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Biray Giray, B.Sc.Eng., PMP
Founder, CTO and Managing Director
Practice Lead - Enterprise Architecture, Collaboration, ECM, Information Architecture and Governance

Accomplished, innovative, competent and results-driven IT professional with more than fifteen years of progressive career in IT.

Thought leader advising senior management in information technology assessment, strategy and governance development, and business-IT alignment through an understanding of broad range technology solutions and products.

Experience and skills in various areas including enterprise content management, portals, collaboration, governance, business process re-engineering, information architecture, enterprise search, document management, business intelligence, data architecture, data modeling and data conversion.

In-depth experience architecting, designing, developing and implementing enterprise level mission critical solutions that transform business capabilities.

Hands-on expertise in all phases of software development cycle and various application development methodologies complemented by strong management capabilities.

Proven achievements effectively managing and collaborating across functions, levels, multi-discipline and multi-site development teams across complex challenges to ensure success in fast-paced enterprise environments with firm deadlines.

You can reach Biray Giray at: biray.giray@getAlbert.ca

 

Peter Howroyd, B.Sc.Eng., MBA, PMP
Founder and Managing Director
Practice Lead - Project Management, Business Transformation and IT Strategy

Twenty years in the Information Technology spectrum with a wide range of experience including telecommunications, local and federal governments, and agencies, in Canada and around the world.

Experience working with clients on their business requirements and end vision to develop an enterprise solution with a focus on key technology areas such as security and application design, cross cutting infrastructure and platform. Project roles included Senior Project Manager, Chief Architect, and Director. Other areas of IT experience include business process modeling, requirements gathering, analysis and design, development, system administration, and testing.

Skilled at management consulting, aligning the IT strategy with the corporate vision to achieve the desired result. Experienced in balanced scorecard to measure progress across several areas.

Proven ability to deliver in challenging environments on large ($100M+) projects with large local teams and/or distributed teams.

Experience with government procurement process and the Treasury Board gating process. Adept at creating RFP’s for large scale projects and the following on work such as developing evaluation criteria, evaluating bids.

You can reach Peter Howroyd at: peter.howroyd@getAlbert.ca

 

Arek Wojciechowski, MCP
Practice Lead - Integration and Architecture

Nearly twenty year career in the IT field, spanning the full breadth of the application life-cycle, from inception, though analysis, design, development, deployment, and maintenance.

Highly skilled and experienced in database modelling and design, enterprise connectivity mapping, enterprise service bus, and workflow solutions.

Enterprise architecture experience including infrastructure, technology evaluation, security auditing, and disaster recovery planning.

Direct design and development experience with all aspects of the solution: database and storage access, business logic, reusable components, encapsulated functionality, and user interface in both internet/intranet as well as desktop and distributed applications.

Arek is currently working on a SharePoint solution architecture design and implementation project.

Excellent client relationship and confidence building skills, team leadership, and mentoring abilities. Part of the team, or a team of one.

You can reach Arek Wojciechowski at: arek.wojciechowski@getAlbert.ca

 

Michael McKiernan
Practice Lead - Business Intelligence and Database Technologies

Michael provides over fifteen years of experience in information technology in both the private and public sectors.

With ten years of consulting experience Michael has a lengthy resume in the Microsoft database field, primarily as a DBA and an ETL developer, initially with MSSQL 7.0 and DTS up to MSSQL 2008R2 and SSIS.

More recently however Michael has held BI assignments using the Microsoft BI stack including Microsoft Analysis Services and Reporting Services.

Michael has held an array of challenging enterprise level assignments with such clients as DFAIT, NavCanada, Citizenship and Immigration, and most recently PWGSC.

As an ardent proponent of Microsoft database technologies, Michael is very energized by Microsoft’s ongoing commitments and initiatives in Cloud databases and Business Intelligence (particularly self-service BI ). As a senior Information Technology database professional his expertise includes but is not limited to ETL, Integration Services, Analysis Services and Reporting Services and MSSQL-.NET programming.

You can reach Michael McKiernan at: michael.mckiernan@getAlbert.ca

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