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Jyoti Yashasvi

Senior IT Program Manager– Certified Scrum Master – Agile Coach

ac4zbf@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY:

More than Nineteen years of IT industry experience managing, designing, developing and maintaining Enterprise Web Applications implemented using state of the art technology with Wipro Ltd, Oracle Corp. and ObjectNet Technologies.

8+ Years of Agile Transformation, coaching, Scrum Master, Program Manager Experience

Proficient in planning and managing multi-million dollar projects with multi vendors/suppliers and global teams (including offshore and remote teams) in financial, banking, transportation, manufacturing, healthcare and services industries.

Extensive hands-on experience in all phases of technical project management, analysis, design, development, maintenance, customization, implementation and upgrade of software for General Electric Medical Systems

(GE), Pepsi Corporate, Stock Exchange, Comcast, T-Mobile, Apple etc.

Accomplished leader capable of delivering large scale IT projects on time and within budget by effectively collaborating, facilitating, leading and coaching multiple Scrum teams.

Expert at driving the adoption and enforcement of Scrum rules, removing impediments, fostering self-management and keeping teams focused and delivering success in rapidly evolving and dynamic environment.

Experienced program manager managing multiple projects varying in nature (development / upgrade / maintenance) and complexity levels and following different development models (Agile, RUP, scrum) using quality tools (six sigma).

Successfully ramped up (and down), led and mentored cross-functional and diverse teams across broad technical, functional and business disciplines.

Focused teams on business objectives and tracked progress to ensure project milestones were completed on time, on budget and with the desired results.

Mitigated risk factors through careful analysis, anticipated and managed change effectively in rapidly evolving global business environments.

Defined processes and tools best suited to each project and team and used customized development/quality models depending on project specifics and business goals creating detailed project road maps, plans, schedules and work breakdown structures.

Solution Architect - Jyoti’s areas of expertise include design/development and management of Mission Critical Real Time Integrated (Distributed/Service Oriented) systems for Stock Exchanges, Banking and Financial Services, Sales and Marketing Services, Tele Communication Services, Healthcare Services gathering and understanding customer’s performance, infrastructure & architecture requirements and mapping high performance real time solutions to them, architecting a highly available and scalable solution to meet client’s target SLA, as well as implementing a design to cater to high volume and high performance requirements to meet a desired service level.

Adept at facilitating sessions defining user requirements, developing and delivering end-user training, performing ROI analysis, creating and maintaining project schedules, budgets and preparing and presenting project briefings to executives.

Experienced in Databases (MS SQL Server, Oracle, TimesTen), Middleware SOA suite (BPEL, ESB, WSM, BAM and Business Rules Manager), Business Reporting (Business Objects, Crystal Reports, OBIEE), Integrations with ERP, CRM, Financials and Enterprise Web portals.

Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills; self-motivated, quick learner, team player.

Provides a well-rounded outlook valuable to clients and implementation teams. SKILLS SUMMARY:

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

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Project Strategy and Design

Top-Down Comprehensive Plan and Budget

Effective Organization and System Definition

Timely recruitment / transfer and induction of quality team members

Team Mobilization

Operational effectiveness and Implementation

Insightful Project Control and Measurement

Rigorous management of risks, rework, issues, dependencies

Robust and Commercially driven Change management SCRUM:

Agile Principals

Iteration/Sprint Planning Meetings

Tasking Meetings/Retrospectives

Relative Estimation

Story-Based Development

Conflict Resolution

Communication

Project Management

AGILE TRANSFORMATION/COACHING

Enterprise Agile Training

Agile Methodology Adoption Workshops

Customization/Development/Implementation of Agile Tools

Agile Process Implementation/Transformation

Training/Coaching/Support to teams and leadership PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

AGILE, RUP, SCRUM, Waterfall models

MS Project, MS SharePoint, RAID Log, MS PowerPoint/Word/Excel EDUCATION:

Masters of Science (MS) in Software Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India.

Bachelors in Science (Economics, Mathematics, Statistics). University Of Mumbai.

