Expert in Software Quality & Life Cycle, ISO 9000 Standards, Software Regulatory Issues, etc.
Having utilized aspects of software quality assurance in her role as a systems developer of large telecommunications systems, Expert is an expert on all aspects of software life cycle. She designed and developed a quality auditing program with associated scheduling, project monitoring, and tracking. As an author and conference speaker on these topics, Expert consults with clients on defining and implementing software life cycle and quality assurance.
Expert possesses significant expertise in software inspection, testing, and validation as well as configuration management. She has successfully applied these disciplines during her career with the Bell Systems, first as a software engineer and then as a manager. In recognition of her proficiency in these areas, she was selected as an International Convener (Chair) of a group that is currently developing an international standard.
As a certified Lead Assessor of ISO 9000 quality system, Expert has extensive experience in ISO 9000 documentation and implementation for software. She has written extensively on the impact of ISO 9000 standards on US trade in Europe and other parts of the world. She has made numerous presentations on ISO standards to such groups as the National Association of Export Companies and the New York Software Industry Association, and at the Telecommunications Compliance Conferences.
Using her extensive knowledge of ISO 9000 series of standards, Expert consults with clients to help implement changes that will assure ISO certification. She acts as a liaison with a registrar that eventually registers a firm under ISO 9001, 9002, or 9003 standards.
Expert is an expert on ISO 9000-3, the guideline that applies to software development. She is an International Convener of an ISO software engineering group that uses these standards as bases for developing software sector specific standards.
A significant portion of Expert's work has entailed analyzing the process dynamics of software development. While at Bell Systems, she consulted with an organization that performed vendor certification on software products. She now works with a variety of clients in the area of software certification.
During her tenure at Bell Systems, Expert was called on to make selection of software products that were placed on a client-server network as well as software for various applications. She also was instrumental in devising criteria for software selection.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
|Year: 1984||Degree: M.B.A.||Subject: General Management||Institution: New York University|
|Year: 1977||Degree: M.S.||Subject: Computer Science||Institution: New York University|
|Year: 1972||Degree: B.A.||Subject: Mathematics, Russian Language and History||Institution: Brooklyn College|
|Years: 1992 to 2003||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert provides consulting services including project management and quality assurance and management encompassing ISO 9000, cGMP, and large systems (SAP, Documentum, MES, Siebel)|
|Years: 1986 to 1992||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Director, Infrastructure Operations||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1984 to 1986||Employer: Bell Communications Research||Title: District Manager, Advanced Telecommunications Network Planning||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1981 to 1984||Employer: Western Electric Company||Title: Department Chief, Telecommunication Systems Support and Maintenance||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1972 to 1981||Employer: Bell Telephone Laboratories||Title: Technical Staff Member||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Expert has ISO 9000 Lead Assessor certification.|
|She is the Chair of the SESS Conferences and Software Maintenance Standard. She is on the Board of Directors of the New York Software Industry Association, a member of the Executive Technical Advisory Board for European Community Reports, and a senior member of the Society of Women Engineers. She is a member of the IEEE-ACM Accreditation Commission, which accredits computer science programs at the university level.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|As a senior member of IEEE, Expert has received several awards for her outstanding contributions to software standards development.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|She has over 20 publications in the area of management and quality assurance in both juried and un-juried publications.|
|Russian, Polish, and Ukrainian||Expert is fluent in (speaks, reads, and writes) Russian, Polish, and Ukrainian.|
|Czech, Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, French, and German||Expert is adept with (speaks, reads, and writes) Czech, Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, French, and German.|
|She has extensive contacts in Russia, Ukraine, Japan, Korea, Australia, and Israel.|