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									                              KHURRAM ABBASI, CAPM®, ITIL®

                          KHURRAM ABBASI, CAPM®, ITIL®
                              177 Shawbrooke grn SW, AB T2Y3C6, (403) 630-5268
                                        Khurram.abbasi@aesscon.com


                                         PROJECT MANAGER

    Khurram Abbasi is a PMI Certified SAP BI Technology Management Consultant, and has worked in the
    Canadian corporate for almost 7 years, bringing substantial experience in SDLC methodologies, Business
    Intelligence and Data Modeling under the umbrella of fortune 500 Companies like IBM Canada,
    ABNAMRO (USA) , ABB (Germany). Khurram has result oriented, client focused, and team working skills
    and implements project with delivery excellence as key discriminator.

    His areas of expertise include JAVA, ITIL, Project risk management, SAP Business Intelligence, Web 2.0.
    He enjoys being an early adopter for new innovations and likes to work for global projects and teams. He
    was a feature speaker in many conferences on cutting edge technologies. His skills and passions have
    earned him yearly ‘Strong Contributor’ ratings at IBM.


           Khurram has superior record of delivering mission-critical, full life-cycle international projects on
    time and on budget, involving complex stakeholder relationships.



    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    IBM CANADA                                                                             Calgary, AB
    Project Manager                                                                        March 2008- Now
   Completed Projects on, Data Mining, Business intelligence dashboards and reporting for large scale
    Healthcare client.
   Prepared time/cost estimates, planning/executing interactive and iterative product development cycles.
   Ensured quality conformance and control and conducted Risk Management/Mitigation Strategies
   Organized, managed and controlled all human, financial and technological resources essential for project
    delivery; propose all needed deliverables to satisfy business objectives, priorities and agreed agreements.
   Used Infrastructure efficiently processes, methodologies and project management tools to produce
    management information for control.
   Performed risk management and impact analysis and applied Quality Management process.
   Performed detailed project planning (deliverables, efforts, timeframe, project review and control) taking
    into consideration issues, complexity, people involved and integration with other systems and projects).
   Worked with customer for the identification and selection of appropriate solutions and associated
    required strategies.
   Evaluated results, benefits and the quality of the service.
   Conducted feasibility studies and prepared time/cost estimates, planning/executing interactive product
    development cycles.
   Acted as a liaison between Business Units, Technical Units to create technical solutions for business need.

  IBM CANADA                                                                    Markham, AB
  Business Analyst/ IT Specialist                                               Mar 2006- Mar 2008
 Creating Business Requirement Documents, Software Requirement Sheets with large billion dollar
  projects in Financial Industry.



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 Implementing techniques for organizational design, process benchmarking, business process re-
  engineering.
 Leading a team of 10 responsible for designing detailed design documents.
 Demonstrated capability of managing complex stakeholder relationships
 Requirement Gathering at client’s site, process maps, functional and non-functional specs.
 Worked with customers to understand the customer's business needs and technical challenges.
 Delivered technical presentations and demonstrations to communicate proposed solutions to the
  customer enterprise architects, executives, line-of-business and IT personnel.
 Prepared Technical Win plans, participated in Solution Assurance Reviews, and Readiness Plans in
  support of the overall solution.
 Delivered Proof of Technology seminars and performed onsite customer proof of concepts if required.
 Document requirements/specifications for client requests using BA methodologies , ie Use cases,
  Requirements traceability, process flows.
 Interface with Brokerage clients and Product Strategists to gather requirements and ensure these are
  articulated into system requirements.
 Lead cross-functional, multi-organization teams in performing Project Portfolio / Program functions
 Actively participated in taking new responsibilities (Change Management) to analyze new business
  requirements/processes and system integration points to determine appropriate technology solutions.
 Demonstrated ability to write Business Process Procedures, Configuration Process Procedures, Functional
  Specifications and Test Protocols.
 Build strong, successful relationships with cross-functional departments allowing for increased
  efficiencies, productivity and financial gain.



    AESSCON Inc,                                                                        Mississauga, Calgary
    Entrepreneurial Activities                                                          Jan 2007–Now
   Providing Corporate Training for SAP Business Warehousing (SAP BI) and Project Management.
   Consulted with an education client on ITIL Service Strategy and design.
   Headed the development (PHP/JSP/MySQL) of Ecommerce E-tail store Project (3 developers).
   Extensive usage of open source Dev tools such as PHP, MySQL, Apache, Linux and others (LAMP
    development). Database design, application design, site architecture design, CSS, Javascript and HTML
    programming to create secure Net Experience for retail users.
   Consulted new business on secure Web Programming Techniques.
   Assisted in developing test cases for the project and data for UAT
   Designed detailed documents on marketing and commissioning of client projects.
   Managed on-shore and off-shore technology teams – Oracle, HPUX, Windows, SAP, Web, VMware.

