Ovais is a results-oriented Business and IT professional with several years of progressive experience. He has worked in Agile and Waterfall SDLC environments. In his past engagements, Ovais has helped organizations transition to agile methodologies and establish best practices for business analysis, business case development, vendor selection, solution assessment and validation and project selection and management. His most recent project focuses on the planning and development of a Business Analysis Center of Excellence (B.A.C.O.E).
Ovais uses his creative problem solving skills and in-depth knowledge of Stakeholder Management, IT, Enterprise Architecture, Project Management, Business Intelligence, Systems Analysis and Design and Enterprise Analysis to arrive at creative and innovative solutions to complex problems.
He brings a diverse balance of technology and business experience to share with his students. Whether in the classroom or in public, he emphasizes a pragmatic problem based learning approach. Ovais believes that students learn best through solving problems and issues facing today’s businesses. He encourages and works with his students to facilitate originality, creativity and experiential learning paradigms.