Graduate from NIIT (GNIT) – An integrated 3-year course in Computer Engineering. REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS:

Argus Information, Atlanta, GA, USA Mar 2016 - Present Role: Agile Coach / Senior Scrum Master / Program Manager Typical Responsibilities:

Train and coach development teams, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and program-level leadership in Agile Development principles and practices.

Develop and Conduct Agile Team Workshop classes on product development

Develop and Implement a standardized Agile self-assessment instrument for teams

Develop Best Practices and Policies including global standards for Scrum coaching, Product Testing using ALM

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Lead and engage business stakeholders and IT leaders to define roadmap, create/negotiate program scope and timelines and appropriate budget

Define and drive projects to deliver BI, reporting and analytics capabilities.

Drive the definition of business requirements for reporting, dashboards, analytics and ad-hoc reporting by helping create program level JAD sessions and ensuring participation of all stakeholders.

Drive and Coach the facilitation of scrum ceremonies (grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, daily stand-ups)

Enact change and continuous improvement and empower teams to self-organize and grow cross-functionally.

Lead and review Requirements and Design effort for all teams in the program.

Oversee the management of complete lifecycle of code development, from ideation to sprints to deployment for all streams (projects)

Oversee the management of backlog, prioritize resolution of defects/bugs and evaluate/manage program wide metrics.

Facilitate scrum ceremonies (grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, daily stand-ups)

Program planning, estimation, costing, tracking.

Manage multiple vendors/suppliers for resource planning and management.

Program wide risk analysis, root cause analysis and mitigation

Customer Relationship management – Communicate with other management, product managers, support specialists on product issues.

Evaluate solutions and provide technical recommendations.

Lead Quality and Standard Specifications effort.

Release Management – Manage code releases and shared APIs with other IT groups

Track, manage and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress

Manage budget, vendor/supplier relationships and facilitate legal paperwork. Technology Highlights: Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE), Oracle Fusion Middleware (SOA), Oracle RAC, Salesforce.com, Office 365, MS Sharepoint, MS SQL Server, Java Spring, Hibernate, BigData (HDFS2, MapReduce, Yarn, Cassandra, Vertica, Hadoop, Hive/HBase with sqoop, Tableau, MSBI) T-Mobile, Atlanta, GA, USA Feb 2015 – Mar 2016

Role: Agile Coach / Senior Scrum Master / Program Manager Typical Responsibilities:

Own and drive complete project lifecycle from a business perspective of the Enterprise Transformation program including scope, business analysis, design, development, quality control, user acceptance testing and support across the various teams (50+) participating in the program.

Create and manage a program management framework across multiple streams of work.

Help create an appropriate structure and governance for the program using standard project management methodologies, templates and processes.

Design and execute agile framework for the program and coach the leadership and teams on appropriate agile/lean engineering practices.

Optimize strategic flow across business and technology by identifying opportunities for continuous operational improvements.

Coordinate and manage technical activities across multiple teams (Architects, Product Managers, Development Team Managers, Systems Analysts, QA, Infrastructure), and clearly translate business priorities and objectives into technical solutions.

Manage dependencies across various teams in the program and evaluate/mitigate risks, delays, issues.

Coordinate delivery across multiple teams spanning multiple domains and review detailed program schedules across the teams.

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Work with Technical product managers and development leads to define sprint schedules and code drops and coordinate alignment of dependencies.

Provide overall program leadership and guidance.

Project planning, estimation, costing, tracking for the program.

Budgeting, Resource planning and management of vendors/suppliers. Technology Highlights: Tibco CE, Spring Boot, Apigee, Cassandra, gemfire, MS Sharepoint, MS SQL Server, OBIEE, Tableau, J2EE, AngularJS

Semantify, Atlanta, GA, USA Feb 2014 – Feb 2015

Role: Agile Coach / Senior Scrum Master / Program Manager Typical Responsibilities:

Facilitate scrum ceremonies (grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, daily stand-ups)

Enact change and continuous improvement and empower teams to self-organize and grow cross-functionally.

Lead and review Requirements and Design effort.

