Posts Tagged ‘project management’

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Do it on Purpose: Intentionality

Have you ever said, “We should do this,” …and then you don’t? That is a lack of intentionality. Being Intentional Comes Easy to Some, Hard for Others The differences in people are beautiful – life would be boring otherwise. If you’ve read results from a personality test, you know each personality has its benefits (things […]

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Get Unstuck When You’re Not the Creative Type

So, you’re not the creative type? I have good news! In 4 Harmful Innovation Myths, I explain that creativity isn’t what most people think it is. In this post, I’ll show you how to use simple lateral thinking tools to break your mental block and get fresh ideas flowing again. Intentionality can force important things […]

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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.

Makeup of Technical Project Teams: Solutions Architect

As a project manager (PM), one of my top concerns in engaging on a new project is understanding the scope of work. Next, what are the skills needed to support and deliver the scope of work at hand? Many considerations go into this discovery, but one of the very first resources I prefer to have […]

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4 Harmful Innovation Myths

Creating a culture of innovation is a fragile effort. It needs to be nurtured and encouraged. If your work culture doesn’t allow for creativity, your organization’s big ideas might pop like a broken lightbulb!

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The Importance and Development of An Iteration Plan

As an agile Project Manager, you face a lot of pressure to assure your stakeholders that your project is on track. You are the one the client is calling saying, “are we going to finish this thing on time??” It is imperative to have documentation that can eliminate all doubt that you will. Enter the […]

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Execute for Day-to-Day Optimization and Outcomes in Life Sciences

Life sciences organizations aim to bring life-enhancing innovations to market. More and more, the agility to do so and to remain competitive is driven by digital investments, which require resources and expertise. Perficient is a partner that makes you stronger by enabling your teams to optimize performance and accelerate customer-centered outcomes and business-driving value. Our […]

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Using Microsoft Teams: Utilize Chats, Meeting Chats, & Posts

This blog is the third and final in a three-part series tackling how to set up and use Microsoft Teams for a project. Chats, Meeting Chats, and Channel Posts are all excellent methods of communication within Microsoft Teams. However, there is often confusion amongst project teams of when it is appropriate to use each feature. […]

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Using Microsoft Teams: Set Up and Organize Teams Channels for Your Project

This blog is the first in a three-part series tackling how to set up and use Microsoft Teams for a project. Maintaining good communication is crucial to project success. One of the best tools to facilitate regular communication amongst your project team is Microsoft Teams. In this post, we’ll cover a useful way to set […]

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Using Microsoft Teams: Write Effective Teams Posts

This blog is the second in a three-part series tackling how to set up and use Microsoft Teams for a project. So you’ve posted a message in Teams and you’re asking yourself, why hasn’t anyone responded? It might be that your messaging isn’t clear, or the right people don’t even know that you’re addressing them. […]

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Perficient Academy: A One-Stop Shop for Career Growth

Ask many colleagues, and they will cite career growth as one of the primary drivers of their satisfaction and success at Perficient. It’s no surprise that Perficient takes career growth seriously, as evidenced by programs like Growth for Everyone, our People Promise, and the Career Growth Panels sponsored by the Women In Tech ERG (employee […]

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Execute for Outcomes in Healthcare

You want to elevate the health of your consumers and drive the ongoing success of your transformation investments. Doing so takes staff commitment and know-how. In our experience partnering with leading healthcare payers and providers on their transformation initiatives, we’ve witnessed the impressive benefit and value that strong project management, Agile leadership, and optimized delivery […]

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