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London, ON, Canada
Salary:
110\hr+HST
Posted:
October 11, 2018

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Blair Lawrence MCSD

Enterprise Architect /Governance and Policy Architect / Transformative Business Architect / MS SharePoint Architect / Business Analyst / MS Azure Solutions Architect / MS Dynamics Architect / Project Management

Telephone: 519-***-**** e-mail ac7cq4@r.postjobfree.com

Address: 106 Pine Valley Drive N6J 4L9

PROFILE

10 years of experience as an Enterprise Architect, Governance and Policy Architect, Transformative Business Architect, Information/Data Architect, SharePoint Architect and Administrator, MS Azure Solution Architect, MS O365 and SharePoint Online, PowerShell, MS-SQL Database Administrator and Business Intelligence Developer, Data Storytelling and Visualization, Enterprise wide Workflow Design, Enterprise wide Communications Strategies, DMBOK Document & Information Management, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Lifecycle Services, Strategic Planning and Business Development, Risk Management, Change Management, Team Management, and PMBOK Project Management.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer 1999

Canadian Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance

10 years of experience with Complex BPMN/DMN Development

10 years of Organization Change Management

10 years of experience of Diagnostic and Predictive BI Formulation and Modeling

10 years of experience with PMBOK, DMBOK, FEAC - ADM, The Zachman Framework, TOGAF, ITIL.

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Enterprise Architecture

Business and Digital Strategy and Transformation

SharePoint Architecture and Administration

DMBOK Enterprise Information Architecture/Management

Data Governance Architecture

Project Management Governance Architecture

Data Storytelling and Visualization

BABOK Business Requirements Gathering, Analytics and Reporting

MS Azure Solutions Architect

MS Dynamics Architecture & Administration

MS Project Server Architecture & Administration

PMBOK Project Management

Sure Step and Lifecycle Services for MS Dynamics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Vision Gate Solutions Inc.,

Owner Consultant

SharePoint Enterprise Architect

July 2015 – Present

Vision Gate Solutions is a privately-owned consulting firm based in London Ontario. The primary activities of VGS are comprehensive Microsoft SharePoint enterprise architecture, Data Governance Architecture, Data Storytelling and Visualization, Microsoft Azure solutions architecture, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Life Cycle Services, customization and integration, business transformation, Microsoft Business Intelligence integration, decision and process automation, design, and deployment and migration of SharePoint within the enterprise on premise, hybrid, or the cloud.

Process:

Defining and detailing policy, standards, process, guidelines, and procedures, supporting Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Lifecycle Services, MS Dynamics, SharePoint 2007/2010/2013/2016 and MS O365 and SharePoint Online initiatives. Data Governance Architecture, Data Storytelling and Visualization, Creation and administration of responsive Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SharePoint Enterprise environments that align corporate vision with corporate activity.

Standards and Practices:

FEAC

Technologies used: Active Directory Configuration, Deployment and Administration, DNS Configuration, Deployment and Administration, Azure Infrastructure Solutions, Azure Architecture and Solutions, Azure PowerShell, MS Access Database Development, MS Access Services and Web Forms for SharePoint, Tahoe Server (SP2001), SharePoint 2003, MS SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. Office 365 and SharePoint Online, SharePoint PowerShell, MS Exchange, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Lifecycle Services, MS-SQL, Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack, Analysis Service, Microsoft PowerBI, MS PerformancePoint, SSAS, SSRS, MS Project Server, MS InfoPath 2007, 2010, and 2013. Windows Server, Windows PowerShell, Window Workflow Manager 1.0, ASP, HTML, .NET Framework, IIS, VBScript, JavaScript, JSOM, CSOM, CAML, C#, CSS, XML, and Web Service, REST, OData, KQL, FQL, SP Designer, Visual Studio, VM Management, other third party tools.

