Innovation and Product Development

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The Five Whys – Simple Yet Helpful Root Cause Analysis

Most are familiar with the Five Ws for information gathering: Who, What, When, Where, and Why – adding in How for good measure (making it the Six Ws). Fewer are aware of the Five Whys which is a simplistic method of root cause analysis (RCA). This article explains the Five Whys, also known as a […]

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North Star Goal Setting

Goal Setting Options Abound There are many ways that businesses set goals, choose priorities, and ensure that their teams are rowing in the same direction. You’ve probably created SMART goals, been asked to use OKRs, watched KPIs, laid out Vision Boards, or updated Kanban Boards. These are all great tools to help keep team alignment. […]

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Perficient Mobile Solutions Director Quoted in Forrester Report

Perficient colleague Jonathan Crockett, director of mobile solutions, was quoted in the recent Forrester report Pinpoint The Costs When Sourcing A Modern Mobile App. In the report, Forrester examines the many factors which impact the cost of developing mobile applications and provides guidance for reducing cost and development time. The report was published as an […]

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5 BIG Marketing Capabilities on Sitecore XM Cloud Your Team is going to Care About.

For the last couple of years, Sitecore XM Cloud has been looming over the horizon with the promise of faster deployments, better security, interoperability, scalability… but until Sitecore Symposium earlier this month, there was little to no information about what it actually offered marketers and strategists. Whether this was the result of poor messaging or […]

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3 Ways to Improve Your AEM Training

Do you have a shiny new AEM system? If so, perhaps you’re curious about adoption strategies that will empower your end users. Or maybe you have an AEM system that isn’t brand new, but your users can’t remember how to fully use your instance? Sounds like you need more training! But who has time to […]

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Do it on Purpose: Intentionality

Have you ever said, “We should do this,” …and then you don’t? That is a lack of intentionality. Being Intentional Comes Easy to Some, Hard for Others The differences in people are beautiful – life would be boring otherwise. If you’ve read results from a personality test, you know each personality has its benefits (things […]

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Change Power Apps Visuals and Data fields in Power BI

As in the previous two parts, we will see how to integrate and use Power Apps as a writeback option in the Power BI dashboard in this part. We will see how to change the fields passed from Power BI to Power Apps as a data source, as well as how to change Power Apps […]

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Optimizing JIRA – Adjust Personal Settings

This blog in our series on Atlassian Optimizing JIRA will cover personalizing JIRA settings to make JIRA best for you. (Read the previous post here on JIRA Best Practices). Moving on, we will consider optimizing JIRA also by personalizing JIRA settings. While your JIRA admin or team leader sets up many customizations, there are few […]

PACE New Features: Video and Screen Sharing, New Microsoft Teams Integrations, and More!

Perficient’s Amazon Connect Experience (PACE) solution amplifies the power of Amazon Connect with several added features and managed services. As we continue to develop and customize our software to your needs, we will post blogs with new features and processes we have added, changed, or fixed. To learn more about PACE, visit our dedicated landing […]

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Get Unstuck When You’re Not the Creative Type

So, you’re not the creative type? I have good news! In 4 Harmful Innovation Myths, I explain that creativity isn’t what most people think it is. In this post, I’ll show you how to use simple lateral thinking tools to break your mental block and get fresh ideas flowing again. Intentionality can force important things […]

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Optimizing JIRA – 5 Best Practices to Follow

Optimizing JIRA for yourself is, customizing JIRA and making it like your own application. This blog in our series on Jira will cover JIRA best practices. (Read the first post here.) Starting on optimizing JIRA with some best practices on JIRA Issues. Optimizing JIRA – Issues Best Practice Straightaway, we start in JIRA by creating […]

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10 Steps to Writeback in Power BI Using Power Apps

Writeback in Power BI Using Power Apps! Since we are aware that Power BI does not directly allow us for editing or writeback, we may use Power Apps to provide this feature. We learned how to integrate Power Apps on Power BI dashboard in the first part. In this section, we’ll create the same canvas […]

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