Manage lifecycle of code development, from ideation to sprints to deployment

Manage backlog, prioritize resolution of defects/bugs

Project planning, estimation, costing, tracking.

Resource planning and management.

Risk analysis, Root cause analysis and mitigation

Customer Relationship management – Communicate with other management, product managers, support specialists on product issues.

Evaluate solutions and provide technical recommendations.

Lead Quality and Standard Specifications effort.

Release Management – Manage code releases and shared APIs with other IT groups

Track, manage and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress Technology Highlights: Semantifi, Salesforce.com, Business Objects, Crystal Reports, MicroStrategy Business Intelligence, Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE), Oracle Fusion Middleware (SOA), Oracle RAC, MS Sharepoint, MS SQL Server, Java Spring, Hibernate, MySQL, PostgresSQL, Teradata, BigData Apple Inc, San Jose, California, USA July 2013 – Jan 2014 Apple Interactive Advertisement Analysis System

Role: Solution Architect / Program Manager

Typical Responsibilities:

Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other Scrum related meetings.

Worked with engineering and other managers to identify cross-team dependencies and manage inner-team tasks.

Project planning, estimation, tracking.

Risk analysis, Root cause analysis and mitigation

Guiding and mentoring new as well as experienced team members.

Customer Relationship management.

Review requirements and design.

Evaluate solutions and provide highly available and scalable solutions.

Setup development, integration and production environments.

Setup post production operations process and environment.

Lead Quality and Standard Specifications effort. Technology Highlights: Oracle RAC, Oracle 11G, Oracle TimesTen, Java Spring, Hibernate Page 5 of 10

Comcast, Herndon, Virginia, USA Oct 2011 – Jun 2013 Description: Comcast IT works with a very high volume of data and requires instantaneous response times for multitude of applications. The project aimed at revamping data storage, data availability and data access in order to achieve instantaneous response times for the high volume data to improve customer experience and satisfaction.

Role: Project Manager and Solution Architect

Typical Responsibilities:

Guiding and mentoring new as well as experienced team members.

Oracle relationship management.

Review requirements and design.

Evaluate solutions and provide highly available and scalable solutions.

Lead Quality and Standard Specifications effort.

Lead Business Process improvement efforts.

Technology Highlights: Oracle 11G, Oracle TimesTen, Oracle Fusion Middleware, OBIEE Client Confidential, Houston, Texas, USA Oct 2009 – Sep 2011 Role: Project Manager / Solution Architect

Description: The project integrated all the end point business systems – Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Siebel Quote and Forecasting, Command Alkon, TMT and Legacy systems via Oracle Fusion Middleware and provided a deep insight using Oracle Business Intelligence and Analytics.

The project involved integrating the existing manufacturing and transportation systems (Capturing the orders, ticketing orders, dispatching and tracking the trucks, parts purchasing and inventory and truck maintenance) with Oracle EBS (Purchasing, Account Receivables, Inventory).

The project also involved integration of Siebel (Sales and Marketing) standalone application with the legacy systems.

This project integrated all the end point business systems - customers and orders to the ERP system, Cost based updates in ERP to legacy systems, Customer and Production updates to Siebel system, Siebel Quote and Forecast information to legacy systems etc via BPEL and ESB interfaces.

The project also integrated all available source data in a Data Warehouse and built Business Intelligence and Analytics on it.

Role: Project Manager, Solution Architect

Typical Responsibilities:

Project planning, estimation, tracking.

Prepared Statement of Work and other related project management documents.

Performed process optimization exercise.

Risk analysis, Root cause analysis and mitigation.

Guiding and mentoring new as well as experienced team members.

Customer Relationship management.

Review requirements and design.

Evaluate solutions and provide technical recommendations.

Review Oracle SOA and OBIEE installation and configuration.

Business Process Design and Implementation in BPEL and ESB

Implementation and integration of business logic in PLSQL packages using database adapters in different BPEL processes.

Configuration and integration of ESB.

Performance Tuning of Oracle SOA Suite

Maintenance of production SOA instances

Hold discovery and requirements gathering sessions with Executives and Users. Page 6 of 10

Data Modeling – Design, analyze and implement conceptual, logical and physical data model.

