Skip to main content

Posts Tagged ‘problem solving’

Image of an open book with a light bulb and connected dots that look like digital neurons. This signifies that intentional corporate innovation can evolve if managed well.

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 […]

Photo of an inquisitive little girl that represents children who like to ask WHY?

The Five Whys – Simple Yet Helpful Root Cause Analysis

Most are familiar with the Five Ws for information gathering: Who, What, When, Where, and Why – adding in How for good measure (making it the Six Ws). Fewer are aware of the Five Whys which is a simplistic method of root cause analysis (RCA). This article explains the Five Whys, also known as a […]

Chris Kulish Collaborating to Problem Solve and Deliver Results

At Perficient, we encourage you to be your true self. We’re in the business of creating genuine connections that truly matter, with experiences that count for both colleagues and clients, and being your true self is a first step to establishing these relationships. Colleague Chris Kulish, a Salesforce Technical Architect, acknowledges and appreciates the opportunity […]

Jennifer Edwards 1

Jennifer Edwards Grows to Heighten Trust and Collaboration in Her Role

At Perficient, we aspire to build connections: with our clients to transform their businesses, with our colleagues to grow professionally, and with our global communities to make a positive impact. Our people-first culture is a true testament to the investment Perficient makes in our people, one that fosters trust and collaboration with one another, which […]

Simplify – One of the Lessons I Learned as a Paramedic

Being a paramedic during the formative years of my working life, I’ve been surprised at how many of the lessons that I learned on the job have translated to the business world. “Paramedics save lives. EMTs save paramedics.” This was a saying that was often repeated in my tenure in EMS, and it was true. […]

Leadership: A Vote of Confidence

Whether your professional life resides in an Accounts Receivable atmosphere or not, leadership is critical. A common misconception about collections or accounts receivable is that it’s strictly all about the numbers. While on the surface it may look like that, the reality is that leadership and communications experts are at work and the byproduct is […]

5 ways learning to code can improve your life

  My first crack at writing computer code came when computers were sofa-sized and the term “web” applied mainly to spiders. At my high school, programming was the alternative elective to woodworking and home economics. It wasn’t popular; throughout my four years there, I could count on my fingers and toes the total number of […]

What it Takes to Build a Successful Career in Health IT

In a video interview I recently recorded with Steven Scott, general manager of our healthcare practice, and Martin Sizemore, principal of healthcare strategy, we discussed the reasons why someone should consider a career at Perficient within our healthcare team. These reasons to build your career here are also strong factors for working in healthcare IT […]

There are No Problems. Only Opportunities

There are No Problems – Only Opportunities

Language is powerful and can completely set the tone within your environment whenever you are pleased or frustrated. After only a few days of working at Perficient, I began to notice something very different about the language that was used in each conversation that I had. The difference? Nobody used the word “problem.” If we, […]