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Participatory Education: Perficient Latin America Partners with Local Universities

Participatory Education: Perficient Latin America Partners with Local Universities

Colombia is fast becoming the premiere destination for software development outsourcing projects in Latin America, and for good reason. Strong economic development over the past ten years has meant that the Colombian IT and software sectors have expe...

A Very Brief Introduction to Machine Learning

A Very Brief Introduction to Machine Learning

The increasing use of AI to power many of the programs you use on a daily basis from your email spam folder to facial recognition in photos on social media means that it has become quite a popular topic, and that data scientists have found themselves...

Driving Businesses Growth Through Data and Storytelling

Driving Businesses Growth Through Data and Storytelling

Using stories to drive decision making, growth, and impact from data "Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form." -Jean Luc Godard The same is true of data; the complexity of data demands interpretation in an anecdotal form in order for ...

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Optimizing the Total Cost of Ownership on an Outsourcing Software Development Project Part 2

In the first part of this article, we reviewed the concept of Total Cost of Ownership (TOC) and outlined five key variables that determine the TCO for software development projects: Process, Quality, Risk, Productivity and Co...

The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM

The Agile Way: Continuous Integration in ALM

How to Use Continuous Integration throughout Your Application's Lifecycle Not so long ago, applications were developed and deployed with on-site Application Lifecycle Management ALM solutions. More recently, the automation of processes, such as build...

Upcoming DevOps Technology Trends

Upcoming DevOps Technology Trends

So far this year, things are shaping up pretty well for DevOps, and we've put together some highlights for the technology trends that DevOps is heavily impacting. First, we are expecting more clearly defined DevOps principles and practices to em...

The Latest in Outsourcing Software

The Latest in Outsourcing Software

Outsourced software development continues in a robust growth phase, although its focus is changing. New challenges emerge as they strive to meet increased demands from customers. Increased competition for market share between offshore and nearshore s...

Outsource vs Offshore: Low Cost Has Lost It's Allure

Outsource vs Offshore: Low Cost Has Lost It's Allure

Outsource and offshore services provide businesses with staff and expertise, often for less than what it would cost to hire and train in-house staff. Advances in technology, lower cost of living, government incentive programs, and changing organizati...

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Women in Tech: Perficient Latin America's Software Girls

From its inception during the second world war well into the 1960´s, the tech industry was dominated by women. Women like Grace Hooper, who was instrumental in paving the way for modern programming languages. The times have certainly changed, and unf...