PRESSING PLAY ON PAUSED PROJECTS IN THE COVID-19 ERABy Kara O'Connor | All, Company Updates, Execution, Services
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations have had to make tough choices and “hit the pause button”, delaying projects and strategic initiatives. We are now seeing enterprises reinstating their paused projects and initiatives, but in a changed world, where challenges such as limited and/or remote staff, constrained budgets, and emerging competing priorities need to be factored into the mix.
5 TRAITS TO LOOK FOR WHEN RESOURCING CRITICAL, QUICK TURN PROJECTSBy Laura Emily | All, Execution, Services
Whether you’re faced with a crisis now, or looking to be prepared for the future, check out these 5 traits that keep organizations moving forward in critical, quick turn projects.
TGG STORY PUBLISHED IN OREGON BUSINESS MAGAZINEBy Laura Emily | All, Execution, Services
Along with being named the #4 Best Company to Work For in Oregon (medium business category), Oregon Business published an article highlighting The Gunter Group’s brand story.
UPCOMING PORTLAND EVENT: APPLYING AGILE TO THE NON-IT PARTS OF YOUR BUSINESSBy Laura Emily | All, Company Updates, Services, Technology
Join Matt Jamison, TGG’s Tech Practice Leader, at November’s Agile PDX event as he explores how agile concepts offer a fresh approach to building bridges between strategy, processes, and the realization of business goals. Matt provides examples that illustrate how agile can spill over the boundaries of tech into non-IT parts of the business, providing use cases from HR.
THE WORLD NEEDS GOOD CHANGE MANAGERSBy Stephen Bacon and Josh Bathon | All, People, Services
Change management is the study of human behavior. Human beings hate change, yet change is unavoidable. As professionals in change management, we bring a people-centered approach to our work. This is undeniably good for business, as evidenced by a flourishing market of change management consultants and frameworks.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & YOUR BUSINESS: 3 THINGS TO KNOWBy Matt Jamison and Josh Bathon | All, Services, Technology
Artificial intelligence is all around you. You have been using it for a while, probably without even knowing it. Gmail finishes your sentences. Your phone corrects your spelling and grammar. Instagram decides what to show you next. Spotify creates perfect playlists of new music. Advertisements know exactly what you’re thinking. You use AI hundreds of times a day.
EXCAVATING DATABy Kayla Wopschall | All, Services, Technology
Archeologists seek to understand human behavior through stuff – physical stuff. These artifacts of human existence are often ravaged by time, leaving the subtlest of clues for us to examine. Without context, archaeologists piece together the puzzle and hypothesize why humans of the past made certain decisions and how they interacted with each other and their environment.
TGG LEVELS-UP TECH PRACTICEBy Josh Bathon | All, Services, Technology
Gunter Group consultants converged on the Portland area last weekend to attend a 16-hour 2-day training on agile. The course, provided by industry leader Rod Claar, included a deep dive into agile best practices and featured hands-on learning experiences.
STOP GETTING TECH STRATEGY WRONGBy Josh Bathon | All, Services, Technology
If your IT department is doing a phenomenal job then you probably never see, hear, or even think about them. They’re out of sight and out of mind. Then something goes wrong and everything changes. When systems fall short, IT comes under the microscope. This usually results in knee jerk change: organizations quickly ditch failing solutions in favor of new ones. In doing so, they often unwittingly cause themselves more headaches.
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