Alden B.

Alden B.

AucklandNew Zealand

Senior Business Analyst and Software Architect [BI, Saas, API's, SAP]

✔️ UNLEASHING THE TRUE POWER OF YOUR DATA, AT THE INTERSECTION OF BUSINESS & TECH Entrepreneurs and CIO's rely on me to improve their organisation by better leveraging data, tools, and processes. Together we design and roll out solutions that align operations with strategy, remove bottlenecks, shed light on blind spots, that lead to new growth opportunities. Think of me as a seasoned business and technology co-pilot who will bring clarity to complex situations and help you make and execute the right choices. My skills include business intelligence, digital marketing, ecommerce, and B2B sales. I am highly adaptable thanks to my extensive track record working with large enterprises and small startups, across North America, EMEA, and Asia/Pacific. My clients appreciate the practical and incisive perspective I bring, gained through more than two decades of hands-on experience as an executive, entrepreneur, and adviser. I am familiar with many industries including telecommunications, aerospace/defence, retail/FMCG, pharmaceuticals, transport/logistics, banking, healthcare, education, manufacturing, energy/commodities, publishing/media, and government. ✔️ HERE'S WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU: USING TECH AS A MEANS TO AN END I can help you choose and use the most suitable applications to collect relevant data, monitor the right KPI's, and make the best business decisions. ✔️ Design and develop BI solutions. ✔️ Compare options then select, implement, and automate the tools and processes most suitable for functions such as CRM, inbound/content marketing, marketing automation, account-based marketing, email marketing, search engine marketing, conversion rate optimisation, ecommerce, and workflows. ✔️ Integrate SaaS & APIs to build a best-of-breed toolset meeting functional requirements within your constraints. Push for digital transformation wherever inefficiencies are uncovered. ✔️ Review your business plan, model, and execution. I will look for gaps, question your assumptions, and act as a sounding board. I will always be honest and ask the difficult questions when needed. ✔️ ACT AS A CATALYST TO EMPOWER YOUR ORGANISATION & ENSURE ADOPTION I work not just as a problem solver, but also as a coach so that you and your team get systematic reusable know-how from our collaboration. I don't stop there; I also include easy-to-follow written procedures and workflows, as well as training sessions via screen-sharing or on site. ✔️ WORKING TOGETHER I am fluent in English and easy to connect to during US working hours. I'm used to juggling time zones, with some of my clients located halfway around the world. I look forward to receiving invites to jobs that fit my skills and will respond promptly. ✔️ USING & INTEGRATING THE BEST SOFTWARE I've contributed to building well-oiled operations using many Enterprise scale architectures, SaaS, APIs, and on-premises apps including: 📊 Dashboards / Mapping / Spreadsheets / Databases - Microsoft stack: Excel, PowerBI, Azure - Google stack: Connected Sheets, Charts, Data Studio, Looker - Amazon Redshift - SAP: Analytics Cloud, Data Warehouse Cloud, BW/4HANA, BusinessObjects - Relational databases: SQL Server, Access, Airtable, MySQL, PostgreSQL - Online tools: Smartsheet, Datatables - Mapping/GIS: Mapbox, ArcGIS, Google Maps, WMS servers, TomTom, MapQuest - Tableau: Desktop, Server, Data Prep, 💬 Customer Relationship Management, Marketing Automation, Email Marketing: Salesforce.com, Desk.com, Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement, Hubspot, Mailchimp, Bronto, Drip etc. 🔗 iPaaS: Zapier, MS Flow/Power Automate, Workato, Tray, Webhooks 🔁 APIs & Data Sources: Enigma, Quandl, Fixer, Last10K, Comtrade, US Census, Eurostat, Elexon, ENTSOE, OpenStreetMap, CKAN, JSON/XML/CSV etc. 💳 Payments, Subscriptions, Accounting, Ecommerce, Field Service: Recurly, Authorize.net, Xero, QuickBooks, Amazon Seller Central, Aroflo, ServiceM8 📅 Collaboration, Project Management, Intranets: SharePoint, Teams, GSuite/Gmail, Planview, Trello, Asana, Basecamp 📈 Web & Mobile Analytics: Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Segment 📁 File Storage: Google Drive, OneDrive
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Alden B.

