Influence

Career Development   24
Testing   24
Requirements Management   23

Project Expertise

  • 1 NOD (Note of Distinction)
  • Working with Change Analysis
  • Create Business Case
    Steven has correctly answered 8 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Align Deliverables with Strategic Business Objectives
    Using my experience as an enterprise BA, I focus on ensuring high level deliverables meet strategic objectives. This is typically through workshops of various sorts with executives.
    Identify Project Team Member Requirements and Critical Knowledge Sources
    Steven has correctly answered 1 PMchallenge Question on this topic
    Determine Key Risk Factors and Failure Indicators
    Using the principle of reuse, I start with a foundation of potential risks and build from there. I then use institutional specific artifacts to determine previous risk factors, analyze team dynamics and culture. The ultimate goal is to provide a comprehensive list of potential risk factors so I can begin quantifying and mitigating.
    Present Business Case
    Over a decade of working with executives in analyzing business opportunities and developing comprehensive solutions to complex business problems
    Steven has correctly answered 2 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Define Project
    Steven has correctly answered 41 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Define Project Scope
    Use visual models and walkthroughs with key subject matter experts/sponsors to determine an appropriate scope. Asking tough questions and drawing a hard line in the sand around the project deliverables.
    Select Project Approach
    Steven has correctly answered 1 PMchallenge Question on this topic
    Make Project Plan
    Steven has correctly answered 91 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Define Work Breakdown Structure
    Steven has correctly answered 7 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Determine Activity Dependencies
    I use high level modeling techniques to flush out 80% of the activity dependencies in a short period of time. I then refine as needed.
    Obtain Project Plan Approval
    Steven has correctly answered 3 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Publicize Project
    Steven has correctly answered 4 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Equip Project
    Steven has correctly answered 3 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Train Project Team
    Steven has correctly answered 1 PMchallenge Question on this topic
    Assign Project Tasks
    Steven has correctly answered 5 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Motivate Project Participants
    Steven has correctly answered 12 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Track Project Progress
    Steven has correctly answered 38 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Revise Project Plan
    Steven has correctly answered 22 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Prepare Completion Report
    Steven has correctly answered 7 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
    Turn Over Results
    Steven has correctly answered 2 PMchallenge Questions on this topic