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  1. 1. Resume of: Sharon Rene Summers BURLINGTON, NEW JERSEY 08016 ITVAMP@AOL.COM (609) 372-3524 OBJECTIVE PPM Tools Specialist – Project Server, Clarity, Planview, HP Seeking a PPM Software Specialist position with Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management contract or working with EPM and PPM applications: Project Server, Portfolio Server, Planview, Clarity, HP PPMwith Vision One Agile MS Project withSAP,Hyperion,Planisware,Primavera,PeopleSoft,VPMi orotherapplications.Seekinga position to assist in a large scale EPMimplementation or build of an EPMO. Management of PMO staff andimplementmethodologiesandEPMProcesses.Governance of EPMO platform. Enterprise Portfolio Management Provider 30 years’ experience Facilitatingandinteractingbybridginggapbetweenbusinessunitsandtechnologyviabuilding a PMO processesformajororganizationsManaged ProjectPortfolioof over100 Projects and Applications Portfolios concurrently and trained over 100 Project Managers with Budgets in excess of 100 Million Dollars. Specialized in developing processes to track and report on investment Portfolioof Projects withPortfolioManagement,Project Management, Program Management, Financial Management, Resource Management, Change Management, Risk Management,Governance,Time Management,RiskManagement,Issue Management,Stage Gates and others for Enterprise project portfolios that focus on budget tracking and cost savings. Engineering of Process Workflows, RACI diagrams, Procedural Guidelines, Step Descriptions, and Templates & Forms Design with Training Project Managers. EXPERIENCE President & Owner February2002 – Present ITVAMP,LLC, Plainsboro,New Jersey (Managed team of 10 IT & PMO Staff) Built IT Consulting company from the ground up to specialize in EPMO (Enterprise Project Management Office) implementations with PPM (Project Portfolio Management) Technologies.ITVAMPwasfoundedin2001 and became a Microsoftpartnershipfocusingon IT & BusinessConsultingwithanoriginal EPMProcessFrameworkdevelopedtobuildePMO’s Enterprise Project Management Offices. ITVAMP has also taken on highly visible and large scale multi-million dollar like Planview for Toyota Corporation. ITVAMP EPM Process frameworkwithanyEPMSolution.Sharonhasdesignedalibraryof PMOTemplates&Forms. The jobsbelowrepresentworkexperienceperformedbySharonSummersasanindependent consultantforITVAMPaswell asahistoryof employeejobs.Foradditional informationplease visit our website and blog. Management of multi-million Dollar Portfolios with Pipeline Process. CONTRACTS PM Skills Portfolio Management Portfolio Analysis Program Management Demand Management Resource Management Project Management Financial Management Budget Analysis EPM Process Process Engineering PMO Analysis PMO Organization Financial Analysis Business Requirements Technical Requirements Project Chartering Project Estimation Project Registration Stage Gate Facilitation Financial Reporting Risk Analysis& Mitigation Change Management Dashboard Builds Dashboard Reporting Metrics & Analytics Project Prioritization Project Planning Project Scheduling PMO Tools MS ProjectServer SharePoint Project Web Access Portfolio Server Kidasa Milestones CA Clarity HP Project Mercury ITG Primavera Planview PM Office VPMi Smart Draw Snag it
  2. 2. Project Server 2013 Consultant October2014 – Present Kaiser Permanente – SilverSpring,Maryland Consultingonthe MicrosoftProjectServer 2013 EPMpartner projectinconjunctionwith Microsoftpartnervendor,‘ProjectMade Easy” inProjectServer2013 SolutionsforKaiser Permanente Mid-AtlanticRegionandotherProof of Concepts.Technical Assessmentfor Evaluationof current2010 environmentto move toProject Server2013. Supportfor the upgrade to 2013. PilotImplementationof PortfolioManagementwithGuidance andSupport of MicrosoftPartner’sSSRSReportsDesignDeliverablesinthe followingareas:Portfolio Management,Resource Management, ChangeManagementandDemandManagement. Ideationof prototype of PortfolioPipelineforProposedandActive Projects.Supportto TrainingDocumentationandDemos.RecommendationforProjectHosts’dedicatedServer Environmentsetup.CrossTrainvendors inuse of the new tool designedinthe implementation. Project Server 2010 Specialist for GalaxE Solutions June 2014 – August2014 GalaxE Solutions- Somerset,NewJersey Consulting on the Microsoft Project Server 2010 – 2013 Capabilities as well as Recommendations for