Posts Tagged ‘Communication’

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Starting a New Job During COVID-19: A Remote Onboarding Experience

Starting a new job is a time filled with lots of nerves, excitement, and change. That first day you walk in the door, you don’t know exactly what to expect or what to do. However, as time goes on you become more comfortable, meet more people, and understand your role better in general. But what […]

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3 Tips for Effective Communication & Project Success

Communication is an exchange of information. Easy to define. Difficult to master. Problems caused by insufficient communication can be underestimated and hard to identify. Most of us “think” we communicate effectively and enough, but while too much communication can become overwhelming, it is rarely a problem for most teams. “The single biggest problem in communication […]

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8 Pieces of Advice for Starting a New Job at Perficient (or Anywhere)

Speaking From Experience… Our Employees and Leaders Spill their Secrets It’s not very often you learn exactly what to do when you start a new job. Luckily, Perficient is known to have outstandingly friendly and supportive team members strategically activated to help employees succeed, both at the start of their Perficient career and moving throughout […]

Effective Communication Leads to Meaningful Training

My last blog highlighted how proper stakeholder assessments can provide efficient planning and strategies. My next installment in this series will explore meaningful training, and change management adoption. It’s frustrating when change management gets called upon to provide training, and only training, with the expectation that is the only thing required for the successful adoption […]

Collaboration vs Communication

I recently read a very short article on CMO.com regarding “Collaboration vs Communication and Why It Matters.” The article makes some good points but could expound on the topic overall. Let me give you my take on this. We see a lot of companies today attempting to redo their intranet, development processes, etc. Almost without […]

3 Steps to Overcoming Communication Barriers

We often hear the phrase “Seek first to understand and then to be understood” or are told to actively listen. While these are important, often time it’s simply not tactical enough. Too often what we hear is skewed by the filters that we (and our audiences) apply. So how do we ensure what we say […]

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 […]

How to Integrate Custom Zookeeper with Kafka Cluster

The zookeeper is a popular configuration management and coordination centralized service supported by Apache. It manages the metadata based on a tree-like, hierarchical structure which make it respond quickly and integrally even in a huge distributed system like Kafka. It is required for Kafka by default, but most enterprises will have their own Zookeeper system. […]

How to Produce and Customize a Kafka Message

The Kafka became more and more popular as a famous real-time message delivering and communication system for a period of years. It was born in LinkedIn and contributed to Apache in 2011. Then it grew to be one of the top Apache projects. For now, it has been accepted by thousands of enterprises as the […]

Web Services Communication Using Informatica

Introduction In today’s fast paced world, Organizations have started using different types of software systems to compete and to be up to the speed of the world. This eventually increases the need for communication between different software systems and the same is growing by leaps and bounds. And with the Current data warehousing and data […]

What Makes Good Design Good? A Lesson from STL Design Week

“What makes good design good?” That was a question posed by Tom Greever, UX Director of Bitovi, in his presentation called Articulating Design Decisions at the Here to There Conference during the AIGA STL Design Week. The conference ran all day Monday and featured a variety of talented designers, strategists, project managers, and more. Back to the […]

Hello? Can You Hear Me? How to Deal with Poor Communication

When you are working with a client there are a lot things out of your control. Such as, scope of work, technology stack, governance rules and guidelines, whether or not the client communicates well. That last item, client communication can be, I feel, one of the biggest obstacles to having a happy, satisfied and repeat […]

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