Review Data Warehouse and ETL setup.

Data conversion, data integration and data mining for data warehouse and business intelligence.

Integration of source data (including legacy data) from files and miscellaneous databases into the DWH.

Create complex PL/SQL stored procedures for ETL.

Create complex ETL processes in Informatica to facilitate Extraction, Transformation and data load from OLTP systems to OLAP systems.

Build executive dashboards

Technology Highlights: Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle RAC, Oracle 11G, MS SQl Server, OBIEE, Siebel Analytics Objectnet Technologies, Atlanta, GA, USA Mar 2008 – Sep 2008 Description: Manage services for Oracle Projects. Architect Oracle technology solutions Role: Honorary Oracle Services Manager and Solution Architect Typical Responsibilities:

Guiding and mentoring new as well as experienced team members.

Oracle relationship management.

Quality reviews for all Oracle projects.

Review requirements and design.

Evaluate solutions and provide highly available and scalable solutions.

Lead Quality and Standard Specifications effort. Technology Highlights: Oracle 11G, Oracle TimesTen, Oracle Fusion Middleware, OBIEE/A Oracle India Pvt Ltd, India Jan 2007 – Feb 2008

Description: Lead the Technology sales business for Oracle Emerging technologies – Oracle TimesTen IMDB, Oracle Coherence, Oracle RFID, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Business Intelligence.

Led multiple projects and architected and implemented real time high volume high performance solutions telecommunications, defense, banking and financial institutions, healthcare and education like Reliance, Bharti Telecom, BSNL, Vodafone, ICICI, SBI, ING, BSE, NSE etc. in Oracle FMW and SOA(BPEL, ESB, WSM, BAM,BRM), RFID Oracle TimesTen and Oracle Clustered Database. Role: Country Head, Oracle IMDB Sales Consulting

Typical Responsibilities:

Business development, Account management, pipeline and lead management.

Gathering and understanding customer’s performance, infrastructure and architecture requirements and mapping Oracle high performance solutions to them.

Architecture and product training (functional and technical) workshops for customers.

Architecting, designing and implementing real time Proof of Concepts and Pilot projects to demonstrate transaction volumes and performance SLAs usually against competitive solutions.

People and Project management for completion of POC and Pilot projects.

Training and mentoring to various Oracle LOBs.

Technology Highlights: Oracle 11G, Oracle TimesTen, Oracle RFID, Oracle Fusion Middleware, OBIEE/A Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai, India May 2005 – Dec 2006 Description: Lead the High availability high volume application integration to achieve instantaneous response times.

The project involved the implementation of an integrated market wide surveillance system covering all instruments – Equities, Debt and Derivatives. The surveillance architecture for Trading Review and Surveillance covered Risk Management Infrastructure, Alerts Generation and Rules based Advanced Analytics.

The distributed architecture was implemented in J2EE with Oracle 9i, Oracle TimesTen, Business Page 7 of 10

Objects, Informatica, QuickRules (Rules Engine) Analytics and Tibco Enterprise Service Bus and can handle 10,000 transaction loads per second and generate alerts within 2 seconds and benchmarks over 5 million transactions per day.

Role: Project Leader, Architect. Also, Quality Lead for all Wipro projects in Mumbai. Typical Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for design, development and deployment of the system.

Led an onsite development team of 25 and a maintenance/operations team of 15.

Responsible for design/development of the core real time module ‘common service layer’ with Oracle TimesTen.

Responsible for obtaining user acceptance and client signoff on all modules of the system.

Requirements gathering and design of two complex phase II modules.

Design Oracle Database Schema and Data Warehouse design.

Design processes for ETL.

Data modelling for Business Intelligence.

Design Business Object Reports and dashboards.

Design, configuration and management of Database Backup.

Setup of the production environment and deployment of the live system.

Design and setup a process and application for monitoring the live system

Setup of a process for implementing change requests.

Setup of a process for the operations and support of the live system.

Training of the operations team of 15 in the operations/maintenance of the live system.

