Frans Maas

  

Project manager & consultant, TASK24

Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Frans Maas has a broad knowledge and more than 20 years of experience on the area of software engineering, software project management and software process improvement (SPI). Characteristic of Frans are his strong analytical skills and a pragmatic approach. Frans is a project manager and project consultant in various application areas and branches. Frans is recognized as a Certified ScrumMaster, a certified Prince2 project manager and as a qualified CMM and CMMI lead assessor, and is familiar with IT service management (IT Service CMM), Critical Chain Project Management, Theory of Constraints and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

Atos Origin (1998-2008)

Project management of the development of a workflow management system, a new electron microscope, and the design-in of a TV chip-set.

Management of a support group of software development tool experts, software configuration managers and software integrators.

Qualified Lead Assessor; assessed more than 30 organizations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, USA, India and Singapore, based on the CMM / CMMI.

Responsible for modeling, deployment and improvement of CMM / CMMI compatible processes, establishing and maintaining management awareness and attention for SPI and management of SPI programs in organizations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, France and India.

Training in project management and software engineering for organizations in North America (USA, Canada), Europe (UK, NL) and Asia Pacific (Philippines, China, Singapore, Japan, Thailand)

Bid management en proposal writing for fixed-price projects as well as projects on a risk-reward basis. 

High Tech Automation BV (HTA) (1995-1998)

Member of the HTA management team. Recruitment, human resource management and field management of  ~45 technical staff, team leaders and project managers. Bid management, internal project execution and subcontract management. Coordination of the competence areas real-time systems and data- and telecommunication. 

BSO/Automation Technology (1984-1995)

Modeling, deploying and improving the BSO/AT Eindhoven quality system for projects in conformity with ISO-9001. Project manager of projects in trunk administration and embedded software areas. Project leader of software development projects in control platform automation, embedded software and production automation areas. Requirements engineer, system/software designer, programmer, tester, prototyper, inspector and configuration manager in various software development projects in embedded software, simulation and process automation areas.