The Roster: Vol. 12

September 28, 2018 Ally White

At Credera, we believe we’re truly better together. The Roster is a monthly series that allows you to get to know leaders at all levels across the firm. Simon Saugier Senior Architect, Open Technology Solutions  Dallas, TX Life Hack: I use powertochoose.org to shop my electricity provider, and I use my previous year’s electricity usage […]

10 Lessons From a Summer Internship With Credera

August 31, 2018 Maddie Pellman

A team of five: One project director, one tech lead, one front-end designer, and two interns. Two interns. Initially, the challenges ahead seemed daunting, but even still we were excited to step into our summer internship at Credera. We were ready and eager to work on such a small team and to have the opportunity […]

The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Mentees

August 29, 2018 James Darling

There are thousands of articles that stress the importance of mentorship and investing in others. We’ve even shared how mentorship works here at Credera. However, learning how to be a good mentee is just as important and can bring benefits at all stages of your career. Here are some of the practices I try to […]

My Credera: From Undergrad to Professional Consultant

August 15, 2018 Tom Kelm

If you told me nine months ago that I would be working at a place where I felt I was truly making a difference less than a year out of college, I would have thought you were crazy. To my surprise, Credera has been exactly that. It has been the perfect place for me to […]

10 Tips for Interns at Credera

August 10, 2018 Aziza Salako

My name is Aziza Salako, and I am currently a Credera 2018 summer intern with the Analytics and Business Intelligence Practice at Credera. When applying to Credera, the blog posts written by interns in 2016 were extremely helpful to me as they provided a very high-level perspective on what my summer would be like. My […]

Expanding Our Consulting Tool Belt With Habitat for Humanity

July 16, 2018 Lauren Barnard

At Credera, we strive to impact our community every day through the work we do in consulting. One of the most tangible examples of meaningful impact in Dallas can be illustrated through the home we built last summer with Habitat for Humanity. I had the unique opportunity to be part of nearly the entire process—from […]

3 Surprising Lessons I Learned by Leaving a Large Consulting Firm

July 9, 2018 Jared Pelley

My year-and-a-half-old daughter recently figured out how to climb the ladder on the slide in our backyard. What was once an insurmountable obstacle for her is now a fun place to play. Her growth from crawler to walker to slide-climber happened the same time I was considering leaving the Big Four consulting firm I joined […]

Credera Serves: Rebuilding Together Houston

June 29, 2018 Ally White

At Credera, we are truly a family. I realize that sounds like a cliché, but if we were sitting across from each other right now you’d be able to see how sincerely I mean it. To have the opportunity to grow, learn, and be challenged from such an intelligent group of people is something I […]

OpenGive: Serving STEM Nonprofits in Denver

June 14, 2018 Morgan Eseke

On April 28, 2017, Credera brought a group of volunteers together to develop an application to help track student progress for three Denver-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) nonprofits: KidsTek, Open World Learning (OWL), and the Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers and Scientists (CABPES). It’s part of OpenGive, an open-source program created by […]

Why a ‘Work-Life Blend’ Enhances the Workplace

April 30, 2018 Allison De La Torre

In the book We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement, authors Rudy Karsan and Kevin Kruse discuss embracing a “work-life blend,” in contrast to the ever-sought-after “work-life balance.” Rather than striving to have equal time at work and at home, a healthy blend of having fun at work can be more rewarding […]