As a quality lead, reviewed projects and processed followed for various development/maintenance/support projects.

Trained, guided and mentored project managers.

Technology Highlights: J2EE, Oracle 9i, Oracle TimesTen, Business Objects, Informatica, QuickRules (Rules Engine) Analytics and Tibco Enterprise Service Bus PepsiCo, Purchase, New York, USA March 2003 – April 2005 Description: The project(s) involved the development and maintenance of an integrated solution for a corporate wide spread of applications catering to the Corporate groups headquarted.in New York. Real Time functions including Funds Transfer and management, Incorporating currency exchange rates, Financial settlement and planning, Corporate Tax, Legal Planning. Achieved cost efficiency, allowed for flexible staffing and drove efficiency on both support and new project delivery. Role: Program Manager (Manage multiple projects), Architect Typical Responsibilities:

Led the client site team(s) spread over several client locations, and offshore team in India and multiple international locations.

Complete responsibility of baseline support and maintenance of 100+ applications.

Responsible for design and development of new applications for Corporate Executives.

Manage projects at multiple sites.

Manage multiple vendors and suppliers

Functional Expert for all applications.

Lead the analysis of existing systems and requirements gathering for new integration services.

Responsible for client signoff on the plan(s), design CUT, IT/RT and Acceptance deliverables.

Setup process for knowledge sharing and training of remote teams.

Single point of contact with the client business and IT teams and vendors for all communication regarding the project(s).

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Technology Highlights: J2EE, Weblogic, Oracle 8i, Business Objects, Informatica, Citrix NFuse, PowerBuilder 6.5/8.0, MS Access 95/97/2000/2002, MS SQL Server 2000, IIS 5.0, Informatica, ASP, VBScript, Photoshop, Frontpage, custom vendor applications

HomeDepot, Atlanta, GA, USA Nov 2002 – Feb 2003

B2B Web Application

Description: The project involved a third party measuring service and a method of scheduling flooring measures with the measuring service while the customer is still in the store. The three tier architecture aimed to increase the efficiency of the measuring process by reducing the overall time it took to process and measure a flooring project and also to reduce errors that often occurred during the flooring project. Role: Project Manager, Architect

Typical Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for the design, development and deployment of the system.

Led an onsite team of 5.

Responsible for obtaining user acceptance and client signoff on all project deliverables.

Designed the UI framework for data management api’s using XML.

Created User Training Kit and setup a process for user training. Technology Highlights: J2EE, Weblogic, JSP, Java, XML, DB2. B2Tecs, Washington D.C, USA Aug 2002 – Oct 2002

Web Application for International Maritime Service Registration Description: The project aimed to provide a user-friendly interface for clients to register with International Maritime service, who provides communication service to vessels in sea. Role: Project Manager, Architect, Quality Coordinator Typical Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for the design and development of the system.

Led a development team of 5.

Functional Expert

Designed the Data Model and UI reports of the system

Responsible for User acceptance and Client sign off

Six Sigma Standards for Quality

Additionally, responsible for quality standards for all projects in the vertical

Review project documents for all projects in the vertical Technology Highlights: J2EE, Java, XML, XSL, MS SQL Server 7.0, Weblogic 6.1. B2Tecs, Washington D.C, USA May 2002 – Jul 2002

B2C Web Application for International Shipping and Maritime Services Description: The project involved the design and development of a mortgage recording system to automate the manual process of registering the mortgages on vessels listed under the Liberian Registry. In this project a generic component was designed and built to be reused in the system. Role: Project Manager, Architect

Typical Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for the design and development of the system.

Led a development team of 5.

Designed the Data Model and UI reports of the system Technology Highlights: J2EE, Java, XML, XSL, applets, OC4j and Oracle 9i on Windows platform B2Tecs, Washington D.C, USA Mar 2002 – Apr

2002

B2C Web Application for International Shipping and Maritime Services Page 9 of 10

Description: The project involved the design and development of a user-friendly web interface for clients to register with International Maritime service who provides communication service to vessels in sea. Role: Project Manager, Architect

Typical Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for the design and development of the system.

Led a development team of 3.

