Sally William Ibrahim Awad
Scrum Product Owner, Solution Architecture & Lean Process Improvement
19+ years of proven experience in both IT solutions project and product management. Including: 5+ years as Agile Scrum Product Owner.
Focus on building IT systems solutions to improve business efficiency and productivity, working closely with the client to examine existing business models. processes and flows of data, discussing the opportunities for improvements with the client, and designing the suitable software solution that satisfy the business needs.
Ability to use both Agile or Waterfall methodologies for managing Software Development Cycle with a wide variety of tools.
Extensive experience in managing software development cycle ( + 85 Projects) for SaaS, web, mobile, and desktop devices in various Business sectors with proven Leadership skills and motivating teams to achieve projects and business objectives.
Equipped with Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Professional certificate with extensive experience in business process modeling , documentation ,assessment, reengineering/ improvement, and automation .
I believe that may strengths are customer focus ,achieving open communications, maintaining positive relationships, converting conflict and challenge into success, facilitating consensus and commitment, ensuring accountability, promoting progress and feedback, and expanding and adapting agile techniques for maximum effectiveness – all of the above while working with culturally diverse teams, since it is my believe that diversity is a strength.
I am a modeler of business processes using the process/workflow software to create process models which can be simulated, analyzed, and even executed directly by the business,helping the business executives in decision making by modeling/simulating “what-if” scenarios.
I am usually perform the following on any traditional software development project:
1. Scope the system.
Work with key project stakeholders and business people to formulate and communicate the business vision for the project, map out initial requirements and the scope of the project.
2. Interpret business Processes and needs.
work with project stakeholders to translate their requirements into something that developers can understand as well as to translate the resulting questions that the developers have into something the stakeholders can understand.
3. Translate technical issues.
Breaking down technical and architectural complexities so that project stakeholders can easily understand any issues that crop up. Explain what the developers are doing and why they need to do it, including explanations.
4. Spell out the project details and requirements.
work with project stakeholders to identify, model and then document their requirements and business domain details.
5. Test and validation.
Work with project stakeholders to validate their requirements and analysis models via techniques such as reviews, walkthroughs and play acting,writing user acceptance test (UAT) cases and be a liaison between project stakeholders and testing team during UAT.
6. Represent project stakeholders throughout the process.
the developers treat the BSA as the 'customer' from which requirements, domain information and business priorities are provided. The BSA, in turn, will work with the stakeholders to obtain information and to verify decisions.
My responsibilities are to:
1- Identify and model process requirements using Visio , Itp-commerce and I grafx tools
2- Identify and model data requirements
3- Identify business rules requirements ; and test requirements which includes many levels of testing.
4- Manage requirements
5- Help scope the project
6- Write use cases
7- Improve business processes
8- Design screens (or prototypes)
9-Write system technical specifications
10- Determine benefit/cost
11- Lead and manage projects
Skills and Competencies
· Strong writing skills
· Strong logical and analytical skills
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Proficient skills in process and project management Using Agile and Scrum Methodologies
· Practical knowledge of Scrum ,Six Sigma, Lean or other process improvement methodologies
· Proficient System Analysis and Critical thinking skills
· Strong knowledge of industry best practices
· Proficient PC skills
· MicroSoft Word .Excel, PowerPoint & MicroSoft Project
· Database applications like Access, SQL
· Strong knowledge of Screen Mockups like Balsamiq, Visio, Smartdraw
· Excellent customer service skills
· Strong presentation skills
Please Review also My LinkedIn Profile :http://eg.linkedin.com/pub/sally-william/22/b84/9bb