Posts Tagged ‘People’

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How to Navigate an Acquisition to Career Success

How to Find Success Navigating Through an Acquisition “If you don’t try new things or change the status quo, you aren’t ever going to grow.”  Growth is something Kim Wilkinson knows a lot about. From growing Perficient’s Twilio practice to growing her own career, she is not short on tenacity or the passion to fuel […]

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Girls in STEM with MakerGirl

Perficient teammates recently partnered with MakerGirl as a fun way to share their love of coding and all-things technical with the next generation of STEM professionals. MakerGirl is dedicated to inspiring young girls to be active in STEM. The organization has hosted more than 300 interactive sessions in 22 states since they began. They are […]

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Coming Together to Celebrate a Cherished Thanksgiving Tradition

It’s that time of year again to reflect on all we are thankful for. Teams across all of our locations often take time out in late November to join together over food and festivities. Our Fargo office serves as a great example of this. The team hosts an annual Thanksgiving lunch complete with all the […]

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The Most Important Thing in Consulting: People, People, People

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, John DeSue, general manager of delivery excellence for our Microsoft business unit, writes about the importance people have on building a successful company and workplace. “Location, location, location.” A decades-old real estate adage about the importance of a property’s location to its […]

The Welcoming World of Perficient

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Becky Montemayor, Alliance Manager, E-Commerce Partnerships, writes about how welcoming and collaborative the people are here at Perficient. Welcoming and Collaborative After ten years at Microsoft, my transition to Perficient included my introduction to the services side of digital as well as […]

Why Integrity Comes First, No Matter What

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Michelle Wilkins, Immigration Specialist, writes about how each of Perficient’s values come into play in the immigration department, but none so much as integrity. With my background in human resources, my passion for doing what I do comes from my love of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sustainability Is More Important Than Ever In Pharma

The business of sustainability remains an important aspect of pharmaceutical and medical device companies for a number of reasons. A recent report from the Boston Consulting Group found that pharmaceutical companies that have more ethical operations are more profitable and valued than their competitors. In fact, to reduce the risks associated with environmental, social, and […]

What Really is DevOps?

The term DevOps is still relatively new to the technology industry. The definition of DevOps isn’t really as clear as is for Agile Development Methodology. For many teams and organizations DevOps is a sort of unobtainable mythical beast; a unicorn if you will. Although, DevOps is obtainable for any team so long as the necessary […]