Colleen James

Colleen James

Summary

- Senior IBM Cognos Certified developer with over 15 years and more than 35 projects in Business Intelligence (BI) focused primarily on Finance, Sales, Marketing and Human Resource BI initiatives across several sectors including life sciences, retail, manufacturing, utilities and government. - Expert in managing and developing BI solutions, including development of complex data models, design specifications, metadata and multi-dimensional modeling, OLAP cube design, project planning, scheduling, report building, dashboard and scorecard creation, plus training and delivery to production. - Effective use of full life cycle methodology including change management processes to ensure changes are properly tested and migrated to production for predictable, reliable results and high adoption rate. - Strong skills in verbal and written communication, leadership, management and presentation. Able to provide subject matter expertise and guidance to less experienced team members.

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Present

Senior Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing Consultant

Independent
Jan 1994 - May 2009

Snr BI Cognos Consultant

Sonnet Systems Corporation

Certifications

Certifications
2009 - Present

IBM Certified Developer, Cognos 8 OLAP Models – Transformer

IBM
2009 - Present

IBM Certified Developer, Cognos 8 Metadata Modeling – Framework Manager

IBM
2005 - Present

IBM Certified Professional, Cognos Specialist II

Cognos
2009 - 2009

IBM Certified Developer, Cognos 8 BI Author – Report Studio

IBM