2. Valtech France
80, Avenue Marceau
France Greg Hutchings
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Valtech (2006-2008) Paid client engagements
Societe Generale SGCIB IDEA Program 2006
(2006), 1 mois Onsite Agile consulting and assessment
Agile evaluation and advice provided to program management of 160 person IDEA program
and staff over 3 weeks on intensive on-site engagement. 30 individual interviews held to gather
detailed understanding of current program, methods, tools and organisation.
Recommendations made on program and core project level to management team.
Large offshore engagement management
Agefos (2006 – 2008) Assumed responsibility for oldest Valtech offshore client to manage client and engagement on
19 months (ongoing) short notice. Re-engaged Bangalore project manager and team, coached in adoption of agile
best practices, and facilitated high value direct relationship between client and offshore team.
Completed multiple successful deliveries through to production of previously delayed and
troubled multi-year project, on time, based on assumed schedule in 2006, 2007 and 2008.
Project will be completed end of January, 2008.
Onsite CMMi Mini-Assessment
Odyssey (2006) During a two month period prepared for and then delivered a one week CMMi mini audit of this
(two months part time) financial software vendor in Lausanne, Switzerland. Valtech created an offshore development
centre in Bangalore for Odyssey, who is also a successful client of our agile consulting
Innovente Program: Large offshore J2EE Retail enterprise application
Darty (2006-2008) Assumed responsibility for troubled 19 person project using Websphere Commerce Server as
16 months (ongoing) the foundation for a highly customized and innovative multi channel retail solution.
Implemented agile and program management best practices and grew engagement in 3
months to 80 persons working in 4 locations and multiple vendors (Valtech is prime vendor).
Negotiated and managed budget of 3.5m € (2007). Successful deliveries to production in 2007
and 2008. This engagement has become the basis for Valtech’s strategic partnership with IBM
in the delivery of Websphere Commerce Server multi channel retail solutions with competency
centers in Bangalore and Toulouse and a close relationship with IBM WCS Labs, Toronto.
eCommerce subsidiary of SNCF
SNCF / Rail Europe
(2007) Coached the launch of a new program at Rail Europe to replace their in-house built
eCommerce site http://www.raileurope.co.uk/ with new .NET technology through a
(part time over 2 successful partnership with Valtech India. Introduced new Agile roles and methods to
months) client and delivery teams and remain a sponsor of the growing number of new projects
(2003 - 2005) Client Principal
Mission: To provide outstanding Agile, .Net, J2EE and strategic professional services, on- and
off-shore, through trusted consultative relationships
Responsible for West Coast operations
Engagement management for key ThoughtWorks’ clients in Western United States
Project coaching of technical and business project teams in Agile methods
Staff management (recruiting, mentoring, coaching, career path planning)
RFP response and proposal generation
Engagement quality assurance
Consulting and engagement management in the domains of:
Mortgage origination and servicing
Web-based educational technology
Open source software publishing
Innovative Online Bank