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Priyanka
prettytalwar@gmail.com
Jacksonville, FL 32205
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Project Manager with 7 years of experience in managing projects and 5 years of experience as a Business Analyst throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Business Analysis, System Analysis, Design, Develop and Document Business Requirements, Testing in the Healthcare Industries and Mortgage Industries. Excellent understanding with an in-depth knowledge and strong managerial skills in Claims Processing using HIPAA, and EDI Transaction Sets. Strong communication skills and business documentation experience in implementing the Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology. Proficient in creating project plans in Microsoft Project and scheduling requirements and employing the Project Management and Agile methodologies.

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Transportation
Sep 2016 - present

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Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master
Information Technology
Jul 2013 - Mar 2016
  • Implemented Agile projects for the business using cross-functional teams
  • Facilitated daily scrum meetings, sprint planning, sprint reviews, capacity planning, retrospectives
  • Worked with the Product Owner on artifacts such as Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Sprint Burn-down
  • Managed the overall performance and delivery of cross-functional teams
  • Led Sprint planning and as Scrum Master for multiple Scrum teams
  • Facilitated scrums for US and offshore based teams in the Philippines
  • Publicized the team's progress and successes to make sure they are highly visible to Product Owners/ Stakeholders
  • Kept the team together all the time to ensure successful sprints
  • Tracked and communicated team velocity, weekly goals, and sprint progress
  • Protected team from over-commitment, managed backlog, prioritized defects/bugs/technical debt
  • Empowered teams to grow, challenge one another, and work collaboratively
  • Removed roadblocks or impediments that slow down the progress of the team
Scrum Project Management Agile Methodology Scrum Master Product Owner Progress Stakeholder Engagement
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Product Manager
Information Technology
Feb 2008 - Jul 2013
  • Managed software system development and integration projects through all phases of project life cycle - analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post-production support. Page 1
  • Worked with clients and internal business partners to understand the current business model and services and applied Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology.
  • Led several internal projects to automate manual processes and reduce FTEs and in turn increase business revenues.
  • Defined project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Developed effective Project Plans, Project Charters, Project Documentations on-time and secured customer approval.
  • Effectively communicated project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear manner.
  • Conducted JAD sessions for Technology and Business Partners from design and development through User Acceptance Testing, defined, and resolved Issues.
  • Delegated tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identified and managed project dependencies and critical path.
  • Defined appropriate measurements and controls for each client to meet the established Service Level Agreements and 98% accuracy.
Project Management SDLC Analysis Documentation JAR/JAD Sessions Project Planning Stakeholder Engagement Product Management
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Senior Business Analyst
May 2007 - Aug 2007
of Florida
Business Analysis
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Key Projects
Information Technology
May 2007 - May 2007
Led the team to create a SRS document using the implementation of RUP methodology for the Delivery Systems Hospital Network Team. Facilitated and lead weekly meetings with the users to discuss functionalities of the tool. Assisted BA with the GAP analysis process/data mapping using SQL queries particularly identifying the GAPs within the CMED pricing table. Created a project plan using Microsoft Project on the 3rd phase. Organized tasks/deliverables according to project plan weekly.
• Inpatient Census: Managed the sub team that gathered the requirements for the Inpatient Census tool from the Behavioral Health and Care Management Teams. Facilitated weekly meetings to discuss added features/ tabs for the tool needed by the users. Lead the team on specific tasks and timeframes for the development of the new tool using Microsoft Project.
• 3 Digit Ancillary: Managed the sub project for the Informatics Department. Oversaw weekly meetings to delegate tasks and discuss the status and documentation of the projects. Assisted BAs with RUP documentation and gathering requirements. Created a project plan, assigned tasks to designated people on the project team.
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Business Analyst
Apr 2007 - May 2007
Business Analysis
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Nov 2005 - Apr 2007
Worked on two projects: Project - I: Page 2
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Oct 2005 - Nov 2005
Approval Process (GAP). The claims processing module involved Receipt and Verification of Claim Forms (837) and Claims Attachments (275), Claims Enquiry and Response (276/277), Adjudication, EFT and ERA (835) as per HIPAA guidelines. Project - 2: Was responsible for ensuring HIPAA EDI Trading Partner transactions meet established standards and are able to be transmitted and processed. Made modifications to EDI transactions maps as required by Trading Partners, develop standardized and custom testing plans and protocols to ensure new and existing transactions can be traded without the issue, and troubleshoot any identified transaction errors.
