Because of his unique background in information technology, biotechnology and management, Doug provides a perspective which is rare in most consultants. Consequently, his consulting activities have ranged from financial services to biotechnology, and from technology platform specifications to business strategies. He has a special ability to jump into a new industry or new technology and in a short time understand, communicate, and critique the key issues.
Whether you are looking for a technologist who understands business, or a business strategist who can speak the technologies, contact Doug.
In recent consulting engagements, Doug:
Designed and facilitated a 3-day offsite to operationalize a new development strategy for the R&D division of a major international biotechnology organization.
Developed a skills capability matrix for the various roles in the professional services group of the world's leading maker of website and application performance and quality monitoring tools, along with a individual assessment tool and a fifteen-module induction program for new hires.
Worked with a group of volunteers to define the hardware and software collaboration environment for the distributed virtual laboratories of the Myelin Repair Foundation.
Consulted on the user requirements, technical architecture and platform selection for a globally integrated content management system for a Big 4 accounting firm.
Created an assessment and implementation methodology, content repository and content management processes, and supporting marketing collateral for a new service offering for the world's leading maker of website monitoring tools.
Provided KM domain expertise and project guidance to an internal committee reporting to the global CIO of a 160,000-person professional services firm on cross-business unit KM governance strategies and strategic frameworks.
Designed, developed, and facilitated a three-day offsite meeting to communicate corporate strategy, culture and values for 30 members of an extended management team.
Developed strategic business options supported by primary market research for a multinational storage services provider.
Analyzed the current technology and prospective market of a failed disk drive controller manufacturer for the creditors committee.
Analyzed the market potential and current technology of a failed acquisition target for a major computer hardware manufacturer.
Provided technology due diligence on the proposed investment in an interactive gaming company for a major Japanese financial institution.
Evaluated the business plan and technology of a target firm for an investor in distressed companies.
Prepared a marketplace evaluation of a Debtor’s product line and evaluated the Debtor's intellectual property and research and development management for the secured creditor of a communications firm in Chapter 11.
Defined strategic implementation plan for the introduction of new hardware, operating systems and office automation application software for a major credit card provider.
Developed strategic blueprints for the mission, operation, and organization of a center for technology evaluation, communication and research and development for a major national financial services provider.
Performed multiple consulting engagements with an international financial services provider on architectures of security analysis systems, use of graphical user interface development environments in systems development, technology for personal financial planning, and general information technology trends.
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