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  1. Sally William Ibrahim Awad

    Sally William Ibrahim Awad

    Scrum Product Owner, Solution Architecture & Lean Process Improvement

    Egypt - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 9

    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

    $38.89 /hr
    3,901 hours
    4.90
  2. Swati P.

    Swati P.

    Expert Business Analyst, CBAP, BA Trainer, Process Improvement, Agile

    India - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 10

    Seasoned Business Analyst, Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®), Business Analysis Trainer and CBAP CCBA Trainer and practicing Process/BPM Consultant with extensive IT/Business experience across global clients from varied industries and size). Experience of working across many parts and cultures across the globe such as the U.S., U.K., India, Germany and Australia. I have trained several batches (individuals or small batches) of students from the US, UK and India. I have also trained large size batches from multinational management consultancy and technology services. My objective is to continue excelling as Senior Business Analyst/Consultant while adding value to my clients during various phases of a project such as: • Extensive interaction with key stakeholders like users, senior leaders and vendor representatives. • Keeping tabs on governance/quality of organization-wide RFPs/requirements from various application domains, while functioning as the lead on requirements management process team • Active participation and contribution in stream leader meetings • Planning and actively participating in various workshops on solution concepts, scope, requirements analysis and detailed level functional requirements, gap analysis and design • BPA (Business Process Analysis) and improvement. Creation of As-Is end-to-end process maps highlighting the key processes, data(domain) models, rules and improvement opportunities • Creation of extensive documentation of requirements (new/enhancements) in the form of data and business process models, dashboard designs, use cases, user interface models (wireframes/mock-ups) or screen definitions, worksheets containing critical information like user groups and performance requirements • Assisting IT staff (including outsourced teams) in technical design, testing strategy, test case reviews/testing/QA. Creation of acceptance tests on behalf of business teams • Active participation in overall project planning, status tracking, document control, traceability and post closure activities • Extensive QA/testing and reviews of partner integration B2B transactions (data) to ensure those are per specs • Creating Message Implementation Guides (MIGs) for various interfaces including critical business processes related to Advance Shipment Notice (ASN/ 3B2) and Milestone updates (3B3)s • Designing client specific BPM Methodology based on industry best practices • Training and mentoring in the area of Business Analysis, CBAP-CCBA exam preparation, BPM/BRMS, Quality guidelines and process expertise. Successfully trained batches in the US, Canada and India • Member of Business Process and Data CoE (Centre of Excellence) team for a top tier client’s eBusiness team Professional Highlights: • Over the past 17 years , I have worked in all stages of SDLC, using different methodologies such as waterfall, agile, incremental. During all these years, I have contributed in wide variety of engagements as Business Analyst. I have in depth knowledge of BABOK framework. • I have specialized expertise in process improvement areas such as Business Process management Systems(BPMS), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Business Rules management Systems (BRMS), EAI and B2B based integrations. • I have worked with several US, UK and Australia based MNCs (such as Motorola, Genworth Financial, Capital One, British Telecom to name a few) on various IT engagements. While building my career expertise, I have lived and worked in India, U.S., Australia, U.K. and in Germany. As part of my odesk based consulting I have worked with several diversified clients located across U.S. Canada, Australia, Sweden and Dubai. • I have wide variety of business domain experience such as end to end Supply Chain, Trading, Insurance, Risk, Telecom, Performance Monitoring, in general web based systems, and ERP processes related to Sales, Inventory, Purchase and Logistics. I have also worked in the same role with small scale businesses as well, plus I have experience creating a small b2C online business setup. • Come from very strong technical and engineering background. Primary specialties include cloud computing, SOA and web-services, J2EE, client-server, .NET • I am certified NLP Practitioner from Australia and have skills to train/coach on the same as well. • Last but not the least- I have worked with global teams in completely remote model or partly remote model successfully for almost 5 years altogether. I have managed to do so successfully with regular communication and sharing updates, using remote access tools such as VPN, skype, teamviewer, GotoMeeting, WebEx along with appropriate preparation for the meetings and presentations. And yes, of course with help of great teams I have worked with.

    $45.00 /hr
    1,742 hours
    4.99
  3. Krista B.

    Krista B.

    Process Improvement Consultant / Project Manager

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Find Better Ways to Work. Boost Productivity. Howdy! My name is Krista & my goal as your helpful business consultant is to fix inefficiencies & find cost-saving opportunities through: Business Analysis Process Mapping / Flowcharts Technology Recommendations Project Management / Gantt Charts ---- You will be working with the best of both worlds: an Information Technology Professional & Business Analyst/Project Manager rolled into one! My specialty is bridging the gap between business needs & technical requirements. I possess a Masters of Information Systems, B.S in Management, ITILV3 certification & the AIIM Certifi I also offer remote consultation services for U.S.-based clients. Skype &/or Google Hangouts are my web-conferencing tools, in addition to regular phone calls and e-mail for communication. Best, Krista - Owner & Consultant Fix My Process, LLC

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  4. Jeff Mulac

    Jeff Mulac

    Process Improvement and Data Consultant

    United States - Tests: 7

    My expertise is in financial analysis, process improvement and data management and analysis. I can also provide services in analysis of new product offerings, business plan development and overall business strategy and areas you would like to improve efficiency. I am a numbers person, so the majority of my analyses are based on statistical information and designed to help you achieve long term success. Most recently, I designed a website that organized data into graphical representations by owner so that each group could efficiently track and manage data points. At a local small business, I developed their company business plan, complete with 5 year financial projections as well as brainstormed overall strategy for target customers and acquisition and operational efficiency. At a previous employer, I developed a dozen processes mostly using Excel VBA that directly led to time or financial improvements of at least 15% each. At a previous employer, I led a Kaizen event that analyzed the efficiency of our current processes and focused on implementing new strategies of increasing overall output that resulted in a net improvement in operational efficiency of 25%.

