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President And Principal Consultant Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • Consulting and Professional Services beyond the Ordinary
  • Systems Thinker * Servant Leader * Socratic * Holistic * Ethical * Collaborative * Facilitative * Proactive * Insightful * Curious * Quick Study * Intrinsic Motivation * Insightful * Prescient
  • 15+ years Continual Quality Improvement (CQI)
  • 15+ years Data Warehousing (DSS, BI)
  • 15+ years Enterprise Data Modeling
  • 15+ years Enterprise Process Modeling
  • 15+ years Facilitation, Mentoring, Influencing
  • 15+ years IDEF0 (US DoD, NIST FIPS, IEEE)
  • 15+ years IDEF1X (US DoD, NIST FIPS, IEEE)
  • 15+ years Interaction with Executives, Managers, Subject Matter Experts, Staff Members
  • 15+ years Leadership, Advisor, Senior Consultant, Hands - on
  • 15+ years Process Modeling, Activity Modeling, Function Modeling, Information Modeling
  • 15+ years Project Data Modeling
  • 15+ years Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • 15+ years Systems Thinking

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

PRESIDENT AND PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully reverse-engineered and exposed US Commercial Database ( Confidential ) as a physical data model; innovated to impose a fully integrated logical-physical view on extremely disparate and un-relatable physical tables
  • Reverse-engineered and exposed Canada Commercial Database (AS/400 DDS) as fully integrated physical and logical data models
  • By invitation, advised Canada IT on various value propositions from data models beyond just database design
  • Authored a Confidential (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Treats) analysis of both US Commercial Database and Canada Commercial Database for assessing and comparing data management practices that produced the databases
  • Advised senior management and architects in adopting disciplined data management practice to result in a Commercial Enterprise Data Repository based on a Conceptual Enterprise Data Model
  • Authored in MS PowerPoint an Enterprise Business Architecture that proposes line-of-sight from Suppliers, to raw data, to homogenized data, to Commercial Enterprise Data Repository, to product development, to sales channels, to Customers
  • Conducted data quality assessments via SQL queries; devised temporal joins

Confidential Data Architect/Lead Data Modeler

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Author in MS PowerPoint a temporal Enterprise Data Warehouse ( Confidential ) Architecture Recommendation congruent with Confidential manufacturing process, from raw materials to finished goods by control of manufacturing business rules
  • Author in ERwin an IT-agnostic Conceptual Data Model (CDM) of the business to encompass material cost analyses requirements expressed in data modeling sessions with business subject matter expert (SME)
  • Analyze data architecture and data values in five different manufacturing plant-specific JD Edwards (JDE) ERP installations running on IBM DB2 Confidential on IBM AS/400 (iSeries), facilitated by using WebFocus via Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
  • Analyze data architecture and data values in two different manufacturing plant-specific MAPICS ERP installations running on MS SQL Server Confidential, facilitated by using WebFocus via Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
  • Author mappings from MAPICS ERP data tables to Confidential Staging tables for ETL source-to-staging implementation
  • Author for implementing on MS SQL Server an Confidential Repository Logical Data Model (LDM) and Physical Data Model (PDM) that renders a consolidation of greatly disparate MAPICS and JD Edwards data tables
  • Recognize and advise on risk to Confidential Repository architecture due to JD Edwards being less than fully adherent to the Relational Model, so as to stimulate appropriate improvement of data quality from JD Edwards
  • Convert IT department’s manually applied logical-to-physical naming standards to an ERwin Naming Standards File for automatic application of logical-to-physical naming standards from the file
  • Advise on limitations and unintended consequences from quick-fix, non-business oriented, OLTP-styled Confidential architecture

Consultant, Senior Data Modeler

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate adopting enterprise data modeling practices to gain optimal Quality-time-cost utilization of Teradata Confidential
  • Discover, advise, advocate closing significant model Quality gaps between logical data models and physical data models
  • Advise senior IT management on benefits of Aviation Enterprise Data Warehouse ( Confidential ) in Teradata being enterprise-level
  • Reverse-engineer project-level Confidential Master (MDM) to propose holistic enterprise-level design to improve data Quality
  • Propose conducting business-oriented data modeling to improve responsiveness to business’ information demands
  • Advise on use of Teradata Manufacturing Logical Data Model (MLDM) vis-à-vis Enterprise Conceptual Data Model (CDM)
  • Discover, advise, advocate adoption of aviation industry standard taxonomies for aircraft and aircraft engines

