Colleen J. James
Over 25 years of experience in the Enterprise Data & Analytics space, with Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence (BI) focus in diverse, senior roles: migration specialist, solutions consultant, BI Lead, BI Architect, and Program manager. As a small business owner serving mid-to-large companies, across industry and functional areas, with project management and hands-on delivery of Enterprise-wide solutions, enhancements, upgrades, and migrations.
A highly organized and professional self-starter who leads by example, with excellent communication, team-building, and interpersonal skills to effectively manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Has a strong understanding of information systems, the sweet-spot for the most benefit: large business systems life-cycle; data analysis; data warehousing; governance; meta-data catalogs; business applications; software quality assurance; data security; project management; agile and DevOps methodologies.
Teamed up with smart people in over 40 companies at various stages along their BI journey, including Best Western Hotels & Resorts, CSAA Insurance, City of Glendale, Allied Waste, Allied Signal, GE Retail Systems, Molson Breweries, W.L Gore & Associates, H.J. Heinz Inc, Glaxo-Wellcome.
Work | Life | Balance
Achievement | Productivity | Performance
Strategy & Analytics Consultant
Certified Birkman Consultant
Data Warehouse Architect
BI Lead / BI Architect
Energy & Mining
AWS Quicksight & Related
Kimball Data Warehousing
Cognos Business Intelligence
Data Processing Diploma
Health & Wellness
Digital AI & ML
BEHAVIORAL & THINKING PATTERNS
Those who lead by Influencing their team reach a much broader audience. People with strength in this domain are always selling the team’s ideas inside and outside the organization. When you need someone to take charge, speak up, and make sure your group is heard, look to someone with the strength to influence.
RELATIONSHIP BUILDING RELATOR
Those who lead through Relationship Building are the essential glue that holds a team together. Without these strengths on a team, in many cases, the group is simply a composite of individuals. In contrast, leaders with exceptional Relationship Building strength have the unique ability to create groups and organizations that are much greater than the sum of their parts.
Leaders with dominant strength in the Executing domain know how to make things happen. When you need someone to implement a solution. these are the people who will work tirelessly to get it done. Leaders with a strength to execute have the ability to catch an idea and make it a reality.
STRATEGIC THINKING LEARNER
Leaders with Strategic Thinking strengths are the ones who keep us all focused on what could be. They are constantly absorbing and analyzing information and helping the team make better decisions. People with strength in the domain continually stretch our thinking for the future.
♦ USUAL BEHAVIOR
Friendly | Decisive & Energetic
Frank | Logical
Methodical in Approach
Assertive Without Being Domineering