Configuration for new clients and Supporting the Project Server EnvironmentsforClientsonthe East Coast as well as Trainingon the PPMTool functionality. Project Server Site Current State Analysis, Project Server Reports Analysis for Future State Recommendationspresentation.EPMOBusinessOptimizationforBusinessDevelopmentand Project Server Training Support. Project Server 2013 Tool Consultant March 2014 – June 2014 CIT - Livingston,NewJersey Requirements gathering and Solutions Support. Recommendations for PPM Processes for Portfolio Pipeline as well as RPMO Framework. Training and mentoring internal staff as well as consultants on the use of Project Server 2010 as an introduction to the 2013 rollout as it relates the current environment for Project Scheduling and all artifacts associated with the SDLC internal Process.PresentedproposedbuildoutforEPM Frameworkas well as Portfolio Management Organizational Workflow with potential SharePoint vs Project Sites build out. Current State and Gap Analysis presented to inform Organization of required Road map to complete the Project Server 2013 Build. Installation & Configuration. Review of field definitions to move from 201 to 2013 versions. Administration of Project Hosts Server Environment by adding new users to SharePoint System groups. Build out and Training of Departments Project Server Training materials and Training. Manage Test Environment and Maintenance toensure bothenvironments’data synced. Advisoryresource forProjectServer 2013. Requirements Gathering for Project Server 2013. VPMi PPM - Portfolio Management and PPM Software Consultant December2012 – January2104 ExpressScripts - FranklinLakes,NewJersey Visio Power Point Excel RACI Diagrams MicrosoftREJ TCO Smart Draw Excel PowerPoint PM Methodologies PMI CMM Six Sigma Agile SLC ITL SDLC SCRUM RUP Business Skills Executive Management Business Analysis Business Process Business Planning Financial Review Stakeholder Meetings Town Hall Speaking Communications Meeting Facilitation Speaking Engagements Customer Relationships Presentations Live Meeting Net Meeting Go To Meeting Seminar Engagements Speaking Engagements Personal Training Group Training CBT Training Team Building Sales Presentations Stakeholder Reviews Governance Conference Divestitures IT Skills EPM Installs PPM Configuration Scorecard Reports Dashboard Reports
  3. 3. Front End Mail Order Pharmacy Systems Execution Department Portfolio Management. ManagedPortfolioinexcessof 50milliondollarsincludingDept.Of DefenseMedicalPharmacy Mail OrderDepartmentProjectswithMedicare partB andotherPharmacyProjects.PPMTool VPMi consultant for Demand Management - Resource Management responsibilities for Supply and Demand, Capacity Planning, Resource Forecasting & Budget. Project Portfolio ManagementTool (Virtual PortfolioManagementintranet) package forreview of Allocations to Work plans.Supportto resourcesonthe VPMi - PPM system.VPMIDashboardsupportfor 100 users. Management and Training of for 100 Project Managers, 82 Technical Consultants and 10 Tech Leads and Creationof PortfolioDashboardforExecutive Status.Developmentof departmentPMIProcesses.PortfolioPipeline SharePointReportsandsupport.VPMi Resource ManagementReports.VPMi Project& Time Managementguidance.PPMVPMi SupportDesk for Project Managers, Resource Managers and end user support .Management of all Go-Live deliverydatesforProjectrollupstoPortfolioDashboard.Executive PortfolioStatusof Funding throughExecution.ManagedPortfolioof over100 ProjectswithBudget.Ran PortfolioStatus Meetingsand Pipeline meetings.PreparedPortfolioManagementExecutive presentationsof Programs. Implemented Process for Project data migration. Planview 11.0 SPM Consultant May 2012 – November2012 AARP - WashingtonDC AdvisortoInsurance OrganizationonInstallationandConfigurationof Planview SPMModule. Link to PPM Tool for Life Cycle and Enterprise Resource Management. Service Portfolio management Module. Enterprise Architecture Management of Application Portfolio of Projects over50 millioninBudget.Application PortfolioManagementstructureswithModel buildas well asRequirementsandTechSpecsof Software.Advise ApplicationOwnersonuse of Tool.SPMIT IT Service PortfolioManagementandProjectPlantoproduce Deliverablesfor SPM Rollout linked to Project Portfolio Management EPM. Planview Specialist and Advisor. Technical Specification Documents for Planview Enterprise,Administration and Support for version 