Management Consulting

Perficient Names Five Area Vice Presidents, Expands Executive Leadership Team

Perficient is proud to announce the appointment of Vishal Rajpal, Glenn Kline, Prakash Chembai, Mary-Beth Ostasz, and Jason Hudnall as Area Vice Presidents (AVP). The expanded executive leadership team will drive continued growth and operational excellence across Perficient while delivering superior solutions for clients. “As Perficient continues to grow, we’re thrilled to broaden our executive […]

6 Keys to Success in your Adult Life

As this year winds down to its conclusion, we start to look ahead. We are compelled to perform retrospectives and see how they measure up to our keys to success. Thinking of this, I am reminded of a keynote speech that I had heard when I was being recognized for achieving the rank of Eagle […]

Warehouse Management System

Spinning Straw into Gold – Tales of a Warehouse Management System Implementation

Supply chain complexity doesn’t have to be complicated. A well designed, mutually dependent and interconnected set of systems where a change in one component can influence other components can actually be quite simple. For one of our clients, a major telecommunications company, their existing supply chain and inventory management processes had been effectively supporting their […]

5G

Passive Attack vs Active Attack

The Start of the Conversation  “Hi there, I am Grey Caesar” “That is a catchy name, sir. I am Xl-Kal”. GC – No Sir. You look a lot senior to me. I should call you sir. Xl-Kal – I get it, mate. What brings you here to the hacking expo show? GC – Oh yeah, […]

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Inventory Control Solutions need a focused perspective

Why Practice Inventory Control? Every company that is trying to get its grips around what they have talked about Inventory control. Companies that are trying to understand what they need to meet their demands are looking into Inventory Controls.  The concept of Inventory Control is straight forward.  Knowledge of what you have and what you […]

Leading The Planning Process

How to Save Millions Using Target Stocking Level Algorithms

Faced with the daunting task of saving $6.5 million in annual spend at a large aerospace manufacturer, our small team began evaluating options. We first examined the usual suspects, such as SKU rationalization, improved repair/refurbishment practices, and optimized preventative maintenance to reduce unnecessary equipment downtime. Little did we know at the time, but our most […]

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4 Secrets To Compromise Time & Build A Superior Team

Time is a constant adversary in project and task management.  Managers are often inundated with a performance quandary.  Execute a series of tasks that they can easily complete in a manner of minutes.  Or delegate these tasks to another person and take more time and effort in the process.  The balance between completing these quick […]

Corporate Russian Roulette

The Corporate Game of Russian roulette! His last chance to spare himself and his billionaire empire is in hands of a Russian roulette game.  A weapon loaded with 5 bullets and one empty chamber lies on his table in front of him. His psyche mind winds up algorithmic yet he stood steady on the white […]

supply chain

Supply Chain Workers: America’s Unsung Heroes of COVID-19

Never before has supply chain been at the forefront of the world’s minds than it is in this COVID-19 crisis today. Supply chain workers across the globe are still showing up every day in factories, warehouses, tractor-trailers, retail stores, and ports. Having spent the better part of my 25-year career designing and implement supply chain […]

Operating Model

Now Is the Time to Review Core Elements of Your Operating Model

We are now in the midst of unprecedented business upheaval and there is no shortage of recommendations and guidance on how companies should respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. But who is looking at the core elements of your operating model and what they will look like when this significant disruption abates? As we know, the […]

Supply Chain

Assessing Your Supply Chain Business Continuity Plan

COVID-19 is disrupting global supply chains, from much needed medical supplies to raw material imports and consumer goods. As such, organizations of all kinds are spurred to take advantage of this unprecedented time and determine how they can ensure their supply chain is able to withstand future disruption. What are your supply chain challenges during […]

Working Remote

Managing Unexpected Change – 3 Quick Ways to Help Transition to Working Remotely

The rapidly occurring changes in people’s professional and personal lives during the COVID-19 crisis are not some that many were planning to make (and certainly not all at once). In organizations, change can cause stress to any worker, especially when it was not anticipated at all. The primary unexpected change impacting many employees today, which […]

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