Government of Nunavut

Senior Business Systems Analyst

December 2017 -Present

Nunavut is the principal arctic territory in Canada. The Government of Nunavut gained official territory status in Canada on April 1, 1999. The resource compliment for the Government of Nunavut and dependent agencies, companies and services are comprised of approximately 8,000 full time, indeterminate, and contract resources.

VGS Consultant

Diagnostic and Predictive BI Formulation and Modeling

Quantitative Analysis

Risk Analysis and Response Development

Knowledge Management Formulation and Development

Knowledge Management Development and Training

Knowledge Management Repository Development

Project Management Support

Procurement Formulation

Vendor Management

Stakeholder Management

Communication Control Formulation

Requirements Gathering

Business Case Development

Project Charter Formulation

Quality Control Formulation

Scheduling Development and Management

Cost Planning

Strategic Project Portfolio Development

Strategic Program Development

Resource Formulation and Management

Organization Change and Development (leading & facilitating Change)

End to End and Cross Boundary Process and Decision Development, Modeling, and Automation

Strategic Planning Interventions

Strategic Change Interventions

Structural Interventions

Management Development Interventions

Organizational Learning Interventions

Strategic Governance and Policy Architecture, Design and Formulation:

Governance and Policy: Identity and Access Governance

Governance and Policy Principles

Governance and Policy Strategy

Governance and Policy Planning

Governance and Policy Architecture

Governance and Policy Deployment

Governance and Policy (Controlled State)

Strategic Governance and Policy Foundations:

Governance and Policy: Security architecture and management

Governance and Policy: Risk architecture and management

Governance and Policy: Channel (Communication) architecture and management

Governance and Policy: Information (Data) architecture and management

Governance and Policy: Analytics architecture and management

Governance and Policy: Transformative Business Process and management

Governance and Policy: Organizational Change Management Architecture, strategy, and management

Governance and Policy: Technical Architecture and management

Cloud Services (PaaS & SaaS)

Formulated and Developed Business Case recommending cloud-based platforms and services such as Azure, Office 365 & SharePoint Online, MS Dynamics 365, Power BI and Power App.

SharePoint architecture:

Administration, configuration (inclusive of PowerShell) deployment and documentation

MS Dynamics: Guide initial fit assessment and recommendations, direction of best practices, management & governance, planning and architect for adoption

MS Workflow Manager 1.0: Configuration and deployment in Development environment, plan and architect for production

Strategic Project Management Architecture:

Strategic Portfolio, Program, and Project Management Formulation and Design

Project Management Governance, Policies, Procedures, formulation and architecure

MS Project Server: Architecture, planning, recommendation and direction of best practices, management & governance

Project Management best practices and Training formulation and delivery

Procurement:

Specification Development and Bid Evaluations for Custom MS Dynamics Modules

TELUS (Joint TELUS and Government of Ontario Project)

Senior Enterprise Business Architect

February 2017 -December 2017

TELUS Health is a leader in telehomecare, electronic medical and health records, consumer health, benefits management and pharmacy management.

VGS Consultant

Information Data Architecture, Management & Governance

Information Architecture

Business Analytics

Business and Decision Process and Automation (BPM\DM)

Specifications and Business Case Development surfacing values and comparisons between Confluence, SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 and SharePoint Online.

SharePoint Architecture and Administration

TD Canada Trust (Joint TD Canada Trust IBM Project)

Senior Enterprise Content Manager

June 2016-February 2017

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group serves customers in four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial centers around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking including TD Canada Trust; Wealth management including the global operations of TD Waterhouse; Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities; and U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking through TD Bank and TD Commerce.

VGS Consultant:

SharePoint Implementation and Integration Test Environments

DMBOK Enterprise Information Architecture, Management and Data Governance

Specification and Business Case Development

SharePoint Governance Formulation

Process and Decision Automation and Workflows

Organizational Change Management

Business Analytics

HTML5 Customizations

CSS Customizations

JavaScript Customizations

REST Customizations

IBM

SharePoint Architect (Joint TD Canada Trust IBM Project)

June 2016-February 2017

International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology company with operations in over 170 countries.

