Christina is a Principal with IA, applying over fifteen years of experience in accounting, HR/payroll operations, HR/payroll business analysis, product, and project management for multinational entities. With a background balancing both business needs and technology, Christina has managed complex projects across a wide technology stack from traditional project management approaches as well as through Scrum and Kanban methodologies. With a strong business analysis background, Christina has a unique understanding of highly complex HR challenges and developing solutions to achieve optimal results.

Developing Grit

By Christina Felty / Dec 7, 2021

One of my favorite words is grit. It evokes  a person who embodies not only strength of character, but mental toughness. A person with grit  keeps getting up, moving forward, and progressing towards their goals no matter what adversity puts in front of them. I think I like the word so much because it is […]

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How To Eat an Elephant

By Christina Felty / Sep 27, 2021

I have a confession to make – I am a worrier and over-analyzer. I think about conversations from earlier in the week and wonder if I should have phrased something differently, or if someone meant something different than I thought.  I will think about a meeting and if I could have done something better. I […]

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Triangle of Project Management – Scope, Cost, and Time

The Not-So-Magical Triangle of Project Management

By Christina Felty / Jun 17, 2021

If you have ever taken any project management courses or even read any articles on project management, you have heard the saying, “You can have it good, fast, or cheap. Pick two.” The saying has been attributed to software engineers informing stakeholders or project managers the reality of what they can deliver successfully. I like […]

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Lessons Learned from a Pandemic Year – Changing Work Environment

Lessons Learned from a Pandemic Year

By Christina Felty / Apr 13, 2021

Janine and I have been talking about all of the lessons learned from this COVID pandemic year. I recently had dinner with my partner for his birthday and we realized we were now at over a year for shutdowns, masks, copious amounts of hand sanitizer, and the nostalgia for concerts and sporting events. Janine had […]

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You Just Rolled Out a New HR System! Here’s Your Next Project.

By Christina Felty / Mar 4, 2019

Finally! You’ve been working for months on rolling out your new HR system, and at last you’re finished with implementation. You couldn’t be more proud of the work you and your team have done. It’s time for some margaritas and an extra helping of chips and guac. Except your work doesn’t end with implementation. You’ll […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Hiring an HR Transformation Advisor

By Christina Felty / Oct 26, 2018

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and it wasn’t built by one person, either. If you’re mapping out your HR transformation, you may be thinking about hiring outside advisors to supplement your team. Bringing in a fresh perspective can be a huge help in guiding your HR transformation, but even the most accomplished and knowledgeable […]

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PSA: HR Tech Won’t Solve Your Messy Processes

By Christina Felty / Jul 23, 2018

Congratulations! You have selected a shiny new system for payroll, or time tracking, or performance management. I can absolutely guarantee that your new HR tech will dramatically improve your life and the lives of everyone who touches it. Just kidding. Here’s the truth, which I see every day: new and modern HR systems won’t magically […]

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Your Change-Management Plan Is Missing the First Step

By Christina Felty / Mar 20, 2018

If you’re working on a project that will radically change the status quo for a large group of people, you probably have a long list of to-dos. You assemble a formal change-management plan that includes steps like: Assess the need for change. Analyze the impact the change will make. Engage stakeholders. Win approval from leadership. […]

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