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Managing Stakeholders Includes You: 4 Steps for Work-Life

Stakeholder Management creates healthy relationships with stakeholders through the management of their expectations and agreed project objectives. Stakeholders can be groups or persons, internal or external, part of the project or not, for example law-makers or media. Depending on the size and nature of your project, stakeholder management can be quite formal or a casual task […]

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The Most Important Phrase in Our Perficient Office: “I’m Glad You’re Part of the Team”

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Henry Heisler, general manager, writes about his experiences cultivating a tight-knit team in our southern California office and growing as a person and a professional. We spend the majority of our lives working. To the extent that we can enrich that experience and make […]

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“No One Has Ever Shut a Door” at Perficient

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, David Chapman, General Manager and Chief Strategist, Organizational Change Management, writes about being in awe of his colleagues and grateful for the experiences he’s had while working at Perficient.  When I think about why I take a lot of pride in working at Perficient, it’s […]

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How We Deliver Salesforce Communities Without Giving Up Vacation

Delivering on a project like this is one that makes the whole team feel good. But how do you do this while still maintaining your sanity, let alone a life outside of work? Obstacle: Faced with a Super-Tight Deadline but it’s a Great Opportunity OpenTable heard about our community expertise and came to us in […]

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Perficient Team Joins “Bike to Work Day” Third Year in a Row

Our Perficient Minneapolis office celebrated its third annual Bike to Work Day in May. In addition to many of our colleagues biking to work, we also completed a 4-mile, easy-paced lunch ride along the Mississippi river. The ride was made possible by the growing network of Nice Ride bikes, Minneapolis’ public bike sharing system. Our office building, […]

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Why I Love the Marathon Relay as a Company Team-building Event

Our company participated in the Colfax Marathon Relay again this year.   It’s a great event with the marathon broken up into 5 legs (6.5, 4.0, 5.5, 4.1, and 6.1 miles).   While I was running my leg, I started thinking about why I like running this race every year with my coworkers (mainly to distract me […]

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No Shortage of Innovative Projects with My Perficient Digital Adobe Team

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Ryan McCullough, a solutions architect, writes about his experiences working on innovative Adobe solutions with his Perficient Digital colleagues. Innovation drives me. I’m a solutions architect with Perficient Digital’s Adobe practice and have embraced opportunities to work on cutting-edge projects. My specialty is […]

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My Perficient Teammates Made Me Feel Right at Home My First Day

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Lauren Taylor, an associate technical consultant, writes about her experiences with her teammates at Perficient. I knew I made the right choice to work at Perficient my first day on the job. I started as an associate technical consultant based out of […]

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4 Ways Consultants Can Get Connected in a Distributed World

As consultants, we work in a distributed world where teams are often composed of people in different locations. Your team might be across the country or across the world.  You might even work from home with no other coworkers around.  Making personal connections with your fellow employees is a real challenge in this situation. It […]

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Are You Book Smart or Street Smart? Maybe Neither!

Back in 2011, I was getting to know my new team on a project.  I’m not exactly sure how the conversation started, but the question came up if we thought we were book smart or street smart?  So rather than make up my rationale for one or the other, I thought the best answer would […]

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5 Ways Collaboration Comes Easy with My Perficient Sitecore Team

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Eric Sanner, a senior technical consultant, writes about his experiences collaborating with his Perficient Sitecore colleagues. One of the things I enjoy about working at Perficient is that it’s a big company, but it has a small company feel. I’m a senior […]

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7 Ways My 3 Year Old Improves My Relationships at Work

My wife and I met in college, married after 4 years, waited 13 years before having children, and we now have 2 daughters.   We have a 3-year-old (Maggie) and 18-month-old (Addie).  I knew that I would continue to grow as a parent, but had no idea the impact kids would have on my professional development […]

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5 Ways I Screen a Resume Before a Technical Consultant Phone Interview

I’m a lead technical consultant at Perficient, and I work with our Talent Acquisition department to find the right people to fill positions with my team, primarily software consultants who will work typically within the Microsoft platform. My support in this effort involves a 30-minute consultant phone interview with candidates to evaluate their skills and […]

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Perficient Named One of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana

We are excited to announce that our Perficient Indianapolis office has been selected as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group created the statewide survey and awards program to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in Indiana, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce, […]

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Axe Throwing Takes Team Building to a Whole New Level

If there’s ever a way to shake up traditional team-building activities, axe throwing is certainly it. A group from our Perficient marketing team spent a recent Friday afternoon at The Axe House in St. Louis. We found it to be a fun opportunity to get to know each other better outside of the office. No […]

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How Our Vision, Mission, and Values Guide Us at Perficient

For many years, Perficient has focused on becoming one of the world’s leading consulting firms. And we’ve become a formidable force. Having had the privilege to lead this incredible organization for many years as CEO, I’ve witnessed us lead our clients through the rise and fall of the dot-com era, saw social technology, mobile and […]

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From Keyboard to Hammer: Perficient Consultants Handcraft Table

When Perficient opened its domestic delivery center (DDC) in Lafayette, LA, in 2016, part of the vision for the new location was to have colleagues play a role in building and shaping the office space. Since that time, colleagues have embraced the opportunity by adding personal touches in their work spaces and throughout the office […]

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Perficient Atlanta Board Game Night Draws Enthusiasts and Newcomers

We have a handful of colleagues in our Perficient Atlanta office who enjoy playing board games. After several independent games were organized at the office, we knew there would probably be interest in an office-wide gaming event. This inspired us to launch an “official” board game night, and we’ve hosted four so far. The gatherings […]

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How My Perficient Team is Helping a Local Non-Profit Fight Hunger

A group of my colleagues in the Perficient Denver office took on an extremely rewarding pro-bono project in October 2017 with We Don’t Waste (WDW). The local non-profit collects excess food from venues, caterers, restaurants, and other outlets and redistributes quality items to underserved populations in Denver. How We Got Involved One of our Management […]

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Why Our Change Management Team Launched a Book Club

There wasn’t any hesitation from our Organizational Change Management (OCM) team when our practice lead David Chapman, CCMP, proposed launching a practice book club and put it to a vote. “I received a unanimous, ‘yes,’” he said. The team committed to reading the selections and then participating in discussions and sharing facilitation responsibilities during their […]

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