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I'm an academic information technology services consultant and agile software development coach with over fifteen years of experience in system evaluation, implementation, and support.  Having worked with over 200 different academic institutions on a variety of projects, I have the experience you need to get your project completed.


I've managed IT projects at colleges and universities large and small.  I've helped institutions get projects completed within almost impossible time constraints and with total satisfaction and success.  From ERP implementation planning to ancillary software implementation, to coaching small and large teams in agile software development methods, I've done it all.


I want to be a part of your team.  Whether you need help planning a large multi-year project or you need a final push to get
"the project that never ends" to end, I can help you.  I've seen it all and know I can help you get your project team to where it needs to be.  Reach out and let's chat about how I can help.


Consulting Experience


Here is a partial listing of the types of project teams I have worked on and the different technologies I have experience with.


  • EPR replacement

    • Banner, PowerCampus, Colleague, PeopleSoft, and others

  • ID/one card/security system implementation

    • Blackboard, CBORD, Heartland, CCURE, and others

  • student life/housing/conduct software implementation, upgrading, and customization

    • Adirondack, CBORD, Pave, Maxient, and others

  • single sign-on integration

    • CAS, LDAP, Active Directory

  • payment gateway implementation

    • TouchNet, HigherOne, Frontstream, and many more

  • web service design and implementation

    • PeopleSoft Information Broker, Ellucian web services, and custom designed web services


Don't see what you need listed?  Download my CV or give me a call.  I also have access to a large talent network of academic IT professionals.

Agile & XP Software Development Coaching


If your programming/development team is looking to become more productive with their projects, the move to agile software development might be right for you.  I work with teams large and small, higher education and commercial.  Using the following agile/XP principles, your development team will be more productive and turn out higher quality product.


  • story-based requirement planning

  • short, sprint-based development

  • test-driven development

  • in-depth project retrospectives

  • pair programming

  • self-motivated, cohesive teams


If you manage a development team and you haven't explored agile or XP, you're making a costly mistake.  Click here to read more about agile and give me a call.


I am a member of the Agile Alliance. 

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