Paul Reed – Principal Consultant, CSP, CSM and PMP

Paul ReedPaul Reed has 30 years of Consulting, Software Development, Training and Product Development experience with firms such as Price Waterhouse Coopers, Millennia Vision / Quovera, AlphaSoft Services, Brightware Software, Micromega Systems, Organic Online, NCR Corporation and Unified Process Group.

Paul’s industry experience includes Financial Services, Health Care, Retail, Commercial Software, Entertainment, High Tech / Discrete / Process Manufacturing. His previous clients include The Kroger Company, Entertainment Partners, Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab, State Compensation Insurance Fund, Blue Shield of CA, Kaiser Permanente, National Oncology Alliance, Nestle Foods, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks, 3Com Corporation, Stanford University, Blockbuster Video, Downey Savings and Loan, Santa Fe Pacific Gold and others.

Paul’s focus for the last decade has been helping companies and product development teams embrace and apply agile, scrum and iterative product & software development methods and processes to their companies programs and projects.

Paul has managed a broad spectrum of programs and projects including:

  • Agile & Scrum adoption programs including agile adoption assessments, classroom training (Scrum Overview, Product owner and backlog preparation, etc.), team mentoring, scrum master mentoring, agile requirements management, agile iterative design, etc.
  • RUP / Unified Process adoption programs including process adoption assessments, classroom training, team mentoring, etc.
  • Business Process Definition and Re-design engagements to identify, map and design core enterprise business processes.
  • Numerous strategic and architecture assessments, feasibility studies, strategic technology requirements and technology selection engagements including RFI / RFP development, product review and scoring, licensing contract negotiation, SLA development, etc.
  • Enterprise Document Management technology selection and deployment
  • Multi-tier web and e-commerce development
  • ERP and CRM 3rd party package implementations
  • Full lifecycle SDLC RDBMS applications
  • Rules engine and Al based solutions
  • Enterprise Application, Integration (EAI) solutions
  • Agile and iterative QA planning and testing (white / black box, automated testing, test bed regression, etc.)

Paul graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from San Diego State University with a B.S in Information Systems and Business. He is a Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), as well as a PMP certified project manager from PMI. Additionally Paul has significant experience using Coopers and Lybrand’s Summit D and Summit PM, Oracle Corporation’s AIM, and Rational Software’s Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodologies.