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Last update: 06.11.2019

Business Intelligence / IBM Cognos Analytics Consultant / Trainer

Graduation: Bachelor of Business (Computing)
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Negotiable for remote projects.
Languages: English (Native or Bilingual) | Greek (Native or Bilingual)

Keywords

Databases Cognos Impromptu Powerplay Database

Attachments

201911 - Profile Summary & Resume - Arthur Kipouridis.pdf

Skills

IBM Cognos 11/ 10 / 8 / Reportnet,
Cognos Framework Manager,
Transformer Cube building,
Cognos Query Studio,
Cognos Series 7, Cognos LDAP, Access Mgr, SunOne, Cognos Series 7 Impromptu, Cognos Series 7 Impromptu Web Reports,
Cognos Analysis Studio, Cognos Report Studio / Active Reports, Cognos Migration Tools, Cognos Business Insight / Workspace,
Cognos Series 7 PowerPlay, PowerPlay (PPES), Cognos Visualizer,
MS Access databases,
Cognos BI,
Data Warehousing

Project history

05/2006 - 10/2018
Cognos Administrator
Epworth Hospital
(12 years)
What started as a short project assignment, gradually evolved into a more comprehensive role to setup,
maintain and develop Epworth's Cognos infrastructure including , server, cubes, Framework Manager
models, executive and management reporting. Reports developed from the Data Warehouse in 2006 are still
operational and get sent to mangers each morning.

Achievements :Our research indicated we built the most detailed Patient History and Operating theatre
Reporting Data Warehouse in Australia. The insight this project gave management was revolutionary to
optimise Theatre Operations and patient care.

This role was conducted on a part time ongoing basis and generates hundreds of reports each month which
management relies upon to make executive decisions as to the performance of the hospital group

03/1991 - 12/1994
Evening Lecturer
Victoria University
(3 years 10 months)
Lecturing, teaching and setting curriculum exams and tests to reflect industry needs in DEGREE and TAFE
programs. I only gave up the lecturing because my full time work, required me to frequently travel.

Achievements : Set the curriculum for two subjects in the Certificate of Computer Business Applications.
Maintained 93% class attendance and 95% pass rate in all subjects taught.

11/1991 - 06/1994
PC Trainer & Course Developer
Compuskill ITeC
(2 years 8 months)
Responsibilities: PC based training, course design, consultancy and support. I coordinated the training
programs and their delivery. I was also responsible for maintaining and installing 4 separate computer
training networks.

Achievements : Provided training to over 1500 clients. Developed course curriculum. Setup and maintained
the 24 classroom PC's. Clients included Telecom, RAAF, Footscray Council, Bungee International, ASTA.

01/1989 - 06/1994
Business Owner
Delpha PC Training
(5 years 6 months)
Assisted businesses to computerise themselves, as well as subcontracting my services as trainer, applications
developer and network installer.

I customised databases and spreadsheets and followed up with the necessary training. Always continued to
maintain the highest services standards.

Clients included small business, legal centers, barristers and manufacturing companies.

08/1990 - 11/1991
EDP Operator
Financial Computing services
(1 year 4 months)
Key role was to help ensure the financial viability of Victorian Credit Union bank accounts. Running weekly
and fortnightly payroll for customers. Management, requisition and maintenance of company PC's and
associated peripherals.

Achievements: Kept the high technology resources up to date and working at optimum efficiency with
extremely little computer down time. Researched and developed and implemented a Local Area Network
strategy. Developed procedure manuals for the EDP department from scratch.

01/1990 - 01/1991
PC Trainer
Essendon Skillshare
(1 year 1 month)
Assisted disadvantaged people of all ages to develop skills in a variety of work related areas. Taught short
courses in database management and PC literacy for a number of outside business organisations as part of
short course offerings.

Achievements : Developed course materials and trained 12 courses which were four weeks long. Helped
purchase and installed computer hardware. Also obtained great satisfaction helping long term unemployed
people learn to use PC's and then go on to obtain employment using PC's.

07/1989 - 12/1990
PC Support Analyst
Victoria University
(1 year 6 months)
This position was held whilst I was a student at Victoria University. It is also where I found I had a natural
talent for teaching and helping others learn as we were required to 'help' student in the computer labs with
their assignments.

Equipment installation, maintenance, repairs, software installation, setup, facilities maintenance, LAN
installation and monitoring. Also ensuring computer labs were in working order for students to be able to do
continue their studies uninterrupted.

Achievements: Worked within tight budgets and provided services in the most cost and time effective
manner, suitable to educational computing with small budgets. By maintaining the equipment regularly we
were able to reduce breakdowns.

Other

I am available on Whatsapp to chat and discuss opportunities.

Earlier this year I traveled to the Netherlands and Belgium to follow the professional cycling races and I loved your country.

I have planned for many years to work overseas and am now looking for Cognos project work on a contract basis. I am happy to relocate for longer term projects.


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