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Google is Optimizing Featured Snippets. Here’s Why.

As anyone in the search industry knows, landing at the top of the Google search engine results page is the grand prize of SEO. And while getting there is hard, staying there is even harder. Google is starting to optimize its search algorithms to improve the overall results and deliver the most accurate answers to […]

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Winning the Hearts of your Customers: Using AI to Improve CX

The other day I was perusing the Insights section of the Perficient website, and I came across a guide that sparked my interest called Five Digital Marketing Trends That Will Impact Your Business in 2018. In it, the authors discuss how personalization will “shape the complexity and magnitude of content development.” This was particularly interesting to me. I […]

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Designing for Voice User Interfaces (VUI)

First off, what is a voice user interface? A voice user interface, or VUI, is an interface where the user interacts by speaking. An automated phone system is a familiar voice interface, but very poorly designed. Most automated phone systems tend to lack context and are designed for the way we write, not the way […]

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Creativity Rewarded: Perficient Digital Wins Hermes Gold

Perficient Digital has earned industry recognition for the second time for the mobile app we created for the Jackson Energy Authority (JEA). Only a few weeks after bringing home the IAC Award for the Best Energy App, the self-service app also  earned a Gold Award in the Mobile App category at the annual Hermes Creative […]

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Perficient Digital Brings Home IAC Award for Best Energy App

The self-service mobile app Perficient Digital created for the Jackson Energy Authority (JEA) was recently named Best Energy Mobile App by the Web Marketing Association (WMA) during its 2018 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC). JEA is a regulated utility company that provides electric, gas, propane, water, wastewater, and broadband services to customers in western Tennessee. Developed […]

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But How Do It Know? Dissecting Regular Expressions

To truly understand regular expressions, you have to actually use them. A lot of people who use regular expressions (regex) don’t care to understand how they work; they just Google one that looks like it might work for them, throw it in there, and hope for the best. I don’t know how it works, it […]

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The Magic of RegEx: An Intro to Regular Expressions

Despite its bad rap and its esoteric nature, the black-magic voodoo science of regular expressions intrigues me. Few things in web development grip me like regex does. And somehow, like magic, like the magic of regex itself; I become “the regex guy.” Weekly, sometimes daily, I get asked to help write a regex. I, of […]

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Perficient Digital Wins at W3 Awards for Mobile Work

Perficient Digital recently took home a Silver Award for mobile application, strategy, design, and development at the 2017 W 3 Awards for the work we did creating a self-service app for the Jackson Energy Authority (JEA) in western Tennessee. We designed and built JEA a cross-platform mobile app for iOS and Android. The app greets […]

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Detecting the Use of a Touch Screen

Here’s a fun one: Ever have some UI/UX interaction that needed to be one thing for mouses and another thing for touch devices? Ever used Modernizr? If you have, you may be familiar with this gem: Warning: Indicates if the browser supports the Touch Events spec, and does not necessarily reflect a touchscreen device You […]

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What’s In Store for In-Store Tech?

We wanted to close out a great week at Shop.org with another topic we found threaded throughout the conference and among brands and retailers: How technology is transforming – not replacing – the physical retail experience. I think we’ve firmly settled into the fact that omni-channel business is just business as usual. But is it […]

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