Project Management

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6 Areas That Stall Organizational Change

In 1987, Mary Lippitt released a change management model that beautifully illustrated five key areas for organizational change. In 2000, Tommy Knoster extended Lippitt’s concept and included a sixth area of importance: consensus. It is now referred to as the Lippitt-Knoster Model for Managing Complex Change.

Makeup of Technical Project Teams: Solutions Architect

As a project manager (PM), one of my top concerns in engaging on a new project is understanding the scope of work. Next, what are the skills needed to support and deliver the scope of work at hand? Many considerations go into this discovery, but one of the very first resources I prefer to have […]

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Best Practices for Managing Global Software Development Teams

Economic globalization and remote work have an undeniable impact on the software development process. Project managers who lead software development projects are likely to find themselves managing project teams with members scattered around the globe. To deliver successfully, we need to work effectively with geographically distributed teams, a.k.a. global or multi-shore teams. Working with global […]

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How To Maintain Quality Application Support Services

High-quality application support is an ongoing process that requires more than identifying and resolving issues. This blog will go over how to establish and maintain a good application support system from the start. What is high-quality application support, and how can you ensure it? Quality standards are documents that include rules, specifications, guidelines, or characteristics […]

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4 Harmful Innovation Myths

Creating a culture of innovation is a fragile effort. It needs to be nurtured and encouraged. If your work culture doesn’t allow for creativity, your organization’s big ideas might pop like a broken lightbulb!

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Ready, Get Set, Go! on AEM…

AEM has a vast infrastructure, and it requires time to hold expertise on it. Every expert was once a beginner, so you are never too late to start and have fun on AEM. In this blog, we will focus on the developers’ perspective of AEM and how one can start as an AEM developer. We […]

The Value Of Nearshoring Services: Innovation & Performance

Project Portfolio Management and MS Teams Collaboration

Challenges faced while managing a project: Just like any other project, ServiceNow projects have several challenges, and if these challenges are not dealt with, it usually means that the project will fail to deliver some of the expected criteria/ result. ServiceNow Community will agree that most faced challenges in our projects are related to stakeholders, task […]

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The Importance and Development of An Iteration Plan

As an agile Project Manager, you face a lot of pressure to assure your stakeholders that your project is on track. You are the one the client is calling saying, “are we going to finish this thing on time??” It is imperative to have documentation that can eliminate all doubt that you will. Enter the […]

Working Agreements for Team Cohesion

This is the second post in my series focused on individuals and teams. In this blog I will share how working agreements help a group of disparate individuals become a team. A team is a group of individuals who come together to work towards a common goal.  But a group of individuals doesn’t become a […]

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Perficient + Atlassian = Success!!

Perficient’s team of Atlassian experts help clients with all of their tooling and process needs. The team is comprised of a cross-functional group of consultants and architects with backgrounds in agile coaching, project management, system administration, engineering, quality assurance, and automation. Certified professionals work across the full Atlassian product suite (and Marketplace applications) including Jira, […]

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Project Manager -Endangered/Evolved Role in the organization?

Agile doesn’t have to mean end of Project management. It does mean Project managers have to adapt. Traditionally project management has taken a linear approach and Projects had a clear definition of ‘done’. Project managers have been trained to work within the pre-defined deadlines, budgets and scope. Few steps that can be taken by Project […]

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Risk Myth Busters – Unlock the myths about Risk Management

Risk Myth Busters – Unlock the myths about Risk Management Myth 1: Risk management is waste of time and money: If the head of the house hadn’t thought about safeguarding the house, his house could be ransacked or collapsed. If the health patient hadn’t thought about health insurance, the patient could spend his life savings […]

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