I am a Business Analyst working for the National College, which is an organisation that supports education in England. It has been an NDPB, a Quango and now its an Executive Agency of the Department for Education. I recently took up the post of systems manager in which I'm responsible for all the web systems as well as a team of BA's, project managers, systems developers and some large external contracts.
I'm interested in finding smart solutions to problems, putting the end user at the heart of the design process.
I am a qualified Prince 2 practitioner and lead both the business analysis and project management aspects of work. My background in web systems development.
I use Agile development approaches such as wireframing and occasionally create functional prototypes of systems to demonstrate outcomes. My experience includes bespoke systems development, system integration, usability & web standards testing.
Recent projects include
- leading the UX aspects of corporate website redevelopment and professional networking system
- business requirements definition for membership scheme
- managing systems upgrades to Oracle 11g, Rails 3, Rustici including project management, test planning and coordination, comms planning and rollout.