I have worked as a business development consultant for organizations in both the private and public sector, providing everything from basic structural business mechanisms to entrepreneurial strategy advice. I have significant experience in research and reporting data, which serve as the foundation for good business and marketing decision-making. I hope to continue to use my skills for the benefit of clients who seek deliverables that are backed by accurate information. Past projects have included business plans, industry analyses, branding strategies, and market research quality assurance reports.
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Demonstrated excellence with over 14 years of success in Information Technology and Management. Areas of expertise and passionate about: - Business Analysis - Requirements Engineering - Business Process Management and Improvement - Systems Improvement With significant work experience, and strong knowledge and skills in: - Project/Program Management - Strategic Planning - Software Development Regularly selected for the most challenging initiatives, in previous engagements and currently as a self-employed consultant.
5 STAR RATED BUSINESS CONSULTANT --- TOP 1% ODESK PROVIDER I am a US born and educated business consultant, merger and acquisition specialist and entrepreneur, with over twenty years of experience. I have consulted with international businesses large and small with a passion for start ups, especially in the technology space. I have a unique and thorough understanding of the challenges that growing businesses face, having personally grown two companies that were acquired, the second by a Fortune 200 company. Preparing your business for growth is what I do best! I've been heavily involved in the development and management of hundreds of online properties. I am extremely well-versed in the areas of website development, mobile technology, online marketing, lead generation and social media. I invite you to browse my LinkedIn profile at http://linkedin.com/in/brianmellett
- Sr. QA Engineer - Sr. Project / Program Manager / Scrum Master - Sr. Business Consultant After years of experience in Management in both the Software Development and IT industry, I want to expand my horizon at my level of expertise. I'm more geared towards management of technical staff and/or projects. In this setting I have experience in a lot of different specialties (QA, Customer Support, Web Development, Development, IT, Production, Client Management, and others). I'm comfortable in a lot of environments, but I like to be able to use my own management style that is more aimed in managing through positive experiences, openness and coaching and training. I'm definitely not a supporter/believer of managing with an iron fist. My main aim is always to create a positive and productive environment in which people can feel happy and flourish, as opposed to being stressed and strained. I learn quickly and I'm flexible and precise in my work. I have experience with multiple cultures and am a good communicator. For details on my experience, see my LinkedIn profile at: http://it.linkedin.com/pub/marc-baas/19/825/96b/
Seasoned Business Analyst, Business Analysis Trainer/Mentor and Process/BPM Consultant with extensive IT/Business experience across global clients (of varied size and industries). Experience of working across many parts and cultures across the globe such as the India, U.S., U.K., Germany, Australia. Experience of training in Business Analysis and CBAP preparation across individual or small batches from the US, UK. Also have experience of training large size batches from multinational management consultancy and technology services. Proud to be Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) and happy to be ODesk endorsed as Top Rated Consultant. My objective is to continue excelling as Senior Business Analyst/Consultant while adding value to my clients during various phases of a project such as: • Extensive interaction with key stakeholders like users, senior leaders and vendor representatives. • Keeping tabs on governance/quality of organization-wide RFPs/requirements from various application domains, while functioning as the lead on requirements management process team • Active participation and contribution in stream leader meetings • Planning and actively participating in various workshops on solution concepts, scope, requirements analysis and detailed level functional requirements, gap analysis and design • BPA (Business Process Analysis) and improvement. Creation of As-Is end-to-end process maps highlighting the key processes, data(domain) models, rules and improvement opportunities • Creation of extensive documentation of requirements (new/enhancements) in the form of data and business process models, dashboard designs, use cases, user interface models (wireframes/mock-ups) or screen definitions, worksheets containing critical information like user groups and performance requirements • Assisting IT staff (including outsourced teams) in technical design, testing strategy, test case reviews/testing/QA. Creation of acceptance tests on behalf of business teams • Active participation in overall project planning, status tracking, document control, traceability and post closure activities • Extensive QA/testing and reviews of partner integration B2B transactions (data) to ensure those are per specs • Creating Message Implementation Guides (MIGs) for various interfaces including critical business processes related to Advance Shipment Notice (ASN/ 3B2) and Milestone updates (3B3)s • Designing client specific BPM Methodology based on industry best practices • Training and mentoring in the area of Business Analysis, CBAP-CCBA exam preparation, BPM/BRMS, Quality guidelines and process expertise. Successfully trained batches in the US, Canada and India • Member of Business Process and Data CoE (Centre of Excellence) team for a top tier client’s eBusiness team Professional Highlights: • Over the past 17 years , I have worked in all stages of SDLC, using different methodologies such as waterfall, agile, incremental. During all these years, I have contributed in wide variety of engagements as Business Analyst. I have in depth knowledge of BABOK framework. • I have specialized expertise in process improvement areas such as Business Process management Systems(BPMS), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Business Rules management Systems (BRMS), EAI and B2B based integrations. • I have worked with several US, UK and Australia based MNCs (such as Motorola, Genworth Financial, Capital One, British Telecom to name a few) on various IT engagements. While building my career expertise, I have lived and worked in India, U.S., Australia, U.K. and in Germany. As part of my odesk based consulting I have worked with several diversified clients located across U.S. Canada, Australia, Sweden and Dubai. • I have wide variety of business domain experience such as end to end Supply Chain, Trading, Insurance, Risk, Telecom, Performance Monitoring, in general web based systems, and ERP processes related to Sales, Inventory, Purchase and Logistics. I have also worked in the same role with small scale businesses as well, plus I have experience creating a small b2C online business setup. • Come from very strong technical and engineering background. Primary specialties include cloud computing, SOA and web-services, J2EE, client-server, .NET • I am certified NLP Practitioner from Australia and have skills to train/coach on the same as well. • Last but not the least- I have worked with global teams in completely remote model or partly remote model successfully for almost 5 years altogether. I have managed to do so successfully with regular communication and sharing updates, using remote access tools such as VPN, skype, teamviewer, GotoMeeting, WebEx along with appropriate preparation for the meetings and presentations. And yes, of course with help of great teams I have worked with.
As a business consultant, my main areas of expertise include deep financial analysis, planning for dramatic cost reduction as well as revenue generation, and project management of new sales strategies. I also manage e-commerce activities (web analytics, web content management, social media management) and specialise in on-going review of product quality and offering. As the CEO of the Street Performance World Championship/City Spectacular, I held many roles. From concept to execution, I co-founded and managed what is now Ireland’s second largest festival, the Street Performance World Championship/City Spectacular. My extensive experience in this event ranges the full spectrum, from the administration end of running a business and its people, through to the management of some of the biggest publicity stunts in the country, as well as large-scale event production involving over 150 crew, staff, performers and volunteers. We have won many national awards for this. Main areas of responsibility include creative development, financial planning/budget management, project management and brand management and activation. Lastly I am a qualified English teacher, with an internationally recognised accreditation (ACELS).
PhD scholar in Finance (Financial Economics)|| Expert Academic Writer and Editor|| Expert in APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard referencing/citation|| Expert Dissertation & Research Paper Writer|| 10 yrs of relevant experience|| Professional Econometrician|| Predictive Modeling Analyst|| Expert Market Research Analyst|| Business Analyst|| Pricing Analyst|| Forecasting Expert|| Expert in Analytics and Valuation|| Statistical analysis expert| SPSS EViews STATA R Vensim Excel| Published research articles in International Reference Books| Compiled and Edited Business Books|| Well-versed in citation methods| 10 yrs relevant experience| Very hardworking| Quick Turnaround| Goal Oriented|
Simple solutions are often overlooked; through nearly 10 years in diverse fields and experiences I blend skill sets to find and create optimal responses in difficult situations. My work brings lasting, positive results in the retail, education, print media, and outdoor equipment industries. My competencies allow me to respond quickly in situations with tight deadlines and large budget constraints. I strongly prefer working situations that allow me to identify and road-map a long-term vision for products and services in conjunction with their creators. Technical skills include successful remote deployment of servers, laptops, and handheld devices, the configuration and operation of networks and backend services such as VPN/e-mail/web/DNS servers and managing security risks/sensitive data. I am highly proficient with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and various web-based and cloud solutions. I am bi-lingual in English and French.
I am a hands-on Project Manager with 15 years experience developing bespoke web & mobile solutions for small through to enterprise customers within the Financial Services and Telecommunications industry. Passionate about technology and good user interface design. Computer Science background, specialising in Java. Very strong documentation skills. http://au.linkedin.com/in/beckwest/ - Project estimation, planning & scheduling - Quotation and Statement of Work creation and review - Business & Technical specification creation and review - Test documentation creation, review and execution - UX design and wireframing - Document formatting and template editing - RFI & RFP creation & review
I am the CEO of a small business consulting and web development firm. I hope to share some of my business development skills with start-ups and small businesses looking get their businesses off the ground. I am well-versed in web development and have worked on several web development projects myself, however my greatest strength is in developing business models and selling them though sound business plans.