Blog

We enjoy sharing our experiences through blogs posts, as we continuously seek new ways to serve our clients.

Newly Certified Scrum Masters!

As the Agile methodology gains momentum on many of our clients’ projects, Highlands Consulting has been engaged to lead and support various Scrum activities. Last year, Michele Rickey-Pidd became a Certified Scrum Master, enabling her lead a Scrum team on a large State health care…

The Beauty of the Daily Standup

Life moves at a very fast pace, and work is no exception.  Often, we find ourselves hidden within cubical walls, working independently without much interaction, rarely taking a break to accomplish our fast-paced objectives.  Gone is the “office water cooler” where we used to discuss…

About Highlands Consulting’s Culture

I think many aspects comprise the unique Highlands Consulting culture. We have a passion to help our clients succeed, an innate curiosity, a quest for learning, and an esprit de corps about client service. Our people want their clients and colleagues to excel. We’re flexible…

Insights from the ACMP Conference

Jim Turko recently attended the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) conference in Orlando, Florida.  Over the course of three days, he participated in numerous events with people passionate about sharing their change management knowledge and ideas.  The sessions offered great insight about how change…

Run or Dye Fun Run!

Our Michele Rickey-Pidd and her State client staff had a messy-fun time at the “Run or Dye” 5K run last Saturday, March 22nd. Talk about teambuilding!  Plus, proceeds benefited four local charities.

Congratulations to Jim Turko!

Jim Turko has been busy! In addition to keeping his client commitments, Jim became a Certified Prosci® Instructor in 2013. He has already delivered two 3-day Prosci Certification courses, resulting in 16 consultants certified in the Prosci® change management methodology.  As if that’s not enough, Jim…

Happy Holidays!

Our lobby in the Wells Fargo building always looks so amazing this time of year. Wishing our clients, partners and friends a wonderful holiday season and happy 2014!  

Highlands Consulting Volunteering in our Community

One of our company values is community-mindedness, and our goal is to volunteer for at least two events a year. Hats off to Eric Norton and Demetre Haralambakis who physically participated in the Climb for Air fundraiser benefiting the American Lung Association. Last Saturday, a…

Highlands Consulting was Awarded…

Highlands Consulting was awarded our first Federal GSA schedule to provide a wide range of business consulting services (also known as “MOBIS”) to Federal clients in the West. This will allow us to leverage our transportation, emergency management and health care experience to serve agencies…

PMP Renewal

Congratulations to Eric Norton and Jim Turko, both completed the Villanova Lean Six Sigma certificate course — we plan to apply the principles, methodologies, and tools to our business process improvement activities. The 50 personal development units (PDUs) earned them enough total PDUs to renew…