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Summary

In an extensive career in Information Systems, Mr. Farish has excelled in the roles of Project Leader, Project Planner, Enterprise Data Architect, Information Modeler, Database Analyst, Developer and Consultant. For the past nineteen years, Mr. Farish has focused on providing mission-critical data and information solutions to some of the largest companies in North America by applying skills as information architect, data modeler, process modeler, meeting facilitator and methods consultant. He has been an effective change-agent and contributor on projects emphasizing Enterprise Data Warehouse EDW , Enterprise Application Integration EAI , Business Intelligence BI , Enterprise Information Integration EII , Information as a Service IAAS , and Master Data Management MDM .

Confidential

Sr. Data Architect / Project Manager

  • Supply Chain Information Technology Group Core Architecture Team
  • IT Center Austin, TX
  • Initiatives and Accomplishments:
  • Developed high-level conceptual information model of supply chain information
  • Created lean data artifact collection and developed supporting training
  • Created conceptual information model of Manufacturing Execution System per ISA-95 Guidelines
  • Initiated project to streamline access to SAP data dictionary and metadata
  • Initiated project to standardize quality messaging around SAP QM functionality
  • Stood up metadata repository to track supply chain software assets

Confidential

Data Architect/EDW Program Manager

  • Report to the Chief Technology Officer
  • Corporate Headquarters Austin, TX
  • Initiatives and Accomplishments:
  • Designed and implemented Enterprise Data Warehouse EDW from scratch
  • Completed PMI/PMP certification
  • Established Metadata Standards and Guidelines
  • Acquired and managed Business Analyst staff

Confidential

  • Initiatives and Accomplishments:
  • Provided guidance as part of a team tasked with designing program-level policies and procedures for standing up and maintaining the Enterprise Data Warehouse
  • Provided best practices guidance on data warehouse topics
  • Dimensional analysis
  • Bus Matrix analysis
  • Developed source-target mapping template for ETL and sourcing team

Confidential

  • Initiatives and Accomplishments:
  • Contributor on SOMA 3.0 Service-Oriented Modeling and Architecture
  • Contributor to development of Information Integration Capability Pattern
  • Developed metadata repository to leverage metadata pulled from AS400 DB via InfoSphere Data Architect
  • Consulted nationwide on Energy Services integration projects
  • Designed and documented multi-threaded information metadata integration process
  • Designed data migration defect tracking process
  • Designed and built data migration defect tracking database
  • Coordinated modeling efforts of multiple limited-domain work streams
  • Established and chaired Data Architecture Work Group DAWG enabling cross-project communication, synchronization and harmonization

Confidential

  • Office of the Chief Technology Officer
  • Initiatives and Accomplishments:
  • Designed and implemented Enterprise Metadata Repository.
  • Facilitated and modeled first-cut Enterprise Data Warehouse model incorporating Universal Data Model structures.
  • Designed, documented and communicated database change process and forms. Educated and mentored data management resources enterprise-wide on:
  • Logical vs. Physical modeling.
  • Integrated enterprise-level data architecture.
  • Importance of consistent vocabulary, good naming and definition quality.
  • Reconciled enterprise-level data architecture with Agile Unified Process methodology.
  • Establish the first-cut integrated enterprise-level reference-table model while working within an Agile Unified Process AUP methodology.
  • Led working group to select enterprise data modeling tool platform.
  • Led working group to design enterprise data model management process.
  • Prototyped model-driven development process logical model to instantiated schema using ERwin r7.1.

Confidential

  • Consultancy Project History
  • Provided Enterprise Information Integration and Data Architecture Consultation to a variety of Fortune 500 clients nationwide.
  • Core Competencies
  • Project Planning Management
  • Information Engineering / Data Architecture
  • Transactional OLTP
  • Analytical OLAP
  • Metadata Architecture
  • Data Governance Standardization
  • Object Role Modeling
  • Entity Relationship Modeling
  • Event/Response Modeling
  • Event/Process Modeling
  • Meeting facilitation/organization JAD sessions
  • Business Language arbitration

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