O&A Associate publishes in Quality Assurance Institute Journal
May 28, 2008. Olenick & Associates Senior Associate Denise Copening appears in the April issue of Quality Assurance Institute Journal with her piece entitled Commentary on Rising Elephant. Ms. Copening reviews the book Rising Elephant by Ashutosh Sheshabalaya and contrasts some of this author’s conclusions regarding the role and impact of IT outsourcing with points raised on the same subject by Ed Yourdon in an earlier issue of the same publication.
Denise Copening is a certified Project Management Professional. She has an MBA degree from the University of Colorado and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. With twenty-five years’ experience in IT and twelve years of Quality Assurance experience, she has facilitated JAD sessions, focus groups, designed and conducted educational programs, and developed Quality Assurance strategies, methodologies, and business and QA processes. She has held systems and business analysis and project leadership positions in the automotive, insurance, industrial and office product distribution, marketing intelligence and financial services and trading industries. Denise has previously been a speaker at a QAI Conferences and the PSQT Conference. She currently is a Senior Associate with Olenick & Associates in Chicago.
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