Major International Aviation Insurance Underwriter (six year assignment):
Developed an information technology strategy and long-term information systems plan.
Assisted the organization in implementing that plan. Specific work assignments included:
Evaluated potential hardware platforms, software packages, development
environments, and database management systems for the new environment. Supervised the
installation of the new equipment and software. Developed and implemented a training
program for all staff for the new environment.
Developed new departmental standards for application development and
trained staff in project management, structured analysis, and structured design.
Supervised three development teams that redesigned mainframe computer
systems, including accounting applications, policy management and billing, and claims
management. Application design work stressed modular and structured techniques and fourth
Designed the national IBM SNA backbone network connecting the central
mainframe to branch office local area networks (LANs). Developed the technical
architecture for the branch office LANs.
Assisted in the design and implementation of a LAN-based litigation
management system that links to mainframe financial data and provides a competitive
advantage to the organization.