Designed the Data Model and User Interface

Technology Highlights: J2EE, Java, XML, XSL, applets, MS SQL Server and Weblogic B2Tecs, Washington D.C, USA Apr 2001 – Feb 2002

B2B Web Portal using Documentum

Description: The project involved the design and implementation of a B2B portal aimed to provide a one-stop place for Businesses to buy/sell insurance. A B2B neutral marketplace that supports commercial insurance and claims lifecycle where key stakeholders in the commercial insurance and claims markets collaborate to buy/sell risk and trade and settle claims efficiently in a secure environment. The portal is a secure global insurance market that enables the online insurance purchasing process streamlining the historical stages of risk proposal, negotiation, offer and acceptance.

Role: Project Manager, Architect

Typical Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for the design and development of the system.

Led a development team of 8.

Responsible for client sign off on the requirements, design, CUT and acceptance deliverables.

Designed and implemented User Interface.

Integration of UI with Documentum.

Technology Highlights: J2EE, Java, XML, XSL, Documentum, Oracle 8i, Weblogic 5.0 Exel, Atlanta, GA, USA Jun 2000 – Mar 2001

Integration of Supply Chain Management System

Description: The project involved the design and implementation of an integrated supply chain management system. It required a conversion of an existing MS Access based system to one using J2EE architecture and to develop interfaces to integrate the application with other modules of the SCM system using MQ series adapter. Role: Module Leader, Co-Architect

Typical Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for the design, development and deployment of the system.

Led a development team of 11.

Responsible for client sign off on the requirements, design, CUT and acceptance deliverables.

Designed the data model and migrated the data from legacy systems through MQ series.

Designed and developed the application interfaces.

Responsible for client sign off on the requirements, design, CUT and acceptance deliverables. Technology Highlights: J2EE, Java, XML, XSL, DB2, Websphere on a Windows 2000 platform Wipro Technologies, Bangalore, India May 2000

Web Portal - Estimation Tool

Description: A web based tool which collects and reports data on project estimation. Role: Innovator

Typical Responsibilities:

Single handedly gathered requirements, designed and implemented the web application. Technology Highlights: Visual Basic 6.0, ASP, IIS, MS Access, COM Wipro Technologies, Bangalore, India Apr 2000

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Expertise Tool

Description: A web based tool which manages data on projects executed in the organization. Role: Innovator

Typical Responsibilities:

Single handedly gathered requirements, designed and implemented the tool. Technology Highlights: Visual Basic 6.0, ASP, IIS, MS Access, COM General Electric Medical Systems, Paris, France Oct 1999 - Mar 2000 Sales Force Automation using Trilogy

Description: The application is a Selling Chain application that allows the sales representative to configure the medical equipments, create a quote and finally generate a proposal as final deliverable. It runs on the laptop PC of an individual sales representative. The system is built based on Trilogy SC Application products using VB 6.0 and MS Access for the client machine and Oracle on the server. Role: Module Leader, Quality manager, Maintenance Phase Project Manager Typical Responsibilities:

Designed/Developed the core Customer module that integrates all the other modules and is the frontend of the application.

Responsible for all quality processes, testing, audit and releases of the product.

Led a maintenance team of 7.

Project Management responsibilities for the Maintenance phase of the project Technology Highlights: Visual Basic 6.0, MS Access, Active X, Sales & Marketing, Basic, MS Visual SourceSafe, Trilogy – Selling Chain

General Electric Financial Assurance, Richmond, VA, USA Dec 1998 - Jun 1999 Conversion from Legacy Mainframe Application

Description: The project replaced the calculation engines of five products developed in DOS based COBOL to Visual Basic 5.0, Visual C++ 5.0 and MS Access. The calculation engine receives input from the windows application called Winflex and return data back to the application depending on the product after calculations for a particular illustration.

Role: Visual Basic and Visual C++ Developer

Typical Responsibilities:

Design, implementation and testing of screens in Visual Basic and Visual C++. Technology Highlights: Visual Basic 5.0, MS Access, Visual C++ 5.0, Realia COBOL, Visual Slick Edit



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