Tammie Holmes, MBA, PMP, CSM

  

Project Management Consultant

Location: Kansas City, MO


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Kansas City Agile & Scrum Group

Biography

Tammie Holmes combines her legal background, technical expertise and business education to creatively assist in successful project delivery.  She has worked within planning & strategy and IT business units leading technology solutions for executives and business owners.  She has led infrastructure projects, core ERP and content management implementations, web development projects, and multiple upgrade and migration projects. Tammie has also been an integral part business continuity and continuity of operations planning assisting in the development of plans, tests, training, and exercises. She has served the Heartland's Regional COOP Working Group assisting FEMA in Federal emergency preparedness. She has shared her expertise in emergency planning, project management and technical applications by facilitating training and serving as a mentor in the federal community.

Tammie provided stategic planning and leadership in the development of an online community for technology professionals within the Federal Judiciary; the community has flourished hosting over 1,000 members. The Community received the 2008 Edward L. Nelson Local Initiatives Grant to enhance the opportunities the project brings to the Judiciary. Tammie has worked with several departments among the US Courts, Administrative Office, and the Federal Judicial Center to deliver training programs, evaluate software, and pilot test new programs.

Tammie's professional certifications include PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) and the Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) designation.  Tammie earned her Master’s of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management which focused an emphasis on Project Management. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. She has served as a Guardian ad litem within the Jackson County Family Court system representing children’s interests. She is the past-president of her Toastmaster's Club where she has earned the distinguished Toastmaster Bronze designation.  Tammie was a 2010 nominee for The Director's Award in Leadership within the Federal Judiciary.

Work experience

Pioneer Services (Experis Contract), Project Manager
February 2014 - Present, Kansas City, MO, United States
• Lead large scale, core financial implementation and ERP deployment through interactions with marketing professionals, managed services, technical professionals, and third party integrators. • Track project deliverables needed to drive projects to completion, document project status, and ensure projects maintain respective scope. • Develop and track formal acceptance steps, define and apply change management strategies and governance. • Apply Agile methodologies and flex project methodology, as needed. • Manage vendor implementations to meet specifications as well as multiple project teams to drive internal initiatives. • Work collaboratively with other project managers leading dependent projects within the program.

DataBank IMX, Project Manager
September 2012 - February 2014, Lees Summit, MO
• Championed development of a client-facing SharePoint space for publishing project metrics and details to increasing visibility and stakeholder engagement • Lead company-wide project manager collaboration efforts by establishing community, on-going learning events, recognizing priorities, and breaking down day-to-day challenges • Identify project requirements by interviewing customers, analyzing processes, determining process objectives, and documenting results • Develop project estimates by determining phases, hardware, software, and personnel requirements • Solve problems by developing detailed problem definition, describe requirements in process maps, analyze alternative solutions, and recommend plans of action • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information • Manage day-to-day project tasks, team members, communications, and track project status

US Courts, Project Manager
January 1999 - September 2012, Kansas City, MO, United States
• Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Implementation (2011 to present) • External Website Build and Content Migration (2009 - 2010) • National Online Automation Trainers' Community of Practice (2007 - 2010) • Computer Information Technology Enabling Skills Competency Program (2007 - 2009) • Intranet Development and Content Management/Migration (2003 - 2004) • Various application upgrade/migration projects (2002 - 2010) Served as Project Manager to move physical desktops to a virtual environment. Within project scope is the addition of a fault tolerant infrastructure, data migration from three geographic locations to one storage facility replicating to an off-site location, core application upgrades, and client hardware upgrades. Previous project management experience includes initiating and delivering solutions by building a nationwide online knowledge and collaboration management system facilitating partnerships with over 1,000 technology professionals. Developed business objectives, wrote grant proposal, detailed and executed project plans including vendor partnerships and participation. Other project management experience includes leading the development of multiple websites eliciting customer requirements, migrating content, developing detailed work plans and tracking task completion while managing stakeholder expectations and communication needs.