Bill Wheeler, CSM:
I am an IT Software Engineering Professional with over 26 years of information systems experience working in all phases of SDLC. My emphasis has been on IT Project Management for the past twelve years. I am a certified Scrum Master and use Agile processes for release management activities. I began my career in IT as a software developer, progressed to team lead positions and have been doing project management for the last 12 years. I was the Configuration Manager at Edaptive, responsible for Edaptive configuration management standards. I have performed CM audits at the corporate and project level and also lead a Community of Practice, COP, to help others build tailored CM plans based on our corporate standard. I am the Release Manager for the Renal Management Information System, REMIS, responsible for all development and maintenance activities for the system.
Edaptive Systems, Agile Release Manager
December 2010 - Present, Owings Mills, Maryland, US
Agile Release Manger and Configuration Manager
• As Configuration Manager I established the technical and administrative direction and surveillance for the management of configuration items (i.e., software, hardware, and documentation) associated with Edaptive Systems that are to be placed under configuration control and make sure CM policies are adhered to. The establishment of our CM policies led to Edaptive receiving it CMMI level III compliance grade.
• As Release Manager for REMIS I am responsible for providing leadership to the program management team and other assigned staff. I provide support to external and internal customers regarding REMIS and all projects related to REMIS. I provide project input for statements of work. I coordinate activities with the Edaptive Security Team and manage the Annual Security Assessment for the REMIS application. I manage the development and maintenance of REMIS, using agile methodologies. I act as the Scrum Master for our team. I’ve successfully managed and completed 3 major REMIS releases 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0. I’ve successfully managed and completed 3 minor release 5.4., 7.0.1, and 7.0.2.