Sample consultant profile

Steve is highly successful Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Project Manager who has delivered to time and budget numerous projects ranging from small PoCs and strategies to large global BI and DW programmes. Steve’s experience spans all industry sectors and projects have included migrations and project recovery through to green field implementations using technologies such as Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, SAP BO and QlikView.



With over 20 years experience as Head of BI Consulting for two leading Systems Integrators Steve can add significant value through his considerable contacts, in-depth understanding of the BI market and implementation of best practice approaches and tools to bring forward delivery times, de risk and reduce project costs.

 

‘Hands-on’ BI Skills

 

·     Business Analysis

    Requirements elicitation, gathering and specification

    Building winning business cases and developing BI Strategies

    Process modelling and simulation (BPMN), Use Case and User Stories

 

·         Technical

    Data quality analysis and management

    Data modelling both conceptual and logical using a number of tools

    Solution Architecture and high level design – from ETL to DW, Marts and Presentation layer including Kimball, Inmon and Data Vault architectures patterns

    Product / Vendor / Supplier evaluation and selection

 

·         Related

    Data warehouse and BI Test strategy and management

    Defining Data Governance and Data Quality Management frameworks, implementing BI Competency Centres

 

 

Achievement Highlights

 

BI Strategy and PoC  @  Construction firm

Project Management and Consulting - Working directly with the Executive team to elicit requirements and plan the 3 year BI strategy, successfully build the £1.2m investment case, manage a proof of concept and plan the rollout.

 

BI Strategy + Project Manager @ Global Insurance Broker

Developed the EMEA 5 year $20m BI strategy. Implementation of Project best practice to reduce TCO by 40%, de-risk and accelerate MI and data warehouse delivery in a mixed onshore/offshore model. Project Management of BI CC rollout, Data quality and Meta data management projects. Leading transition of service to Logica.

 

Project Manager and Data Architect @ Global Insurer

Advisory support to Head of Group Data and Apps regarding group Data governance and Data Quality Management frameworks and Reporting delivery approach for Solvency II. Project Manager for Solvency II QRT reporting and data warehouse solution for the multinational group.

 

Project Manager and BI Consultant @ NHS ALB

Defined and delivered the Institute’s BI Strategy and supporting financial business case for the Finance Director and CIO to enable the NHSI to meet its new commercially oriented business strategy. Project Manager for new procurement reporting and analysis solution.



BI Project Manager  @ Large UK Retail Bank

Re-planned, reorganised and costed all MI Delivery projects to support new regulatory and operational reporting required as a result of the separation of the joint venture with its partner bank; all red flag projects now implemented within critical tight timelines and budget.