Pericula Solution (PS Inc) a is minority and veteran owned Independent Software Vendor. In Latin “pericula” means risk or danger; the company’s primary goal is to prepare clients and customers to decrease the likelihood of both. Pericula approaches customer issues from a risk-based perspective, thoroughly assessing cloud and On-Prem solutions. Pericula Solution brings over 25 years of comprehensive knowledge and innovative execution to our approach to technical solutions - from project management, DevOps, to Digital Transformation. Our motto is “The Glass Is Always Empty”!
PS Inc. secondary goal was derived from our strategic assessments of our customer’s business and technology pain points over the last five years. Our commitment is to address the growing industry need for viable high-skilled technical resources make up of minority candidates from Historically Black College University’s (HBCU). Keff Johnson’s, PS Inc’s Chief Executive Officer’s vision is to see African American becoming the next viable pool of technology resource of the future.
In working with strategic private sector and HBCU Partners, PS Inc provide candidates with an opportunity to acquire and apply real-world application of frameworks for delivery and execution of cloud based solutions.
The program is primarily structured as an intensive version of what the Agile Methodology refers to as a Sprint, hosted over one week where students immediately apply learned skills focused on project road map, design, and execution.
Other practical skills include, but not limited to, requirements gathering, development frameworks and other collaboration tools such as Jira. In addition, the course includes common project management methodologies like Waterfall, Agile and Scrum. The course includes AWS and Azure cloud platforms. PS Inc, has the ability to structure the content to fit specific company’s problem statements which is used as business cases for the class.
Our most recent class with Southern University provided a virtual avenue for delivery; students learned at the same capacity of face-to-face camps by integrating topical review with hands on exercises, enhancing student engagement to maintain interest, attention, and clarity of the outcome of each subject and practical real-world application. A critical factor of the camp’s success was the diverse team of candidates with unique strengths across technical and functional areas.
Our third goal is simple, “Be a bridge to our customers and partners”. By connecting company leaders, teams, internal and external customers partners, and vendors, Pericula works to reduce risks across critical functional and nonfunctional profit generating areas and empowering everyone with the data needed to generate results that meet or exceed metric goals.
Pericula expresses gratitude to the following for equipping the participants with the acumen for success:
Airforce Wingman and business colleague Joe Wilson, CIO of WorkDay, answered the call, serving as guest presenter;
Lola Awodiepe, our Moderator, an industry leader Project Manager with a strong background in development;
Instructor Kola Akinbaleye, Agile Certified Agile Evangelist, worked across break-out sessions educating students on how SCRUM teams groom, size, troubleshoot and communication project challenges and more importantly how to use critical thinking skills to devise solutions that meet today's industry standards.
Big Thanks to Yolanda Smith, director of Southern University’s DXC team for their program management and collaboration.