    $70.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Timi Phillips

    Timi Phillips

    Business Systemization Specialist & Project Manager

    United Kingdom

    Experienced in designing and implementing Streamlined Office Systems that automate processes where possible, using integrated systems so that work is not duplicated and to enable effective delegation and outsourcing where appropriate.

 Specialities: Business Systemization, Business Processes, Administrative Processes, Autoresponders, Workflow Automation, SOP manuals, Standard Operating Procedures, Project Management

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Michael B.

    Michael B.

    Painless Process Improvement

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    Master's in Education with emphasis in adult and distance education. 12 years experience in corporate training and Non-profits. Course developer and instructor for classroom and distance education and training. Built classes used on the web. Undergraduate In Business Management. Delta Mu Delta honor society member. Eagle Scout.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Oleg Batishchev

    Oleg Batishchev

    Magento Jedi / Senior Web Developer / Consultant

    Russia - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 9

    Hello dear customer, Yes, I'm not wrong, cause after read that you will wanna to hire me ;) Well, now seriously ... I am a highly experienced web developer who has primary direction of activities in e-Commerce web-developing, in that case it's a Magento area. I'am an adept of Magento and if you don't know what is it and you wanna e-commerce site you have to contact with and I will explain how is Magento awesome. I have 3 years experience in Magento and 9 years total in PHP developing with an MVC, different CMS (Wordpress), frameworks (Yii, Zend) and other. I always stick to the coding standards and follow the best practices to provide seamless, readable and reliable code. Besides developing I have some administration skills to manage servers, automate routines and can improve performance of Magento backend and frontend as well. Also I can setup the server from a scratch. I prefer a stack for Magento consists of: Nginx, Php-Fpm, Redis, Apc, Mysql 5.5 (5.6) (Percona better), SOLR/Lucene/Sphinx. I prefer do not install any control panels but if required I would prefer ISP Manager 5 Lite. Magento related Experience and Services - Optimization, load improvements, speed up - Extension development and customization - Troubleshooting - Tweaks & tricks - Bulk importing. Do you have 100k products? It's not a problem - Store migration - AWS, Rackspace building an architecture of you infrastructure - Core upgrade - Magento recurring support - Bug/error fixing - Theme design and customization - Consultation - Code review I also have some basic skills in the desktop programming (C#) and some Photoshop skills. I'll be glad to new acquaintances and long-term cooperation. I have a team of developers and every day we are expanding. Just hard to write all things what I can do. I am easy learnable for new stuff (frameworks, custom systems, foreign code). My strong side is a backend developing and have a good knowledge of a frontend side: - HTML5/CSS3 - Bootstrap - jQuery - Ajax - WebSockets, Long polling - Prototype - ExtJS - Google API, Yandex API - many other things that I can't remember at this moment. Also in a less degree Angular, Backbone and other frameworks/libs. Communication Channel : Skype/Whatsapp/Email/Phone I have listed only a little part of my portfolio cause I have many jobs completed and I can't add every job to profile. ps I hate the Job Success counter feature of Upwork, many clients just forgetting to leave fedback and I can't force them to do it and upwork count that as undone :(

    $50.00 /hr
    1,170 hours
    4.98
  8. Abeer Mostafa

    Abeer Mostafa

    SW Expert, Professional Project Manager, Technical consultant

    Egypt - Tests: 2

    Seeking new challenges in management by which I can effectively utilize my managerial skills as a PMP certified as well as my 13 years working experiences in the Information Technology field, To gain more experience and professionalism in management in different managerial areas as the project scope management, schedule, budget, quality and change control, and to contribute gaining more experience towards the qualitative enhancement of my organization

    $33.33 /hr
    1,260 hours
    5.00
  9. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 5

    Make things done! I'm a professional C/C++ developer with more than 12 years of experience. I have been working both for a companies from Fortune 500 list, and a small local companies. My core competency lies in the world of mobile applications, SaaS and PaaS, desktop software and games development. I love to do my work right and really enjoy being respected for the things i do.

    $55.56 /hr
    1,772 hours
    5.00
  10. Dru Clegg

    Dru Clegg

    Product Manager and Process Automation Enthusiast

    United States - Tests: 1

    After studying efficiency improvements for the built environment at Savannah College of Art and Design's Interior Design program, transitioning to the digital front was an exciting challenge with significant reward. I found the same efficiency and design need in technology and software design working with an engineering team on an innovative SAAS platform for patient engagement. I provided value there through implementation of efficient workflows in products and processes from feature enhancement prioritization and UX design to CRM implementation. As hire 84 with 275+ active employees just two years later, I had a key role in product and process development for a rapidly growing company.

    $70.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00