"Every battle is won before it is fought" (Sun Tzu)
Having a background in IT, Telecommunications & Defence and an understanding of some of the unique challenges faced by the clients and users within these sectors, which provides a valuable insight into developments and strategic policies and how they can be implemented
Knowledge (Theories, Ideas & Concepts)
Through Professional/Personal Study Gained Through Experience
Detailed knowledge of Land, Air and to a lesser extent Maritime platforms through the delivery of complex IT and Communications Systems
IT, Telecommunications & Defence Standards, Processes and Procedures
Over 20 years knowledge and experience within various organisations, departments and teams across the whole product development lifecycle as well as in the deployed/in-service areas
Skills & Application of Knowledge in Real World Situations
Together with Responsibilities/Accountabilities
Project & Programme & Support Manager
Stakeholder & Requirements Manager
Technology Evaluation Manager
Risk & Opportunity & Bid Manager
Change & Transformation Manager
Configuration & Data/Information Manager
Service Enterprise Architect Manager
Technical Subject Matter Expert
For further details, please see 'Experience Webpage'
Working in different sectors requires understanding, insight and skilful collaboration to be truly effective, recognising that each sector/ company has their own specific technical and business knowledge wrapped up in their culture and leadership styles. Every team within every organisation is unique and can’t be stereotyped.
Invariably each sector has their own taxonomies, acronyms, standards, trade-ware, major supplier and supply chains, relationships, key personnel, qualifications and subject matter experts, common platforms and applications, legal and safety frameworks, competency frameworks. Rules and best practices' are there to be followed, reinforced, evolved or changed through revolution.
Hidden in each sector and often undocumented are the sector related facts, truths, principles, folk law, heroes and villains (often written as biographies), advised reading lists, top performers, events and trade-shows, private consumer preferences, concerns, positions, risks, issues, researchers, opportunities to move ideas/products and services between sectors. If you are looking for new - There are enough different sectors and different countries/cultures to find something new everywhere that can in theory be translated into your own sector; the challenge is to select the right elements that can bring real value to your customers, products/services and organisations.
Selected Achievements & Successes
Together with Any ‘So What’ Statements of Insights