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Andrea W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 22, 2015

Andrea W.

Business Analyst/Technical Writer
   United States
  |  2:25 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $12

I always knew I wanted to be a writer but I got sidetracked into the IT world. I'm now focusing on building my writing career. I bridge the gap between technology and administrative services:

technical/business | copywriting | functional specs | user stories
RFP | grants | proposal creation
internet research | secretarial support | technical support | end user training

After working for a decade as a business analyst I retired to focus on building my consulting career. I have great communication skills and present myself...

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Service Description

- Researching and composing proposals, requests for service, requirements documents, design overviews, and marketing materials.

- Prototyping business architecture visually to bridge the gap between business and technology.

- Practicing waterfall and Agile elicitation techniques for capturing customer requirements and translating to work artifacts for design and development.

- Leading stakeholders through joint-application design (JAD) sessions that reinforce customer ownership of the solution.

- Evaluating usability through formal testing, observation, and interviews and proposing design accommodations.

- Creating task models and wireframes for design review and user experience studies.

- Validating that functional and non-functional requirements have been met in the development, testing, and production environments.

- Collaborating in full development cycle: business and system analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment in commodities, financial and software markets.

- Researching project cost benefit, measuring project earned value, and presenting value proposition to executive leadership.

- Assessing vendor alternatives and managing vendors for COTS development projects

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Education

University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Science Information Technology
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technical writing
content writing
copywriting
grant
requirements analysis
scope management
UAT
user documentation
software specification
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