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6 Idea Blockers – Psychology of Innovation

The psychology of innovation is like any other area of life where our brains and emotions simply get in the way of our progress. Even when we are aware of the pitfalls, they are unavoidable. Our brains are wired to fall into these traps. I recently wrote a blog post about harmful innovation myths, and […]

The Cloud Journey is a People Journey

Forbes predicts that by the end of 2023, 84% of mid-to-large companies will have adopted a multicloud strategy. IT leaders have long understood the benefits of cloud adoption and now, most enterprises are a embracing a hybrid and multicloud strategy that includes a combination of on-premises infrastructure, private cloud, and public cloud. Successfully embarking on […]

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The Importance of Tracking Requirements Updates

The beauty of Agile is its ability to adapt to change. One of the principles behind the Agile Manifesto is “Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage.” Clients change their minds. Maybe they don’t like how something looks or functions once it’s using real-world, actual content. […]

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Blockchain: The Secret Sauce to Supply Chain Visibility 

In “Behind the Golden Arches” by John Love, the author shares an anecdote of how in the early days of McDonald’s, the company was having cashflow problems despite its being a significant source of revenue for many farmers. In a meeting with a particularly large farmer who had made significant money from selling tomatoes, lettuce, […]

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The Eisenhower Quadrants of Productivity

I’ve been using the Eisenhower Quadrants of Productivity with my teams for many years now. You may also hear it called the “Eisenhower Decision Matrix” or the “Eisenhower Box”. It is a method that helps people understand the differences between “urgent” and “important” tasks. You can use it to create principles on how to best […]

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12 Lessons Learned while Managing Corporate Innovation

The Road to Managing Corporate Innovation I started out at an ad agency in southern Indiana in 2002. Our clients were interested in technology and our agency helped them find their way. At the same time, I was building the web development and digital strategy team within the agency. We began doing things intentionally with […]

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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.

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Enabling Healthcare Organizations to Address Health Inequity: Promoting DE&I in Healthcare

While organizations are making progress, health inequity is still pervasive across race, gender, age, and income in healthcare. We’re engaging in more and more conversations with healthcare organizations about ways to help you authentically and diligently address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) across the healthcare experience. A Strategic Approach to Influence Change for DE&I Hospitals […]

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8 Capabilities for Agile M&A in Healthcare Organizations

As the numbers of mergers and acquisitions continue to rise, the majority still fail to realize their intended value. Following best-practices and using third party support can help increase your chances of success. Perficient’s wide variety of tools and assets in the following eight capability categories help complement and drive the overall success of a […]

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8 Ways Perficient is Helping Organizations Plan, Activate, Monitor, and Expand DE&I Initiatives

Healthcare organizations play key roles in offering access to care, employing, and motivating skilled workers, and acting as social safety nets in their communities. They, along with life sciences organizations, serve on the front lines of addressing health equity. A well-planned and executed DE&I strategy not only creates a healthier and more welcoming environment for […]

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4 Takeaways From Our How Xcel Energy Built an Arc Flash Electrical Safety Program Webinar

When Perficient senior project manager Morgan McNeal was assigned to collaborate with Xcel Energy to create a plan to revamp their arc flash safety electrical program, she had no idea what she was getting herself into. But, three years and a withstanding partnership with Xcel Energy engineer Eduardo Ramirez Bettoni later, she is now an […]

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Can Change Management Help Solve the “Hybrid Paradox” Amid the “Great Reshuffle?”

We are all witnesses and participants in the English expression: “May you live in interesting times.” Eighteen months ago, who could have anticipated the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought an immediate shift for many people to work remotely. During this time, organizations hired many people who had not yet stepped into the office […]

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