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May 31, 2019

Sue’s Lessons Learned #1: Create Your Culture

Evans Incorporated is celebrating 25 Years of Human-Centered Change. Founder Sue Evans reflects on the lessons she has learned since Evans’ inception. Sue Evans, Founder, Evans Incorporated What is corporate culture? A positive workplace culture is something observable and can certainly be felt when you are part of a high-performing organization; a cohesive and engaged […]

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May 17, 2019

Work Smarter, Not Harder

According to this Inc. article from 2016, an average worker is only productive for about 3 hours out of the 8 hour work day. THREE HOURS!! Despite the amount of time we spend trying to be more productive, we should focus instead on being efficient and effective. We’ve heard the typical tips for productivity time […]

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May 9, 2019

Celebrating 25 Years of Service: Northern Virginia Family Services

For 25 years, we at Evans have worked with organizations that contribute to the greater good in our local community. The mission of the Northern Virginia Family Services (NVFS) is, “To empower individuals and families to improve their quality of life, and to promote community cooperation and support in responding to family needs.” They achieve […]

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May 5, 2019

Artificially Intelligent? Using Human-Centered Design to Make Process Automation Even Smarter

Jesse Lambert & Lee Plumb You know AI has officially gone mainstream when it’s a hot topic within the traditionally risk-averse space of Federal government acquisition. Yet that was the case at the ACT-IAC 2019 Acquisition Excellence conference in Washington, D.C. in March, with panel discussions titled “Intelligent Automation and Artificial Intelligence in Acquisition,” and casual […]

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May 2, 2019

Employee Wellness on Engagement

Employee engagement has been on the up-trend for years now, but a new aspect that is still growing in popularity is health and wellness’s influence on engagement. We want to focus on this newer perspective in this Thrive in Five! P.S. Check out our new “Employees Thrive When” graphic at the bottom of our Thrive […]

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May 1, 2019

Celebrating 25 Years of Service: Our Legacy of Positive Change

For 25 years, Evans Incorporated has been committed to a culture of service and servant leadership – we believe it is central to our human-centered approach. In addition to serving our clients and partners, we give back to our profession and community by lending time and expertise to associations and non-profit organizations. In this vein, […]

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April 18, 2019

Attention Management vs Time Management

Time management is a topic we are all too familiar with. Delegate! Prioritize! Be more efficient! But you’re still having trouble getting everything done… We have a new solution, and it’s a hot topic climbing up the ladder of productivity: attention management! Do you want to get inspiring and growth-oriented messages to fuel your learning […]

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April 18, 2019

Case Study: Human-Centered Change Management

Alicia Serrato & Lauren Thomas THE CHALLENGE A Federal agency responsible for aviation safety embarked on a mission to modernize the national airspace system. By leveraging a suite of automated technologies and advanced procedures, the agency had the opportunity to deliver increased airspace capacity and fuel efficiency. In addition to the benefits to the environment, […]

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April 15, 2019

Journey Mapping and the Evans Human-Centered Approach

Evans Incorporated is celebrating 25 years of human-centered solutions. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate Evans’ journey mapping approach to its Change Management practice. Lauren Thomas & Alicia Serrato As human-centered consultants, we seek to understand the impacted user’s point of view when designing a new product, service, or experience. One we do […]

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