SEI consultant and veteran, David Baugh, reflects on how the skills he developed in submarine service made him more prepared for a career in management consulting.
Are your team members losing their enthusiasm for new projects? Are they losing sight of the goals set out by your team and organization? Chances are, they’re suffering from project fatigue! On high-performing and ambitious teams, project fatigue is inevitable. There are ways, however, to achieve your goals and keep your team energized. In this blog, Shane Gerson explains 5 best practices for minimizing project fatigue.
Consultant Andrea Metz has been serving others through mission work in communities across the United States and internationally in Mexico, Africa, and along the Amazon River of Brazil. Each mission trip is unique and offers many impactful opportunities to serve others. In this blog, Andrea discusses her passion for serving others and why that makes all the difference in her career at SEI.
James Mossburg discusses how an early lesson learned as a Marine Infantry Platoon Commander on accountability continues to apply in his life as a consultant at SEI.
As-a-Service (aaS) models provide the ability to purchase a solution tailored to your needs rather than developing a custom capability in-house. SEI has built its business model with a focus on aaS through a foundation of experienced consultants.
In August, a group of seven SEI consultants will once again step up to the challenge and cycle 190 miles over 2 days across the state of Massachusetts. This event, The Pan Mass Challenge, raises money for life saving cancer research and treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Effective communication among team members and stakeholders is a critical component of any project. Without strong communication among project participants, project success is unlikely. The root cause of failed projects is often found in lack of alignment on goals, incomplete understandings of project roles and responsibilities, misunderstanding of the project status, and lack of recognition of risks and dependencies; each of these failures has its roots in flawed communication. Miscommunication is project approach-agnostic, and poor communication will equally sabotage Agile, Waterfall and Lean projects.
“Question everything,” in some form or another is a quote attributed to many different people throughout history. From Euripides to Einstein to countless philosophers, poets, and teachers, we’re always taught that sometimes the questions are more important than the answers themselves. How does this fit in the world of providing business and technology solutions?