Tag: employees

Managing Change: The Quest for the Perfect Apartment

I am a tried and true “homebody” so when I am faced with finding a new home it can be a truly daunting experience! During my short time living in Sacramento, I have rented two drastically different apartments as a result of drastically different approaches,…

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Rapid Process Improvement

A team of Highlands’ consultants were recently certified by PQS, Inc., to facilitate Rapid Process Improvement (RPI) events. RPI is a highly-interactive method of business process analysis that focuses on resolving problem workflows and returning rapid results that can be implemented quickly. RPI is based…

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Congratulations to Our Newly Certified SAFe Agilists!

Highlands is proud to announce that nine of our consultants are now certified in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe): Nikki Angle, Demetre Haralambakis, Michele Rickey-Pidd, Mike Cappelluti, Eric Norton, Will Cuper, Judy Melson, Amanda Priest, and Jacob Olson. SAFe delivers a strategy for implementing Agile at…

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We’ve Moved!

Highlands Consulting has outgrown our former office space on the 15th floor of the Wells Fargo Building in Downtown Sacramento. Our weekly all-staff meetings were getting crowded and our existing lease was ending, so we were pleased to find a new, larger office on the…

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May is Bike Month

May is Bike Month in Sacramento, when everyone is encouraged to trade vehicle trips for bike trips. With one day left in May, Sacramentans have logged 1,557,929 biked miles! Truly impressive. Highlands Consulting had two “cyclists” logging miles this year: Eric Norton (me!) and Abby Darrah. Combined, we logged 18 round trips…

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Highlands Consulting Runs the CIM Relay!

A relay team from Highlands Consulting ran the California International Marathon last Sunday, December 7, 2014. The annual race starts in Folsom at 7 a.m. and winds through the towns of Orangevale, Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks and Carmichael and into the City of Sacramento for…

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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…

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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…

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