10.4. Management of Application Inventory. Project Server 2010 Consultant March 2012 – May 2012 Merck - NorthWales,Pennsylvania Built Project Server 2010 Migration Plan for over 1000 projects and supported Project Managers in the Conversion of MSPS 2010 from Project 2007. Assisted Project Managers in the use of the tool as well as supported the Financial Management process, run numbers againstSAP,Time Tracking,ProjectManagementandResource Managementfunctionality.1st Line of Support for Errors and Training for the Organization. Built presentations with Instructionsand managedProgram and ProjectManagers as well as Supportfor PMO Leads. Gap AnalysisforProjectServer2010 withrecommendationfor& SharePointenhancements. Ran all day Support Center for Microsoft Project Server 2010. Associate Director – EPM Practice Clarity & Project Server November2011- February2012 Paragon Solutions- Cranford,NJ Views & Portlets Business Objects Resource Pools PowerPoint InfoPath Outlook 2007 MS Word Adobe Photoshop Corel PaintShop Pro SQL Visual Basic IBM AS/400 IBM DB2 IT Security OLAP Oracle Linux/UNIX Windows Vista/XP ERP SOX -Sarbanes Oxley Remedy & Magic Citrix Call Center &Help Desk Hyperion & SAP Enterprise Architecture Data Management Server Migrations Data Center Relocations Desktop Rollouts Web Portal Rollouts Application Integration Lotus Notes Novell Tivoli CA Unicenter HP Openview MS Access Oracle PeopleSoft HR/Financial OTHER CONTRACTS Merck & Company Nov 2004 – Jan 2005 Microsoft Provider MS Project 2003 Portfolio Build for Operations Projects with Recommendation for Project Server and SOX Compliance.
  4. 4. Practice Manager of EPM buildwithEPMProcesses,Clarity&ProjectServer2010 Technologies (Advised Executive Team) Program Director/Manager – Project Server 2010 Requirements September 2009 – September 2011 Bristol Myers Squibb , Princeton, New Jersey (Managed 20 Project Managers directly reporting ) Managed Pipeline of over 30 million in Projects with over 49 projects) Built CIO and Leadd Director status presentations of the Next Gen Program. Lead Program Direction of Project Managers with projects in the top ten initiatives - “Next Generationof Projects”thatincluded:SharePointandmore.DeliveredPortfolioManagement “to PMO Organization. BuiltEPMProcessforSatellite PMO. Microsoft Project Server 2010 – PortfolioServer advisor. BuiltDashboardfor SharePointTeamsite. EstablishedPMOStatus Reporting Process, Project Management Process, Go No Go, Financial Management Process as well as Stage Gate Criteria. Developed presentations for Steering Committee for CIO. Planview 9 PPM Tool Consultant December2008 – April 2009 Blue Cross Blue Shield , Providence,Rhode Island (Resource Managed 100 Project Managers) SupportedfunctiontoTrainandimplementPlanview enterpriseprojectmanagementtoolfor largest Blue Cross FACETS Program at $140,000.000 budget “Blue Transit” of BCBSRI. Supported Project & Resource Management processes as well as on and off-board into Planview Toolset. Trained Project Managers on use of Planview application. Built best practices for PMO organization and lead the team resources in Time & Reporting process in the Planview Application. Created Planview Business Objects Reports for Management. Built ProjectPortfolioof projects.Managedschedules&financialsaswell ascritical path. Mapped Planview toLifecycle.Ran&executedaswell ascustomizedPlanview Reports. Configuration of Scorecard and Lifecycle. ePMO Process Lead Engineer Clarity Specialist May 2007 – November2008 Comcast Cable, Philadelphia,Pennsylvania (Managed PMO staff of 3) ProcessDesignerof EPMOProcesses:PortfolioManagement,FinancialManagement,Change Management and Strategy & Scoping. PMO Build for Comcast Investment Portfolio.Build of HighLevel Frameworkof EnterpriseProjectManagement,CurrentState Assessment,andBest practice processmodelingtosupportfuture state of Program ManagementOffice.Designof Associated Artifacts, i.e. Templates & designs for each sub-process. Created, designedand implemented sub process level workflows and established Portfolio Management practices and mentoring of Comcast Portfolio Management staff. PMO directorystructure created for PMO documentation storage. Portfolio Management processes to support Clarity implementation & recommendation for Dashboard Reporting and Portfolio Maintenance as well as Project Approval and Stage Gate Process. PMO Process Engineer Project Server 2007 April 