About my company…

Pierce/Wharton Research provides Agile project management and technical consulting services to support software development and IT infrastructure projects. Clients include pharmaceutical, bio-med, logistics, and other industries that utilize managed services and solutions consulting vendors.

Agile Transformation

Certified Agile Scrum Master (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP, PMI-ACP), and Scaled Agile (SSMC). Guide executives and coach teams on Agile best practices, processes, and tools. Work with Product Owners and program management to mature Agile teams, and align Scrum team’s backlog (Epics, Features, Stories, Acceptance Criteria) with enterprise SAFe Scrum team(s). (Scrum-of-Scrums) efforts and dependencies. Kanban included.

Project Management

Organize and configure program and project backlog(s) (JIRA, TFS), and schedule(s) (MS Project) to accurately track burn-down, burn-up, velocity, capacity, resource utilization, and % complete. Configure and maintain information radiators (dashboards and other pull-status mechanisms). Guide executive stakeholders to define portfolio assessment criteria, set priorities, mitigate/remove risks, and manage dependencies and issues.

Technical Consulting

Assist enterprise BPOs (Customer Service, Purchasing, Finance, Logistics, Manufacturing) and engineering center of excellent (COE) with CapEx planning, feasibility, and roadmapping for IT projects. Prepare business case, including financials (cost/benefit, ROI, depreciation, milestones. <$15m). Consult with executive stakeholders to define portfolio assessment criteria, set priorities, define an approach, document risks and dependencies.

You want Vickie on your team, whatever your business objectives are – a true asset to any organization.

Miriam Cristante, Ingram Micro


Her skills and experience set her apart from the crowded field of consultants who seek to guide clients through transformational projects.

Alex Larson, Publicis Sapient


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