5 Best Practices for Growing and Retaining Top Tech Talent

November 5, 2019 Kristina Kimball

In our last post we shared how to become a competitive campus recruiter in the ever-changing and growing tech market. Now that you have top talent in your company, you need to improve retention and decrease employee turnover. Your employees need to know your expectations and clearly see their path to career growth. With a […]

Where is Your Organization in the Growth Lifecycle?

October 30, 2019 Josh Hamit

Every business goes through phases of the organizational growth lifecycle, facing different challenges and opportunities in each stage. It’s an ever-changing ride; what you focus on today may not be what’s necessary or important for your business tomorrow. The first step to real growth is to identify which phase your business is in. Simply put, […]

5 Keys to Success for Recruiting Campus Hires into a Tech Company

October 29, 2019 Kristina Kimball

It is becoming more difficult for technology companies to recruit college seniors due to the increasing number of open positions and high salary standards set by tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and Apple. So how does a smaller tech company compete with these giants and attract talented college seniors? The answer is simpler than most […]

How Gen Z and Agile Are Creating the Workforce of the Future

October 3, 2019 JoLynn Smith

Gen Z comprises 61 million people born between 1996 and 2010 and is poised to comprise 40% of the consumer and workforce population by 2020. Driven by their unique early experiences, gen Z’s preferences and behaviors later in life will vary from past generations. This is a generation that grew up during the Great Recession. […]

The Importance of Empathy in Transformational Change

September 20, 2019 Joe Pfeifer

People are the key factor when it comes to a successful business transformation. But do you know the secret ingredient to successfully engaging stakeholders throughout the entire transformation? Empathy! Empathy requires understanding and a willingness to see situations from another person’s perspective. Conducting transformational change with your stakeholders can be more challenging than it sounds, […]

CDP vs. DMP: What’s the Big Deal?

September 13, 2019 Joseph Bartman

Current State of the Industry The marketing technology (MarTech) landscape has exploded in the past eight years. In 2011, the amount of MarTech vendors numbered 150. Today, that number has surpassed 7,000. With such a large variety of vendors and tools it can be difficult to keep track of what is worth implementing and how […]

3 Tips to Help Leaders Communicate Through Change

September 6, 2019 Laura Hunter

“The leader’s mood and behaviors drive the moods and behaviors of everyone else. A cranky and ruthless boss creates a toxic organization filled with negative under-achievers who ignore opportunities; an inspirational, inclusive leader spawns acolytes for whom any challenge is surmountable.” –Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance Business leaders continuously face challenges, but among the […]

4 Tips for Successful Program Rescue and Recovery

August 15, 2019 Allison Kingsley

A quick Google search will reveal study after study showing the staggering percentage of organizations reporting failure in their strategic programs. One report indicates less than 60% of projects are completed within their original budget, and another study reveals only 21% of projects consistently deliver on their benefits. There is an undeniable gap in expected […]

Unique and United: Three Baylor Bears Share Their Experience at Credera

August 12, 2019 Bria Ford

Three Baylor Bears and members of Credera’s Management Consulting Practice—Bria Ford, Lauren Glick, and Melanie Tingue—work together on a project serving one of the leading U.S. airlines. Credera is supporting the client’s implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). SAFe is a method used by large corporations to move from a waterfall development style to an agile […]

The ‘People Factors’ for a Successful Transformation

July 26, 2019 Devon Leasure

The ‘People Factors’ for a Successful Transformation: How focusing on people in the midst of an organizational change leads to a greater return on investment Organizations don’t change, people do. On average, more than 75% of the return on investment (ROI) of any major business transition is tied to the user adoption, and only 25% […]