Data Architect

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Devise project-specific design solution data models for implementation in an Object-Oriented (OO) style
  • Plan, coordinate, and engage globally dispersed business subject matter experts (SMEs) in authoring a unified Services Obligation logical data model

Consultant, Enterprise-level Conceptual Data Modeling

Confidential, Dublin, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Leader conducting front-office data modeling of a rigorous, well-defined, fully integrated, holistic, extensible Enterprise Conceptual Data Model (CDM) primary to IT Enterprise Architecture and underlying Medical Business Transformation
  • Established “Zachman Framework” with IT top management for bounding CDM to business semantics modeling
  • Leveraged Teradata M-LDM (MLDM) to author initial, quick-start CDM “Straw man”
  • Authored CDM Reading 101 presentation; instructed business executives and others in reading and critiquing the CDM
  • Engaged MBT executive and senior business process leaders in dialogue to continually evolve the CDM, holistically
  • Presented CDM to Information Advisory Council, gaining buy-in
  • Presented CDM to CIO and CIO’s leadership team, gaining buy-in and direction beyond that originally envisioned
  • Socialized CDM as a “Business Model” as opposed to any manner of IT “Enterprise Architecture” design or model
  • Lead senior IT staff in mapping CDM Business Entities and Rules to MBT future-state applications to facilitate discovering data entity gaps, inter-application data relationships, data redundancies, and other data Quality improvement opportunities

Consultant, Data Modeling

Confidential, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Performs Enterprise Data Warehouse ( Confidential ) architecture data modeling for various Confidential initiatives
  • Authors Third Normal Form (3NF) LDM and PDM for higher Quality data management using Teradata Confidential for Confidential
  • Proactive to architect ETL into 3NF base layer then to ETL into Dimensional data mart layer for presentation layer
  • Coached Data Modeling Team member on presenting and reviewing data models with non-technical business audience
  • Created a concordance to help correct, expand, and improve data naming standards Quality
  • Finds, researches, and brings into play various Confidential business and technical sources that define enterprise semantics and architecture
  • Incites critical review of data modeling standards to advance effective data modeling practice over rote usage of tools
  • Re-model certain Confidential “flat file” tables to expose core business rules and semantics in Third Normal Form (3NF)
  • Reverse-engineer Teradata Confidential DDL to expose current PDM, LDM, and to create “Concept” Data Model
  • Surfaces and brings ambiguity about Confidential practice into alignment with business reality

Consultant, Data Modeling

Confidential, Cleveland, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Incite IT culture change supportive of improved data modeling Quality and enterprise data warehouse ( Confidential ) Quality
  • Introduced IDEF1X (in ERwin) compared to IE (in Power Designer) for authoring higher Quality data models
  • Authored Credit Risk entity-relationship model extendable to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
  • Vetted and advised on IBM Banking Data Warehouse (BDW) Model Quality as to business clarity and normalization
  • Prompted due diligence by instigating a Teradata Financial Services Logical Data Model (FS-LDM) review
  • Advised on disparate data silos to arise from changing IBM BDW Model to fit ETL “scattershot” mappings
  • Advised on poor information Quality to arise from ETL snapshot architecture that includes temporal credit score data

Consultant, Data Modeling

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Engaged short-term to conduct Discovery-phase data modeling for Incentive Commission Program
  • Facilitated source data definition sessions with both business and technical subject matter experts
  • Synthesized data semantics and structures from disparate data definitions in mainframe Focus and DB2
  • Mapped data discovery findings to the Teradata Travel Hospitality Logical Data Model (T-LDM, TLDM)
  • Collaborated with business analyst conducting process requirements discovery
  • Level set both business and technical staffs on reading and reviewing data models for business-centric semantics
  • Delivered conceptual data model and lesser concept diagram reflecting data and process requirements findings
  • Advised on Quality improvement opportunities regarding TLDM normalization and airline industry representations

