Consultant and Trainer
Our consulting and training services are delivered by Bryan Derman. For over thirty years, Mr. Derman has functioned in various leadership roles that have allowed significant contributions within numerous organizations.
Over 15 years as direct consultant
Career history includes extensive software-development experience, technical training and support, extensive pre/post-sales and consulting roles, and management — including at department, project and senior business levels. Industry involvement has included commercial, Department of Defense (DoD), aerospace, telecommunications, medical/health, insurance, government departments at multiple levels, utilities and manufacturing, mostly within North America.
Throughout his career, experience has been obtained both as an individual contributor and as a member of the management team at various levels. Much of this experience has been with large projects. Of notable significance, Mr. Derman spent nearly 10 years working, mostly as a senior Software Engineering Specialist, with Rational Software Corporation (now IBM/Rational) during their formative years.
Mr. Derman has often consulted with projects "in trouble" and has focused upon aligning the software development effort with the business process and requirements by helping drive a transition to improved software engineering methods. For over 20 years, he has been helping various groups become proficient at capturing business requirements that directly drive the software engineering effort to automate those business processes — whether that be managing an insurance business, performing a banking transaction, provisioning a telecommunications system, aiding air-traffic control or defending an airspace. When it comes to helping get software engineering projects back on track, especially large ones, Mr. Derman is among the most knowledgeable and experienced professionals in the industry.
Mr. Derman holds degrees in both Computing Science and Industrial Education.
Mr. Derman's consulting work averages 60% consulting and 40% training. Derman Enterprises also develops software commercially.