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Resume Of Sharon Summers Itvamp 070111

Resume Of Sharon Summers Itvamp 070111



Resume of Sharon Summers, Portfolio & Project Management EPM Specialist and Microsoft partner

Resume of Sharon Summers, Portfolio & Project Management EPM Specialist and Microsoft partner



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    • 10 SCHALKS CROSSING ROAD, SUITE 105-147 PLAINSBORO, NEW JERSEY 08536 SHARON_SUMMERS@ITVAMP.COM (732) 331-3045Resume of: Sharon Summers PM Skills Portfolio ManagementOBJECTIVE Portfolio AnalysisSeeking a Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management contract or Program Managementworking with EPM application (Project Server, Portfolio Server, Planview, Clarity, HP Project or Project Managementother position to assist in a large scale EPM implementation or build of an ePMO. Budget Analysis EPM ProcessEnterprise Portfolio Management Solutions Provider Process Engineering PMO AnalysisFacilitating and interacting by bridging gap between business units and technology via building PMO Organizationa PMO process. Specialized in developing processes to track and report on investment Financial AnalysisPortfolio of Projects with Portfolio Management, Project Management, Program Management, Business RequirementsFinancial Management, Resource Management, Change Management, Risk Management, Technical RequirementsGovernance, Time Management, Risk Management, Issue Management, Stage Gates and Project Charteringothers for Enterprise project portfolios that focus on budget tracking and cost savings. Project EstimationEngineering of Process Workflows, RACI diagrams, Procedural Guidelines, Step Descriptions, Project Registrationand Templates & Forms Design with Training & Documentation. Stage Gate Facilitation Resource Management Financial ReportingEXPERIENCE Risk Analysis& Mitigation Change Management Dashboard BuildsPresident & Owner February 2002 – Present Dashboard ReportingITVAMP, LLC, Plainsboro, New Jersey Metrics & Analytics Project PrioritizationBuilt IT Consulting company from the ground up to specialize in PMO (Project Management Project PlanningOffice) implementations with EPM (Enterprise Project Management) Technologies. ITVAMP Project Schedulingwas founded in 2001 and became a Microsoft partnership focusing on IT & Business Consultingwith an original EPM Process Framework developed to build ePMO’s Enterprise Project PMO ToolsManagement Offices. ITVAMP has also taken on highly visible and large scale multi-million MS Project Project Serverdollar IT Projects for major corporations. The ITVAMP EPM Process framework with any EPM Project Web AccessSolution. Sharon has designed a library of PMO Templates & Forms. The jobs below represent Portfolio Serverwork experience performed by Sharon Summers as an independent consultant for ITVAMP as Kidasa Milestoneswell as a history of employee jobs. For additional information please visit our website and blog. CA ClaritySearch for Sharon’s recommendations at LinkedIn in the Web-site and Blogs. HP Project Mercury ITGCONTRACTS Currently at Bristol Myers Squibb - 2009-2011 Princeton NJ Primavera Planview PM OfficeProgram Director Smart DrawLead Program Direction of Project Managers with projects in the top ten initiative - “Next Snag itGeneration of Desktop” that included: SharePoint, IE8, Office 2007, Win 7 and more. Delivered VisioProgram Management "Best Practices" to PMO Organization for rollup to Portfolio. Built PMO Power Point ExcelProcess for Program Level PMO. Microsoft Project Server 2010 – Portfolio Server advisor. EPM RACI Diagramssolutions advisor. Financial Management of multi-million dollar program with over 20 Microsoft REJconsecutive projects. Built Program Dashboard for SharePoint Team site. Established PMO TCOStatus Reporting Process, Project Management Process, Go No Go, Financial Management Smart DrawProcess as well as Stage Gate Criteria. Developed PM Templates. Managed SharePoint Project ExcelAdministrator. Attended Steering Committee Meetings and developed Program Status for CIO. PowerPoint
    • EPM Specialist December 2008 – April 2009 PM MethodologiesBlue Cross Blue Shield , Providence, Rhode Island PMI CMM Six SigmaSupported function to Train and implement Planview enterprise project management tool for Agilelargest Blue Cross Program at $140,000.000 budget “Blue Transit” of BCBSRI. Supported Project SDLC& Resource Management processes as well as on and off-board into Planview Toolset. Trained SLCProject Managers on use of Planview application. Built best practices for PMO organization and ITLlead the team resources in Time & Reporting process in the Planview Application. Created RUPPlanview Business Objects Reports for Management. Built Project Portfolio of projects.Managed schedules & financials as well as critical path. Mapped Planview to Lifecycle. Ran & Business Skillsexecuted as well as customized Planview Reports. Configuration of Scorecard and Lifecycle. Executive Management Business Analysis Business ProcessePMO Process Lead Engineer May 2008 – November 2008 Business PlanningComcast Cable, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Financial Review Stakeholder MeetingsProcess Designer of EPMO Processes: Portfolio