insurance. Embracing Change The report states, “The business of insurance is in a heightened state of transformation…,” and insurance leaders must proactively “…change their business models, products, and processes over the com

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Business, Emotion and the Human Constraint

Intelligent Management Inc.

It’s been a while since our last post. We’ve been concentrating our writing efforts elsewhere and we are very happy to announce that ‘The Human Constraint’ that started out as an online project, downloaded in 43 countries around the world, will be published this year by a major publishing house, Taylor & Francis (Routledge). Here, co-founder Angela Montgomery takes the opportunity to introduce the new book.

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Rightsourcing: The Key to Making Smart Outsourcing Decisions

NoonDalton

The world of outsourcing is changing. What started as a simple strategy to cut costs and handle non-core tasks has evolved into a crucial element of business growth and innovation. This evolution has brought us to “rightsourcing” – a smarter, more strategic way to approach outsourcing that aligns directly with a company’s key goals and vision.

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Do Nonprofits Pay Taxes? Plus Other Nonprofit Finance FAQs

inDinero

Do nonprofits pay taxes? The easy answer is no—typically, they file a Form 990 informational return instead. However, some exceptions complicate that answer. In this article, we’ll answer the most common questions about nonprofit taxes and outline everything nonprofits need to know about taxes. Table of Contents Are Nonprofits Tax Exempt? Most Commonly Asked Non Profit Tax Questions What Is Unrelated Business Income?

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Global Hiring Guide for Startups

Grow your startup beyond borders and boundaries. Global expansion is the ultimate goal for many startup founders. However, to successfully enter new markets and grow internationally, you need a sound and scalable global recruitment strategy. In this eBook, you’ll discover how you can gain a competitive edge over your business rivals through the latest technology, harnessing global contractors, and using a global employment platform.

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The Transformative Power of AI-Enabled Self-Service Tools on CX

Premier BPO

About the Webinar Addressing the critical need for exceptional customer service in today’s market, this webinar tackles the alarming reality that less than 50% of customers believe they receive good service. This disconnect poses a significant threat to brand loyalty and ultimately, your bottom line. Speakers and Insight Join industry leaders Talha Kamran, Head of Tech Practice at Premier BPO, and Galina Ryzhenko, VP of Product at Mavenoid, as they explore the transformative potential of A

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New approaches to health records management in 2024: Part 2 – Staffing shortages

ScaleHub

In October of 2023, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) conducted a survey of more than 2,500 health organizations on the challenges they face. The data they compiled show a workforce that’s struggling with burnout for a myriad of reasons.

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Scala: Immutable data structure

Perficient Digital Transformation

Scala, a programming language that combines object-oriented and functional programming paradigms, provides a variety of immutable data structures. Immutable data structures are those that cannot be modified after they are created, which can be beneficial for ensuring safety and simplicity in concurrent or parallel programming. Here are some commonly used immutable data structures in Scala: List Set Map Tuple Vector Range Let’s explore some immutable data structures.

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Highest Paying Jobs in Singapore: Best Career Guide

Global Expansion

Singapore—Technology, Innovation, & Natural Beauty Together! Singapore is a tropical island in Southeast Asia , a cleanest city, located near the tip of the Malay Peninsula. A city and a nation merge with technology and natural beauty. Do you want to learn more about this fascinating country and its capital, “Singapore City” , which is home to a plethora of engaging IT companies and healthcare sectors?

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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How Gen AI will revolutionize Telecom Network Operations

Capgemini

How Gen AI will revolutionize Telecom Network Operations Yannick Martel Feb 1, 2024 Facebook Twitter Linkedin The launch of ChatGPT in late 2022 propelled Generative AI to prominence, gaining significant visibility and popularity among both consumers and organizations. Telecom operators have been quick to experiment with this technology, exploring applications that would boost individual productivity and optimize industry-specific processes, like client interactions Most recently we have seen a

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A Comprehensive Guide About The DPA (Data Processing Agreement)

Global Expansion

Encrypt Data Privacy— Find Out the Strength of DPA (Data Processing Agreement) DPA– Data Processing Agreement, also known as Data Protecting Agreement.

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Adobe AEMaaCS Integration with OpenAI Assistants API Demo

Perficient Digital Transformation

About the OpenAI Assistants API The OpenAI Assistants API allows you to build AI assistants within your own applications. An Assistant has instructions and can leverage models, tools, and knowledge to respond to user queries. The Assistants API is designed to help developers build powerful AI assistants capable of performing a variety of tasks. Different from OpenAI’s Chat Completions API, Assistants API is an agent framework.

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The difference between ALIAS and CNAME and when to use them

IBM Services

The chief difference between a CNAME record and an ALIAS record is not in the result—both point to another DNS record —but in how they resolve the target DNS record when queried. As a result of this difference, one is safe to use at the zone apex (for example, naked domain such as example.com), while the other is not. Let’s start with the CNAME record type.

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Top 7 Global Employment Challenges

The benefits of expanding internationally are endless, especially if you approach it the right way. However, there are pitfalls along the way that can slow down progress. Global expansion brings many opportunities for companies —business growth, brand-building in new markets, and access to diverse talent pools worldwide. However, international growth can come with challenges.

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Feature Engineering with Databricks and Unity Catalog

Perficient Digital Transformation

Feature Engineering is the preprocessing step used to make raw data usable as input to an ML model through transformation, aggregation, enrichment, joining, normalization and other processes. Sometimes feature engineering is used against the output of another model rather than the raw data (transfer learning). At a high level, feature engineering has a lot in common with data engineering; we use these same steps going from the Bronze to Silver to Gold layers in a Databricks medallion architectur

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What is a Design System, and Why Does My Application Need One?

Unosquare

You, a design professional, know the struggle. You pour your heart into crafting a beautiful, user-friendly interface, only to see inconsistencies creep in as features expand and teams grow. Enter the Design System : your secret weapon for maintaining consistency, efficiency, and brand identity across your application. Imagine a world where your UI/UX elements are harmonious, your developers sing in unison, and brand consistency reigns supreme.

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Link-Building for SEO: 9 Steps to Create a Link-Building Strategy

Affirma

In the digital landscape, where search engine algorithms reign supreme, mastering the art of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is paramount for businesses aiming to enhance their online visibility and drive organic traffic to their websites. Among the various components of SEO, link building stands as a cornerstone strategy. However, executing a successful link-building campaign requires more than just acquiring backlinks.

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Building trust in the government with responsible generative AI implementation

IBM Services

At the end of 2023, a survey conducted by the IBM® Institute for Business Value (IBV) found that respondents believe government leaders often overestimate the public’s trust in them. They also found that, while the public is still wary about new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), most people are in favor of government adoption of generative AI.

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ABM Success Recipe: Mastering the Crawl, Walk, Run Approach

Shifting to an account-based marketing (ABM) strategy can be both exciting and challenging. Well-implemented ABM motions build engagement with high-value accounts and drive impactful campaigns that resonate with your audience. But where do you begin, and how do you progress from crawling to running? Watch now as Demand Gen experts delve into the essentials of each stage of the ABM process.

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Open RAN needs to automate – and fast

Capgemini

OPEN RAN NEEDS TO AUTOMATE – AND FAST Arnab Das 20 May 2022 Facebook Twitter Linkedin Without efficient automation, telcos are currently devoting upwards of 50% of their network operations to RAN. So how can automation accelerate and take its place at the heart of Open RAN? The case for automation is clear: it will increase efficiency, lower the total cost of ownership – the list goes on.