Consultant, Data Governance

Confidential, Auburn Hills, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered essential data principles and guidance to Enterprise Data Warehouse ( Confidential ) project
  • Exposed top IS executives to the key reality of Enterprise Data Warehouse being “a component of Confidential ”
  • Delivered to executive management, project management, and a Big X-involved technology firm a Confidential definition aligned to corporate vision with balanced focus on “data as a corporate asset,” data Quality, and data security
  • Proposed Servant-Leadership, Appreciative Inquiry, and Continual Quality Improvement as essential to Confidential practice for highly effective management of social system dynamics generally irreducible to mechanistic project plan tasks
  • Surfaced and advised on project course correction needed to align with corporate information protection policy and standards applicable to HR, Finance, and all other lines of business and functional areas
  • Repositioned staff understanding of types of metadata in reality terms rather than in arbitrary technical terms

Consultant, Data Quality

Confidential, Columbus, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Presented to senior and executive management progressive thought leadership on establishing Data Governance ( Confidential ) in the style of Continual Quality Improvement (CQI) to support the customer information strategy
  • Authored Confidential purpose statement, manifesto, and information architecture aligned to Confidential mission statement
  • Facilitated and rationalized a Confidential process definition, and repositioned the Confidential process a Big X consultancy misrepresented
  • Applied statistical process control to profile data Quality, to profile data capture process Quality, and to represent to IT a business unit’s project aim to reduce weekly average returned mail volume to 0.25 percent from 2.37 percent
  • Initiated collaborative authoring of Confidential Enterprise Glossary of Terms, a data dictionary
  • Mentored FTE Senior Business Analysts for transitioning into Data Quality Team member roles
  • Derived physical data models from DB2 SQL/DDL scripts to discover data Quality improvement opportunities
  • Identified and proposed Quality improvement opportunity to save $3.9 million annually in costs from carrying poor Quality data
  • Exposed Senior Data Architect and DBA Senior Manager to fragments of data architecture that better fit Confidential business realities

Human Resources Management Process Modeler

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Endorsed by Atlanta Association of Classified Employees; recommended by Atlanta Association of Educators

Data Quality Consultant

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote job description of the Data Administration function
  • Mentored IT staff person targeted to assume Data Administrator (DA) role
  • Planned and executed assessments of data architecture Quality from IT application development process
  • Discovered application development process effectively contributes 91% of budget to cost-add and 7% to value-add
  • Discovered application development process imparted 77 data architecture defects to every 100 data elements
  • Fostered data sharing principles through the development of an Enterprise Data Model (EDM)
  • Authored IT enterprise process model by which IT can improve agility and achieve shared data assets
  • Propose relevant education and training to improve cultural environment, business-IT alignment, and process and data designs by proven methods instead of by "tool skills" alone

Data Architect/Data Modeler

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered fully integrated business framework data model for use across multiple projects
  • Advised chief technical architect on Quality principals underlying the Capability Maturity Model (CMM)
  • Coached database administrator (DBA) in reading data models for semantic content
  • Planned and facilitated numerous data model reviews in small group sessions

Business Process Modeler

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Developed DOR division-level, “as is” business process models to support a pilot project to implement a correspondence management system using document imaging technology
  • Conducted knowledge acquisition through JAD sessions, surveys, interviews, and direct observations
  • Coached business community, IT development team, and FileNET vendor’s solution team in process modeling
  • Advised project management on issues of integrated project deliverables vs. object-oriented (OO) style deliverables

Data Modeler

Confidential, Overland Park, KS

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in modeling Customer operational data store (ODS) architecture for Service Order and Provisioning
  • Researched internal and external knowledge sources for business terms, rules, and definitions
  • Facilitated modeling the inherent structure of customer data vs. application views of customer data
  • Coached on the usage of IDEF1X pragmatics for engaging subject matter experts in JAD sessions
  • Advised on object-oriented development (OOD) vs. relational data architecture and relational database design
  • Introduced IT management to Quality standards for the telecommunications industry

Business Process Modeler

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Interviewed subject matter experts in aircraft maintenance
  • Conducted workflow protocol analyses of transcribed interview sessions
  • Authored business process models for validation by subject matter experts
  • Mentored team members on business architecture models vs. software architecture models

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