VGS Consultant:

SharePoint Architecture

SharePoint Implementation and Integration Test Environments

Search Customization

Content Restructuring and Migration

PowerShell

Clear Cell Group

Azure SharePoint Architect

January 2016 - May 2016

Clear Cell Group is a custom business analytics operation for sectors such as retail, consumer goods, financial services, telecommunications and media.

VGS Consultant:

Lead Azure Migration from India to United States.

Lead Azure Architecture.

Lead Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

Lead DNS Configurations.

Lead SQL Update, Migration, Configurations and Administration.

Lead Active Directory Migration and Configurations.

Lead MS O365 and SharePoint Online migration and deployment.

Lead SharePoint Updates and Migration.

Lead DMBOK Enterprise Information Architect, Management (EIM) and Data Governance (DG) initiative.

Lead SharePoint Governance formulation initiative.

Lead Enterprise Ontology and Taxonomy formulation and framework initiative.

SharePoint Architecture.

SharePoint Customizations.

SharePoint Business Intelligence Architecture and Customizations.

MS Dynamics Implementation and Integration.

HTML5 Customizations.

CSS Customizations.

JavaScript Customization.

PowerPivot Services Configuration

SSRS

PowerShell

IMT Corporation – Ingersoll Axle

SharePoint Architect

July 2015 - December 2015

VGS Consultant:

Business Case Development

Specification Development

Cloud Services (PaaS & SaaS) vs. On Premise

Formulated and Developed Business Case recommending cloud-based platforms and services comparing Azure, Private closed network cloud service, Office 365 & SharePoint Online, MS Dynamics 365, Power BI and Power App.

Global SharePoint Architecture and Deployment within Private Cloud.

Lead MS O365 and SharePoint Online deployment and migration.

Lead DMBOK Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Architect, and Data Governance (DG) initiative.

Lead SharePoint Governance formulation initiative.

Lead Enterprise Ontology and Taxonomy formulation and framework initiative.

Project Management from inception to release.

Integration with MS Dynamics

Organizational Change Development and Management

Formulated detailed Administration and Service Plan (ITIL).

Sherritt International (Oil, Gas and Power)

Business Systems Administrator

October 2013-July 2015

Sherritt International is a publicly traded Canadian resource company based in Toronto Ontario with divisions in Western Canada and global operations in Cuba, Madagascar, Pakistan, Spain, and Scotland. Sherritt International’s resource compliment is comprised of approximately 7,000 full time and part time staff members and consultants.

Sherritt Oil, Gas, and Power (Calgary Division) is one of the largest investors in Cuba with primary operations in oil and gas and is the largest power supplier for Cuba.

Technologies used: Active Directory Configuration and Deployment, DNS Configuration and Deployment, MS Access Database Development, MS Access Services and Web Forms for SharePoint, MS SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013. SharePoint PowerShell, MS Exchange, MS-SQL, Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack, Analysis Service, Microsoft PowerBI, MS PerformancePoint, SSAS, SSRS, MS Project Server, MS InfoPath 2007, 2010, and 2013. Windows Server, Window Workflow Manager 1.0, ASP, HTML5, .NET Framework, IIS, VBScript, JavaScript, JSOM, CSOM, CAML, C#, CSS, XML, and Web Service, REST, OData, KQL, FQL, SP Designer, Visual Studio, VM Management, other third party tools.

Initially hired to migrate SharePoint 2007 and 2010 platforms to SharePoint 2013 and holistically grow the SharePoint environment and the Enterprise Architecture requirements for the Calgary division.

Lead DMBOK Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Architect, and Data Governance (DG) initiative.

Lead SharePoint Governance formulation initiative.

Organizational Change Management

Lead Enterprise Ontology and Taxonomy formulation and framework initiative.

Planned and Managed the SharePoint Architecture Plan for the Calgary Division utilizing the FEAC Zachman Framework and TOGAF.

