Jeff Cook, CBIP

Mr. Cook possesses 25 years of experience in the design, development, and implementation of software solutions. Most recently, he has functioned as a team lead for a surgical equipment manufacturer’s enterprise data warehouse. He has also had extensive involvement as a data architect and design team leader for several large data warehousing and data mart projects. Supporting his technical background are extensive seminar, training, research and teaching experience covering business intelligence, data warehousing, and software development. He has attained the Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) certification specializing in data analysis and design at the mastery level. As a team leader, he has managed software development and Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing projects from several months to several years in duration from requirements through design, development, testing, implementation, and support. He has utilized various SDLC methodologies and project management tools including formal scheduling, change management, and testing procedures. His technical and project management experience, along with five years of part-time teaching experience, demonstrates that he can communicate effectively and function in various key roles as a team player or a team leader. Jeff recommends the following websites: Kimball's dimensional modeling training and design tips, Inmon's CIF training and whitepapers, Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (interesting articles on analytics), Data visualization examples and guidelines from Nathan Yau, and Oracle tips from Tom Kyte.