Expertise

Agile Transformation

Extensive background in agile development, systems thinking, lean product development, and change management, which provide a strong foundation for guiding agile transformation initiatives, and indispensable when applying the values, principles, and practices of scaled agile.

Thorough understanding of scrum at the team level having served as a product owner, scrum master, and developer, as well as the enterprise level using scaled agile for the planning, and execution of Program Increments, the primary enabler of alignment in a SAFe organization.

Process Improvement

Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with twenty years of business processes management (BPM) experience helping organizations in multiple industries streamline operations, improve value, reduce waste and increase customer satisfaction while developing motivated and effective employees. A comprehensive study of the resulting process improvements in on department in a large healthcare system increased revenue by over $15,000/day.

Project Management

Member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Project Manager on numerous multimillion dollar projects. Led multiple Project Management Offices, and trained others in the use of the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF).

Software Development

Over twenty years of experience architecting elegant solutions to complex business problems, author of three books on software development from Macmillan publishing, Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

Demonstrated leadership experience across all areas of application lifecycle management including governance, development, data management and operations. Especially proficient combining lean/agile methodologies with continuous integration, delivery and deployment to provide sustained value to organizations while ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations.