Richard is a well respected and very experienced Change Management Professional, specializing in supporting businesses through changes and effectively managing the impact of the change upon the people within the business. He has been delivering successful projects in organisational change, development and effectiveness for almost 20 years and is noted for developing targeting, insightful and influential multi level communications to facilitate successful change. His work with strategic human resources develops positive transformational impacts across a breadth of HR deliverables, including recruitment, succession planning, learning and organizational development and competency based framework integration for performance, development and talent acquisition approaches. He is a certified lean six sigma green belt, certified in design for six sigma and operational excellence and has delivered on many business improvement and re-engineering projects. Being a certified project, program and portfolio manager also. Richard understands the need to get the best from technology in the workplace and appreciates the need to get the right physical environment to help a smooth business transition. Richard is the President of the Toronto Chapter of the Association of Change Management Professionals and keen to develop the future integration of the practice of change management through his writings, speaking and other public engagements.
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Certified Salesforce Administrator, Salesforce Sales Cloud and Service Cloud Consultant and IT Business Analyst with over 15 years of experience in business analysis and sales/marketing process development and 5+ years experience with the Salesforce.com platform. I specialize in Salesforce.com implementation and administration, web design, web content development and site usability. I have extensive experience customizing Salesforce.com instances, building websites with Wordpress and Joomla and integrating sites with the Salesforce.com platform. Salesforce experience: Implement and customize new instances of SalesForce Integrate Salesforce with websites Integrate Salesforce with Marketo Set up Marketing Automation Create custom reports and configure dashboards Create Custom Objects, Custom Fields, Page Layouts and Related Lists Create formula fields, field dependencies and automated alerts Configure Validation, Workflow and Approval process rules Manage user profiles, roles, users Migrate and merge duplicate records and perform database de-duping and cleanup Create and manage security profiles (including IP restrictions) Configure Lead Assignment rules Manage data with SF Dataloader and Jitterbit
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).
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I am an investment banker working at a leading investment bank of Bangladesh. I am very much passionate about Finance. Being a Finance graduate, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charterholder, and Certified FRM (Financial Risk Manager), I am very much interested about financial analysis, financial modeling, research, risk management, investment and other related jobs.
My goal is to bring Silicon Valley's amazing services and products to Korea. Since Korea is a very unique and protected market, it is important to understand not only the language but also the culture and business dynamics of the country to provide high quality localization service. Leveraging my professional experience and network in tech industry in Korea as a consultant and business/service developer, I am ready to provide the highest level of localization service for Korea market.
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
Over the last 14 years I have produced 30 eLearning courses, authored 15,000 pages of telecommunications user manuals (print and help), and designed the information architecture for 6 telecommunications firms technical publications and learning environments including converting classroom led training into eLearning, virtual classroom, and virtual lab/simulations. I also designed and ran a 3 implementations of single sourcing authoring for user manuals and training using DITA 1.2 XML. I have also participated and designed information architectures for intranets primarily in the SharePoint 2007/2010/O365 environment. I am conversant in creating ontologies/taxonomies for metadata management and converting these into information models and operationalizing the ontology into content. For the purpose of developing 4 new information development tools, I have participated in the gathering of user requirements/task analysis, created software design mockups and use cases, and providing testing and design feedback to the developers. I also designed the information development environment for technical publications for these 4 software products. As a university lecturer in military history and politics, I have taught over 1500 students, edited at least 3,000 papers and designed 2 courses. I have taught live in the classroom, virtually (webinar) and via asynchronous LMS (TopClass, Desire2Learn, and Blackboard).
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
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.