2007 – April 2008 Merck & Company, West Point,Pennsylvania Arch Insurance Jan 2004 – Mar 2004 PMO Manager Project Server recommendation for EPM and PMO Build out. JPM Chase Dec 2003 – Jan 2004 PMO Specialist BuiltEPM and PMO Assessment. EMPLOYEE HISTORY Covance Apr 2001 – Sept 2002 Senior Project Manager Managed & Trained Portfolio of strategic IT Project Mangers. Contributed to build of PMO Methodology as well as Project Central and Project Server 2002 September 2000 – April 2001 January 2006 United Water, Oradell, New Jersey Managed Product/Process Quality Assurancearea for Project lifecycle Merrill Lynch Sept 1997 – Sept 2000 Project Manager/NT Supported NT Desktop & Server rollouts. Process Quality Assurance Analyst JH March &McLennan Aug 1992 – Sept 1997 Help Desk Manager 5 YEARS in Insurance Information Technology runningInsurance projects from Lotus Notes to AS/400 MidrangeSystems
  5. 5. (Trained PMO Delivery Team of 10) Process Designer of PMO Processes: Portfolio Management,Project Management, Financial Management, Resource Management and others. PMO Build for Merck's (SMO) Solutions Management Office for Delivery Mgmt. Support for Configuration of Microsoft Project Portfolio Server 2007 for Project Managers and Program Managers Status Reporting of Portfolio. ITProcessExcellence (ITPX) ProcessEngineerforCostEstimationProcessandWBS build. Train and Mentor of PMO staffing & Shared Services on PMBest Industry Practice. Portfolio Management Specialist – Clarity & Project Server August2007 – April 2007 ETHICON, a Johnson& JohnsonCo., Somerville.New Jersey (Trained & Managed 100 Project Managers on Project Server Portfolio Management) Managed Large R&D Portfolio Built EPM Process Designer of PPM - Project and Portfolio Management methodology for R&D division. Designed high level EPM (Enterprise Project Management) Framework, Development of Process workflows and Portfolio Framework in Microsoft Visio to for R &D, Development of Project Management Process that included: “Project Status Reporting”, “Project Plan Development” and “Project Tracking & Control”, Developmentof Resource ManagementProcessthatincluded“Resource Supply&Demand”, “Resource Allocation”and Resource Optimization,Creationof WBSAutomated Templatesfor R&D, Clinical and others to align to Clarity PPM and Stage Gate. Recommendations for Enterprise ProjectManagementStructure aswell asGovernance Methods.Recommendation of Migration from GenSight to Project Server 2007. Project Server 2003 & SharePoint - PMO Solutions Provider March 2006 – August2006 Educational TestingServices, Princeton,NewJersey Managed small 5 MillionDollarProgram PMO developer introducing project management and Microsoft Project Server 2003 with SharePoint EPMsolutions) Statement of Work - Implemented Project Management Support for large-scale business project. Implemented Program and Project Management Maintenance process, Build out of multilevel large-scale project plan in MSP 2003. Manage team of project managersto buildout projectschedulesandtaskdeliverables.Guide project managers on PMI process, Sync of Microsoft Project Server project file to independent MSP client file. Deliver and test framework for project plan maintenance. Development of SharePoint site areas, SharePoint Administration, for user access, meeting workspace and development of updates to team site. Presented recommendation to streamline multiple environments of Project Server. Portfolio Manager Project Server 2003 January2006 – March 2006 KHovnanian, RedBank,NewJersey (Mentored IT staff on PMO Methods) Introducedproject managementandportfoliomanagementsolutions.ImplementedProject Dashboardfor Oracle JD Edwardsproject.Mentoredprojectmanagersonproject managementmethodology.Implementedmetrics,andportfoliomanagement.Designed manual ProjectPortfolioof overwithreportingcapabilitiesforbudget,tasks,andresources to manage IT Budget.Trainedstaff on Microsoft Project2003 capabilities.Facilitated Westwood Jan 1989 – Nov 1991 MIS Manager AS/400 Systems installs Triangle Computer Apr 1987 – Dec 1988 Project Manager Managed Unix and DatabaseAutomation projects. Solutions Vendor Relations IBM Microsoft UMT TCS TATA Burlasoft Unisys PCubed Mercury Dell Planview Springhouse Business Edge Project Assistants Project Widgets GalaxE Solutions
