KGW Consultants












Organizational Design, Process Improvement
  • Reviewed Management processes
  • Provided Organizational Structure and Design recommendations
  • Facilitated management sessions to implement recommendations

ENMAX

Facilitator, Corporate Strategy
  • Organized and facilitated strategic planning sessions
  • Developed short term survival action plans
  • Developed long term growth strategies.

 

Client 
Confidential
(high technology engineering, development and manufacturing company)

Facilitator, Organizational Design
  • Facilitated sessions to identify, define and develop action plans to resolve conflicting expectations between senior and middle management.

Client 
Confidential
(Fortune 100 transportation  company)

Project Manager, HR Process Redesign
  • Managed and performed an engagement to implement an HRIS system,
  • Re-engineer all associated processes to best leverage system capabilities.

National Energy Board

Organizational Change Management
  • Diagnosed, analysed, solved and implemented solutions to internal communications problems amongst staff and management in the exploration, production, and accounting departments.

Client 
Confidential
(Fortune 500 independent upstream Oil & Gas company)

Organizational Change Management
  • For this client, suffering from a variety of internal interpersonal and interdepartmental communications problems, led the successful deployment of a large world wide group ware / collaboration system (Lotus Notes).

Client 
Confidential
(Oil & Gas)

System Selection, Financial Evaluation
  • For a major financial institution, evaluated competitive proposals for imaging systems.  
  • Vendor submissions were analysed for financial and technical merit, as well as their approaches used to justify the need for imaging and their respective vendor implementation plans.

BC Credit Union

Manager - Accounting; Project Sponsor; Implementation Management
  • Examine accounting policies and procedures in the United States and Canada
  • Designed new procedures (consistent amongst all countries)
  • Defined user requirements for new computer systems and was re-engaged to manage the development  and implementation of the new systems and procedures
  • These new procedures and systems were designed to allow the client to expand into additional countries with no IS involvement
  • Resulted in the reorganization of the accounting departments in both countries.

Agrium

Speaker - Knowledge Management
  • For the Canadian Information Processing Society CIO speaker series, spoke on current trends in Knowledge Management.

CIPS - CIO Series

Controls Review
  • Performed an environmental controls review for this Alberta municipality

City of Reddeer

Speaker - IBM World Tour
  • Keynote speaker at the IBM/Lotus world tour in Calgary in 1996 speaking on the progress made in "Cultural Change facilitated by computerized tools"

IBM

Cost Efficiency Review
  • Performed a review of efficiency and effectiveness of computer utilization for an Alberta municipality

City of Medicine Hat

Speaker - Right Sizing
  • On behalf of a major computer vendor, gave presentations to IS. professionals on general directions in large scale computing, demographic shifts in corporate staffing and the anticipated impact of "right sizing".

Sun

Speaker - Project Management in IS
  • For the University of Calgary, Faculty of Graduate Studies MBA program, gave a guest lecture to project management students, on the differences between traditional project management, and IS project management.

University of Calgary

Direction Setting
  • Over a three-year period acted as an advisor to to this major  retail chain and farmers cooperative on advances in information technology affecting their businesses

United Farmers of Alberta

Speaker - Friday at the Faculty Series
  • For the University of Calgary, Business Speaker Series, spoke on the challenges of successfully managing IS projects.

University of Calgary

Disaster Recovery Plan Review
  • Reviewed disaster recovery plans for a major oil and gas client, and several private and public sector organizations

Client Confidential

Direction Setting
  • Over a six-year period acted as an advisor to to this major  retail chain on advances in information technology affecting their business

Calgary Coop

Direction Setting
  • Over a six-year period acted as an advisor to to this major  retail chain on advances in information technology affecting their businesses

Revelstoke Company