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Wisconsin School of Business
Senior Business Analyst And Project Manager, DoIT

Joe is a senior business analyst and project manager at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT).

Joe's background includes significant work in providing solutions to public and private organizations in sectors including agriculture, accounting, education, manufacturing, retail, public housing, law enforcement, judicial courts, public health, and natural resources. Over a 35-year career, he served clients while employed at several software development companies, a regional accounting and consulting firm, and an international computer vendor, in addition to his work as an independent consultant.

He began designing and developing systems to help people in 1978. Since starting work on campus in 2004, he has improved DoIT's effectiveness in project management, business analysis, and testing. He continues to mentor and support campus staff interested in a career in business analysis and project management.

Joe reduces project costs and improves outcomes by eliciting, validating, and communicating requirements. He serves as a pathfinder, helping teams to identify the problem they face, to imagine a better future, and to find an appropriate pathway to that future. He is a trusted adviser to his customers and peers in business analysis, project management, solution design, and process improvement. Joe has many years of experience as a sought-after group facilitator, teacher, mentor, and team leader.

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