Mike Adams is senior level business analyst with skillset that spans IT and functional business areas. Leveraging those skill sets and experiences Mike has an ability to communicate effectively with both business and technical audiences to accurately define requirements, assess challenges and develop alternative solutions to businsess challenges. Management work experience includes roles in a variety of business disciplines and industries: product and operations management, business analysis, IT, critical communication / emergency notification, health care, financial services, telecommunications and transaction processing industries. Mike has lead the implementation of scrum/agile practices in multiple organizations and is Certified Scale Agile Framework Program Consultant.
InfoWorks, Business Consultant
November 2014 - Present, Nashville, TN, United States
Business consultant working primarily as a business analyst support the definition of requirements and client testing of delivered applications, including acceptance testing.
Currently deployed as a dedicated business analyst supporting the development of manufacturing execution systems. Client does not utilize scrum practices directly within their SDLC but daily standups and iteration planning and reviews are leveraged within the project management framework for assessing project status and identify upcoming project milestones.
Verizon Wireless, Business Consultant
January 2013 - October 2014, Franklin, TN, United States
Served as agile product owner, agile champion and internal agile mentor. Lead requirements gathering and execution leading to successful completion of minimally viable product release that integrated various third party technologies into a comprehensive solution. Delivered applications supported across mobile (iOS and Android) and web platforms with an emphasis on user experience design.
Cassidian Communications, Product Line Manager
October 2009 - August 2012, Franklin, TN, United States
Directed strategy and served as Agile Product Owner for the geospatial and notification products of Cassidian Communications. Responsible for gathering and prioritizing product and market requirements, building organizational knowledge of the market, and working closely with all functional departments to deliver products and services that fulfill customers' missions.