Posts Tagged ‘project manager’

4 Key Project Manager Soft Skills

Interpersonal skills are a project manager’s (PM) ace in the hole. Whether you’re working on a large initiative or a simpler project with a shorter timeline, your ability to build real, honest relationships with your colleagues will yield much better project outcomes and lead to a happier and trusting team. Here are four key soft […]

Maija Waschke Emphasizes the Value of Teamwork and Collaboration at Perficient

Teamwork at Perficient is something that’s incorporated into everything we do. As the leading global digital consultancy that transforms how brands connect with their customers to grow their business, collaboration between Perficient colleagues and clients is a vital necessity for our collective success. This important core value – Collaboration – gives Perficient colleagues the opportunity […]

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Does Your Team See the Big Picture?

If I were to ask one of your team members “what are you building?”, what are they more likely to answer? I’m adding a couple of checkboxes to the “Subscriptions” page I’m working on a feature that allows us to learn how and when a customer wants to hear from us.  This will allow us […]

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“Who Even Are You?” and Other Questions You May Have for Your Project Manager

Have you ever found yourself in a meeting where someone is quietly sitting in the corner taking notes, and you find yourself asking, “Who even are you?” Have no fear, you’re not alone! It’s either a person who wandered into the room, noticed too late they were in the wrong meeting, and then got too […]

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Rethinking the Role of the Quality Assurance (QA) Team

I had the opportunity in my career to create a quality assurance (QA) team from scratch for a small software development company. Prior to this, developers and project managers would do all the testing. After petitioning for quite some time that this was not the best approach to ensuring quality, I was finally given the […]

Not a Regular Friday in the Office: Our Minneapolis Team’s Annual Boat Cruise

Sailing the shores of scenic Lake Minnetonka, one of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes, is a summer tradition that colleagues in our Minneapolis office look forward to every year. This year’s event began shortly after lunch on a Friday in late July. Our General Manager Art Quinn greeted nearly 50 colleagues with his “famous” jokes and quickly […]

Is a PMP Certification Right for You?

Perficient Project Manager Karen Ouyang recently renewed her PMP (project management professional certification. Preparation for the PMP exam can be extensive, so if you are considering certification you need to first determine why you want to get certified. You can then determine whether or not certification makes sense for you. If you are considering obtaining […]

An Insider’s Look At If And When PMP Certification Makes Sense

I just recently completed the trainings that are required for renewing my PMP (project management professional) certification every three years. Looking back, I’m glad that I made the investment to obtain my PMP certification from Project Management Institute (PMI). Since it takes a significant amount of time to study for PMP and prepare for the […]

Yes, Perficient Is Looking To Hire People Like You

  As long as you have the experience listed in the job descriptions. But, to put it simply, if you’ve worked in the life sciences industry, you’re already ahead of the game. Check out the job openings we have on our life sciences team and apply if you’re interested. We’ll keep your application secret. Promise. […]

Communication Is Key To Being A Successful Project Manager

Great communication is one of the most important skills, if not the most important skill, a project manager can possess. I make this statement based on my experience in account and project management roles with different advertising/marketing agencies in Michigan and Colorado. These agencies differed in number of employees, service offerings and whether there were […]