Steve has been working in IT for over 25 years and for much of this time has been involved in the delivery of mission critical IT solutions. During this time he ahs worn a lot of different hats and accumulated a wealth of experience across many disciplines including business analysis, project management, development team management and all areas of software design and development.
Four years ago he was made redundant after 11 years at a bespoke development house and decided to take the plunge in contracting. Since that timw he has worked successfully as a freelance business analyst, mainly in the insurance sector.
The majority of my work is with people in multinational organisations who are grappling with tricky projects and programmes of change. Tricky usually means a combination of:
With this context, people say I bring order and clarity, providing support and tools to cut through the problems and to emerge successful, delivering benefits at the same time as developing the individuals involved.
I’ve worked with programmes as wide ranging as running virtual summits and professional groups, certification of child labour in West African countries, supporting people who make insulin all over the world to work virtually effectively, the global implementation of SAP, introducing project techniques in the not-for-profit sector as well as ‘Project Management Excellence” training.
23 years experience in IT and financial services in many locations across the globe.
Specialties: Mentoring, BA Planning, Use Case modelling, UML, Workshop facilitation
Trained in applying Lean Startup with particular focus on using the Business Model Canvas
Establishing a professional development business by facilitating the sharing of expertise and experience of the business analyst community and other professional communities.