  6. 6. Milestone metricsreportingmeetingswithPowerPointandArtboard PMO visual aids. Instituted“Teambuilding”.Createdof ITrequestprocessworkflows,ProjectRequestProcess workflowswithsupportandmentoringof “Change Management”processandworkflowsfor IntegrationandTestingdepartment.DesignedframeworkforITGovernance. HP PPM - Mercury ITG - PMO Tool Specialist November2005 – January2006 Dunn & Bradstreet, RedBank,NewJersey (BuiltPMOTool) Introduced PMO tool Option for IT Governance. Supported Bulasoft and Business Edge on implementation of Mercury ITG. Project plan created for implementation and process workflows.Setupof ITGovernance tosupportBusinessRequirements.WorkedwithSolutions ArchitecttodevelopMercuryITGforrollout.SupportMercurystaff onthe toolsetcapabilities. Develop and configure software to prepare Burlasoft for implementation. Completed validationphase toturnover to Mercury and Burlasoft. Program – Mercury ITG pilot rollout. PMO Builder Project Server 2003 January 2005 – January2006 FolksAmerica, NewYork,NewYork Built Project Management Office Trained Reinsurance users on Project Management methodology as well as how to manage a large scale Data Migration of Reinsurance data. LoadedClaims& P&Cprojectplansintothe projectserveraswell asattendedhighlevel PMO project meetings to overlook the designed project management process, A full-scale PMO Assessment was approved with proposed budget to perform a full PMO Build for client. The Structure of the PMOincludedTemplates&formsdesign,PMO/SDLCprocess&methodology implementationwithdesignandprocess workflows, Trained all project managers and Mentored PMO Director to manage all aspects of a PMO. Project modeled initiative for Data Management presentedandcross-trainedstafftosupportPMOMethodologythroughtheproject.Designed and implemented rollout of Project Server 2003 and SharePoint. MS Project Server 2003 Consultant & EPM Process Engineer March 2004 – November 2005 Lucent Technologies, MurrayHill,NewJersey (Managed vendor resources) Re-engineeredPMOprocesstomapto Enterprise ProjectManagementdue toimpactof MSP 2003 rollout. Managed & Supported Vendor and Internal project management as PMO Process. Supported the MS Project Server 2003 Pilot and Development environment. Compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Standards driven to meet business needs. Provided PMO trainingof Resource Management,AnnualBudgetplanning,ProjectEstimatingandmodeling, Project and Program Planning processes. Built out enterprise project management project plan templates. Managed EPM project team to support the new Time & Reporting process. RestructuredkeyIT deliverymodelsforKnowledge center.Re-engineeredProjectPlanning& Scoping process and re-writes of SOP documents. Supported for Hyperlens MS Project integration. Produced all SDLC and PMO Methodologies in Project Server Templates as preliminarybuildfor Project Server project uploadsof projects plansto server environment. Managed Project Web Access. Managedprojectstemplatestomeetprojectestimationrequirementswithphasesdeveloped.
  7. 7. Sr. Program Manager September2002 – November 2003 AIG, JerseyCity,NewJersey - Insurance Managed over 100 Project Managers for large scale desktop program. Implemented Budget and Program Tracking of over 10 Million dollars. Introduced PMO initiative to Windows XP DesktopMigrationof 20,000 Claims&P&Caswell asDBGusers,Windows2000Serverrollout, IT SecurityforApplicationsDevelopmentforXPcomplianceandSQL2000 Rollout.Strategized Enterprise IT Infrastructure projects for stakeholder reporting in Claims & DBG divisions. Introduced PMI Methodology to internal SDLC Process Improvement. Managed Technical project Managers and Developers for error free conditions of United States rollout. Developed Roll-out plan in Microsoft Project 2000 tool and Vendor managed team using PMI principles from initiation to project Closing. EDUCATION FIT State UniversityofNew York,Manhattan , New York September1980 - December1982 Associate inAppliedScience NewJerseyInstitute of Technology September1983 – June 1984 College ofNewJersey,NewarkNewJersey Women’sWorkProgram Certification SpecializedinComputerScience,DOSProgrammingandDatabase DB2programmingas and ComputerAutomationin“Non-ConventionalWorkforWomen”program. Chubb Institute August1995 – December1999 IT Training Center, Edison,New Jersey ReceivedITTrainingCertificationsfor:Windows,Novell,LotusNotes,MicrosoftProject2003 WEB-SITES & BLOGS Website: IT Blog LinkedIn Certifications PMII Certification,NAFEMember,CertifiedMicrosoftPartner,MSProjectServer2007