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Pride in Successful Project Delivery

eCameron prides itself in having only the top rated consults. These professionals have "lived IT". Their combined experience is hundreds of years in a dozen countries working for industrial leaders. These companies include:

Acer Brooks Automation CIMAC Compaq
Digital Equipment Corporation Freightliner Komatsu Matsushita
Standard Insurance Company Tower Semiconductor TSMC WaferTech Winbond

Following is an example of some of the duties performed at some of these organizations over the last ten years.


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Product
Turn-Around
Manager

Turn Around Manager for Internally
Developed Vehicle Configuration Tool

  • Realign a series of projects that develop and enhance the product used in specifying and ordering commercial trucks for purchase
  • Restructure to a product development/support concept - support (ongoing) and project (enhancement) structure
  • Rescope deployments to achievable set of deliverables to improve team morale and improve customer satisfaction
  • Restructure development team through reallocation and replacement of resources
  • Reduce the data delivery cycle from a six month cycle to a monthly cycle with urgent (twice weekly) release capability
  • Implement a Service Pack process (monthly release cycle) to fix program bugs
  • Tune the electronic distribution tool to efficiently deliver executables and data to the dealerships - 75% saturation in the first five hours, 90% in the first thirty-six hours
  • Develop and implement reporting and control processes
  • Establish a new estimation process to accurately estimate and size upcoming maintenance and enhancements
  • Define and implement processes for QA, development, delivery and support

Red Project
Recovery


Project Manager/Architect to Turn
Around $8M Red-Project (Israel)

  • Implement phased delivery of project
  • Restructure project through reallocation and replacement of resources to other projects
  • Rewrite all specifications and implement a peer review process
  • Redesign major custom components to meet contractual deliverables
  • Re-scope project to attain achievable goals
  • Develop and executed to a detailed project schedule

"Turn Around"

Manager


Turn Around Manager for IT Reorganization

  • Right-size the organization decreasing staff by 60%
  • Build Team within and around IT
  • Improve performance, morale and delivery success

C-Commerce


Program Management for $5M Delivery Contract (Taiwan)

  • "Red Project" realignment
  • Renegotiate contract set proper delivery expectations
  • Deliver Version 1.0 product on time at contract price in Taipei

Technical Architecture for Solution Integration.

  • Manage US-based development team for a Taiwan deployment
  • Build a world class Professional Services organization in Taipei
  • Design, develop and deploy C-Hub interfaces to legacy systems

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Solution
Architecture

SWAT Team Architect to Turn Around $4M Red-Project

  • "Red-Project": correct cost and schedule issues
  • Improve design process for Equipment interface function specifications to meet schedule
  • Remove bottle neck in QA organization, improve quality and meet delivery schedule
  • Implement change control process to track and charge for customer change requests

Web Based
IC Design
IP Reuse


Project Management for User Interface Customization

  • Manage customer delivery on multiple customization projects

Design and Develop User Interface Solution

  • Work with customer representatives to design integrated solution
  • Develop and deploy user interfaces and security system

Program
Management


Deputy Program Design And Develop Equipment Interface
For $15M Fab Automation Project (Taiwan)

  • Project Plan and Schedule definition
  • Contract scope definition and customer buy-off
  • Third party supplier management and contract negotiation
  • Technical Team assignment definition and training

Solution
Architecture


Solution Architect Design And Develop Equipment Interface
For $27M Fab Automation Project (Taiwan)

  • Implement a "User Process Flow" solution design methodology
  • Facilitate bilingual meetings with Customer IT, End Users and Project Team to gain consensus and complete design on schedule

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Semiconductor
Fab Automation
Bid Management

Program Manager for Building $18M Automation Business

  • Manage three simultaneous engagements for delivery of custom
    software and hardware for Fab automation

C-Level Interaction in Contract Negotiations

  • Work with C-Level customers to design, build and sell solutions

Chief Architect for Solution Design

  • High Level design of system software solution
  • Integrate third party solutions and custom software

Business
Development
Manager


Build High-Tech Electronics Project Business on West Coast

  • Build $5M in annualized project based business in 6-months.
  • Engagement Manager $7M FPD Automation Project

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