Management, Financial Management, Change Town Hall SpeakingManagement and Strategy & Scoping. PMO Build for Comcast Investment Portfolio. Build of CommunicationsHigh Level Framework of Enterprise Project Management, Current State Assessment, and Best Meeting Facilitation Speaking Engagementspractice process modeling to support future state of Program Management Office. Design of Customer RelationshipsAssociated Artifacts, i.e. Templates & designs for each sub-process. Created, designed and Presentationsimplemented sub process level workflows and established Portfolio Management practices and Live Meetingmentoring of Comcast Portfolio Management staff. PMO directory structure created for PMO Net Meetingdocumentation storage. Portfolio Management processes to support Clarity implementation & Go To Meetingrecommendation for Dashboard Reporting and Portfolio Maintenance as well as Project Seminar EngagementsApproval and Stage Gate Process. Speaking Engagements Personal Training Group TrainingPMO Process Engineer April 2007 – April 2008 CBT TrainingMerck & Company , West Point, Pennsylvania Team Building Sales PresentationsProcess Designer of PMO Processes: Portfolio Management, Project Management, Financial Stakeholder ReviewsManagement, Resource Management and others. PMO Build for Mercks (SMO) Solutions GovernanceManagement Office for Delivery Mgmt. Support for Configuration of Microsoft Project ConferencePortfolio Server 2007 for Project Managers and Program Managers Status Reporting of DivestituresPortfolio. IT Process Excellence (ITPX) Process Engineer for Cost Estimation Process and WBSbuild. Train and Mentor of PMO staffing & Shared Services on PM Best Industry Practice. IT Skills EPM Installs PPM ConfigurationPortfolio Management Specialist August 2007 – April 2007 Scorecard ReportsETHICON, a Johnson & Johnson Co., Somerville. New Jersey Dashboard Reports Views & PortletsEPM Process Designer of PPM - Project and Portfolio Management methodology for R&D Business Objectsdivision. Designed high level EPM (Enterprise Project Management) Framework, Development Resource Poolsof Process workflows and Portfolio Framework in Microsoft Visio to for R &D, Development of PowerPoint InfoPathProject Management Process that included: “Project Status Reporting”, “Project Plan Outlook 2007Development” and “Project Tracking & Control”, Development of Resource Management MS WordProcess that included “Resource Supply & Demand”, “Resource Allocation” and Resource Adobe PhotoshopOptimization, Creation of WBS Automated Templates for R&D, Clinical and others to align to Corel Paint Shop ProPPM and Stage Gate. Recommendations for Enterprise Project Management Structure as well SQLas Governance Methods. Recommendation of Migration from GenSight to Project Server. Visual Basic IBM AS/400PMO Solutions Provider March 2006 – August 2006 IBM DB2 IT SecurityEducational Testing Services, Princeton, New Jersey OLAP
    • PMO developer introducing project management and Microsoft Project Server with SharePoint OracleEPM solutions) Statement of Work - Implemented Project Management Support for large-scale Linux/UNIXbusiness project. Implemented Program and Project Management Maintenance process, Build Windows Vista/XPout of multilevel large-scale project plan in MSP 2003. Manage team of project managers to ERP SOX -Sarbanes Oxleybuild out project schedules and task deliverables. Guide project managers on PMI process, Remedy & MagicSync of Microsoft Project Server project file to independent MSP client file. Deliver and test Citrixframework for project plan maintenance. Development of SharePoint site areas, SharePoint Call Center &Help DeskAdministration, for user access, meeting workspace and development of updates to team site. Hyperion & SAPPresented recommendation to streamline multiple environments of Project Server. Data Management Server Migrations Data Center RelocationsPortfolio Manager January 2006 – March 2006 Desktop RolloutsKHovnanian, Red Bank, New Jersey Web Portal Rollouts Application IntegrationIntroduced project management and portfolio management solutions. Implemented Project Lotus NotesDashboard for Oracle JD Edwards project. Mentored project managers on project management Novellmethodology. Implemented metrics, and portfolio management. Designed manual Project TivoliPortfolio with reporting capabilities for budget, tasks, and resources to manage IT Budget. CA UnicenterTrained staff on Microsoft Project 2003 capabilities. Facilitated Milestone metrics reporting HP Openviewmeetings with Power Point and Art board PMO visual aids. Instituted “Teambuilding”. Created MS Accessof IT request process workflows, Project Request Process workflows with support and Oracle PeopleSoft HR/Financialmentoring of “Change Management” process and workflows for Integration and Testingdepartment. Designed framework for IT Governance. OTHER CONTRACTSPMO Tool Specialist November 2005 – January 2006 Merck & CompanyDunn & Bradstreet, Red Bank, New Jersey Nov 2004 – Jan 2005 Microsoft ProviderIntroduced PMO tool Option for IT Governance. Supported Bulasoft and Business Edge on MS Project 2003implementation of Mercury ITG. Project plan created for implementation and process Portfolio Build for Operations Projects withworkflows. Set up of