Matincor, Inc.

Information Technology Management Consulting

638 Camino de los Mares, Suite H130-311, San Clemente, CA. 92673-2868

Telephone/Facsimile: (949) 388-3559     E-mail: craigdwilson (at) matincor.com


Providing the services of:

Craig D. Wilson, MS, PMP, CSM

Senior Information Technology consultant with extensive staff and

project management experience working for premier corporations including:

  • Behr Process Corporation
  • Capital Group
  • Cendant
  • PacifiCare Health Systems (United Health Care)
  • Prescription Solutions
  • Security Pacific National Bank
  • Sony Pictures
  • TD Waterhouse (TD Ameritrade)
  • UCLA Medical Center
  • Universal Studios


Consulting Services

Interim Management

Project Management

Software Engineering

(Development Lifecycle Management)

Strategic Planning

Organizational Modeling

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Interim Management

Provide management for IT departments at the level of CIO, Vice President, or Director.

 

·         Direct managerial and technical staff

·         Plan and manage departmental budgets and projects

·         Develop and administer departmental processes

·         Evaluate staff training requirements and develop training plans

·         Mentor staff in all phases of strategic planning and software development processes

·         Coordinate inter-departmental process and resource coordination

·         Select and/or develop permanent manager

 

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Project Management

Manage day-to-day project activities.  Particular strength and experience in managing complex and mission critical projects.  Also extensive experience in project recovery – bringing troubled projects back into line. 

 

·         Develop and monitor project plans and budgets

·         Negotiate project schedules and scope

·         Identify and coordinate staff resources and skill requirements

·         Procure capital assets

·         Manage vendors, contractors, and other external resources

·         Select and control proper development lifecycle

·         Lead all project activities including:

o   Requirements gathering

o   Analysis and system modeling

o   Design and coding

o   Test planning and execution

o   Deployment

o   Business process reengineering and training

·         Direct change management and system promotion activities

·         Conduct risk assessment and mitigation analysis

·         Prepare and deliver management reports

·         Coordinate activities with other project managers

 

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Strategic Planning

Work with executive IT and business management in the development of strategic plans.

 

·         Document and assess current Information Process Model

·         Identify and develop Target Model

·         Identify and document current and targeted Systems Inventory

·         Identify, evaluate, and recommend technologies to improve business cycle

·         Prepare executive-level project and financial plans

·         Perform risk assessment

·         Identify skill and staff requirements

 

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Software Engineering (Development Lifecycle Management)

Develop and direct the practical application of project management and development methodologies based upon the unique requirements of an organization.  Provide a special emphasis on Agile and adaptive development techniques designed to meet the demanding, accelerated pace of today’s e-business development efforts.

 

·         Evaluate an organization’s current project management and software engineering processes

·         Identify process improvement opportunities focused on reducing development timeframes while improving product quality

·         Model new project management and development lifecycle methodologies based upon leading-edge Agile and Lean approaches

·         Coordinate process improvement efforts across IT organization

·         Provide direct, hands-on training for management and staff

·         Identify and implement realistic metrics to assist an organization’s future software engineering process improvement efforts

 

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Organizational Modeling and Implementation

Help evolving organizations establish formal IT departments or restructure existing IT groups to more effectively compete in today’s environment of rapid development, high staff turn-over, and tough competition.  Guide young entrepreneurial companies in developing formal IT organizations by migrating their technical talent from a group of individuals to effective teams.

 

·         Provide an IT organizational framework to address the demands of today’s business while preparing for tomorrow’s challenges

·         Create a strategic plan for evolving the IT organization based upon the company’s business model

·         Establish team roles and individual responsibilities while still allowing for personal growth and flexible response to business changes

·         Set forth a staff development plan to enhance performance and improve staff retention

·         Identify and coach individuals who show leadership qualities and help them migrate from purely technical to technical management or pure management positions

·         Establish processes to evolve a company’s software products in a controlled, predictable manner

·         Create an environment where the chaos of creativity co-exists effectively with controlled software development

 

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Copyright Ó 2000-2013 Craig D. Wilson