  HEADWATER TECHNOLOGIES                                                              Montreal, Toronto
  SAP BW Analyst                                                                      May 2005–Mar 2006
 Involved as a key member of project teams through all phases of blue-printing, realization, go-live, rollout
  and post implementation support of SAP BW in LIS & Cockpit.
 Configured BW objects, including InfoObjects, ODS and InfoProviders, Extract, Transfer and
  Communication Structures, Created Queries based on different cubes for data anlaysis Configured
  InfoPackages and integrated load schedule with existing BW environment & Flat File Loading, Configured
  DataSources.
 Involved with extraction, transformation and loading of data in data sources.




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 Worked closely with project manager to identify the required data and format for reports/queries

  ABB GMBh                                                                      Minden, Germany
  Software Developer                                                            Aug 2004–May 2005
 Developed a multi-threaded (MTA) OPC compliant Alarms & Events software client in Visual Studio 6.0
  C++ using MFC, ATL Com/DCOM technology for remote registration to OPC Servers embedded in ABB
  800 XA Distributed Control Systems.

  CANADIAN GENERATION                                                                Mississauga, ON
  Application Developer                                                              Jun 2003–Aug 2004
 Implementation of relational database, ERDs and UML for programming guidelines




  EDUCATION & TRAINING

  EDUCATION
       BSC. Computer Science                                                          YORK UNIVERSITY
                                                                                             2001-2005
    Recipient of Aiming for the Top Tuition Scholarship 2002
    Key Courses:
         Wireless Communications, Digital Signals, Software Engineering, Real-Time Operating Systems,
         Database Systems, Distributed and Network Computing, Computer Networks and Security, Public
         Speaking.
  SAP Business Warehousing                                                             LEARNSAP-CA
                                                                                                  2006
   Formal Hands on training course on SAP Business Warehousing 3.5.



      IBM Training                                                                            IBM CANADA
                                                                                                  2008-2011
      Managing Agile Projects at IBM. Practical Estimating Lifecycle, planning Project Procurements,
       Planning Project Human Resources, Making Smart Business Decisions with Integrated Business
       Rules, Getting Started Managing Projects in IBM Rational Portfolio Manager, Creating and Tailoring
       Project Management System – JIT, Controlling Costs for Projects, Data Integration and Business
       Process Integration, AIS Mobilization:
      ITIL V3 - Service Transition Processes and Principles, ITIL V3 – Service Design Processes, ITIL V3 –
       Service Design Fundamentals, ITIL V3 – Service Strategy Fundamentals,
      Review for Experienced Project managers, Project Management Process Groups, Project
       Management Orientation, Contracting for Project Managers, Quality Management for Project
       Managers. SAP OKP: SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence, IBM SOA: Introduction & Review I & II,
       BI Extraction with UDI ,XI and ADP (TBW41)




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 SKILLS, CERTIFICATIONS

 TECHNOLOGIES
 Microsoft Windows Server, HP/UNIX, SUSE LINUX, SUN Solaris, SAP Business Intelligence, Oracle RAC, Microsoft
 SQL Server, Microsoft Access, VMware, Citrix, Microsoft IIS, ASP, COM/COM+/DCOM, BEA WebLogic, Microsoft
 Exchange, Microsoft Active Directory, Verity Search Engine, SUN iPlanet Web Server and LDAP Directory Server,
 Windows Media Services, Lotus Notes/Domino, Documentum/RightSite, SMTP/FTP/Telnet automation, Microsoft
 SharePoint,   Microsoft   Project/Project   Central,   Microsoft   Visio,   Ghost,   WebTrends,   Videoconferencing,
 Audioconferencing, Webconferencing (Live Meeting and WebEx), Salesforce.com.


  CERTIFICATIONS                                               TRAINING
 PMI CAPM® Project Management Professional                   Project Management
 ITIL® v3 Foundation                                         Business Analysis
                                                             SDLC
                                                              ITIL®
                                                              Data Warehousing
                                                              SAP Business Intelligence

    Blogging to introduce new solutions, ideas, and discussions around business intelligence, Project management,
     automation, doing things the easier way, and other emerging technologies at http://kabbasi.wordpress.com and
     IBM’s internal BlogCentral.




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