DONNA REED …a Technical Program & Project Manager …helping lead and develop teams in delivering business value as quickly as possible to your customers – by leveraging the right practices for the job (Agile, Lean, Waterfall, … combinations).

DONNA has over 25 years experience in Product and Software Development for Fortune 500 clients such as: Allergan, Assurant, Capital Group, Cisco, Deloitte, FileNet, HP, IBM, Ingram Micro, Kofax, Symantec, Toyota, United Healthcare, Wellpoint and Wells Fargo.

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SPECIALIZING IN…

  • Product and Software DEVELOPMENT
  • Introducing AGILE-LEAN practices into Waterfall environments
  • SCALING Agile to multiple teams
  • Enhancing TEAM PERFORMANCE
  • MOBILE Solutions (Apple, Android, Windows)
  • CLOUD / WEB Solutions
  • VIRTUALIZATION of Applications
  • FULL LIFECYCLE Management (Business Planning/Analysis, Contract Management, Requirement Gathering & Design, Forecasting/Budgeting, Process & Resource planning, Execution, Monitoring, Release, Market Planning, Support…)
  • Business PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
  • OFFSHORE Resource Management
  • Leveraging the right practices for the job (ITIL, RUP, Agile, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, SixSigma, SDLC, Waterfall…or combination)

She is also the founder of THE AGILISTA PM (www.AgilistaPM.com). Enabling project teams, organizations, and managers to become as Lean-Agile as possible — helping them determine HOW, WHEN and WHERE to utilize Lean-Agile practices along with their Traditional Waterfall methods of doing projects.

In addition to providing consulting services, Donna speaks, writes articles, publishes newsletters, serves on the PMI Agile Community-of-Practice and local PMI chapters.  (click here to see “2010 Trends in Project Management”)

Donna’s passion beyond helping her clients is the outdoors. She spends her free time playing tennis, biking, rollerblading, hiking, walking the dogs, gardening, spending time with friends, and enjoying great food (indoors or outdoors).

…over 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE

  • CERTIFICATIONS:  MBA – PMP – Scaled Agile Consultant (SAFe), Kanban Professional Consultant, Lean-Agile PM – ScrumMaster – BS Computer Science
  • INDUSTRIES:  Automotive – Financial – Government – Healthcare – Insurance – IT – Manufacturing – Software –Technology
  • KEY SKILLS: <click here for details

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…managing many TYPES OF PROJECTS:

  • SOFTWARE: Product Management – Development – Integration – OEM
  • APPLICATION: Development – Integration – OEM – Migrations – Monitoring
  • IT and DATA CENTER: Migrations – Consolidations – Management – Virtualization – Outsourcing
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 7 Migration; Office 2010 Migration
  • CLOUD / VIRTUALIZATION – Desktop & Server Environments – Server Reduction – Application Migration into Virtualization
  • BUSINESS: Planning – Development – Start Up – Process/Workflow Design & Re-engineering
  • OUTSOURCING / OFF-SHORING: Software Development – Data Center Operations & Support – Application Development, Maintenance & Support
  • HARDWARE: Development – Integration – OEM
  • SERVERS: Consolidation – Reduction – Management – Upgrades – High Availability
  • MARKET: Planning – Research – Product Marketing – Product Launch
  • MONITORING: Hardware, Software, Infrastructure and Applications, Mainframes, Unix, Wintel
  • NETWORK: Design – Enhancement – Rebuild – Security
  • DATABASE / STORAGE: Consolidation – Management – Tuning – Upgrades
  • BPM / BI / ETL: Design – Setup – Management – Upgrades
  • COMPLIANCE: Setup – Enablement – Audits
  • VENDOR: Setup – Management – Migration – Training
  • DISASTER RECOVERY: Site setup – Application Enablement
  • PMO DEPARTMENT: Setup – Management – Enhancement
  • and more…

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…CLIENTS have included:
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