Managed Enterprise Architecture plans utilizing BPMN/DMN and the Zachman Framework for the Calgary Division.

Architecture and deployment of the SharePoint 2013 environment for the Calgary Division.

Planning and Administration of the SharePoint environment for the Calgary Division utilizing TOGAF (High Availability and Disaster Recovery, MS Windows Server, Active Directory, SharePoint Servers, MS-SQL Servers, MS PerformancePoint, MS Project Server, Workflow Manager 1.0).

Migrated 2007 and 2010 SharePoint environments to 2013.

Implemented MS Project and related process and services for SharePoint 2013.

Implemented MS Office Web Services for SharePoint 2013.

Designed and Implemented enterprise wide workflows.

Designed and managed Metadata term stores.

Designed advanced search topologies.

Data Storytelling and Visualization

Designed detailed training manuals and split sessions for SharePoint 2013.

Globalization

Designed, developed and presented the business case for the consolidation of SharePoint across all divisions and operations to Senior Management (Directors and CXO’s) in all divisions.

Designed, managed and led the Global SharePoint 2013 initiative utilizing MS Project, Zachman, and TOGAF.

Designed and established the Enterprise Architecture framework for the consolidation of Business Process and Decision-making re-engineering, Change Management and Data Architecture, Management and Governance.

Designed the detailed framework for Global SharePoint Governance

Organizational Change Management

Designed the global service and support model and manual utilizing the ITIL framework.

Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology

SharePoint Administrator

JUNE 2012 - OCT0BER 2013

Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technologies is one of Canada’s largest colleges. The college is located in London Ontario with other campuses located in Simcoe, St. Thomas, and Woodstock. Fanshawe College is comprised of approximately 4,500 full time faculty and support staff and 17,000 full time and 26,000 part time students.

Technologies used: MS Access Database Development, MS Access Services and Web Forms for SharePoint, MS SharePoint 2010. MS SharePoint PowerShell, MS Exchange, MS-SQL, MS Project Server, MS InfoPath 2007, 2010. ASP, HTML, .NET Framework, IIS, VBScript, JavaScript, JSOM, CSOM, CAML, C#, CSS, XML, and Web Service, Windows Server, Windows PowerShell, KQL, FQL, SP Designer, Visual Studio, VM Management, other third party tools.

SharePoint 2010 Administration and support for all campuses and departments.

Established Enterprise Architecture model to improve process, communication and collaboration.

Aligned Enterprise Architecture and process re-engineering activities with primary focus on SharePoint utilizing BPMN/DMN, Zachman Framework and TOGAF.

Participated with senior management and the Marketing Department in the initial rebranding framework for the new platform to be implemented in 2015.

Participated in DMBOK Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Architecture, and Data Governance (DG) Architecture, Data Storytelling and Visualization

Implemented site branding initiatives to satisfy interim requirements utilizing HTML and CSS.

Restructured and defined a comprehensive Enterprise and Fast Search Architecture utilizing FAST, Scopes and Refiners, KQL, FQL and related training manuals and modules.

Evaluated Governance policies and activities and presented a formal business case of recommendations.

Managed Taxonomies, Term Stores, and Meta data.

Designed and deployed numerous Enterprise and department workflows.

Armatec Survivability

SharePoint Administrator

August 2008 – June 2012

Armatec Survivability is located in Dorchester Ontario within a 300,000 square foot facility. Armatec is a privately owned corporation that manufactures decisively engineered survivability products for all NATO allied defense forces.

Technologies used: MS Access Database Development, MS Access Services and Web Forms for SharePoint, MS SharePoint 2007 and 2010. MS Exchange, MS-SQL, MS Project Server, MS InfoPath 2007, 2010. ASP, HTML, .NET Framework, IIS, VBScript, JavaScript, JSOM, CSOM, CAML, C#, CSS, XML, and Web Service, KQL, FQL, SP Designer, Visual Studio, and other third party tools.

