• Executive Summary

    Ian Brett is a Information Technology Professional, with 35+ years years experience leading innovation and change in private, corporate, government, and health care sectors. As a consultant and project manager top clients included Merrill Lynch, Rogers, RCMP, CIBC, Bank of Nova Scotia, TD Investments, Laurentian Bank, Maax, Agriculture Financial Services Corporation, and Parkland Income Fund. For several years I focused on ERP implementations doing project management for the District of West Vancouver, Ledcor Group, the City of Surrey, Flint Energy Services, and North American Construction. More recently I have been doing technical and infrastructure project management for Telus, BC Hydro and Provincial Health Services Authority. My technical certifications include Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Certified Novell Engineer (CNE) and IBM PSS, while on the management side certifications include Project management Professional (PMP), ITIL, and the Queens Executive Program (for Strategy, Management and Leadership).

  • Profile

    Ian has extensive experience in Project Management, Program Management, General Management, Information Systems, and ERP. He has proven expertise in managing projects within IT, Telecommunications, Application development, Financial Services, Health Care, Supply Chain, Customer Service and Manufacturing environments. Solid background in managing programs to implement Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and web based applications. Demonstrated ability managing all aspects of the software development life cycle (SDLC). Committed to customer satisfaction in both system development and support environments through the cost effective delivery of Information Technology and user support. Analytical and decisive with exceptional follow-through abilities; able to oversee projects from concept to finished project. A team player that has developed excellent leadership, team building and group facilitation skills. Proven capabilities in leading and motivating project teams to ensure success. Track record for building effective, efficient systems, diagnosing complex problems, and consistently delivering on tough assignments within tight timelines. Adept in the understanding of what drives a business, and how to translate technology into a value added solution. Past successes include SAP, JDE, Agresso, Peoplesoft, Oracle JD Edwards Enterprise One, and Microsoft ERP projects. Ian has successfully managed HR and OHSA projects, Manufacturing and Supply Chain projects, Telecommunication and VOIP projects, E-commerce and web based applications, Oracle and SQL based database projects, a project to create Canada's first interactive Real Estate Channel, Deployment projects to roll out hardware and software, Integration projects, Server, Network and Infrastructure projects, Security and firewall projects, EDI projects to connect vendors and suppliers, initiating intranet and internet web portal projects, and establishing self service CRM with real-time access to financial systems. Ian has been in the Information Technology world for many years, much of it in business and program management. Since 2005 he has focused more on formal project management after obtaining his PMP designation and Executive training at Queens. Ian has lead many successful projects from 10K to 6.5M and from 1 to 45 team members. As an experienced Project Management Professional he can quickly understand the needs of business, translating needs into tangible benefits, on time and on budget. Ian has been the featured speaker for several professional associations including CIPS (Canada's Association of IT Professionals), ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association), and ITSMF (IT Service Management Forum). His favourite topic is Lean Thinking and Lean Project Management. For a few actual case studies and real life project examples, follow the links at the top of this page to discover how Ian uses Strategy, Planning, Leadership and Management to create successful results.