Chris Martinez, a senior consultant with Centric Miami, will be the keynote speaker at the August 14th dinner meeting of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) South Florida chapter. The topic of Chris’ keynote session is “Micro-location with Beacons: Navigating the way with Mobility, Big Data, and the Cloud”. The meeting will be Read More
Centric Columbus Senior Manager and National Agile Service Lead Linda Farrenkopf will give a presentation entitled “Agile Transformations and Managing Organizational Change” at the July 31st Central Ohio Agile Association (COHAA Event).
Register today for this event!
About Linda’s Presentation – “Agile Transformations and Managing Organizational Change
Implementing a successful enterprise agile transformation Read More
On July 24, Centric Cincinnati will hold a Centric Nerds & Birds Event at the Rustic Sycamore Gun Lodge, located at 6254 Lower Lewis Road in Miamiville, Ohio. The day will include a presentation on Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, followed by a clay shoot contest.
The event is co-sponsored by CenturyLink.
8-8:30 a.m. Registration Read More
Liferay and Centric Consulting will co-sponor the Open Source portals roadshow event being held in Cincinnati at Madtree Brewing located on 5164 Kennedy Avenue. Open Source technology provides easy integration, development, content management, and social collaboration to engage your audience. The definition of Open Source as well as the benefits and barriers will be Read More
Centric Columbus is sponsoring the July 9th chapter meeting of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) where Centric consultants will lead a panel discussion entitled “The Three Amigos: BA, QA and Developer Roles.” The discussion will be facilitated by Centric Senior Manager and National Agile Service Offering Lead, Linda Farrenkopf. The panelists are Centric Columbus’s Read More
How to adopt and embody agile principles
for successful change.
In my experience, implementing a successful enterprise agile transformation involves much more than just the adoption of new practices and new techniques for software development. The larger, more challenging part of the transformation involves changing the way people think. As with any large-scale organizational change, several steps Read More
A coach’s guide to identifying strengths and using these abilities as the foundation for true professional development.
When you give feedback, do you concentrate on areas for improvement, or praise someone for what they do best? When you give a performance review, do you want to talk most about the victories or “opportunities?”
This article discusses how Read More
Six steps to ensure your next initiative successfully marries good change practices with sound strategy.
How many times have you seen a leader sharing a bold, new direction or necessary change for the company and within a few months this new vision is struggling to stay afloat? It’s not easy for employees or leaders to transition Read More
A three-part series on the fundamentals of BPM.
Processes are the underlying foundation of nearly all businesses and often determine the success or failure of an organization. The ability to seamlessly guide customers and internal resources through sales, onboarding, billing, support and other business processes is key to developing and maintaining profitable relationships.
In order to truly achieve “Process Excellence,” Read More
Answers to the frequent question,
“What does a business analyst do?’
In the movie Office Space, when questioned about his professional duties, the character Tom Smykowski famously said that he deals with the customers so the engineers don’t have to. “I have people skills; I am good at dealing with people!” Although this conversation was intended to Read More