Initially hired as the MS-SQL Database Designer, Information Architect, Administrator, and Report Writer.

Designed and Presented Business Case for SharePoint 2007.

Lead DMBOK Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Architect, and Data Governance (DG) initiative.

Lead SharePoint Governance formulation initiative.

Lead Enterprise Ontology and Taxonomy formulation and framework initiative.

Designed Initial Enterprise Architecture Framework for SharePoint.

Evolved as SharePoint Administrator and support for the enterprise.

Established Enterprise Architecture model to improve process, communication and collaboration.

Aligned Enterprise Architecture and process re-engineering activities with primary focus on SharePoint utilizing BPMN/DMN, Zachman Framework and TOGAF.

Participated with the Business Development Team as Business Intelligence lead on global market activities, technologies (materials, manufacturing, resources, decision structures, markets, trends, and competition research, process, process re-engineering, and risk management, RFQ and proposals.

Permanently migrated to the Business Development Team as Lead Intelligence Analyst while also maintaining management of the enterprise SharePoint environment.

Implemented and deployed several seamless site branding initiatives to maintain site life and engagement.

Restructured and defined a comprehensive Enterprise and Fast Search Architecture utilizing FAST, Scopes and Refiners, KQL, FQL and related training manuals and modules.

Designed and implemented Governance policies and support manuals.

Managed Enterprise Taxonomies, Term Stores, and Meta Data.

MVA Engineering Group Ltd,

MS SQL Database Administrator / SharePoint Administrator

2004 –2008

MVA Engineering Group Ltd, is a privately owned electrical engineering firm located in London Ontario specializing in power systems Design and Maintenance.

Technologies used: MS SQL. MS Exchange, MS Project Server, MS InfoPath, ASP, HTML, .NET Framework, IIS, VBScript, C#, CSS, XML, SP Designer, Visual Studio, and other third party tools.

Initially hired as the MS-SQL Database Designer, Administrator, and Report Writer.

Designed and Presented Business Case for SharePoint 2003.

Designed Enterprise Architecture Framework for SharePoint 2003 then 07.

Presented business case for industry related portal.

Presented seminars and presentation to generate interest in a collective portal for independent IEEE members.

Designed independent SP Sites for membership.

Evolved as SharePoint Administrator and support for the enterprise and external members.

Established Enterprise Architecture model to improve internal and external process, communication and collaboration.

Microsoft and Honeywell Joint Venture (MyPlant)

MS SQL Database Administrator

Microsoft and Honeywell formed a strategic alliance to provide an e-hub of comprehensive knowledge based solutions and a platform for communication and collaboration for manufacturing industries.

Technologies used: MS SQL. MS Exchange, ASP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Visual Studio, and other third party tools.

MS-SQL Database Designer and Administrator.

Assisted software development team with UI requirements and development

Assisted Business and Marketing Teams with Branding Activities and Use Case development.

Organizations

Standards Council of Canada

Member Advisor

July 2015- Present

ISO/PC 286 – Collaborative business relationship management

SCOPE: Standardization in the field of collaborative business relationship management -- Framework

ISO/TC 279 – Innovation process: interaction, tools and methods

SCOPE: Standardization of terminology tools and methods and interactions between relevant parties to enable innovation.

SMC/JTC1/SC7 – Software and systems engineering.

Microsoft Solutions Advisory: Board Member

IASA Global: Member

Business Architect Institute: Member

451 Global Digital Infrastructure Alliance: Member

Education

Copenhagen Business School

Strategic Management and Innovation

University of Geneva

International Organizations Management

University of Alberta

Software Product Management

Michigan State University

Game Design and Development

California Institute of the Arts

Game Design Art and Concepts

Productivity Point International:

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer

Activities and Interests

Enterprise Architecture, Business Strategy, Solution Architecture

Flying, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Scuba, Skiing, Sky Diving, Spelunking



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