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Wednesday, 1 October 2008

My skills as a Business Consultant

A quick bulleted list to give readers an idea of what I have to offer:

Consultancy skills

  • Business Change: deep understanding of how to combine people, process, and technology to achieve business outcomes—with the emphasis on people
  • Business consultancy: Strategic and technical IT consultancy from a programme viewpoint; business / process analysis and design; report writing and presentation delivery
  • Benefits management: Experience of Fujitsu’s Benefits Realisation methodology, which focuses on business outcomes, and creates network of activities to assure delivery of business benefits
  • Business networking: active business school Alumnus and business networker (online and face-to-face).
  • Project delivery: architecture and design; technology selection; team-worker and leader
  • Project management: project planning and basic financials; awareness of PRINCE 2 methodology

Business Understanding

  • IT Strategy and Governance; Peer collaboration, Financial Services regulation; Corporate Performance Management.; Virtualisation; Enterprise Application Integration & Web Services, Business Process Management, Virtual Worlds; IT Architecture; J2EE and Application Servers


  • Internet protocols and infrastructure; Collaboration platforms and online communities; Windows Operating Systems (MCSE 1999); Database Systems; Gadgets of all kinds

Grasp of Business and Technology Marketspace

  • Through reading The Economist; McKinsey Quarterly, Harvard Business Review; subscription to various Industry Sector and Technology newsletters and blogs
Props to Hugh Macleod
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