Jim WalkerDirector of Consultancy
areas of expertise
- Civica Cx
- SQL Server
- SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
- SQL Server Integration Services (SSRS)
- Power BI, Power Query, Power Pivot
- CADCorp GIS
- Microsoft Office Automation (VBA)
areas of expertise
- Project management
- Project consultancy
- Business systems improvement
- Systems testing
- Business process management
- Asset management
For over 15 years, Jim has been providing implementation services to the sector focussing on implementation of new business systems. In doing this, he has managed all areas of critical business system implementations and understands the benefits to be achieved and pitfalls to be avoided at all stages throughout an implementation.
Through countless system implementations, migrations, mergers, networking and hosted platform projects, Jim has strived to understand, simplify and communicate clear actions necessary to drive projects forward, and deliver on those benefits.
Jim has extensive experience working with a wide range of systems specific to the sector.
Jim can also add some excellent knowledge and experience in the following technical skills:
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
SQL Server Integration Services (SSRS)
Power BI, Power Query, Power Pivot
Microsoft Office Automation (VBA)
As far as specific customer delivery, Jim can work with clients on the following areas.
End to end project management of new system implementations, upgrades, system reviews, data migrations, migrations to hosted platforms and systems integration. Project health checks and review of organisations approach to project management and where efficiency and quality improvements can be made. As-is and To-be business process mapping.
Undertaking data extraction, transformation and import of data from source through to migrating in to new systems. Data quality audit, guidance and management of data cleansing.
Production of reports written in SSRS and Power BI for key performance indicators, management information, and for validation of data migration/take-on.
Full management of acceptance testing process, from product of testing strategy, requirements gathering, test planning through to execution and co-ordination and management of the process. Production of test documentation, plans, scripts and test log.