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Business Analyst
Information Technology
Jun 2004 - Oct 2005
* Conducted JAD sessions with end users, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and other stakeholders to identify business requirements so as to get a better understanding of the business processes and also to collaborate with developers for application development.
• Performed Gap Analysis of the As-Is and To-Be processes to identify and validate requirements.
• Involved in the full HIPAA compliance lifecycle from gap analysis, mapping, implementation and testing for processing of Medicaid Claims.
• Performed validation of 837 I, P, D format files according to the EDIFECS engine.
• information and various lab reports information in a standardized format
• Organized requirements into high level Use Cases (UC) and low level Use Case (UC) Specifications and modeled them into Use Case diagrams, Activity diagrams, Sequence diagrams and Collaboration diagram using Rational Rose.
• Applied UML notations and methodology in developing models that accurately represent the business process and workflows and clearly communicate them to the stakeholders.
• Involved in the development of User Requirement Specification and Functional Requirement Specification Document.
• Assisted the QA personnel in the creation of Test Cases using Test Director.
• Involved in performing version control and defect tracking activities using Rational ClearCase and Rational ClearQuest.
• Wrote modification requesting (MRs) for the bugs in the application and helped developers to track the problem and resolve the technical issues within budget and before deadlines.
• Reviewed Mockup Screens that mimic the look and feel of the application and of the management to sign off on it.
• Performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and handled the software until it was fully implemented.
• Assisted Project Manger to maintain the project schedule planning and status for the entire team using MS Project.
Compliance UML Business Analysis HIPAA 837 Edifecs
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Business Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 2002 - May 2004
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• Gathered and documented business and vendor requirements from stakeholders, user groups and vendors via workshops, interviews and surveys.
• Used Rational Requisite Pro to capture functional requirements, analyzed user needs and translated them into proper business system requirement specifications.
• Developed use case model to visually depict the requirements gathered and actors involved, using UML methodology.
• Identified and clearly defined functional issues and supported IT development staff throughout the design, development and testing efforts.
• Understand and articulate business requirements from user interviews so as to able to identify key challenges, define project scope deliverables and ultimately developing the application features for their benefit.
• Participated in group meetings (JAD sessions) with Developers, Project Managers and Quality Analysts to discuss business requirements, test planning, resource utilization, and defect tracking.
• Developed RUP Analysis Model that includes entity classes, use case diagram, sequence diagram, object collaboration diagram that provided the development team a view of he requirements construction phase activity.
• Did research on existing system features and capabilities and documented filings in user guide for the purpose of various stakeholders and team members in the project to understand the features and functionality of the application accurately.
• Developed gap analysis document, logical and physical design and remediation plan.
UML BSA Business Analysis
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Clarion University of Pennsylvania 2006
Spanish Language and Literature
Clarion University of Pennsylvania 2006
Computer/Information Technology Administration and
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Certifications
CSM
Six Sigma Green Belt Professional
6Sigma Study License 103241
Certified Scrum Master
Scrum Alliance License Certificant ID: 000335349
Toshiba laptops and peripherals maintenance and repair
Skills
Project Management
2016
8
Stakeholder Engagement
2016
8
Analysis
2013
5
Documentation
2013
5
JAR/JAD Sessions
2013
5
Product Management
2013
5
Project Planning
2013
5
SDLC
2013
5
Agile Methodology
2021
4
Business Analysis
2007
3
UML
2005
3
Agile Coach
2021
2
BSA
2004
2
Product Owner
2016
2
Progress
2016
2
Scrum
2016
2
Scrum Master
2016
2
837
2005
1
Compliance
2005
1
Edifecs
2005
1
HIPAA
2005
1
Business Requirements
0
1
Microsoft Excel
0
1
MS Project
0
1
System Analysis
0
1