IT Governance to support Business Requirements. Worked with Solutions Recommendation forArchitect to develop Mercury ITG for rollout. Support Mercury staff on the toolset capabilities. Project Server and SOXDevelop and configure software to prepare Burlasoft for implementation. Completed Compliance.validation phase to turnover to Mercury and Burlasoft. Program – Mercury ITG pilot rollout.. Arch InsurancePMO Builder December 2005 – January 2006 Jan 2004 – Mar 2004Folksamerica, New York, New York PMO Manager Project Server recommendation forBuilt Project Management Office Trained Reinsurance users on Project Management EPM and PMO Build out.methodology as well as how to manage a large scale Data Migration of Reinsurance data.Loaded Claims & P&C project plans into the project server as well as attended high level PMO JPM Chaseproject meetings to overlook the designed project management process, A full-scale PMO Dec 2003 – Jan 2004Assessment was approved with proposed budget to perform a full PMO Build for client. The PMO SpecialistStructure of the PMO included Templates & forms design, PMO / SDLC process & methodology Built EPM and PMOimplementation with design and process workflows, Trained all project managers and Assessment.Mentored PMO Director to manage all aspects of a PMO. Project modeled initiative for DataManagement presented and cross-trained staff to support PMO Methodology through the EMPLOYEE HISTORYproject. Designed and implemented rollout of Project Server 2003and SharePoint. Covance Apr 2001 – Sept 2002EPM Process Engineer March 2004 – November 2005 Senior Project ManagerLucent Technologies, Murray Hill, New Jersey Managed & Trained Portfolio of strategic ITRe-engineered PMO process to map to Enterprise Project Management due to impact of MSP Project Mangers.2003 rollout. Managed & Supported Vendor and Internal project management as PMO Process. Contributed to build of
    • Supported the MS Project Server 2003 Pilot and Development environment. Compliance with PMO Methodology asSarbanes Oxley Standards driven to meet business needs. Provided PMO training of Resource well as Project CentralManagement, Annual Budget planning, Project Estimating and modeling, Project and Program and Project Server 2002Planning processes. Built out enterprise project management project plan templates. September 2000 – AprilManaged EPM project team to support the new Time & Reporting process. Restructured key IT 2001 January 2006delivery models for Knowledge center. Re-engineered Project Planning & Scoping process and United Water, Oradell,re-writes of SOP documents. Supported for Hyperlens MS Project integration. Produced all New JerseySDLC and PMO Methodologies in Project Server Templates as preliminary build for Project ManagedServer project uploads of projects plans to server environment. Managed Project Web Access. Product/Process QualityManaged projects templates to meet project estimation requirements with phases developed. Assurance area forSr. Program Manager September 2002 – November 2003 Project lifecycleAIG, Jersey City, New Jersey - Insurance Merrill Lynch Sept 1997 – Sept 2000Introduced PMO initiative to Windows XP Desktop Migration of 20,000 Claims & P&C as well as Project Manager/NTDBG users, Windows 2000 Server rollout, IT Security for Applications Development for XP Supported NT Desktop &compliance and SQL 2000 Rollout. Strategized Enterprise IT Infrastructure projects for Server rollouts.stakeholder reporting in Claims & DBG divisions. Introduced PMI Methodology to internal SDLC Process QualityProcess Improvement. Managed Technical project Managers and Developers for error free Assurance Analystconditions of United States rollout. Developed Roll-out plan in Microsoft Project 2000 tool andVendor managed team using PMI principles from initiation to project Closing. JH March &McLennan Aug 1992 – Sept 1997. Help Desk Manager 5 YEARS in Insurance Information TechnologyEDUCATION running Insurance projects from LotusFIT Notes to AS/400State University of New York, Manhattan , New York September 1980 - December 1982 Midrange SystemsGPA 3.8/4.0 – Associate in Applied Science Westwood Jan 1989 – Nov 1991Studies focused in Marketing & Design in specialized applied sciences. MIS ManagerCompleted 3 years of college credits in a 2 year program. AS/400 Systems installsNew Jersey Institute of Technology September 1983 – June 1984 Triangle ComputerCollege of New Jersey, Newark New Jersey Apr 1987 – Dec 1988GPA 3.1/4.0 Project Manager Managed Unix andSpecialized in Computer Science, DOS Programming and Database DB2 programming as and Database AutomationComputer Automation in “Non Conventional Work for Women” program. projects. Sharon Solutions PartnersChubb Institute August 1995 – December 1999 IBMIT Training Center, Edison, New Jersey Microsoft TCSReceived IT Training Certifications for: Windows, Novell, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Project 2003 TATA BurlasoftWEB-SITES & BLOGS Unisys PCubed MercuryWeb-Site http://itvamp.com DellIT Blog http://itvamp.wordpress.com PlanviewLinkedIn http://linkedin.com/in/sharonsummers Springhouse Business EdgeCertifications Project AssistantsPMII Certification, NAFE Member, Certified Microsoft Partner, MS Project Server 2003 Project Widgets