Chris Espy

  

Sr Manager, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Location: Huntsville, AL

256-457-3752

Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Activity

Chris Espy un-attended legacy event, "Scrum Coaching Retreat Raleigh, North Carolina"

Chris Espy attended legacy event, "Scrum Coaching Retreat Raleigh, North Carolina"

Work experience

Cognizant, Agile Coach, Program/Project Manager,
August 2011 - Present, Franklin Lakes, NJ, United States
Agile/Scrum Coaching and Program management for numerous healthcare related Applications. Responsible for project development and initiation and management. Additional responsibilities include process development, training, documentation, execution and monitoring. Project Summary (3100 Hours total all projects at this employer) Project : Pega upgrade 6.1 From:8/2012 to 10/2012 Allocated at:50% as Program/Project Manager, Agile Coach for a total of 218 hours, Project description: Upgrade of 8 healthcare related Pega v5.4/5.5 applications to Pega 6.1. This included a database migration from DB2 to Oracle and platform OS upgrade. These were run as 8 separate parallel agile projects independent of one another. Project : Pega Cloud services From:8/2012 to 10/2012 Allocated at:50% as Program/Project Manager, Agile Coach for a total of 218 hours, Project description: Migration of 29 healthcare related Pega applications from a traditional server infrastructure to a websphere cloud infrastructure including an infrastructure buildout phase as well as a proof of concept designed to develop automated deployment and customization procedures. All projects were run in an agile sprint fashion. Sum project were run in a full scrum frameworks. Project : eSD Early Adoption From:6/2012 to 8/2012 Allocated at:100% as Scrum Coach, Program Management(4 projects) for a total of 636 hours, Project description: Develop service layer between legacy ESI Compass prescription management system so that legacy products can be managed from eSD system while product are being consolidated: 4 Scrum Teams: Eligibility Claims Benefits Prior Authorization (PA)" Project : DUR Automation From:8/2011 to 6/2012 Allocated at:100% as Scrum Master, Project Manager for a total of 1,146 hours, Project description: Drug Utilization Review Automation Upgrades: PBP214: Building new technology capabilities to fully and/or partially automate DUR profiling process Enhancement of pharmacist view of DUR clinical information to support decision making Gaining necessary regulatory and professional practice approvals Automation of contacts Enhanced or new user interface for DUR workstation (PEGA based over TMW) System capability to re-execute Concurrent DUR in batch mode (e.g. Spin In process) All Concurrent Drug Utilization Review rules including coverage and patient health and safety Migration of all functionality built within 214 on legacy to new platform built in project 2011-267 Project : EPFC - ESI Scrum Process Documentation From:5/2012 to 6/2012 Allocated at:50% as Technical Lead, Scrum Coach for a total of 129 hours, Project description: Defining and capturing the Medco legacy and New ESI enterprise scrum process as developed by the Scrum Competency Center. Document using the Eclipse Process Framework Composer (EPFC) Project : Product and Opportunity Reporting From:10/2011 to 6/2012 Allocated at:25% as Scrum Master, Project Manager for a total of 414 hours, Project description: Provide a consolidated (one-stop shopping) linked view into financial, operational, clinical reports. The TRC Reports will be able to have a customizable view. Reliable and accurate BI analytics will be easy to access and prepare with minimal labor resource effort. Furthermore, intuitive and easy to use statistical analysis will be utilized with real time data reporting. These TRC Reports and BI analytics will have the ability to feedback into the appropriate areas of the TRC, Medco Enterprise, or clients that require this information. Furthermore, this will include a TRC 2.0 Savings Dashboard. • Creation of reports and metrics for the TRC workstream. • Creation of a framework of TRC reports and metrics that can be leveraged by workstreams outside of the TRC (e.g.: Patient, Physician, Client, and Order Processing). • Harvest of key TRC report and BI metrics with operational definitions and associated metric parameters • Dashboard reports with self service retrieval of metrics and BI analytics and customizable views using Cognos and other Business Intelligence tools" Project : TRC Foundation Clinical Alerts From:9/2011 to 5/2012 Allocated at:20% as Scrum Master, Project Manager for a total of 340 hours, Project description: TRC Foundation Clinical Alerts: PBP267: Have all opportunities sent to New OMS and stored and where appropriate be updated in as close to a near real time environment as possible. This will allow for all opportunities to be displayed and worked (where appropriate) Health Action Plan 2.0 in support of the business deliverables with the TRC business projects. • All IRHM opportunities • EOD opportunities • TRC CC and CO opportunities • MTM opportunities"

Global Crossing, Department Manager, Agile Coach
April 1999 - January 2011, Huntsville, AL, United States
Managed the IP OSS department responsible for IP network applications used for service activation and service assurance. Project Summary (2147 Hours total agile/scrum projects at this employer) Project : OSSDB Version 2: From:1/2006 to 12/2007 Allocated at:35% as Department/Project Manager, Agile Coach for a total of 2,147 hours, Project description: Responsible for the deployment and development of a 2 TB real-time data repository to support billing, operations, and customer displays. Developed and promoted the concept to management, along with technical justification and business case. Led concept definition, design, procurement, development testing and acceptance phases" Project : OSSDB HA From:5/2008 to 6/2010 Allocated at:30% as Department/Project Manager, Agile Coach for a total of 1,599 hours, Project description: Responsible for the deployment and development of a 4 TB real-time distributed data repository to support network performance monitoring, billing, operations, and customer displays. Developed and promoted the concept to management, developed the technical justification and business case. Led concept definition, requirements development and approval, design, procurement, development, testing and acceptance phases." Project : IPDB From:1/2008 to 1/2011 Allocated at:12% as Department/Project Manager, Agile Coach for a total of 840 hours, Project description: Responsible for developing an IP address management system for allocating, tracking and monitoring IP address assignments for internal and external customers and devices. Developed and promoted the concept to management, produced the technical justification and business case. Led concept definition, requirements analysis, design, development, testing and acceptance phases.