Manager at APLL (2014-Present)
Oracle OTM team lead, product owner, cloud solution architect and digital transformation for agile implementation of TMS (Transport Management System), Tableau dashboard for data analytics and Control Tower for Asia region.
Business Process Analyst at CrimsonLogic (2012-2014)
Core member of $30 million dollar project to develop a one-stop business licensing portal, integrating more than 250 business licences from 18 government agencies in Singapore.
Senior Business Analyst at MSCS (2010-2012)
Core regional team to align freight forwarder strategic direction for the improvement of supply chain with Agile SDLC. Provided consultancy services and support for Asia-Pacific (APAC) and China.
Senior Web Developer at CashShield (2009-2010)
Led a team (~4) to develop the eCommerce payment gateway, fraud detection and risk management products with Agile methodology.
System Engineer at NYK Line (2006-2007)
Seconded to NYK Line (Shipping) Business Process Management (BPM) Team as Business Analyst/Help Desk for Asia (excluding Japan) to support global system implementation and eCommerce.
Senior Software Developer at iCo-op (2006-2006)
Led a team of developers (~4) to develop compliance solutions for banking and financial institutions e.g. Anti-Money Laundering and risk management systems with Agile methodology.
Program Engineer at WPG Electronics (2004-2006)
Core member of a Supply Chain Management (SCM) business unit to formulate IT initiatives. Built Customer Relationship Management (CRM) with open-source full stack LAMP/WAMP development using Agile methodology. Championed CRM adoption for Asia-Pacific (APAC) offices.
Software Engineer at ASA (2002-2003)
Solution design of Graphical User Interface (GUI) system integration of new semiconductor machine in R&D department using User centric and Agile methodology. Provided support for global customers.
- Lean or AgileWith Cloud Technologies, there is a hype of Agile methodology replacing Lean practices. As I am of Engineering background and Agile advocate, I am in a best position to bridge and clarify the views for both practices. So, I will raise the awareness that Agile is never a replacement of Lean practices but can coexist and improve existing Lean processes.
- The Challenges of Business IT AlignmentBusiness IT Alignment is a necessity in today economy. With the speed of technology deployment and Agile approach, features can now be deployed daily. Often, business are frustrated by IT over lack of innovation. On the other hand, IT are annoyed over the changing requirements. This is a quick summary of these challenges I encountered over the years.
- Business IT Alignment ChecklistThe innovation have been faster and time to market for products are shorter. Consumers become flicker minded with lower switch costs in eCommerce. However, the gap between between Business and Information Technology (IT) keeps widening. Business IT Alignment is a topic of interest in the field of Information Systems (IS) and Enterprise Architecture.