Career Journey

Career Journey: 10 Questions for Chicago Senior Manager Ted Perez

Join us each month for a series highlighting the unique career journey of our employees. This month, we talk to a Senior Manager in Technology Solutions and Custom Development.

1. When did you start with Centric? Tell me about your career path (prior to coming to Centric).
I started as a contractor with Centric in November … Read More

Essential Skills: The Magic of Imperfection

In our weekly Essential Skills series, we’ll highlight key workplace and life skills to achieve your goals. Up first: Accepting imperfection.
Something of a benchmark in luxury products is the Oriental or Persian rug. And yet, a fine Persian rug is likely to have intentional imperfections in it, following the maxim: “a Persian rug is perfectly imperfect, … Read More

Spotlight on Sean Sweeney: Centric Boston Welcomes Insurance Practice Lead

Centric Boston’s new Insurance Practice Lead Sean Sweeney shares his industry knowledge and insights
Centric Consulting’s Boston office recently brought on Sean Sweeney to lead its New England Insurance practice. Sean will be responsible for growing Centric’s insurance practice locally and working with clients to implement their business strategy and technology solutions.
Sean has over 30 … Read More

Great Managers Coach, Mentor and Sponsor

Want to be a great manager? Coach employees by asking questions, mentor them by sharing feedback and sponsor them by praising work.
Great managers, the ones who set themselves apart from their peers, focus on the relationships below them just as much as the ones above them.
What do I mean by this? Great managers understand the value and … Read More

Work With Us! We’re Hiring a Data / Analytics Architect and MDM / Data Governance Manager in Chicago

Centric Consulting’s weekly “Career Spotlight” features some of our most in-demand jobs. Check out these positions in our Chicago office:

Modern Data / Analytics Architect – Do you have a passion for emerging and evolving models and requirements in big data and analytics? Centric Chicago is hiring an experienced data and analytics professional. Read more and apply today.
Master Data … Read More

Scrum: A Runner’s Perspective

What does running have to do with software development? Find out how relay races are similar to Scrum, an Agile framework for completing projects.
Growing up, I ran competitively in school for 10 years – minus a couple years that I took a break because of school transitions and short-term attendance at a smaller private school that … Read More

Leadership

Six Important Lessons I Learned About Running That Apply to Leadership

After a lifetime of running marathons, Errol Yudelman has learned some valuable lessons that apply to leadership, too. Here are six.
When I ran my first marathon while studying at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, I would never have imagined  that 38 years later I would still be running marathons.
Now, on April … Read More

BDD Cucumber Framework: Making Tests Maintainable with PageObjects

In the latest installment of our Cucumber Automation Framework series, learn how to make tests maintainable with PageObjects.
Blog 10 of a series.
As the number of Scenarios in your project increases, you begin to notice that numerous steps are manipulating the same web object. At first, this doesn’t bother you – until the development team adopts … Read More

Mobile Payments

[Webinar] Beyond Games: Using Mobile Payments to Jump-Start Customer Engagement

Gaming developers have figured how to use in-app purchases to engage users and make money. But can the same be said about business apps?
Join us at 11 a.m. CT/noon ET on Tuesday, April 25 as Centric Consulting’s Digital and Mobile Practice Leader Jason Miller hosts a live, interactive webinar called Beyond Games: Using Mobile Payments … Read More

Hiring

Work With Us! We’re Hiring a Data & Analytics Practice Co-Lead

Centric Consulting’s weekly “Career Spotlight” features some of our most in-demand jobs. Check out this position in our Data & Analytics Practice:

Data & Analytics Practice Co-Lead – Are data and analytics your passion? Centric Consulting is hiring a co-practice lead to help balance delivery, business development, and operations. Read more and apply today.

Stay up to date by following Centric on … Read More

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