Description: Prepared a research report and associated newsletter on the management of enterprise LANs for The Yankee Group. The report analyzed and evaluated the operational features of several management systems.
Description: Developed the voice-data-image strategic communications plan for the Department of the Treasury. This included a comprehensive technology review; a searchable baseline database of Treasury's facilities; and recommendations of services to be used, hardware architectures, and approaches to managing the systems. This report was the baseline for the upgrade of all Treasury networking facilities.
Description: Performed an in-depth audit and review of an internal multimillion dollar software development program for a new customer acquisition, care, and billing system for the executive management of CANTEL, the largest Canadian cellular carrier, and recommended its cancellation. Supported the CIO in the procurement of a new system, reengineering of IT processes, and the reorganization and redirection of the IT department.
Description: Consultant to the CIO of a Fortune 50 company for telecommunications strategic planning as well as managing the planning, engineering, and implementation of new systems and services including recabling all corporate facilities, re-negotiation of IXC and LEC networking contracts, installation of a corporate data network, installation of a network management center, and installation of a FDDI ring at corporate headquarters as well as reengineering of processes within the IT department.
Description: Evaluated the interest of telecommunications partners for Chicopee (ELD) and recommended it proceed with developing telecommunications as a business with a partner. Solicited proposals from prospective partners, evaluated the responses and recommended a vendor to the municipal light department. Strategies included resale of services, partnering, and overbuilding using FTTN, FTTC, and FTTH.
Description: Developed the justification for and plan by which TAHP merged its voice communications organization into its MIS Data Networking organization.
Description: Evaluated previous telecommunications business development plans for the Littleton (MA) Electric Light Department; directed the procurement of partnering arrangements with vendors; evaluated vendors' responses; and negotiated contracts with them to develop telecommunications as a business area for the municipal light department.
Description: Evaluated business strategies and developed a business plan for Middleboro (MA) Gas and Electric to enter the telecommunications business, selected a telecommunications partner, developed a marketing strategy, supported development of a legal strategies to develop the business, and provided management guidance to the roll out services. Strategies included resale of services, partnering, and overbuilding using FTTN, FTTC, and FTTH.
Description: Developed new strategies to provide services that are independent of the embedded local exchange carrier (Verizon) as well as new services.
Description: Provided management guidance to Hudson Light and Power as it procured a telecommunications partner with which to develop a telecommunications business. Alternatives evaluated included services resale, overbuilding with fiber, and partnering with another firm.