Alden B.

AucklandNew Zealand
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Senior Business Analyst and Software Architect [BI, Saas, API's, SAP]

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✔️ UNLEASHING THE TRUE POWER OF YOUR DATA, AT THE INTERSECTION OF BUSINESS & TECH Entrepreneurs and CIO's rely on me to improve their organisation by better leveraging data, tools, and processes. Together we design and roll out solutions that align operations with strategy, remove bottlenecks, shed light on blind spots, that lead to new growth opportunities. Think of me as a seasoned business and technology co-pilot who will bring clarity to complex situations and help you make and execute the right choices. My skills include business intelligence, digital marketing, ecommerce, and B2B sales. I am highly adaptable thanks to my extensive track record working with large enterprises and small startups, across North America, EMEA, and Asia/Pacific. My clients appreciate the practical and incisive perspective I bring, gained through more than two decades of hands-on experience as an executive, entrepreneur, and adviser. I am familiar with many industries including telecommunications, aerospace/defence, retail/FMCG, pharmaceuticals, transport/logistics, banking, healthcare, education, manufacturing, energy/commodities, publishing/media, and government. ✔️ HERE'S WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU: USING TECH AS A MEANS TO AN END I can help you choose and use the most suitable applications to collect relevant data, monitor the right KPI's, and make the best business decisions. ✔️ Design and develop BI solutions. ✔️ Compare options then select, implement, and automate the tools and processes most suitable for functions such as CRM, inbound/content marketing, marketing automation, account-based marketing, email marketing, search engine marketing, conversion rate optimisation, ecommerce, and workflows. ✔️ Integrate SaaS & APIs to build a best-of-breed toolset meeting functional requirements within your constraints. Push for digital transformation wherever inefficiencies are uncovered. ✔️ Review your business plan, model, and execution. I will look for gaps, question your assumptions, and act as a sounding board. I will always be honest and ask the difficult questions when needed. ✔️ ACT AS A CATALYST TO EMPOWER YOUR ORGANISATION & ENSURE ADOPTION I work not just as a problem solver, but also as a coach so that you and your team get systematic reusable know-how from our collaboration. I don't stop there; I also include easy-to-follow written procedures and workflows, as well as training sessions via screen-sharing or on site. ✔️ WORKING TOGETHER I am fluent in English and easy to connect to during US working hours. I'm used to juggling time zones, with some of my clients located halfway around the world. I look forward to receiving invites to jobs that fit my skills and will respond promptly. ✔️ USING & INTEGRATING THE BEST SOFTWARE I've contributed to building well-oiled operations using many Enterprise scale architectures, SaaS, APIs, and on-premises apps including: 📊 Dashboards / Mapping / Spreadsheets / Databases - Microsoft stack: Excel, PowerBI, Azure - Google stack: Connected Sheets, Charts, Data Studio, Looker - Amazon Redshift - SAP: Analytics Cloud, Data Warehouse Cloud, BW/4HANA, BusinessObjects - Relational databases: SQL Server, Access, Airtable, MySQL, PostgreSQL - Online tools: Smartsheet, Datatables - Mapping/GIS: Mapbox, ArcGIS, Google Maps, WMS servers, TomTom, MapQuest - Tableau: Desktop, Server, Data Prep, 💬 Customer Relationship Management, Marketing Automation, Email Marketing: Salesforce.com, Desk.com, Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement, Hubspot, Mailchimp, Bronto, Drip etc. 🔗 iPaaS: Zapier, MS Flow/Power Automate, Workato, Tray, Webhooks 🔁 APIs & Data Sources: Enigma, Quandl, Fixer, Last10K, Comtrade, US Census, Eurostat, Elexon, ENTSOE, OpenStreetMap, CKAN, JSON/XML/CSV etc. 💳 Payments, Subscriptions, Accounting, Ecommerce, Field Service: Recurly, Authorize.net, Xero, QuickBooks, Amazon Seller Central, Aroflo, ServiceM8 📅 Collaboration, Project Management, Intranets: SharePoint, Teams, GSuite/Gmail, Planview, Trello, Asana, Basecamp 📈 Web & Mobile Analytics: Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Segment 📁 File Storage: Google Drive, OneDrive
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